Megan Rapinoe praises NWSL players for kneeling during national anthem
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Thorns and Courage kneel during anthem as NWSL kicks offRapinoe, 34, elected not to play in Challenge Cup in UtahMegan Rapinoe has praised some of her fellow soccer players after they kneeled before the opening game of the National Women’s Soccer League’s summer tournament.

The NWSL’s Challenge Cup is the first major team sports competition to take place in the US since the Covid-19 shutdown. Every member of the North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns knelt during the national anthem, while...

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