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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Giants manager Gabe Kapler, players kneel during anthem

Kapler, who is beginning his first season managing the Giants after two disappointing years guiding the Philadelphia Phillies, didn’t say how often he would kneel but noted, “We’re going to have 60 chances in the regular season to make the same decision that we made today, to either stand or kneel or do something different. Right now, it’s another opportunity tomorrow night.”
Kapler has been outspoken about social injustice and racial issues and athletes’ roles in helping spur positive change.
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As he has in the past, President Donald Trump on Tuesday tweeted his thoughts on kneeling during the national anthem.

Mayor Blomberg Posted: July 22, 2020 at 08:12 AM | 25 comment(s)
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