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NEW YORK - The NBA is recommending teams address fans or show videos expressing themes of unity before their first home games, while reminding them of the rule that players must stand for the national anthem.A memo was sent to teams on ...
Sep 30, 2017
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NEW YORK - Adam Silver expects NBA players to continue standing for the national anthem.Not only because it's a league rule, but because they are aware of what it means in what the commissioner believes is a divided America."Many ...
Sep 29, 2017
GEN. SANTOS CITY -London-based Filipina Christine Allado gets the honor of singing the national anthem when Manny Pacquiao battles Jeff Horn for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title next week in Brisbane, Australia.The 25-year-old model and theater ...
Jun 24, 2017
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NEW YORK - O No, Canada.A Broadway performer botched the Canadian national anthem before the Toronto Raptors' game in Brooklyn on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), singing lyrics that aren't in "O Canada."Amber Iman, who has been cast in ...
Feb 6, 2017
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PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers apologized on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) for canceling the national anthem performance of a singer wearing a "We Matter" jersey.The 76ers backtracked from their original stance when they told R&B singer Sevyn Streeter she could not ...
Oct 28, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers national anthem singer Sevyn Streeter said she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey.She was scheduled to sing before the Sixers' season opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but ...
Oct 28, 2016