"It's our right as Americans to do it in whatever way we're comfortable with," Hope Solo said of kneeling during the playing of the anthem.
"This kind of activity will not be tolerated," said GOP state Senator Rusty Crowe on Friday, adding to complaints from other lawmakers.
The Houston Texans remained in the locker room during the national anthem on Thursday night's season opener in Kansas City.
Saying that business comes second, the owner of an Oaklahoma bar says he will not show sports in which athletes kneel during the national anthem.
In an interview, Meyers Leonard detailed his reasoning for standing during the national anthem at the Heat's re-opening game on Saturday. He explained that he still supports Black Lives Matter.
The lawsuit, which was filed last week, states that the plaintiff is "unwilling (and should not be required) to subject himself to criminal prosecution" for refusing to stand for the national anthem.
The Democratic Party has consistently run America's greatest cities into the ground.
Kanye said he wants to get Kaepernick and Trump on the same page.
Despite backlash from the school and politicians, she's standing her ground.
The NFL will not implement any new policy this season on players standing or kneeling during the national anthem.
Beto O'Rourke is narrowing the gap between him and Texas Senate opponent Ted Cruz, particularly among independents.
"First time kneeling, out for game. Second time kneeling, out for season/no pay!" Trump said.
"Disgraceful that @nyjets owner will pay fines for players who kneel for National Anthem. Encouraging a movement premised on lies vs. police. Would he support all player protests? Would he pay fines of players giving Nazi salutes or spew racism? It's time to say goodbye to Jets!"
Players are divided over the idea.
California NAACP officials are urging Congress to replace what they say is a racist national anthem.
The peaceful protests have prompted widespread discussion over the past few weeks.
NFL players have even helped fund their new team.
President Donald Trump said he was respecting the flag and American veterans when he decried NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem to protest, but more and more veterans are telling the president he's wrong.
The comment comes shortly after the president's outburst over NFL players kneeling.