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NFL’s Texans Award HS Coach Who Kicked Off 2 Black Players For Protests During Anthem

*Texas pastor and high school football coach Ronnie Mitchem kicked two black players off of his team in September for protesting racial injustice during the national anthem, but it didn’t stop the Houston Texans from choosing Mitchem as its “Coach of the Week” in early October. Coach Mitchem got an email informing him of the honor from […]

Did the Cowboys Cut Damontre Moore Because he Raised His Fist?

*Dallas Cowboys defensive end Damontre Moore was one of two players to protest Sunday during the national anthem. Four days later, Moore was cut from the team – a move the Cowboys insist had nothing to do with his protests, according to ESPN. Cowboys place-kicker Dan Bailey injured his groin Sunday, and to make room […]

Football Player Cut by Albright College After Kneeling During Anthem

*Gyree Durante was a member of the football team at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania…until he decided to protest racial injustice by taking a knee. The second-string quarterback was cut from the team for his refusal to stand, reports ESPN. A spokeswoman for the college said Durante was removed for going against a team-wide decision […]

Labor Union Files Complaint Over Jerry Jones Forcing Players to Stand for Anthem

*Legal action has been taken against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones over his threat to bench players if they “disrespect the flag and national anthem” by not standing. Local 100 of the United Labor Unions filed a complaint against Jones on Tuesday, alleging the Cowboys owner and general manager violated the National Labor Relations Act […]

Gym Worker Loses Job for Sitting During National Anthem at Company Event

*A Chattanooga man had been at his new job for a little more than a week before he was told not to come back – all because he sat during the national anthem. According to Fox 17 Nashville, Tyler Chancellor worked for 9Round, a kickboxing gym in Chattanooga. He was training to become a coach […]

ESPN Suspends Jemele Hill for 2 Weeks After Second Violation of Social Media Guidelines

*ESPN’s “SportsCenter” anchor Jemele Hill, who famously called Donald Trump a “white supremacist” on Twitter, was suspended by ESPN on Monday (Oct. 9) for breaking company rules yet again with her use of Twitter. “Jemele Hill has been suspended for two weeks for a second violation of our social media guidelines,” read an ESPN statement. “She […]

Fox Sports To Stop Airing National Anthem Before NFL Games

*Viewers of NFL games on Fox will no longer be able to see coverage of the national anthem before the games. As players continued to defy President Trump this week and peacefully protest racial injustice by either taking or linking arms during the Star Spangled Banner, the network announced Sunday that its sports division will from now […]

Seattle Seahawks Launch Fund Aimed at ‘Fighting Injustice and Inequality’

*In the wake of ongoing NFL protests calling attention to racism and police brutality, the Seattle Seahawks announced Friday the launch of a charity fund aimed at “fighting injustice and inequality.” “In an effort to create lasting change and build a more compassionate and inclusive society, we are launching the Seahawks Players Equality & Justice […]

Herschel Walker Agrees With Trump, NFL Should Ban Kneeling During Anthem (Watch)

*Herschel Walker says Donald Trump is right for calling on the NFL to impose rule banning players from kneeling during the national anthem. Walker, a Trump supporter from the beginning, says he doesn’t agree with the present on everything, but he’s happy that Trump is not budging on the anthem issue. The former running back […]

Pastor Apologizes After Wife Rants Against NFL Players Protesting Racism (Watch)

*The pastor of a South Carolina megachurch had to come out and apologize for his wife on Thursday after she posted an angry Facebook message targeting black NFL players who take a knee against against social injustice. Fox Carolina reported that Rev. Ron Carpenter, Jr. of Greenville’s Redemption Church posted the apology video on Facebook […]