Ross refutes report about anthem standing

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Ross refutes report about anthem standing

Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross on anthem protests: 'All our players will be standing'

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says comments about his players being required to stand next season when the national anthem is played before games were misconstrued.

"All of our players will be standing," Ross told the New York Daily News on Monday.

Three players, wide receiver Kenny Stills, tight end Julius Thomas and safety Michael Thomas, kneeled during the national anthem to protest social injustices last season.

"Initially, I totally supported the players in what they were doing," said Ross. "It's America and people should be able to really speak about their choices."

But on Tuesday, Ross refuted the New York Daily News story.

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Date Posted: Tue, 6 Mar 2018, 12:33 pm

Tags: Stephen M. Ross

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