Tag Archives: National

Megan Rapinoe Takes A Page Out Of Colin Kaepernick’s Book, Kneels During National Anthem

Megan Rapinoe, Midfielder for the Seattle Reign FC soccer team, looks to be following in a certain quarterback’s footsteps. The roar of controversy continues to spread at Colin Kaepernick’s actions. An ace quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, Kaepernick chose to sit during the National Anthem before the start of the preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. Tension has ...

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Boycott The NFL? #BoycottNFL Trends On Twitter And Facebook Amid Sunday’s National Anthem Seattle Seahawks Team Protest Rumor

News about an NFL boycott has caused #boycottNFL to trend on Twitter, with #boycotttheNFL creating buzz on Facebook as well. Why would NFL fans potentially boycott the NFL? Because of controversy stemming from the national anthem boycott started by Colin Kaepernick, which has caught fire and caused the NFL boycott backlash. Rumors that the entire Seattle Seahawks team may join ...

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Taking A Cue From Colin Kaepernick, High School Football Players Are Refusing To Stand For The National Anthem

Across the country, high school football players appear to be taking a cue from San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and declining to stand for the national anthem, MSN is reporting. It appears that Colin Kaepernick has started something of a movement. You may recall that on August 26, Kaepernick made headlines after he stayed seated during the national anthem. ...

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Rio 2016 Paralympic committee slammed for asking people to stand during national anthem

Spanish language official account tweeted during the opening ceremony Blunder post read: ‘Sounding of the Paralympic Anthem, all stand.’ Online users left outraged by tweet, calling it ‘offensive’ and ‘a scandal’ Tweet was deleted within minutes, but had already been shared widely  By Gareth Davies For Mailonline Published: 07:48 EST, 9 September 2016 | Updated: 10:01 EST, 10 September 2016 ...

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R. Kelly hits 3 before singing National Anthem at Nets game

Perhaps there is still time for R. Kelly’s basketball career to take off. The R&B singer drained a three-pointer prior to the Nets’ game against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday at the Barclays Center. “That’s the one y’all send to Youtube,” Kelly said after hitting the corner shot. CHECK OUT OUR NEW APP: GET THE DAILY NEWS ON ANDROID & ...

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It Might Be National Pizza Day, But Kids Eat Too Much Pizza As It Is

Today (February 9) is National Pizza Day in the United States. This is the perfect day to visit your favorite pizza place and pick up a few cheesy slices, as if you already needed an excuse. In honor of National Pizza Day, several restaurants are offering special promo codes to get you cheaper pizzas, according to the International Business Times. ...

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Liberia, citing Ebola, cancels national elections

Ed AdamczykMONROVIA, Liberia, Oct. 9 (UPI) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf cancelled national elections, set for next week, citing the country’s Ebola virus outbreak. Top News – UPI.com

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Oregon’s BCS National Championship odds gaining on Alabama’s

With about a month left in the regular season, the field of BCS title contenders continues to narrow. Miami is off the board this week after losing to Florida State on Saturday, leaving seven teams still with a shot at the championship in the eyes of Vegas oddsmakers. As usual, Alabama has the best odds of winning the national title, ...

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