Kevin Na holds aloft the trophy after winning A Military Tribute At The Greenbrier last week. Photo: Getty Images

At one point in his speech at the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia on the eve of July 4th, President Donald Trump referenced Woody Williams, a 94-ye(...)

 Donald Trump has called off the White House celebration honoring the Super Bowl champions Philadelphia Eagles. Photograph: AJ Mast/The New York Times

Donald Trump has disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles, the 2018 Super Bowl winners, from a planned White House celebration, escalating his clash with Am(...)

Miami Dolphins players kneel during the National Anthem before their game against the New England Patriots last November. Photograph: PA

There was a time, not long ago, when the NFL actually stood for something. When the league’s owners acted on principle and were anything but the squis(...)

 Colin Kaepernick (centre) kneels alongside his San Franciso team-mates Eli Harold  and Eric Reid during the playing of the US national anthem in January 2017. Photograph:  Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images

The owners of NFL teams agreed on Wednesday to a new policy for player conduct during the playing of the US national anthem, an issue that escalated l(...)

 In this file photo from October 2016, Colin Kaepernick  of the San Francisco 49ers kneels for the US national anthem before their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Levi’s Stadium. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The Seattle Seahawks were all set to give former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick a workout earlier this week, but rescinded the invi(...)

Detroit Lions’ most successful coaches in five decades – Jim Caldwell – was sacked recently. Photo: Getty Images

NFL owners spent much of last fall dragging black players to their feet, trying to break the anthem protest lest the cry for racial equality grew too (...)

Jaylen Brown top-scored  for the Celtics against the Golden State Warriors the night after his best friend died last November. Photograph: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Jaylen Brown is one the most intelligent and interesting young athletes I’ve met in years and it seems fitting that, midway through our interview in B(...)

Lindsey Vonn has said she would snub an invitation to the White House. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP

American skier Lindsey Vonn has become the latest athlete to speak out against Donald Trump. The most decorated female skier of all time told CNN in (...)

Some Miami Dolphins players kneel during the National Anthem before the start of their game against the New England Patriots. Photo: John Cetrino/EPA

Donald Trump has mounted his fourth attack on the NFL in eight days, continuing his long campaign against the protest movement among the league’s play(...)

 LaVar Ball, father of basketball player LiAngelo Ball, who was denounced on Twitter by Donald Trump as an “ungrateful fool!” Photograph:  Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump began his first Thanksgiving holiday in office with an early-morning Twitter rage in which he again vented about some of his(...)

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