Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, National Anthem, NBA, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, Free speech, Patriotism, Star-Spangled Banner, NHL, MLB
Major League Baseball (Organization); National Basketball Association; National Hockey League; Star-spangled banner (Song); Patriotism; Freedom of speech; Abdul-Rauf, Mahmoud
The major flap over the suspension of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf from the Denver Nuggets by the NBA for failure to stand at attention for the National Anthem has been settled. In the midst of the controversy there was considerable discussion, and a great deal of misinformation was tossed around about the history of this ritual.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Sport and National Anthem" (1996). On Sport and Society. 257.