Tag Archives: Star Spangled Banner

Mike Ditka said athletes should stand for “national anthem” or leave the country

Ditka: stand or leave America. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — During a recent chinwag with TMZ sports, Hall of Fame football coach Mike Ditka said every athlete, including black players, should eschew genuflecting during the national anthem because it’s not only impertinent to military veterans, it’s offensive to the American flag. He also has a message for those ...

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Trump does an about-face, now believes Kaepernick deserves second shot at NFL

Trump sings a different tune.  Blog King, Mass Appeal WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, who once said “get that son of a bitch off the field” for genuflecting during the national anthem, now believes Colin Kaepernick deserves another opportunity to play in the NFL. The Commander-in-Chief sung a different tune on Wednesday after years of lambasting football players for kneeling ...

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2019 NFL Hall of Fame: Chiefs star Tony Gonzalez shows Kansas City appreciation

Tony Gonzalez finally enshrined.  Blog King, Mass Appeal CANTON — If you’re a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, the 2019 NFL Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony held special meaning. Three former Chiefs — Johnny Robinson, Ty Law and Tony Gonzalez — received their effigies Saturday night in Canton, Ohio. The latter delivered the final speech. After years of harboring morose ...

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Science teacher snaps, cuts student’s hair while singing national anthem in class

Teacher cuts kid’s hair in classroom. Blog King, Mass Appeal VISALIA, Calif — Classic example of cutting class. This week’s “I Screwed Up A Good Job Award” belongs to California teacher Margaret Gieszinger who snapped in class by cutting a male student’s hair (against his wishes) while singing the national anthem. She also chased several students around the classroom with ...

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