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Drew Brees’ Anthem Protest Comments Draw Backlash From Teammates, LeBron James

Drew Brees’ Anthem Protest Comments Draw Backlash From Teammates, LeBron James

Drew Brees was criticized sharply by fellow high-profile athletes including some of his own teammates on Wednesday after the Saints’ quarterback reiterated his [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ Anthem Protest Comments Draw...→

Drew Brees’ Anthem Protest Comments Draw Backlash From Teammates, LeBron James

Drew Brees’ Anthem Protest Comments Draw Backlash From Teammates, LeBron James

Drew Brees was criticized sharply by fellow high-profile athletes including some of his own teammates on Wednesday after the Saints’ quarterback reiterated his [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ Anthem Protest Comments Draw...→

Ypsilanti mayor facing backlash for racial comments during council meeting

Ypsilanti mayor facing backlash for racial comments during council meeting

The mayor of Ypsilanti is under scrutiny for her racially charged comments during an online city council meeting on June 16. Read full article: Ypsilanti mayor facing backlash for raci...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

San Jose police adopt restrictions on rubber bullets after protest backlash

San Jose police adopt restrictions on rubber bullets after protest backlash

With city council review looming, police also signal review of crowd-control tactics and intent to prevent abusive officers from getting re-hired elsewhere. Read full article: San Jose police adopt restrictions on ru...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

A person close to Drew Brees shed some light described the reaction the New Orleans Saints quarterback was receiving last week as something similar to “Lord of [...] Read full article: Drew Brees pal describes reaction to ant...→

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

The wife of New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has now apologized for comments her husband made regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband'...→

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany penned an emotional message Friday on Instagram, stating “WE ARE THE PROBLEM,” a day after the Saints quarterback offered a second ap [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology...→

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcom [...] Read full article: Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘p...→

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag,” Trump added, conflating silent protests of police brutality to protesting the Americ [...] Read full article: Trump backs Drew Brees' original comment...→

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

President Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday after he apologized for his comments about his stance against kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees afte...→

Hundreds protest in Temecula after mayor’s comments on police

Hundreds protest in Temecula after mayor’s comments on police

Mayor James ‘Stew’ Stewart resigned after criticism for saying he didn’t believe ‘there’s ever been a good person of color killed by a police officer,’ and the [...] Read full article: Hundreds protest in Temecula after mayor...→

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," former NFL player Burgess Owens slammed the people who criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew [...] Read full article: Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bas...→

US soccer player Crystal Dunn says she feared backlash if she knelt during national anthem

US soccer player Crystal Dunn says she feared backlash if she knelt during national anthem

U.S. women’s soccer player Crystal Dunn admitted Tuesday she was “scared” to follow Megan Rapinoe in kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brut [...] Read full article: US soccer player Crystal Dunn says she f...→

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

President Donald Trump criticized American organizations for making steps to allow players to kneel in protest during the national anthem. Read full article: Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NF...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players aro [...] Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's ...→

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: ...→

Thousands March In Simi Valley To Protest Police Brutality, City Official's Facebook Comments

Thousands March In Simi Valley To Protest Police Brutality, City Official's Facebook Comments

Protestors took to the streets in Simi Valley on Saturday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, following the deadly arrest of George Floyd in Minneap [...] Read full article: Thousands March In Simi Valley To Protes...→

Drew Brees tells Trump

Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to listen and learn" about racial injustice

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the "American Flag should be respected." Read full article: Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to liste...→

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but [...] Read full article: Saints players praise Drew Brees for res...→

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. Read full article: Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is N...→

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

An opinion piece published by NBC News claimed that NFL superstar Drew Brees' "biggest mistake" when defending the American flag was "believing" that it "means [...] Read full article: NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mis...→

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national [...] Read full article: Drew Brees finds support from up high: P...→

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

President Trump said Friday that NFL quarterback Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem, [...] Read full article: Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apo...→

An entire high school baseball team knelt during the National Anthem to protest police brutality

An entire high school baseball team knelt during the National Anthem to protest police brutality

(CNN) — As Iowa became the first state to resume high school sports this week, one baseball team took a stand by kneeling. The entire... Read full article: An entire high school baseball team knel...→

Most Americans now agree with Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest: poll

Most Americans now agree with Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest: poll

What a difference four years makes. Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who polarized the nation in 2016 when he knelt during the national anthem, now h [...] Read full article: Most Americans now agree with Colin Kaep...→

Redskins Coach Ron Rivera Says He'll Support Players Who Protest During National Anthem

Redskins Coach Ron Rivera Says He'll Support Players Who Protest During National Anthem

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera says that he will support his players if they protest during the playing of the national anthem Read full article: Redskins Coach Ron Rivera Says He'll Sup...→

Bears S Jordan Lucas to protest inequality by kneeling during national anthem

Bears S Jordan Lucas to protest inequality by kneeling during national anthem

As the Bears try to sort through individual and team options to protest racial inequality, new safety Jordan Lucas is already set on what he wants to do. Lucas [...] Read full article: Bears S Jordan Lucas to protest inequali...→

San Jose police tighten rules around use of rubber bullets amid protest backlash

San Jose police tighten rules around use of rubber bullets amid protest backlash

SAN JOSE PROTESTS: Officers can still use rubber bullets in specific situations, but they have been banned, effective immediately, as a crowd dispersal tactic. [...] Read full article: San Jose police tighten rules around use...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson said he has accepted Drew Brees’ apology for saying he’d “never agree” with someone who takes a knee during the national anthem. Read full article: O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology...→

Pink slams 'all lives matter' critics in the comments of her protest photo: 'Educate yourself'

Pink slams 'all lives matter' critics in the comments of her protest photo: 'Educate yourself'

Pink fired back at people suggesting all lives matter while criticizing her for attending a protest for George Floyd over the weekend.  Read full article: Pink slams 'all lives matter' critics in...→

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely Read full article: 'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife C...→

Colorado state senator faces backlash for comments during debt collection bill hearing

Colorado state senator faces backlash for comments during debt collection bill hearing

A Colorado state senator on Saturday faced backlash after he said a bill about debt collection limits would allow the government to “step in, and step on the n [...] Read full article: Colorado state senator faces backlash fo...→

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this [...] Read full article: Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames me...→

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Donald Trump and White Americans: stop talking about the American flag and start. [...] Read full article: NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday p...→

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

President Trump voiced support for Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received backlash for comments about kneeling during the National Anthem. Read full article: Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology am...→

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd c [...] Read full article: LeBron James still finding criticism ove...→

Ypsilanti mayor facing backlash for racial comments during council meeting

Ypsilanti mayor facing backlash for racial comments during council meeting

The mayor of Ypsilanti is under scrutiny for her racially charged comments during an online city council meeting on June 16. Read full article: Ypsilanti mayor facing backlash for raci...→

An entire high school baseball team knelt during the National Anthem to protest police brutality

An entire high school baseball team knelt during the National Anthem to protest police brutality

(CNN) — As Iowa became the first state to resume high school sports this week, one baseball team took a stand by kneeling. The entire... Read full article: An entire high school baseball team knel...→

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

President Donald Trump criticized American organizations for making steps to allow players to kneel in protest during the national anthem. Read full article: Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NF...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Redskins Coach Ron Rivera Says He'll Support Players Who Protest During National Anthem

Redskins Coach Ron Rivera Says He'll Support Players Who Protest During National Anthem

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera says that he will support his players if they protest during the playing of the national anthem Read full article: Redskins Coach Ron Rivera Says He'll Sup...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

San Jose police tighten rules around use of rubber bullets amid protest backlash

San Jose police tighten rules around use of rubber bullets amid protest backlash

SAN JOSE PROTESTS: Officers can still use rubber bullets in specific situations, but they have been banned, effective immediately, as a crowd dispersal tactic. [...] Read full article: San Jose police tighten rules around use...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson said he has accepted Drew Brees’ apology for saying he’d “never agree” with someone who takes a knee during the national anthem. Read full article: O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology...→

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

The wife of New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has now apologized for comments her husband made regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband'...→

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely Read full article: 'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife C...→

Thousands March In Simi Valley To Protest Police Brutality, City Official's Facebook Comments

Thousands March In Simi Valley To Protest Police Brutality, City Official's Facebook Comments

Protestors took to the streets in Simi Valley on Saturday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, following the deadly arrest of George Floyd in Minneap [...] Read full article: Thousands March In Simi Valley To Protes...→

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this [...] Read full article: Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames me...→

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but [...] Read full article: Saints players praise Drew Brees for res...→

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Donald Trump and White Americans: stop talking about the American flag and start. [...] Read full article: NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday p...→

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

An opinion piece published by NBC News claimed that NFL superstar Drew Brees' "biggest mistake" when defending the American flag was "believing" that it "means [...] Read full article: NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mis...→

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

President Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday after he apologized for his comments about his stance against kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees afte...→

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

President Trump voiced support for Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received backlash for comments about kneeling during the National Anthem. Read full article: Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology am...→

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

President Trump said Friday that NFL quarterback Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem, [...] Read full article: Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apo...→

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," former NFL player Burgess Owens slammed the people who criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew [...] Read full article: Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bas...→

US soccer player Crystal Dunn says she feared backlash if she knelt during national anthem

US soccer player Crystal Dunn says she feared backlash if she knelt during national anthem

U.S. women’s soccer player Crystal Dunn admitted Tuesday she was “scared” to follow Megan Rapinoe in kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brut [...] Read full article: US soccer player Crystal Dunn says she f...→

Most Americans now agree with Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest: poll

Most Americans now agree with Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest: poll

What a difference four years makes. Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who polarized the nation in 2016 when he knelt during the national anthem, now h [...] Read full article: Most Americans now agree with Colin Kaep...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Bears S Jordan Lucas to protest inequality by kneeling during national anthem

Bears S Jordan Lucas to protest inequality by kneeling during national anthem

As the Bears try to sort through individual and team options to protest racial inequality, new safety Jordan Lucas is already set on what he wants to do. Lucas [...] Read full article: Bears S Jordan Lucas to protest inequali...→

San Jose police adopt restrictions on rubber bullets after protest backlash

San Jose police adopt restrictions on rubber bullets after protest backlash

With city council review looming, police also signal review of crowd-control tactics and intent to prevent abusive officers from getting re-hired elsewhere. Read full article: San Jose police adopt restrictions on ru...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players aro [...] Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's ...→

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

A person close to Drew Brees shed some light described the reaction the New Orleans Saints quarterback was receiving last week as something similar to “Lord of [...] Read full article: Drew Brees pal describes reaction to ant...→

Pink slams 'all lives matter' critics in the comments of her protest photo: 'Educate yourself'

Pink slams 'all lives matter' critics in the comments of her protest photo: 'Educate yourself'

Pink fired back at people suggesting all lives matter while criticizing her for attending a protest for George Floyd over the weekend.  Read full article: Pink slams 'all lives matter' critics in...→

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: ...→

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany penned an emotional message Friday on Instagram, stating “WE ARE THE PROBLEM,” a day after the Saints quarterback offered a second ap [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology...→

Colorado state senator faces backlash for comments during debt collection bill hearing

Colorado state senator faces backlash for comments during debt collection bill hearing

A Colorado state senator on Saturday faced backlash after he said a bill about debt collection limits would allow the government to “step in, and step on the n [...] Read full article: Colorado state senator faces backlash fo...→

Drew Brees tells Trump

Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to listen and learn" about racial injustice

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the "American Flag should be respected." Read full article: Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to liste...→

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcom [...] Read full article: Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘p...→

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. Read full article: Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is N...→

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag,” Trump added, conflating silent protests of police brutality to protesting the Americ [...] Read full article: Trump backs Drew Brees' original comment...→

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national [...] Read full article: Drew Brees finds support from up high: P...→

Hundreds protest in Temecula after mayor’s comments on police

Hundreds protest in Temecula after mayor’s comments on police

Mayor James ‘Stew’ Stewart resigned after criticism for saying he didn’t believe ‘there’s ever been a good person of color killed by a police officer,’ and the [...] Read full article: Hundreds protest in Temecula after mayor...→

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd c [...] Read full article: LeBron James still finding criticism ove...→

Ypsilanti mayor facing backlash for racial comments during council meeting

Ypsilanti mayor facing backlash for racial comments during council meeting

The mayor of Ypsilanti is under scrutiny for her racially charged comments during an online city council meeting on June 16. Read full article: Ypsilanti mayor facing backlash for raci...→

US soccer player Crystal Dunn says she feared backlash if she knelt during national anthem

US soccer player Crystal Dunn says she feared backlash if she knelt during national anthem

U.S. women’s soccer player Crystal Dunn admitted Tuesday she was “scared” to follow Megan Rapinoe in kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brut [...] Read full article: US soccer player Crystal Dunn says she f...→

An entire high school baseball team knelt during the National Anthem to protest police brutality

An entire high school baseball team knelt during the National Anthem to protest police brutality

(CNN) — As Iowa became the first state to resume high school sports this week, one baseball team took a stand by kneeling. The entire... Read full article: An entire high school baseball team knel...→

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

President Donald Trump criticized American organizations for making steps to allow players to kneel in protest during the national anthem. Read full article: Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NF...→

Most Americans now agree with Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest: poll

Most Americans now agree with Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest: poll

What a difference four years makes. Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who polarized the nation in 2016 when he knelt during the national anthem, now h [...] Read full article: Most Americans now agree with Colin Kaep...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Redskins Coach Ron Rivera Says He'll Support Players Who Protest During National Anthem

Redskins Coach Ron Rivera Says He'll Support Players Who Protest During National Anthem

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera says that he will support his players if they protest during the playing of the national anthem Read full article: Redskins Coach Ron Rivera Says He'll Sup...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

Bears S Jordan Lucas to protest inequality by kneeling during national anthem

Bears S Jordan Lucas to protest inequality by kneeling during national anthem

As the Bears try to sort through individual and team options to protest racial inequality, new safety Jordan Lucas is already set on what he wants to do. Lucas [...] Read full article: Bears S Jordan Lucas to protest inequali...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

San Jose police tighten rules around use of rubber bullets amid protest backlash

San Jose police tighten rules around use of rubber bullets amid protest backlash

SAN JOSE PROTESTS: Officers can still use rubber bullets in specific situations, but they have been banned, effective immediately, as a crowd dispersal tactic. [...] Read full article: San Jose police tighten rules around use...→

San Jose police adopt restrictions on rubber bullets after protest backlash

San Jose police adopt restrictions on rubber bullets after protest backlash

With city council review looming, police also signal review of crowd-control tactics and intent to prevent abusive officers from getting re-hired elsewhere. Read full article: San Jose police adopt restrictions on ru...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's not accepting Drew Brees' apology on anthem-kneeling remarks

Drew Brees’ apologies for his comments on kneeling during the national anthem mostly went over well with his New Orleans Saints teammates and other players aro [...] Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson explains why he's ...→

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology

O.J. Simpson said he has accepted Drew Brees’ apology for saying he’d “never agree” with someone who takes a knee during the national anthem. Read full article: O.J. Simpson accepts Drew Brees’ apology...→

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

Drew Brees pal describes reaction to anthem-kneeling comments as something out of 'Lord of the Flies': report

A person close to Drew Brees shed some light described the reaction the New Orleans Saints quarterback was receiving last week as something similar to “Lord of [...] Read full article: Drew Brees pal describes reaction to ant...→

Pink slams 'all lives matter' critics in the comments of her protest photo: 'Educate yourself'

Pink slams 'all lives matter' critics in the comments of her protest photo: 'Educate yourself'

Pink fired back at people suggesting all lives matter while criticizing her for attending a protest for George Floyd over the weekend.  Read full article: Pink slams 'all lives matter' critics in...→

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband's comments on flag

The wife of New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has now apologized for comments her husband made regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife apologizes for husband'...→

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: 'We are the problem'

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized multiple times last week for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem. His wife, Brittany, [...] Read full article: Drew Brees' wife, Brittany, apologizes: ...→

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife Claims 'White America' Is 'Not Looking for Racial Prejudice'

Brittany Brees, wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, took to Instagram on Saturday to blame white people for merely Read full article: 'WE ARE THE PROBLEM': Drew Brees' Wife C...→

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology: ‘We are the problem’

Drew Brees’ wife Brittany penned an emotional message Friday on Instagram, stating “WE ARE THE PROBLEM,” a day after the Saints quarterback offered a second ap [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife Brittany issues apology...→

Thousands March In Simi Valley To Protest Police Brutality, City Official's Facebook Comments

Thousands March In Simi Valley To Protest Police Brutality, City Official's Facebook Comments

Protestors took to the streets in Simi Valley on Saturday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, following the deadly arrest of George Floyd in Minneap [...] Read full article: Thousands March In Simi Valley To Protes...→

Colorado state senator faces backlash for comments during debt collection bill hearing

Colorado state senator faces backlash for comments during debt collection bill hearing

A Colorado state senator on Saturday faced backlash after he said a bill about debt collection limits would allow the government to “step in, and step on the n [...] Read full article: Colorado state senator faces backlash fo...→

Drew Brees tells Trump

Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to listen and learn" about racial injustice

On Saturday, the Trump campaign emailed a petition to campaign supporters, reiterating that the "American Flag should be respected." Read full article: Drew Brees tells Trump "we need to liste...→

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames media for Drew Brees fallout: 'unbelievably divisive right now'

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva blames the media for the controversy surrounding Drew Brees' remarks against kneeling during the national anthem this [...] Read full article: Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva blames me...→

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot

NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcom [...] Read full article: Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘p...→

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'

Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but [...] Read full article: Saints players praise Drew Brees for res...→

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is Not About the Flag'

Drew Brees addressed President Trump on Friday night after the president criticized him for backing down from his anthem stance. Read full article: Drew Brees Responds to Trump: 'This Is N...→

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Do [...]

NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday posted a message directed to President Donald Trump and White Americans: stop talking about the American flag and start. [...] Read full article: NFL quarterback Drew Brees late Friday p...→

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

Trump backs Drew Brees' original comments on it being 'disrespectful' to kneel during the anthem

“There are other things you can protest, but not our Great American Flag,” Trump added, conflating silent protests of police brutality to protesting the Americ [...] Read full article: Trump backs Drew Brees' original comment...→

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mistake' is believing US flag 'means anything'

An opinion piece published by NBC News claimed that NFL superstar Drew Brees' "biggest mistake" when defending the American flag was "believing" that it "means [...] Read full article: NBC News op-ed: Drew Brees' 'biggest mis...→

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem

President Trump criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday after he apologized for his comments about his stance against kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Trump criticizes Saints' Drew Brees afte...→

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

Drew Brees finds support from up high: President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump criticized Saints quarterback Drew Brees for apologizing over comments he made in opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national [...] Read full article: Drew Brees finds support from up high: P...→

Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology amid national anthem controversy

President Trump voiced support for Saints quarterback Drew Brees who received backlash for comments about kneeling during the National Anthem. Read full article: Trump weighs in on Drew Brees apology am...→

Hundreds protest in Temecula after mayor’s comments on police

Hundreds protest in Temecula after mayor’s comments on police

Mayor James ‘Stew’ Stewart resigned after criticism for saying he didn’t believe ‘there’s ever been a good person of color killed by a police officer,’ and the [...] Read full article: Hundreds protest in Temecula after mayor...→

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing NFL players who kneel during anthem

President Trump said Friday that NFL quarterback Drew Brees shouldn’t have apologized for criticizing players who kneel in protest during the National Anthem, [...] Read full article: Trump says Drew Brees shouldn’t have apo...→

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James still finding criticism over NBA's China flap as he advocates for social justice, slams Drew Brees

LeBron James has one of the biggest voices in all of sports and over the last month has used it to advocate for justice in the Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd c [...] Read full article: LeBron James still finding criticism ove...→

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bashing Brees for Flag Comments Are 'Bullies,' 'Cowards,' 'Marxists'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight," former NFL player Burgess Owens slammed the people who criticized New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew [...] Read full article: Fmr NFL Player Burgess Owens: People Bas...→