November 16, 2019

President Trump Defends Veterans Against Kneeling Athletes

“They were fighting for our country, they were fighting for our flag.” The fight over reverence for the National Anthem continued Tuesday, with President Trump maintaining that NFL players who kneel during the hallowed hymn are “disgraceful.” The song, written during the War of 1812 about a lone flag still waving after an attack on […]

Olympic Brotherhood: Lebanese Athletes Refuse to Ride on Bus With Israelis

Peace, brotherhood, and good sportsmanship — these are the Olympic ideals, we’re told, that the games are all about. Of course, greed, commercial exploitation, and corruption make up the true “Olympic spirit,” but no one wants to counter the fairy tale. And part of that fairy tale is that athletes — even from warring countries […]

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