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  1. Men differ on U.S. Soccer banning players from anthem protestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Door Reminder

    Men differ on U.S. Soccer banning players from anthem protest Governing body instituted rule after Megan Rapinoe knelt before two games in September. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://usat.ly/2mROIxf SAN JOSE - It is a reality of sports that there is punishment for protest and has been for a long time.

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  2. The Political Athlete: Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New Yorker

    ... read. Teammates, other N.F.L. players, and athletes in other sports, from the standout American soccer player Megan Rapinoe to countless high-school students, joined him in kneeling. Kaepernick recently announced that he was encouraged by the ...

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  3. What if the Switchbacks knelt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Burgundy Wave

    ... to be moved to the back burner in the daily news cycle. Only one notable soccer player took part, USWNT member Megan Rapinoe , who at the time said it was to bring awareness to LGBTQ issues. National anthem protests were a controversial event, with ...

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  4. Women's National Team to boycott IIHF World ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Stanley Cup of Chowder

    In a statement shared across social media on Wednesday, members of the U.S. Women's National Team announced that they will not be participating in the IIHF Women's World Championships unless "significant progress" is made in their fight for equal wages. US WNT will not play in 2017 World Championship due to stalled negotiations over fair wages and support from USA Hockey #BeBoldForChange pic.twitter.com/LYphd7uT38 The statement has been retweeted with resounding support from other athletes, including Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team.

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  5. March Madness 2017: Charles Barkley on NCAA Tournament, anthem protests, Mayweather-McGregorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Sporting News

    ... "The Star-Spangled Banner." But if athletes like the free-agent quarterback, and U.S. women's soccer player Megan Rapinoe want to kneel or sit for the playing of the anthem, Barkley "respects" that, too. "Like I said, I'm going to personally stand ...

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  6. Bruce Arena 'very supportive' of U.S. Soccer national anthem policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Sporting News

    ... or coach can have. That would be my expectations of the players as well." U.S. women's national team winger Megan Rapinoe kneeled during the anthem before two September matches in solidarity with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who ...

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  7. U.S. Soccer Federation bans National Anthem protests, is immediately branded as racistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Hot Air

    ... at a football game in August. But only a single pro soccer player - U.S. women's national team midfielder Megan Rapinoe - chose to join the wave of protests, kneeling before games that the Seattle Reign played and before several U.S. matches. ...

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  8. Banning national anthem protests means U.S. Soccer is siding against movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The "Kaepernick Effect" spread swiftly through U.S. professional and amateur sports in the weeks after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the national anthem at a football game in August. But only a single pro soccer player -- U.S. women's national team midfielder Megan Rapinoe -- chose to join the wave of protests, kneeling before games that the Seattle Reign played and before several U.S. matches.

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  9. Banning anthem protests means U.S. Soccer is siding against Black Lives MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | The Baltimore Sun

    The " Kaepernick Effect" spread swiftly through U.S. professional and amateur sports in the weeks after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the national anthem at a football game in August. But only a single pro soccer player - U.S. women's national team midfielder Megan Rapinoe - chose to join the wave of protests, kneeling before games that the Seattle Reign played and before several U.S. matches.

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  10. Tuesday, Mar 07, 2017Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Soccer America

    ... I believe we should always value the use of our voice and platform to fight for equality of every kind." -- Megan Rapinoe in response to the new U.S. Soccer policy requiring that players must "stand respectfully" during the playing of the national ...

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  11. US Soccer adopts rule banning anthem protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | MyFoxPhilly

    ... Cup match. A Fox Soccer analyst posted an image of the rule on Twitter. The policy comes after midfielder Megan Rapinoe knelt during the anthem at a pair of national team matches last year. Rapinoe has said she wanted to express solidarity with San ...

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  12. Media Microscope: Fox lets viewers down with all-too brief anthem discussionRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 9 | Sporting News

    ... demands attention. But if Fox truly wanted to have a good-faith debate on the topic, it needed to get into why Megan Rapinoe took a cue from 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and kneeled for the national anthem, which resulted in plenty of ...

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  13. Protesting the National Anthem doesn't mean you are less AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | The Daily Campus

    In this Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, file photo, USA's Megan Rapinoe, right, kneels next to teammates Ali Krieger and Crystal Dunn as the U.S. national anthem is played before an exhibition soccer match against Netherlands, in Atlanta.

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  14. Column: Kaepernick and the end of anthem protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | ABS-CBN News

    ... a protest that got so much attention last season that some blamed him for a drop in NFL television ratings. Megan Rapinoe won't be kneeling during the national anthem either. The soccer player - who kneeled in solidarity with Kaepernick at a pair of ...

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  15. USWNT: Should soccer stars be forced to stand for anthem?Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... be the expectation", she said. The need for the bylaw stems from the anthem protests launched by soccer player Megan Rapinoe of Reign FC, who, to show solidarity with Kaepernick, began kneeling for the national anthem before games in September of ...

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  16. Rapids' Tim Howard stands with U.S. Soccer on new national anthem ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Denver Post

    ... Howard said. "I don't speak for anybody else. That's what I believe." U.S. women's national team star Megan Rapinoe in September knelt during the national anthem before an NWSL match , in what she called "a little nod" to Colin Kaepernick, the 49ers ...

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  17. What the new U.S. Soccer policy means for Megan RapinoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Sounder at Heart

    ... @ which federation is represented" pic.twitter.com/fkVtCI1iHC This policy seems to be in direct response to Megan Rapinoe's decision last fall to kneel during the national anthem prior to a U.S. Women's National Team match against Thailand. This ...

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  18. U.S. Soccer Rule Mandates Players Stand During National AnthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Teen Vogue

    After U.S. Women's National Team player Megan Rapine kneeled during 2016 games, U.S. soccer released a new rule. U.S. Soccer has passed a new policy mandating that all players on U.S. national teams to stand for the national anthem, months after player Megan Rapinoe silently protested by kneeling during the anthem last fall, the New York Times reports.

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  19. Megan Rapinoe responds to U.S. Soccer's controversial new anthem policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | CBS Sports

    Just days after U.S. Soccer passed its new policy requiring players to stand for the national anthem, dropped USWNT star Megan Rapinoe responded. "It is an honor to represent the USA and all that we stand for - to be able to pull on the red, white and blue to play a game that I love.

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  20. Soccer Players Mandated To Stand For The National AnthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Vibe

    Megan Rapinoe , a member of the U.S. women's national team, sent shockwaves through the soccer community when she decided to take a stance against social injustice by kneeling for the national anthem on two separate occasions against Thailand and Netherlands in 2016. On Saturday, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced it would be implementing a new policy requiring national team players to "stand respectfully" during national anthems.

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