The night didn't get off to the best start.
ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 15: Eli Harold #58, Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel in protest on the sideline, during the anthem, prior to the game against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field on October 16, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York. The Bills defeated the 49ers 45-16. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)
The Cowboys and owner Jerry Jones chose to kneel before the national anthem played.
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Ralph Abernathy (center, back) kneel with a group in prayer prior to going to jail in Selma, Alabama. The group was arrested on February 1st after attempting to gain the right to vote. Following the prayer, the group peacefully marched to jail.
Athletes began sitting out the national anthem last year as a way to call attention to racial injustice.
The daughter of civil rights icons Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King served up a history lesson on Twitter over the weekend in response to those who were angry over NFL players protesting...
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'Love is love' is the new black.
Football players have been galvanised by criticism from the President.
Dec 24, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) pumps his fist as he acknowledges the cheers from the 49ers' fans after leading his team to a 22-21 come-from-behind win over the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
It seems as if LeBron James has finally had enough of President Donald Trump. Hours after the Cleveland Cavaliers star slammed the president on Twitter for rescinding his White House invitation to Gol...
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Saturday morning, President Donald Trump attempted to rescind a White House invitation he apparently had never extended, when he tweeted that Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was no longe...
'We support the rights of all Australians to live, work and play free from discrimination.'
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Life should always work this way.
Brazil were on top early, but Sam Kerr has saved the day once again.
He's helping Melbourne City change the way we think about sport.
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Lisa De Vanna and Sam Kerr -- take a bow.
Guess who our favourite national football team is?