Fox Sports Won’t Air National Anthem Before NFL Games

Fox Sports Won't Air National Anthem Before NFL Games

Fox Sports will no longer air coverage of the national anthem before its NFL games, the network said on Sunday in a statement to Sports Illustrated. With the exception of the London matchup between the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints, Fox Sports plans to follow “standard procedure” and broadcast regionalized coverage without airing the national anthem. The network added, “However, our cameras are always rolling and we will document the response of players and … Continue reading

Derek Fisher “I Wasn’t Fired Over Matt Barnes Incident”

A month after being fired as the head coach for the New York Knicks, Derek Fisher cleared the air and addressed rumors related to the firing in an essay for Sports Illustrated’s “The Cauldron.” While media outlets claimed that Fisher was fired as a result of his altercation with former Lakers teammate Matt Barnes, Fisher claims that his personal life had nothing to do with him leaving the Knicks. “At no time did anyone at … Continue reading