Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge made history today, hitting his 49th and 50th home runs, tying and then breaking the rookie record previously held by Mark McGwire of the Oakland Athletics. Judge’s first dinger came in the third inning of this afternoon
For the second straight day, Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell took a knee during the national anthem before the A’s game against the Texas Rangers. “If it ends up driving me out of baseball, then so be it.
It seemed like the controversy involving NFL players kneeling during the national anthem had died down a bit — that is until President Trump stirred up a hornet's nest Friday night during a campaign trip to Alabama. Trump unleashed a tirade of strong comments against NFL players who don't stand during the playing of "The Star Spangled Banner." Kneeling during the national anthem in protest over perceived social injustices against African-Americans began last year. A handful of white players didn't stand Sunday, but the vast majority of those actively protesting were black, The Associated Press reports. Trump's take: It's unpatriotic and NFL team owners should fire those refusing to stand. Trump's