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    American soccer star Carli Lloyd had to explain why she chose to stand for the national anthem prior to a recent game. During a Monday game against Colombia, seven of the 11 USWNT starters kneeled for the national anthem except four players. Lloyd was one of the four players who stood, and that apparently required an explanation! (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Lloyd said the following in part about her decision to stand for the anthem prior to the against Colombia in a video tweeted by Meredith Cash: I think the beauty of this team is that we stand behind each other, no matter what. And you know, players decided to kneel, some players decided to stand, and at the end of the day, we have each other’s backs, and ultimately, we’re here to support one another in any way that we can...
    Carli Lloyd stood for the national anthem on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Carli Lloyd returned to the USWNT for the first time in about a year on MLK day. The star striker joined three other starters in standing for the anthem before kick off. Fans on social media roasted Lloyd's decision not to kneel and stating that the USWNT players "stand behind each other no matter what." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Carli Lloyd is one of the most lethal, prolific strikers in the history of women's soccer. But on Monday — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — many fans accused the US Women's National Team star of missing the mark. Lloyd started in the USWNT's friendly against Colombia Monday night, her first national team appearance since March of 2020. But before the game kicked off, the 38-year-old generated buzz by...
    California governor says COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, trending down Trader Joes Just Backtracked on This Big Brand Name Change NBA referee Brent Barnaky explains standing for the national anthem © David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images Magic forward Jonathan Isaac, Heat big Meyers Leonard and Spurs coaches Gregg Popovich and Becky Hammon drew plenty of attention for standing during the national anthem while nearly all NBA players, coaches and referees kneeled. Referee Brent Barnaky also stood. Tim Bontemps of ESPN: In a statement to ESPN, referee Brent Barnaky explains his decision to stand for the national anthem before yesterday’s Celtics-Bucks game: pic.twitter.com/WBRBq4NCkl — Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) August 1, 2020 This isn’t much of an explanation. Nor does it need to be. Barnaky explained that he wasn’t countering the message of kneeling players (opposing racism, particularly through police brutality). That’s sufficient for Barnaky to maintain his neutral positioning – important for an...
    The US Navy is investigating videos purportedly shot during a 2019 fundraiser at The National Navy SEAL Museum in Florida, showing a demonstration where K-9 dogs attacked a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick football jersey.  The videos, which have since been removed, were posted on Instagram in January 2019 and feature a man called Josh, acting as a target for several dogs. The clips were apparently shot at a Navy Seal Museum fundraising event in January 2019 in Fort Pierce, Florida.  The first video caption states that 'Colin Kaepernick stand in Josh gets attacked by 5 Navy SEAL dogs for not standing during the National Anthem at a Navy SEAL Museum fundraiser.' Navy SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce used ¿Colin Kaepernick stand-in" for K-9 demonstration at fundraiser last year #BecauseFlorida https://t.co/COHFCeJ3GN pic.twitter.com/EpcELHxrSe— Billy Corben (@BillyCorben) August 2, 2020 The US Navy is now investigating video showing a 'target' wearing a Colin...
    Miami Heat center Meyers Leonard has no regrets about standing for the national anthem before a Saturday game. Leonard stood alone before the Heat played the Denver Nuggets, and he’s been blowing up all over social media ever since. Now, he’s defended his choice, and said his brother’s military service is one of the reasons why he stood. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Miami Heat player Meyers Leonard stands alone during the national anthem with his hand over his heart as the rest of the team kneels. How many more NBA players will have the courage to stand during the national anthem? pic.twitter.com/bUDOOFbya8 — David Hookstead (@dhookstead) August 1, 2020 “I am with the Black Lives Matter movement and I love and support the military and my brother and the people who have fought to defend our rights in this country,” Leonard explained...
    Gregg Popovich has been outspoken over the years in his advocacy for racial justice and equality in America, but the Spurs coach was reticent Friday night about why he stood for the national anthem rather than take a knee with members of his team and the Kings. “I’d prefer to keep that to myself,” he told reporters after San Antonio’s 129-120 victory over Sacramento. “Everybody has to make a personal decision.” MORE: Charles Barkley explains his support for those who don’t kneel  Popovich said that the NBA has been “great” about allowing people to decide whether to stand or to kneel as a show of protest against police brutality and racial injustice. “Everybody has the freedom to react any way they want,” he said. “For whatever reasons I have, I reacted the way I wanted to.” Here’s Spurs coach Gregg Popovich on why he decided to stand during the national anthem....
    NHL fans took a knee for their sport after Eric Trump praised the league's players for standing for the national anthem. Andre Ringuette/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images NHL fans are posting images of themselves kneeling in their jersey with the hashtag #Kneel4Hockey in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. As the NHL restart approaches, players have been standing side-by-side with their opponents as the national anthem played. Eric Trump tweeted out his support of players standing on Thursday night. On Friday, fans began making their #Kneel4Hockey posts, asking for a more clear show of support from the league. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. NHL fans are posting pictures of themselves kneeling in their jerseys with the hashtag #Kneel4Hockey on social media. The trend comes just as the NHL is preparing to restart its season out of two bubbles located in Canada. In the warm-up scrimmages ahead of the restart,...
    Chicago Red Stars soccer player Rachel Hill has released a statement defending her decision to stand during the national anthem. This past Saturday, her team decided to take a knee prior to a game against the Washington Spirit, but Hill went ultra-viral for deciding to stand during the anthem. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Rachel Hill Chicago Red Stars pic.twitter.com/S4WjNHmCnW — Von Cosmic (@voncosmic) June 28, 2020 Rachel Hill of the Chicago Red Stars one of my new favorite athletes. pic.twitter.com/3LjRCl87RE — DSIMPS14 (@Dsimps14) June 29, 2020 Hill, who said she supports Black Lives Matter, released a statement late Tuesday night on Instagram about the situation, and stated in part: When I stood for the national anthem before the Chicago Red Stars’ most recent game, this was a decision that did not come easily or without profound thought. Before the game, I...
    A National Women’s Soccer League player received praise on social media as a photo surfaced of her standing for the national anthem while others knelt to protest police brutality and racial injustice in the U.S. Samantha Murphy, who is a backup goalie for the North Carolina Courage, was identified as the player who was standing during the national anthem on the sideline, according to the Deseret News. Murphy was wearing a “Black Lives Matter” T-shirt during warmups. WILLIAMS' STOPPAGE TIME GOAL LIFTS COURAGE OVER THORNS 2-1 Murphy, also known as Samantha Leshnak, reportedly did take a knee in solidarity with other players while the public address announcer at Zions Bank Stadium read a statement to honor victims of racial injustice. The Courage and their opponents, the Portland Thorns, released a joint statement. “We took a knee today to protest racial injustice, police brutality, and systemic racism against Black people and people...
    NASCAR drivers at Monday's GEICO 500 race at the Talladega Superspeedway stood in solidarity alongside Bubba Wallace while the national anthem played. Drivers and their crews also pushed Wallace's 43 car to the starting line prior to the race, prompting Wallace to shed some tears prior to the race. Sunday evening, NASCAR announced that it had found a noose hanging in the garage stall belonging to Wallace and his team. Wallace — who is the sole Black driver currently competing in the NASCAR Cup Series — has been an outspoken advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement and for reform within the sport. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. NASCAR is fully committed to eradicating racism from within its ranks. Prior to Monday's GEICO 500 race at the Talladega Superspeedway, drivers competing in the Cup Series pushed the 43 car belonging to Bubba Wallace — the association's only...
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