A's Maxwell Will Not Kneel During National Anthem This SeasonOakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell says he no longer will kneel for the national anthem as he did last season as a rookie, when he became the first major leaguer to do so following the lead of many NFL players.
East Bay High School Drops National Anthem From RalliesA seldom sung third verse of the National Anthem has led to the patriotic song being removed from rallies at San Ramon’s California High School.
San Anselmo Councilman Takes A Knee During Pledge Of AllegianceWhile it has become commonplace for professional football players to take a knee during the National Anthem, San Anselmo's Ford Greene has carried his protest to city council meetings.
NFL, Players Reach Agreement To Fund Community ActivismNFL officials and players union representatives reached an agreement late Wednesday on a set up a fund to provide financial support to players’ community-activism endeavors.
President Trump Says Marshawn Lynch Should Be SuspendedPresident Donald Trump says the NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch.
California NAACP: Replace 'Racist' National AnthemThe California chapter of the NAACP is pushing to get rid of the national anthem, calling the song racist and anti-black.
Stevie Wonder Performs National Anthem on KneesAt the end of the song Wonder called out to President Trump. "Feel me, feel me, Mr. President,” he said.
NFL Players, Owners Hold 'Constructive' Talks On IssuesNFL players and owners held an unusual meeting Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session both sides termed positive and productive.
Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL, Alleging CollusionFormer San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.
Reid: 49ers Won't Force Players To Stand For AnthemThe San Francisco 49ers won't be forcing their players to stand during the national anthem, according to safety Eric Reid.
Threat To Bench Anthem Protesters To Be Tested When Cowboys Face 49ersJerry Jones said the NFL cannot leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag and said any Cowboys doing so will not play.
Trump Says VP ‘Long Planned’ Attending 49ers-Colts Game He LeftPresident Donald Trump says Vice President Mike Pence’s attendance at a 49ers-Colts game this weekend was “long planned.”