MLB’s only national anthem kneeler is no more

MESA, Ariz. — Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell says he no longer will kneel for the national anthem as he did last season as a rookie, when he became the first major leaguer to do so following the lead of many NFL players. He spoke Tuesday, as the A’s

MLB’s anthem kneeler: Trump supporter denied me restaurant service

A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell stood out as the only major leaguer to join the national anthem protests, and that led to one instance of mistreatment back in his hometown. Maxwell, whose father was in the Army, told TMZ Sports that he was refused service by a pro-President Trump waiter in Alabama. “He was

Meet MLB’s first anthem protester, who’s from a military family

OAKLAND, Calif. — Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics became the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem Saturday, pulling the sport into a polarizing protest movement that has been criticized harshly by President Trump. Before a home game against the Texas Rangers, Maxwell dropped to a

Donald Trump attacked what makes America great

TORONTO — Most Yankees and Blue Jays were not even out on the field Sunday for not one but two national anthems. All indications were this was not a protest. It was indifference, which seems to be fine with a large segment of the American populace. They are OK with you