It could have been a scene from a playoff game. That it was merely the All-Star Home Run Derby mattered not to Harper or the Washington Nationals fans, who were thrilled to see their hometown hero deliver the night's final longball Monday.
A President constantly carping about players kneeling during the national anthem presentation which combined with people’s disgust with players kneeling during the national anthem is leading to people turning away from the National Football League.
National Football League training camps will open soon and usually newspapers are filled with anticipation stories about the local NFL franchise. The Charlotte Observer has the usual puff pieces about the excitement of the opening of training camp and a new season along with some additional coverage.