Longest US basketball star Lebron James praised the National Football League and its players for standing up to recent criticism from Donald Trump. Then Lebron himself focused on the US president.
Though President Donald Trump has blasted NFL players for kneeling during the US anthem, the anti-racism protests are spreading to colleges and beyond. DW's Rachel Stewart asked a high school athlete why he takes a knee.
US President Donald Trump has launched a new attack against American football protesters, saying they are disrespecting military personnel. He hit back at critics who said he is devoting too much attention to the issue.
Hertha Berlin players and coaches "took a knee" before their game against Schalke. The gesture was in support of the protests of some NFL players during the US national anthem, which have irked Donald Trump.
American sport and American politics have collided in a big way as protests during America's national anthem grow to new levels. DW takes a look at what the protest is about and whether it can be resolved.
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