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The Anthem Debate Is Back. But Now It’s Standing That’s Polarizing.

The Anthem Debate Is Back. But Now It’s Standing That’s Polarizing. The Anthem Debate Is Back. But Now It’s Standing That’s Polarizing. A strange thing happened while most professional sports were away, shuttered by the coronavirus. The stand-or-kneel debate, sparked by Colin Kaepernick’s posture during the national anthem in 2016 and smoldering since, has reignited — bigger than before, and …

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Beyoncé’s Surprise Juneteenth Anthem, and 12 More New Songs

Beyoncé’s Surprise Juneteenth Anthem, and 12 More New Songs

Beyoncé’s Surprise Juneteenth Anthem, and 12 More New Songs Beyoncé’s Surprise Juneteenth Anthem, and 12 More New Songs Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and videos. Just want the music? Listen to the Playlist on Spotify here (or find our profile: nytimes). Like what you hear? Let us …

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N.W.S.L. Players Kneel for Anthem as League Returns to Field

N.W.S.L. Players Kneel for Anthem as League Returns to Field

N.W.S.L. Players Kneel for Anthem as League Returns to Field N.W.S.L. Players Kneel for Anthem as League Returns to Field It almost didn’t feel like a choice to Kaiya McCullough. She was 19, a U.C.L.A. sophomore with hopes of becoming a professional women’s soccer player, when she first decided to take a knee during the national anthem. “I remember being …

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U.S. Soccer Reconsiders Its National Anthem Policy

U.S. Soccer Reconsiders Its National Anthem Policy

U.S. Soccer Reconsiders Its National Anthem Policy U.S. Soccer Reconsiders Its National Anthem Policy U.S. Soccer’s board of directors met Tuesday to discuss rescinding a policy that requires players and staff members to “stand respectfully” for the national anthem, joining FIFA, the N.F.L. and other sports organizations that are reconsidering their stance on the right of athletes to peacefully protest, …

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Drew Brees Criticized for Calling Kneeling During the Anthem ‘Disrespectful’

Drew Brees Criticized for Calling Kneeling During the Anthem ‘Disrespectful’

Drew Brees Criticized for Calling Kneeling During the Anthem ‘Disrespectful’ Drew Brees Criticized for Calling Kneeling During the Anthem ‘Disrespectful’ Drew Brees, the star quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, faced intense criticism on Wednesday after reiterating that he considered it disrespectful for players to kneel during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Brees made the comments after …

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