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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (centre) began kneeling for the anthem in the 2016 season to protest racism and police brutality(AP)

NFL teams will be fined for players’ anthem kneeling

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 11:39 PM IST
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that owners voted to fine teams if their players are on the field or sidelines but do not stand during the national anthem, though players will be allowed to stay in the locker room if they choose. Players had previously been required to be on the field for the anthem.
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