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Sports Trump calls off Eagles visit over anthem dispute

06:27  05 june  2018
06:27  05 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

LaVar Ball to NFL players: Stand for the anthem or 'get out' of the league

  LaVar Ball to NFL players: Stand for the anthem or 'get out' of the league LaVar Ball to NFL players: Stand for the anthem or 'get out' of the leagueBall believes the league went too far in requiring players to stand for the anthem if on the field, but NFL players should still respect the new rules.

President Trump said in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team "disagree with their President because he insists that they

President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem .

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem.

Trump says in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team "disagree with their President because he insists that they proudly stand for the National Anthem, hand on heart."

Trump says the team wanted to send a smaller delegation, but fans who planned to attend "deserve better."

a man standing in front of a crowd © Provided by thecanadianpress.com

He says he'll instead be hosting "a different type of ceremony" with the U.S. Marine Band.

The NFL recently announced a new policy requiring players to stand for the anthem if they're on the field before a game. Trump had suggested players who kneel be fired.

Hard pass: Smith-Pelly will skip White House visit if Caps win Cup .
Count out Devante Smith-Pelly if the Washington Capitals win the Stanley Cup and are invited to the White House to celebrate with President Donald Trump. "The things that he spews are straight-up racist and sexist," Canada's Postmedia quoted Smith-Pelly as saying Wednesday as the Capitals prepared for Game 5 against the Vegas Golden Knights. "Some of the things he's said are pretty gross. I'm not too into politics, so I don't know all his other views, but his rhetoric I definitely don't agree with. It hasn't come up here, but I think I already have my mind made up.

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