Did Tampa Bay Rays kneel today?

Tampa Bay coaches Rodney Linares and Ozzie Timmons took a knee behind a black ribbon laid along the field as the National Anthem played Friday night. Shortstop Willy Adames stood between them putting a hand on their shoulders as they knelt.

Who kneeled on opening day?


Why did Bills stay in locker room for national anthem?

The Bills stayed in their locker room while the Star-Spangled Banner was played, as many NFL teams have done this season to protest against police brutality and injustice toward Black Americans. The Bills also stayed off the field before their Week 1 game against the Jets.

Did Tampa Bay take a knee?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wide Receivers Mike Evans #13, and DeSean Jackson #11, take a knee during the national anthem before the game against the Minnesota Vikings on September 24, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

What MLB teams stood for national anthem?

Every player on the Mets and Braves stood for the national anthem on Friday, as was mostly typical across baseball’s restart. Players, coaches and staffers on the Nationals, Yankees, Dodgers and Giants all knelt (except for one) before the anthem on Thursday, then mostly stood for the actual anthem.

How many national anthems does USA have?

17 national anthems

Did any Kansas City Chiefs kneel during national anthem?

Chiefs defensive end Alex Okafor dropped to one knee during the national anthem before Thursday’s NFL kickoff game, raising his right fist into the air as two teammates placed their hands on his shoulders. And then a portion of the fans at Arrowhead Stadium reminded everyone of the reason for his silent protest.

What MLB teams kneel during national anthem?

Dodgers star Mookie Betts was the lone member of L.A. to kneel during the national anthem, and numerous members of the Giants — manager Gabe Kapler included — joined Betts before their season opener.

Did Tampa Bay kneel for the national anthem?

Minnesota Vikings players lock arms during the national anthem before the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at U.S. Bank Stadium. Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) and wide receiver Mike Evans (13) kneel for the national anthem before the game against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium.

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