REPORT: ESPN makes announcement about national anthem for NFL games

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BY TEAM DML / AUGUST 17, 2018 /

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ESPN will not broadcast the national anthem before Monday night NFL games this season, network President Jimmy Pitaro announced Friday.

“We generally have not broadcasted the anthem and I don’t think that will change this year. Our plan going into this year is to not broadcast the anthem,” Pitaro said, according to an Axios reporter.

The article goes on to state the following:

“Again that could change. It’s unpredictable what could happen in the world but as of now, we’re not,” Piatro continued. “We have communicated that back to the [NFL]. They have not asked but as a courtesy and good partners, we have let them know what our plans are.”

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  1. Monica Ogle August 17th, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    One more reason not to watch any football on ESPN or any other channel you want to take away the national anthem before your games I just won’t watch your games.


  2. Quin August 17th, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    Doesn’t matter to me whether you do or not. NFL is dead to me now regardless. National Felon, derelict, illiterate, dumbass league.


  3. Kim August 17th, 2018 at 4:29 pm



  4. Coleen August 17th, 2018 at 4:31 pm

    NFL and ESPN are dead to us.. My Father lost both legs in Vietnam for the life I live here.. You don’t stand.. We don’t watch..


  5. Patricia Veitch August 17th, 2018 at 8:11 pm

    Boycotting NFL


  6. Janice F August 18th, 2018 at 3:19 pm

    Not standing for the national anthem is an insult to everyone who fought to defend our country. If you have a problem with the police, then you need to take it to the source. These men are our there making millions of dollars to play football,and they are offending the very people who pay to see them play!!! We need to hit them where it hurts. Boycott the NFL!!!


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