national anthem

Andrew Limberg
June 17, 2020 - 4:55 am
The NFL’s stance on Colin Kaepernick and players kneeling in protest during the national anthem have changed pretty quickly, said Jeff Hathhorn of 93.7 The Fan.
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) passes the football while being rushed by Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril (56) during the first quarter at Levis Stadium.
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Dave Uram
June 16, 2020 - 11:50 am
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick hasn’t played in the NFL since the 2016 season, when he knelt during the national anthem to bring awareness to racial injustice.
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From left: The San Francisco 49ers' Eli Harold (58), Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before their a game against the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 2, 2016.
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Dave Uram
June 12, 2020 - 11:11 am
According to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll out this week, there’s growing support for NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. Read more here.
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NFL quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints speaks onstage during day 3 of SiriusXM at Super Bowl LIV on January 31, 2020 in Miami, Florida.
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Dave Uram
June 04, 2020 - 11:17 am
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has apologized after upsetting his peers and people around the country with comments he made about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 01, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Josh Tower — who graduated from Upper Dublin High and Temple University — plays Aaron Burr in the first national tour of award-winning musical “Hamilton,” which is wrapping up its Philly run at the Forrest Theatre. Next, you’ll see him open the Eagles game on Sunday with the national anthem. Read...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 25, 2019 - 12:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What better time is there to examine the history of the country's national anthem than Memorial Day weekend? The tune of the Star-Spangled Banner was borrowed from another colonial-era song. "It was called 'To Anacreon in Heaven or The Anacreontic Song,'" said Brian...
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Gladys Knight
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January 17, 2019 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gladys Knight will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this year's Super Bowl. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she's proud to use her voice to "unite and represent our country" in her hometown of Atlanta. Video of Gladys Knight to Sing Super Bowl LIII National Anthem The 74-...
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The jersey, sold on the president’s campaign website for $99, says “STAND UP FOR AMERICA” on the front, along with Trump’s name on the back, the number 45, and an American flag patch on the sleeve.
Rachel Kurland
October 11, 2018 - 2:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the 2018 football season continues to evoke political differences down the aisle, President Donald Trump has released his own football jersey to display his opinions loud and clear. The jersey , sold on the president’s campaign website for $99, says “STAND UP FOR...
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LeBron James
AP Photo/Phil Long, File
September 05, 2018 - 7:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said on Tuesday that he "stands with Nike," a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign. The basketball superstar — and new Los Angeles Laker — made the remarks as he received an award for both his style and...
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Colin Kaepernick
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Tim Jimenez
September 04, 2018 - 8:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio, CNN) — Nike has tapped one of the most polarizing figures in sports to be one of the faces of its “Just Do It” ad campaign, which turns 30 this year. “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” Those are the words superimposed on a black-and-white...
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