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More Sports / Football Aug 18, 2018

ESPN won't air national anthem during MNF telecasts

ESPN will not broadcast the U.S. national anthem — during which some players have knelt in protest — before its showcase Monday Night Football NFL games this season, network president Jimmy Pitaro said Friday. "We generally have not broadcasted the anthem and I don't think ...

Pence exits NFL game after players kneel during anthem

More Sports / Football Oct 9, 2017

Pence exits NFL game after players kneel during anthem

Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday, the latest move by President Donald Trump's administration to clash with NFL players over patriotism and public demonstrations. The former Indiana governor ...