• White House cancels NFL Eagles ceremony, criticizes team

    19 days ago - By Saint Louis Today

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his Tuesday ceremony celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl victory after many players declined to show up. The White House accused the players of abandoning their fans, and Trump quickly scheduled a...
    Read more ...

     

  • 5 reasons Trump should fear how Eagles fans might respond to canceled White House visit

    5 reasons Trump should fear how Eagles fans might respond to canceled White House visit

    19 days ago - By Philly

    Is President Trump prepared to be the new Tom Brady in Philly?
    Read more ...

     

  • Fox apologizes for implying Eagles players were kneeling in protest. They were praying

    19 days ago - By Chicago Tribune

    As President Donald Trump continued to tweet about rescinding the Philadelphia Eagles' invitation to celebrate their Super Bowl victory at the White House, one member of the team called out Fox News for using photos of players kneeling in pregame prayer during a segment about the canceled visit,...
    Read more ...

     

  • White House: Donald Trump Disinvite Came After Eagles Tried to Reschedule Visit

    19 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The White House has issued another statement regarding President Donald Trump's decision to disinvite the Philadelphia Eagles to a celebration of the team's Super Bowl win...
    Read more ...

     

  • Fox News apologizes for showing Eagles players kneeling in prayer during report on anthem controversy

    19 days ago - By The Morning Call

    Fox News has apologized after using images of Philadelphia Eagles players kneeling in prayer during a report that discussed President Trump canceling the team's White House visit over the NFL's national anthem controversy. "During our report about President Trump canceling the Philadelphia Eagles...
    Read more ...

     

  • Inside Trump's snub of the Philadelphia Eagles

    19 days ago - By Politico

    The Philadelphia Eagles have treated the White House very unfairly. That's how the bungled celebration for the underdog Super Bowl champions - abruptly canceled by the president Monday night, less than 24 hours before the Rose Garden event was set to take place - is being portrayed by staffers in the West Wing. Last week, the Eagles submitted more than 80 names of players who were planning to visit the White House, according to a White House official. The team was “full steam ahead,” the official said, for an event that had been in the works since February. But on Monday, the White House...
    Read more ...

     

  • White House: Eagles to blame for nixed event

    19 days ago - By ESPN

    The White House is blaming the Eagles for President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a planned White House event celebrating the team's Super Bowl championship.
    Read more ...

     

  • Trump scraps Eagles visit to avoid low turnout, cites anthem

    Trump scraps Eagles visit to avoid low turnout, cites anthem

    19 days ago - By Saint Louis Today

    WASHINGTON - Fuming over the risk of low turnout, President Donald Trump canceled a White House visit for the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles and eagerly stoked fresh drama Tuesday over players who protest racial injustice by taking a...
    Read more ...

     

  • FOX News apologizes for misleading report about Eagles

    19 days ago - By NBC Sports

    FOX News responded to President Trump's decision to cancel the Eagles' White House visit scheduled for Tuesday by running clips of Eagles players kneeling in prayer while a newscaster discussed the President's aversion to players kneeling during the playing of the national anthem. No Eagles players knelt during the playing of the anthem during the
    Read more ...

     

  • Trump Throws NFL Tantrum, Lies On Philadelphia Eagles After Team Boycotts White House Visit

    19 days ago - By News One

    The president's move to cancel the Philadelphia Eagles' White House visit will likely draw more criticisms after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said the president was being “unpatriotic” for uninviting players.
    Presidents have traditionally invited champions of major professional and college sports to the White House for visits as a part of teams' victory celebrations. But President Trump quickly canceled the Eagles' visit Monday afternoon after several of the players and coaches said they wouldn't go to Washington, D.C. Kenney said the president's move was hypocritical at best and just...
    Read more ...

     

  • Trump just canceled the Philadelphia Eagles visit to the White House and Eagles fans are now trolling him

    Trump just canceled the Philadelphia Eagles visit to the White House and Eagles fans are now trolling him

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Trump officially canceled the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles' visit to the White House scheduled for Tuesday.
    Trump revoked their invitation over ongoing controversy towards players kneeling during the national anthem before games.
    The NFL recently announced that players are now either required to stand for the national anthem, or sit out in the locker room until the anthem is over.
    In February, Philadelphia Eagles' wide receiver Torrey Smith released a statement saying that he and other team members would be skipping out on the White House celebration.
    On Monday night...
    Read more ...

     

  • VOTE: Should President Trump have canceled the Philadelphia Eagles' White House visit

    19 days ago - By The Morning Call

    President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Should President Trump have canceled the Philadelphia Eagles' White House visit MORE President...
    Read more ...

     

  • Trump Is Pursuing a National Anthem-Kneeling Feud With a Team Whose Players Didn't Kneel During the National Anthem

    19 days ago - By Slate

    President A Big Baby announced abruptly on Monday night that he'd disinvited the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles from a planned Tuesday White House celebration on the grounds that they “disagree with their president because he insists that they proudly stand for their National Anthem, hand on heart.”
    Read more ...

     

  • New reports on how many Eagles players planned to attend the White House ceremony suggest why Trump called it off

    New reports on how many Eagles players planned to attend the White House ceremony suggest why Trump called it off

    20 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles from attending the traditional White House visit for Super Bowl winners.
    New reports indicate that fewer than ten Eagles players would have attended the event, suggesting why Trump called the ceremony off, and it might have been fewer than five.
    This is not the first time Trump has gotten into a dispute with a reigning sports champion over the White House visit.
    On Monday, President Donald Trump disinvited the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles from the traditional White House visit for NFL champions and two new reports on the...
    Read more ...

     

  • The Latest: NFL players union says smaller events canceled

    The Latest: NFL players union says smaller events canceled

    20 days ago - By Saint Louis Today

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump's cancellation of the Philadelphia Eagles' visit to the White House :
    Read more ...

     

  • NFL Players Association Responds as President Trump Criticizes Eagles Players for Snubbing White House

    20 days ago - By Time

    The union representing NFL players expressed disappointment in President Donald Trump's decision to disinvite the Philadelphia Eagles from the traditional championship celebration at the White House on Tuesday - as Trump criticized the players in a series of tweets.
    “NFL players love their country, support our troops, give back to their communities and strive to make America a better place,” the NFL Players Association said in a statement Tuesday morning.
    Trump canceled the visit from the Super Bowl-winning team because some players “disagree with their President because he insists that...
    Read more ...