The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers are one of the most heated rivalries in pro sports. Their rivalry was put on hold while they stood together for the national anthem.
“The Penguins and Flyers, two of the fiercest rivals in sports, united in solidarity this afternoon, to stand up against social injustice, racism, and hate,” a tweet from the Penguins said. “The teams stood as one across each club’s respective blue lines prior to today’s game.”
The Penguins and Flyers, two of the fiercest rivals in sports, united in solidarity this afternoon, to stand up against social injustice, racism, and hate.
The teams stood as one across each club’s respective blue lines prior to today’s game. pic.twitter.com/HPi36959Ns
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) July 28, 2020
They weren't the only teams to do this. The New York Islanders and New York Rangers played in Toronto Wednesday. All of the players and coaches stood together for the Canadian and American national anthems played.
Players and coaches STANDING in solidarity for the national anthem🇺🇸👍🏻😊hockey rules🥅🏒🏒 pic.twitter.com/aIrby8QZlD
— Michele (@Ponie333) July 30, 2020
The Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators stood together during the anthem, with arms locked, as a sign of unity.
— x-Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) July 30, 2020
Also, a couple of Dallas Stars wore hoodies that said "WeSkateForEquality to the postgame presser.
This is part of the NHL's initiative during these playoffs that will be featured in arena and on helmets, Steve Mayer said in a presentation last week. pic.twitter.com/HuP5SKjlYe
— Matthew DeFranks (@MDeFranks) July 31, 2020
Then there was the NBA opener on Wednesday night.
Every player, coach and ref takes a knee during the national anthem before the Pelicans-Jazz game pic.twitter.com/LZy1A6s8VM
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 30, 2020
Trending Political News
All Work, No Play: McConnell Declares Election will be 'On Time'
Earlier today, President Donald Trump tweeted a suggestion to delay the November election until it was "safe" for people to vote in person.
Obviously this was just a ploy to mess with the left, who are adamant about the polls staying closed and voters mailing in their ballots.
Mick Jagger, Aerosmith, Others Demand Politicians Stop Using Their Music at Events
Music artists like Mick Jagger, Elton John, Aerosmith, Sia and over 50 others signed a letter demanding that politicians stop using their music at political events and rallies without their consent.
“Being dragged unwillingly into politics in this way can compromise an artist’s personal values while disappointing and alienating fans,” the letter from the Artist Rights Alliance reads. “For artists that do choose to engage politically in campaigns or other contexts, this kind of unauthorized public use confuses their message and undermines their effectiveness.”
Chris Cuomo Gets SLAMMED By Social Media After Praising Brother and Attacking Florida Governor
CNN fake news anchor Chris Cuomo sure has some nerve.
He recently touted his brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for his "brilliant job" in handling the disastrous outcome from the coronavirus, yet had the nerve to attack Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
WATCH: Don Lemon Takes IQ Test Live On Air to Mock Trump...Then Makes a Fool of Himself
I think Don Lemon as well as practically every other news anchor on CNN could learn a lot about the Bible, especially the verse that says, "pride cometh before the fall."
Lemon made an attempt at mocking President Trump by talking about taking an IQ test, but he ended up making a complete fool of himself.
Media Ignores Death Threats and Racial Slurs Sent to Black Pro-Life Senator Because It Doesn't Fit Their Narrative
Don't fall for what the mainstream media tells you...ever.
Right now, they want you to believe that black people are being highly persecuted and are receiving non-stop death threats and racism.
AMAZING! More Than 100 Police Departments Pull Out of Security Detail for DNC
There seems to be some common sense that remains within the police departments.
I don't mean that as a jab at police, but rather at the country full of idiots who lack common sense. My point is that contrary to the rest of the country, at least many police departments have common sense because they're not stupid enough to put themselves in harm's way like the liberals are doing on the street.