As Trump Disinvites the Eagles, A Brief Look at His Fraught History With Champion Athletes
17 days ago - By Fortune
President Trump has had a public, and frequently antagonistic relationship with professional athletes since taking the presidency .
Now he has uninvited 2018 Super Bowl champions , the Philadelphia Eagles, from the customary White House visit. The retracted invite comes following news that several players would not participate, due to Trump's continued criticism of players kneeling during the national anthem.
But this isn't the first time Trump has uninvited athletes-nor the first time they've chosen not to attend.
New England Patriots
Last April, following the New England Patriots' Super...
Read more ...
Trump Uninvited Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles After Many Refused to Come
17 days ago - By Newsweek
President rescinded the invitation in an unprecedented move.
Read more ...
The headlines of News BreaK
NBA Draft 2018: Grizzlies select Jaren Jackson Jr. with No. 4 overall pick
The Grizzlies convinced Jackson he could be an integral part of their roster before selecting him No. 4 overall.
Every pick from the 1st round of the NBA Draft and how they compare to mock...
With the first pick of this year's NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns selected University of Arizona center Deandre Ayton. The move was not much of a surprise as all nine of the NBA...
Croatia a better team than 1998 World Cup heroes, says Lovren following...
Croatia finished third at the 1998 World Cup, but the defender feels they can do better in Russia after humiliating Argentina in a 3-0 rout
Senegal, Japan: underdogs aiming for a round of 16 spot
YEKATERINBURG, Russia - Senegal and Japan have been part of the uprising of the underdogs at this World Cup, in the mix among the lower-ranked teams that are surprisingly...
NBA Draft 2018: Hawks select Luka Doncic with No. 3 overall pick
The Hawks may have found the most NBA-ready player in the draft in Luka Doncic.
Bulls go big, take Carter at No. 7, Hutchison at No. 22
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls went big in the draft, taking Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. with the No. 7 pick Thursday night and giving themselves another versatile frontcourt player...
Egypt to complain about match officials in World Cup loss
VOLGOGRAD, Russia - Egypt is set to lodge a complaint to FIFA about what its federation chairman describes as the "injustice" of the match officials during the team's World Cup...
NBA Draft 2018: Nuggets end Michael Porter Jr.'s slide at No. 14
The Nuggets decided to gamble on Michael Porter Jr. despite his injury concerns.
NBA Draft 2018: Kings take Marvin Bagley III with No. 2 overall pick
The Kings now have a couple athletic Duke forwards on their roster as they try to rebuild their franchise.
NBA Draft 2018: Jazz select mercurial Grayson Allen No. 21 overall
The Jazz hit a home run in last year's NBA Draft, and added Duke's Grayson Allen this year.