Kaepernick has every right not to stand for the National Anthem before NFL games, just like anyone who believes otherwise has every right to be critical of him.
In another spot start, Giolito made it to through five innings for the first time, but was only moderately effective in the Nationals’ 5-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies. His pitching line of five innings, four earned runs, six hits, two walks and two strikeouts counts as incremental progress and hardly inspirational.
Over the next two weeks, the Redskins will focus on sharpening the timing and rhythm of the offense as they prepare for their season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football Sept. 12.
Ryan Harlost led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series title, striking out eight and limiting South Korea to five hits in six innings in a 2-1 victory Sunday.
The U.S. Open’s Arthur Ashe Stadium is now covered by a retractable roof. And based on his experiences, Novak Djokovic expects more humid conditions once the panels slide shut — which make for a slower court.
Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress in America — specifically when it comes to race relations.
Reed picked up two victories in one day. He won The Barclays to assure himself a clear shot at the $10 million bonus in the FedEx Cup, and he easily secured a spot on his second straight U.S. Ryder Cup team.
Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says quarterback Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back, and there is no timetable for his return.
Smith has had a strong preseason and it showed in the Redskins’ win against the Bills. At times Smith played hesitant during his rookie season, but he’s returned more comfortable and confident in his second year.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made waves with his preseason debut Friday evening when he sat down during the playing of the national anthem. He told NFL Media in a Saturday interview he did so because the United States “oppresses Black people and people of color.”
The Redskins’ starting offense was out of synch at first against the Bills, but Kirk Cousins ultimately settled in and threw three touchdowns in the second quarter. Rookie running back Robert Kelley continued his strong preseason.
Letting his hair go au natural and sprinting between drills as usual, Colin Kaepernick took the field Sunday with the San Francisco 49ers as his stance against standing for the national anthem drew chatter across NFL camps.