Anthem

North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns FC players knelt during the national anthem

During the national anthem, North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns FC players knelt at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah, wearing Black Lives Matter jerseys. “Today we have knelt to protest against racial injustice, police brutality and systemic racism against black and colorful people in America,” both players and gangs said in an online statement….

Anthem 2.0: don’t expect the hotfix update anytime soon

Bioware has released an update on the status of the Anthem patch, noting that the renewal is still in the incubation period and that creating a new version of the game will be a “longer process.” Statement on the Bioware blog, project leader Christian Daley outlined the current state of Anthem 2.0 and noted that…

Hong Kong lawmakers struggle as Beijing politicians choose their path to controversial national anthem project

Politicians who favor Beijing and democracy have been arguing for weeks. House committee, which controls which bills are discussed by a partially selected body. They were on Monday for the election of a new president, and lawmakers who support the government should take control by clearing the way for many controversial accounts, including those offending…

US Soccer has repealed the rules that require players to run for the national anthem.

In its statement, US Soccer said the board voted Tuesday to repeal its policy, which was introduced after US national team assistant Megan Rapinoe knelt in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick’s protests. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Kaepernick began kneeling before games in 2016 and has been unsigned with the team since 2017. “We did not…

“The Star-Spangled Banner”: “I don’t think I will play the United States national anthem at professional sporting events,” says Bruce Arena.

Interview with ESPN Taylor TwellmanArena said: “I think it puts people in an awkward position. “We don’t use the national anthem in theaters and Broadway, other events in the United States, and I don’t think the national anthem is appropriate for a baseball game, an MLS game.” The arena adds: “You think about it in…

Alicia Keys debuts with powerful anthem in cooperation with CNN

The 15-time Grammy Award winner made his Good Job debut Thursday at CNN’s global town hall to answer the latest questions and concerns in the fight against Covid-19. The song was originally written a few months ago to honor unknown heroes in Keys’ life, CNN said in an interview before the broadcast. “It has always…