National Football League stars past and present are expressing outrage after President Donald Trump used an address in Huntsville, Alabama, on Friday to attack players who protest during the national anthem. Trump did not reference by name San Francisco 49ers former player Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee during the national anthem before games last year to protest police brutality and racial injustice.
Raiders punter Marquette King responded to the comments President Donald Trump made about Warriors star Steph Curry and the comments the president made about NFL players who protest the national anthem by standing in front of the White House with a handwritten sign. The sign says, “Looks like this ‘son of a (expletive)’ revoked my invitation too! @StephenCurry30” A post shared by Marquette King (@marquetteking) on Sep 23, 2017 at 2:31pm PDT On the same day that King posted that on Instagram, Trump tweeted that he was withdrawing Curry’s invitation to the White House (since Curry won the NBA championship with the Warriors last season and traditionally teams visit the White House) after Curry had
It’s been a rough season for Shawn Kelley, who left Friday night’s series opener in Citi Field with an issue that sounded similar to the one the reliever dealt with late in the Washington Nationals’ Game 5 loss in the NLDS last October. Kelley was 19 pitches in when he felt something in his right forearm and called the trainer out to the mound. In 33 outings this season, after tonight, the 33-year-old right-hander has a 7.27 ERA, an 8.62 FIP, 11 walks (3.81 BB/9), 25 Ks (8.65 K/9) and 12 HRs allowed (4.15 HR/9) in 26 IP, after he gave up nine home runs total (1.40 HR/9) in 58 IP in 2016, over which he put up a 2.64 ERA, a 2.97 FIP, 11 walks (1.71 BB/9) and 80 Ks (12.41 K/9). In the second year