Meanwhile a United States reporter has clarified his televised report saying that the player who began the kneelingprotest had told him that he would stand during the national anthem if he returned to the NFL.
US Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game in protest against players who refused to stand during the national anthem.
A White House statement from Pence urged all Americans to rally around their flag.
The Indianapolis Star reports no Colts players disrespected the national anthem, but several 49ers did.
Lawsuit: Teen Expelled for Sitting for Pledge of Allegiance
India Landry says the expulsion violated her First Amendment rights. "I don't want other children to be treated like this". It's something India has done for as long as she can remember. "[The principal] asked me to, and I said I wouldn't".
JJ Watt Carried Off Field After Left Leg Injury
What does this mean for the Texans? Mitch Holthus, the longtime voice of the Kansas City Chiefs , joined me on the air this week. The Texans began the match and just five seconds later the game had to be stopped as Terrell received treatment.
Harden fires back at McHale
I've done a great job. "It shows the type of person he is". "I'm just here to do my job, compete at the highest level that I can". Harden , 28, was the third overall pick of the 2009 draft, and has been selected as an All-Star the past five seasons.