"If the players stood proudly for our Flag and Anthem, and it is all shown on broadcast, maybe ratings could come back?"
"Nike's online sales actually grew 31% from the Sunday of Labor Day weekend through Tuesday, as compared with a 17% gain recorded for the same period of 2017", Marketwatch adds.
Tiger Woods ties course record with opening round 62 — BMW Championship
Tiger Woods , Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth all find themselves in an unfamiliar spot this week at the BMW Championship . He missed a 4-foot par putt on the par-3 fifth hole and didn't convert any of the birdie putts from the 20-foot range.
Nike's decision to hire former National Football League quarterback Kaepernick has created a backlash.
He said Nike didn't consult his opinion on the ad that featured Kaepernick.
The multi-national $34 billion retailer has "responded", in a sense, with a 31 percent jump in sales.
Tropical storm Florence could become hurricane, hit East Coast
Maximum sustained winds are now at 65 miles per hour and the storm is moving west at 9 miles per hour southeast of Bermuda. Ralph Northam (D) has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of possible effects of Tropical Storm Florence .
The ad, which aired Thursday during the Philadelphia Eagles' game against the Atlanta Falcons, focuses on the idea that anyone can achieve anything they set their mind to and that you should always dream big no matter your circumstance. "We also believe that those who know what sacrifice is all about are more likely to be wearing a military uniform than an athletic uniform".
"My husband did sacrifice absolutely everything for the flag, for the country and for all that it stood for", Brittany Jacobs said.
There were no clear-cut protests as "The Star-Spangled Banner" played before the game with both teams on the field and the song broadcasted nationally.
Spain come from behind to beat England
Spain captain Sergio Ramos sent a message of support to the injured Shaw, saying "Get well soon" on Twitter after the match. England defender Luke Shaw suffered a head injury in England's Nations League game against Spain at Wembley.
Trump has been critical of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in the past. I think this in itself is an interesting development.