It’s been a long time since Tommie Smith and John Carlos protested at the 1968 Olympics, but American athletes, including three Husker football players, continue to use their sports to protest the injustices they perceive in society.
- Husker players explain decision to kneel at national anthem; Gov. Pete Ricketts calls protest 'disgraceful'
- McKewon: Daub, Ricketts comments create another obstacle in Nebraska's uphill recruiting battle
- UNL student government votes to support Huskers' Rose-Ivey, teammates in their kneeling protest
- ACLU of Nebraska executive director's statement on kneeling controversy
- Local veterans offer opinions on Husker players kneeling during national anthem