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Drew Brees faces backlash from Saints teammates and beyond for comments about kneeling during the anthem

29 days ago   |   By CBS Sports

Michael Thomas, LeBron James, Aaron Rodgers and others shared their thoughts on Wednesday
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Drew Brees Apologizes for Comments on Kneeling: I 'Completely Missed the Mark'

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

After receiving backlash for his comments regarding players kneeling during the playing of the national anthem on Wednesday, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized Thursday...
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Saints quarterback Drew Brees' national anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Drew Brees is facing backlash from fellow teammates, celebrities, and others for his comments about athletes kneeling during the national anthem.
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Drew Brees' anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

Drew Brees' anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees was sharply criticized by fellow high-profile athletes, including some of his own teammates, on Wednesday after the Saints quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the national anthem.
In an interview with Yahoo , Brees was asked to revisit former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's 2016 protest of police brutality against minorities, in which Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem before games.
“I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States,” Brees began, adding that the national anthem reminds him of his...
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Cleveland Indians look into changing name amid pressure

Cleveland Indians look into changing name amid pressure

CLEVELAND - They've been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. Those days could be over. Read more ...

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

INDIANAPOLIS - Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Read more ...

NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem, reports say

NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem, reports say

“Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing” will be performed live or played before “The Star-Spangled Banner” prior to each NFL game during Week 1, according to reports. Read more ...

Gilbert Burns comments on 'devastating' removal from UFC 251 after positive...

Gilbert Burns comments on 'devastating' removal from UFC 251 after positive COVID-19 test

Gilbert Burns said he's “not feeling well” in his first comment since news of his removal from the UFC 251 main event. Burns was pulled from his welterweight title fight with... Read more ...

Top NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Top NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

INDIANAPOLIS - Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The... Read more ...

Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 headliner vs...

Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 headliner vs. Kamaru Usman

The UFC 251 main event has been derailed by the coronavirus, as Gilbert Burns has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out of his bout with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman... Read more ...

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%

NEW YORK - Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%. Read more ...

MLB's first coronavirus test results are encouraging

MLB's first coronavirus test results are encouraging

The early results are in and it's relatively encouraging news for Major League Baseball. The league and its Players Association on Friday released the first set of numbers from... Read more ...

Pacers' Victor Oladipo won't play in bubble due to re-injury risk

Pacers' Victor Oladipo won't play in bubble due to re-injury risk

Another NBA star is opting out of the bubble. Pacers guard Victor Oladipo won't play when the league resumes its season in Orlando, not because he is high-risk for the... Read more ...

Washington Redskins to review team's name

Washington Redskins to review team's name

The Washington Redskins will undergo a “thorough review” of its controversial name, prompted by recent events around the country and feedback from the community, the team... Read more ...