Sport Division III Albright cuts player for kneeling during anthem

18:42  11 october  2017
18:42  11 october  2017 Source:   Associated Press

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(AP) — A backup quarterback for Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania has been cut for kneeling during the national anthem . Professional and college football players and athletes in other sports have been kneeling or protesting during the anthem .

READING, Pa. — A backup quarterback for Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania has been cut for kneeling during the national anthem . Sophomore Gyree Durante took a knee before Saturday’s game. He says was “taught you fight for what you believe in and you don’t bow to anyone.”.

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Sophomore Gyree Durante took a knee before Saturday's game. He says he was "taught you fight for what you believe in and you don't bow to anyone."

Professional and college football players and athletes in other sports have been kneeling or protesting during the anthem. The movement was started by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last season over his view of police mistreatment of black males.

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READING, Pa. — A backup quarterback for Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania has been cut for kneeling during the national anthem . Sophomore Gyree Durante took a knee before Saturday's game. He says he was "taught you fight for what you believe in and you don't bow to anyone.".

READING, Pa. (AP) — A backup quarterback for Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania has been cut for kneeling during the national anthem . Sophomore Gyree Durante took a knee before Saturday's game.

The school says Durante was cut because he violated a team decision to show unity by kneeling during the coin toss, but standing during the anthem.

The school says the players understood there could be consequences for anyone that didn't support the team's decision.

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Football player cut from Albright passes on reinstatement .
READING, Pa. — A football player who was offered reinstatement after being cut from the team at Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania says he will not rejoin the team. Sophomore Gyree Durante tells The Reading Eagle some players lost trust in him, and he does not think it would be good for him to be back on the team.Durante was dropped after he took a knee while the anthem was playing during a game against Delaware Valley. The school's president announced an offer of reinstatement Monday after an ongoing review of the details surrounding the game.

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