The NFL is back! And along with it… the politics. In this video dave reviews some of the political statements that were said and showed around the NFL in week 1.
To be clear, this isn’t about hating sports. Americans enjoy sports, especially either when they were kids or when their kids are playing. But professional sports? Not so much. Polling firm Gallup just released the latest figures from its survey of American attitudes toward 25 industries. The good news is that the professional sports industry
Four years ago, then-quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat for the national anthem, and then knelt in the weeks after, to protest racial injustice at the hands of the police. At the time, 56% of Americans said professional athletes should be required to stand for the national anthem. Today, 54% said they should be require to do
The controversy surrounding politics in the NFL, that started with Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem, has only grown in 2020. With the MLB, NBA, and others canceling games to bring light to police brutality and the BLM movement, it brings up an important question. Should politics belong in professional sports? It depends on
Athletes in several sports are boycotting games in the wake of Kenosha, Wisconsin police shooting Jacob Blake. In the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks refused to take the floor against the Orlando Magic in Game 5 of their playoff series. Several other games were called off as well, as were games in the WNBA. All the