With President Donald Trump calling for players to lose their jobs if they sat or knelt during the playing of the anthem, some players chose to take the field while some took a stance off the field.
This week's major tech headlines include reviews of the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and Apple TV 4K. Nest also introduced a new line of home protection products called Nest Secure and there's even more rumblings that Sprint and T-Mobile may actually pull off a long-rumored merger.
The see-through look is here to stay, thanks to fashion queens Kim Kardashian and Selena Gomez. Find out what other trends are taking over in this week's edition of Hollyscoop Trending Topics!
A venture capital firm is experimenting with what advocates call “universal basic income”, saying that because of growing automation, every citizen should get a basic paycheck. Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv) has more.
Some big name NBA players, including LeBron James and Chris Paul, responded to President Donald Trump's tweets that rescinded Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House.
Ansel Elgort sent out a tweet that he probably regrets right now. The actor sent out a show of support for hip-hop artist XXXTentacion, and fans went nuts, due to the rapper's history of alleged domestic abuse. Does Elgort's tweet excuse XXTentacion's past actions?
A large group of Patriots players, including cornerback's Malcolm Butler and Stephon Gilmore, knelt during the national anthem prior to Sunday's game against the Texans. Tom Brady was seen locking arms with teammate Phillip Dorsett.
Though the president has trained his critical remarks on predominantly black sports players, Trump supporter Bruce Levell argues this not a pattern. He offers a defense of the president's motives.