Nary a single flag-humping horse’s ass, badge-licking fraud, or smarmy nostalgic thinkfluencer in the Western Hemisphere passed up the chance to display performative patriotism in the wake of Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing national anthem protest. Here in 2016, national fabrics both figurative and literal evidently have…
Drew Brees, like most every other NFL-adjacent person, has weighed in on Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest. Brees has echoed a common line: He’s fine with Kaepernick protesting for what he believes in, but has an issue with him using the American flag (which he called “sacred”) to do so.
What you are about to hear represents an utterly monumental lack of self-awareness on Donald Trump’s part—astonishing, I know.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick spoke with the media today for about 20 minutes, answering numerous questions about his decision to refuse to stand during the U.S. national anthem before Friday’s preseason game. (Kaepernick also refused to stand for the national anthem before the first two preseason…
The reaction to learning 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is making a political statement by refusing to stand for the national anthem has raised myriad opinions today, but none more unified than the belief that those who became millionaires in this country are in no position to angrily criticize it.
Colin Kaepernick is speaking out after the 49ers quarterback refused to stand for the U.S. national anthem before last night’s preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, telling the NFL that “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.”
Every other college football team can go ahead and stop trying to be the most American, because the University of Maryland has unveiled a new set of helmets and uniforms that are pure America.
So this is a thing. It's...patriotic?
Every American offered remembrance to 9/11 in their own way. For many people, that was done in ways personal and private. Some folks, however, were a bit more vocal, such as this exuberant Phillies fan from tonight's 9-7 win over the Marlins. Tipster TJ alerted us to the above photo taken by his friend, who also …
Brian McKnight & Sons were NASCAR's featured "Star-Spangled Banner" performers before today's race in Phoenix, but a bit of a wardrobe issue led to admonishment by an unseen person.
Aging rockers often struggle to hit high notes, but Steven Tyler's juxtaposition of screaming and a languid pace made his rendition of the National Anthem before the AFC Championship in New England especially difficult to listen to. (His liberal lack of adherence to the actual lyrics didn't help.)
As he often does, John Daly wowed crowds with his performance at a golf tournament. This time, however, the action took place off the links.
Via Deitsch: "Been told former President George W. Bush will narrate a 2-minute opening for Fox NFL Sunday on Sept. 11 at 12PM."
Teddy's dad Mike sent this link in earlier this afternoon. He thought you might like to see it. So, now presenting "Teddy catching his first fish ever, naming it 'Free' and releasing it back to the wild."
NBC ran a pretaped segment before the final round at Congressional yesterday in which some soldiers saluted and a bunch of kids recited the pledge and a handful of monuments hulked above the D.C. skyline in a way that suggested that someone in the editing room knows his Leni Riefenstahl. The whole thing was so…