During President Donald Trump's speech at a rally in Huntsville, Ala., on Friday, he said any player that sits during the national anthem is a "son of a bitch." The president also rescinded NBA champ Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House. Trump's comments ultimately led to more protests by NFL players, coaches and owners during the national anthem on Sunday.
"I want to get one thing clear, and I want to let you guys know that this wasn't about disrespecting the military, disrespecting the flag, police, first responders, none of that," Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers said of his decision to stay off the field until after the National Anthem on Sunday.
In an elevator in Las Vegas on Sept. 22, Savanah Prosch was simply Snapchatting her and her friends dancing. When the elevator doors suddenly opened, they were stunned to see it was Bill Nye the Science Guy. "Hi, girls," Nye said as he joined them in the elevator. Prosch told Storyful that Nye was nice and asked if they wanted pictures. The girls were in Las Vegas for the Life is Beautiful music and art festival, which Nye appeared at on the same date this video was shot.
During President Donald Trump's speech at a rally in Huntsville, Ala., on Friday, he called out NFL players who sit during the national anthem. Teresa Kaepernick, Colin Kaepernick's mom, commented on Trump's remarks via Twitter. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell also responded to Trump through a statement calling the president's comments "divisive."
Wind and rain pummeled the Dominican Republic on Sept. 21, 2017 as Hurricane Maria passed over the island’s north coast, leaving more than 100,000 residents on the island country without power. The downgraded Category 3 storm was moving toward the Turks and Caicos Islands on September 22.
Puerto Rico’s largest baseball stadium sustained damage after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico early on September 20. Video shows damage to Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The stadium is the largest in Puerto Rico and was named after Hiram Bithorn, the first baseball player from Puerto Rico to make it into the major leagues, according to puertorico.com, playing as a pitcher for both the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago’s White Sox.
You might think watching Kentucky lose to Florida 30 years in a row is tough for UK fans. How about coming up with a headline for each one? Here are the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader headlines since 1987.