Tag Archives: National Anthem

Lakers Looking Good Despite The Sad State of the NBA

As the brief NBA exhibition season is set to begin, and as fans in Los Angeles are clamoring for the start of a new era in Lakers’ basketball led by Lonzo Ball, politics and finances are the issues that today … Continue reading

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When to Defend and When Not to Defend the NFL

On general principles, it’s awfully hard to defend the NFL on most issues. The “Take-A-Knee” controversy is very easy to defend: NFL players have a first amendment right to free speech and kneeling or taking other postures during the playing … Continue reading

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An Anthem of War at US Sporting Events

The playing of the national anthem before US sporting events can be traced back to the 1918 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox, and an unplanned occurrence that led to the tradition, and now basically … Continue reading

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