White House press secretary Sarah Sanders suggested Monday that if NFL players who kneel during the national anthem at games are doing so because of police brutality, they should protest the officers instead of the song. “I think if the debate is really for them about police brutality, they should probably protest the officers on the field that are protecting them instead of the American flag,” she said. Later, Sanders was asked to clarify whether she was encouraging players to protest the police.
Dolphins safety Michael Thomas started breaking up when talking about Trump calling him "a son of a b!tch." pic.twitter.com/Z4wroPcvzW — Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly) September 24, 2017 Miami Dolphins player Michael Thomas delivered a powerful response Sunday
It had been months since many of the Washington Wizards players spoke to the media to update the world on their summer and how they spent their offseason. So, there were plenty of questions to ask at media day on Monday and plenty of information for them to share. There was a lot of stuff on President Donald Trump that can be found here. And we'll have more on Markieff Morris' absence in a separate post. But here is a rundown of the miscellaneous highlights from Wizards media day 2017... Mahinmi had his meniscus repaired Details about the procedure Ian Mahinmi had done earlier this offseason were finally revealed. Mahinmi had his left meniscus repaired, much like he did last October. The timing