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ESPN Host Says NFL
Injects Politics ‘By Playing
The National Anthem’ [Video]

Daily Caller, by Kent Strobl

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 6/16/2017 8:41:35 AM

ESPN “First Take” co-host Max Kellerman said during Thursday morning’s show that the NFL injects politics “by playing the national anthem and putting pressure on you to stand for it.” Kellerman made the statement during a segment that compared NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick to world renowned boxer Muhammad Ali during a discussion with Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett. Kellerman said that neither Ali nor Kaepernick went looking for a protest. The protest came looking for them. “He was asked to stand for the national anthem,” Kellerman said. “You do not have to stand for the national anthem, and even

What a pathetic stupid jerk. Exhibit A why ESPN has tanked in the ratings and had let go 100 employees. Fools like him plant the seeds for more hatred of this country. He should have kept his filthy mouth shut. Good. Grief. This is so tiresome. I will never understand that mindset.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 6/16/2017 8:45:53 AM     (No. 11288167)

I´d boycott ESPN, if I ever watched them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 6/16/2017 8:48:34 AM     (No. 11288174)

Last season, we didn´t watch football at all including college games. This season will be the same. Hit them where it counts, money and viewership. Then, they will lose their sponsors.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 6/16/2017 8:50:46 AM     (No. 11288180)

Whisper it: I have occasionally questioned the need for the anthem to be played before every single contest at every single level. Historically, the anthem was added during wartime when, obviously, such a patriotic gesture made sense.

But it´s sporting tradition now and taking a few minutes to reflect, thank, etc. is not the hardship as portrayed by the lefties. The anthem, like the flag, is not political since it encompasses everyone.

All that said the NFL is hardly the originator of playing the anthem so Kellerman´s statement is as factually inaccurate as it is inflammatory.

Moreover, the anthem has been played for decades without snowflakes throwing their little tantrums. Even lefty heroes like Jim Brown and Muhammad Ali preferred to speak their minds to deliver whatever their muddled message might have been.

But the Snapchat generation has no time for thoughts expressed in more than one sentence. They want photo ops. They want demonstrations.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 6/16/2017 8:56:56 AM     (No. 11288190)

Me too, #1. Someone told me that their 5 year old son shouted ´´Play ball!´´ at the end of hearing the anthem played or sung. I don´t think that is necessarily a bad thing and it sounds kind of cute. Kind of.

There there are people who sneer at the anthem, and choose to make a personal demonstration of their offendedness. I won´t call that what it is lest I be banned permanently.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Axeman, 6/16/2017 9:04:28 AM     (No. 11288199)

So this is going to get back the viewers that have flocked away? Maybe get some more thug viewers that are not watching now.
I don´t miss ESPN/NFL at all.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MOAB, 6/16/2017 9:17:38 AM     (No. 11288217)

Max Keller is just another reason not to watch ESPN events. Keep your liberal Un-American dribble to yourself.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: cjohn2979, 6/16/2017 9:18:08 AM     (No. 11288219)

I guess if you hate the country the National Anthem would seem political.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MDConservative, 6/16/2017 9:21:51 AM     (No. 11288222)

The issue is not politics - it´s R-E-S-P-E-C-T. He was an employee of the San Francisco 49ers who interjected himself between his employer and customer with his political statement. It´s no different than a hamburger flipper shouting "Vote for a liveable wage" over the counter. No one has "Freedom of Speech" when there is a duty to an employer. The "right thing" is to quit and take it elsewhere.

ESPN ought to rename itself SSJWN as America´s sports social justice warrior network. It may broadcast whatever they like. I may turn it off - fair exchange. Viewership is down as fewer see the value and have other options.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Hotrod, 6/16/2017 9:35:35 AM     (No. 11288237)

The flag and the National Anthem are for ALL Americans. It is not political to show patriotism. Those who disrespect the Anthem and flag are the Ones injecting politics into the issue.

If they feel no patriotism and think that patriotism is good only for their political point of view, then they are, indeed not patriots.

Their flimsy excuses about their “rights” is the coward’s way of hiding and proposing to be morally superior.

Did they do this stuff when Obama was President? No. Would they be doing it if Hillary was President? No.

So who is injecting politics?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 6/16/2017 9:48:25 AM     (No. 11288255)

NFL should immediately disbar any further ESPN reporting of NFL games. But, that´s just my feeling on it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: moebellini3, 6/16/2017 10:06:55 AM     (No. 11288275)

Max Kellerman, I thought he was a good guy, but that is one of the dumbest things I´ve ever heard. The national anthem has been part of sports games for decades. Its American, its our country. When you go to another country you respect their anthem. When in AMERICA, Max you respect OUR anthem, our country. Its not politics Max its our country you´re disrespecting, its our flag you´re disrespecting. Got it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/16/2017 10:27:54 AM     (No. 11288297)

The National Anthem and love of country should be non-partisan, but it is not. The left does not love America, or its traditions, so in their view the National Anthem would be political. The left loves every country except America, but do not want to live in any of them. None on the left would pledge allegiance to their country, the country upon whom their freedom and lives depend. I do not subscribe to ESPN. I do not need anti-American commentary in my house, and do not allow it.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: fayebeck, 6/16/2017 10:45:56 AM     (No. 11288320)

Knowing that I will be considered unpatriotic and hate Marines, Soldiers, Sailors and America, let me say that I have always believed the National Anthem should be played at special events. Opening day in baseball and the first game of the World Series. Same with football. Should shopping malls and stores open each morning with the National Anthem? Why not every inning or every quarter of a football game? Are those who believe the National Anthem should not be played at each day´s business start or each inning less patriotic than those who do. Special events only in my "unpatriotic" opinion.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: sardonic, 6/16/2017 10:46:11 AM     (No. 11288321)

Kellerman is a borish imbecile. He´s spouted off about Trump voters being poorly informed, white people should just be quite and accept their guiltiness of white privilege, etc. He´s just an empty loud mouth sports talking head who thinks he has anything relevant to say.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: blizzard, 6/16/2017 10:52:33 AM     (No. 11288326)

Par for the course with ESPN these days. Have one of their talking heads make a ridiculous statement, which draws attention from other media outlets, which in turn allows them to talk about it as program filler for 2-3 days. Thank God for MLB, NHL, & NFL networks.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: rochow, 6/16/2017 11:32:09 AM     (No. 11288357)


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Reply 17 - Posted by: dvc, 6/16/2017 11:36:46 AM     (No. 11288362)

Only America-hating people would say this. Anyone who hates the national anthem should move to another country.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: janjan, 6/16/2017 11:45:54 AM     (No. 11288371)

No one and nothing has injected more politics into sports than ESPN.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/16/2017 12:11:02 PM     (No. 11288428)

Everybody has an opinion, but it is Kaepernick himself who shot himself in the foot!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Smart11344, 6/16/2017 12:24:55 PM     (No. 11288462)

A bunch of pinheads are running ESPN. Too bad Kaepernick aim was so low only shooting himself in the foot. He is washed up. Period.
Many pro athletes are republicans. Bless them.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 6/16/2017 12:40:36 PM     (No. 11288484)

And ESPN injects politics 24/7 when all people want is scores and highlights.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: dwa, 6/16/2017 1:51:17 PM     (No. 11288582)

Folks, this is the mindset of the Left. It is not just a difference of opinion, it is a radical hate of everything American, the things that represent our nation and its greatness. With this radicalness that so permeates the Left, it may require another civil war to save the nation. I hope it does not come to that, but the hate, stifling of free speech, and violence permeating the Left may make that the only path forward.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Island Life, 6/16/2017 2:21:07 PM     (No. 11288602)

Audience at the game was American. Perhaps American in name only. I see no problem playing the national anthem at the beginning of sports´ events. Those that object I see as anti-American. I´m a green card holder and noticeably frown at those who will not stand when the anthem is played. I stand out of respect to America, to the Flag, to the people of this wonderful country. And damn those who don´t.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: hotcorner, 6/16/2017 7:36:45 PM     (No. 11288890)

Boycott the boor Kellerman. None of these sports talk shows are worth a minute of your time. The fans know better than these jerks.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: nwcudagal, 6/16/2017 7:41:22 PM     (No. 11288896)

I used to be a huge football fan. I had Superbowl parties for twenty-some years and people would drive miles to attend. When Michael Vick was allowed back in, I had to reconsider my values. The idiot taking a knee killed football for me. I haven´t watched a game for years.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: jj1319, 6/16/2017 9:07:34 PM     (No. 11288964)

Max Kellerman is primarily a color commentator for boxing events. He and other experts call the fights. I am very familiar with the game.

Believe me when I say that Max Kellerman is the LEAST respected person involved in the sport (consider the depth of that statement). His arrogance and huge self image is tacitly endured by his fellow staff, but the comments of the others prove their disgust. Understand, it would be highly improper for another announcer to state "Max, you´re an idiot." But, they do, not in so many words.

Finally, boxing suffers from a much deserved poor reputation. Many efforts are afoot to improve that condition. Max Kellerman does nothing to enhance the remedy. Max Kellerman ought to be ashamed of himself (I figure I´ve got about 3 good rounds left in me. I would LOVE to use those 9 minutes working Max over. Guaranteed, no knockout, just a bloodied, simpering mess).

BTW, who do you like: Kovalev or Ward?

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President Obama has been out of office only a few months. But he might have both a street and an L.A. freeway named after him soon. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has proposed renaming Rodeo Road in southwest L.A. “Obama Boulevard” in honor of the president. Wesson noted that Obama held a campaign rally at Rancho Cienega Park on Rodeo Road when running for president and that the area already has streets named after presidents (Washington, Jefferson, Adams). In May, a plan to name a stretch of the 134 Freeway after Obama moved forward with approval from the

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