In the biggest development — so far — on a surreal Sunday of protests around the NFL, the Steelers opted to remain in the locker room during the national anthem prior to their game against the Bears at Soldier Field. All except for one Steeler, that is
“It’s not about free speech,” Mnuchin said during an appearance on “This Week” on ABC News. “They can do free speech on their own time. The topic has exploded over the last two days, ever since Trump, in a Friday speech to supporters in Alabama, criticized National Football League players who have used pre-game ceremonies to speak out against police mistreatement of African-Americans and racism in American society more generally.
The Golden State Warriors have confirmed that they will not visit the White House. Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Friday that the team had “had discussions” with the White House, and that it would make a decision after meeting as an organization.