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Jessie James Decker Claims Husband Eric Decker Was Tricked Into Staying In Locker Room For National Anthem

The Titans and Seahawks decided to stay in their respective locker rooms during the national anthem before yesterday’s game, with Tennessee declaring the gesture a display of unity. But according to Jessie James Decker, wife of Titans wide receiver Eric Decker, that unity wasn’t absolute: She claims that her husband…

Seattle Seahawks: "We Will Not Stand For The Injustice That Has Plagued People Of Color In This Country"

Ahead of this afternoon’s game between Seattle and Tennessee, the Seahawks’ players released perhaps the strongest statement yet from an NFL team about social justice. In a statement attributed to “the players of the Seattle Seahawks,” the team explains its decision to stay off the field and not participate in the…

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U.S. Soccer Becomes First Major American Sports Organization To Require That Players Stand For National Anthem

Five months after U.S. Soccer lashed out at Megan Rapinoe for kneeling during the national anthem as a form of protest before an exhibition game, they’ve codified their dislike for silent and non-disruptive self-expression in this form. As of today, they’re apparently the first major American sports organization to…