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Sport Fox News apologizes for implying Eagles players knelt during national anthem

06:31  06 june  2018
06:31  06 june  2018 Source:   thehill.com

West Coast stay top with win over Hawks

  West Coast stay top with win over Hawks <p>West Coast <g class="gr_ gr_3 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar multiReplace gr-progress sel" data-gr-id="3" id="3">remain</g> the team to beat in the AFL, downing Hawthorn by 15 points at Etihad Stadium to go a game clear on top of the AFL ladder.</p>The Eagles were made to fight for everything in a see-sawing encounter on Sunday afternoon but did enough to outclass the Hawks for a 11.9 (75) to 9.6 (60) victory.

©2018 FOX News Network, LLC. All rights reserved. Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneeling during the National Anthem Sunday before their game against the Arizona Cardinals.

©2018 FOX News Network, LLC. Several San Francisco 49ers players kneeled for the anthem on Sunday in Indianapolis. While a quarterback for the 49ers last year, Colin Kaepernick sat or kneeled during the national anthem last season to bring more attention to the killings of black men by police

a person posing for the camera: A screen grab of a Fox News bulletin. © The Hill A screen grab of a Fox News bulletin. Fox News apologised Tuesday for a segment that implied Philadelphia Eagles players were protesting the national anthem when they were actually kneeling in prayer prior to games.

"During our report about President Trump cancelling the Philadelphia Eagles trip to the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl win, we showed unrelated footage of players kneeling in prayer," Christopher Wallace, executive producer of "Fox News @ Night" with Shannon Bream, said in a statement.

"To clarify, no members of the team knelt in protest during the national anthem throughout regular or post-season last year. We apologise for the error," he added.

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Jacksonville jaguars apologize to military for kneeling in london. But as far as future protests go, Jenkins said it’ll be up to each individual player to decide if they’ll take a knee during the national anthem .

Fox News apologizes after coming under fire for using photos of Eagles players praying during segment on NFL anthem dispute. A Fox News segment included images that falsely implied Eagles players were kneeling during the national anthem last season.

The segment, which aired following President Trump's Monday announcement that he was disinviting the team from the White House, featured images of several Eagles players on one knee while praying before games.

The montage included images of players raising their fists in the air during the national anthem, as well. However, no Eagles players took a knee during the anthem in the 2017 season.

A Fox News tweet sharing the segment was deleted following the apology.

The Fox segment drew widespread criticism from players, and liberal and conservative commentators.

Trump disinvited the team on Monday after it was reported the Super Bowl champions planned to only send roughly 10 players to the White House.

"The Eagles wanted to send a smaller delegation, but the 1,000 fans planning to attend the event deserve better," Trump said in a statement.

Instead, Trump will host a "Celebration of America" event at the White House on Tuesday afternoon.

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©2018 FOX News Network, LLC. All rights reserved. A Buffalo Bills stadium employee quit his job after at least a dozen team players kneeled during the national anthem prior to their game Sunday afternoon.

Jacksonville Jaguars president Mark Lamping apologized to a city official for several players kneeling during the national anthem at the Sept. 24 London game against the Baltimore Ravens. Lamping wrote a letter, dated Oct.

The president has frequently criticised NFL players who protested racial injustice and police brutality by taking a knee during "The Star-Spangled Banner" before games last season, calling for them to be fired or otherwise punished.

League owners voted last month to implement a new policy that requires players to stand during the anthem next season or else face a fine. Players also have the option to remain in the locker room.

Even with the new policy, Trump continued to attack those who don't stand for the anthem, suggesting they don't belong in the country, and condemned the option to stay in the locker room.

Jack in line for return as Swans face acid test against Eagles .
Kieren Jack shapes as a likely inclusion for Sydney in their clash against the top of the ladder West Coast.Jack was rested last week but will be a likely inclusion depending on how he pulls up from the club's closed training session on Wednesday.

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