According to reporter Sara Fischer, ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro made the announcement today saying that, while things could change, the current plan is not to air the anthem.
"Again that could change", Pitaro added. It's unpredictable what could happen in the world but as of now, we're not. "They have not asked but we proactively just as a courtesy and as good partners let them know what our plans are", he continued.
1/2 ESPN will not be broadcasting the National Anthem on Monday nights this year.
ESPN had shown the national anthem before games in the past, but opted, for the most part, not to do so a year ago. Broadcast teams will likely make exceptions as news dictates, he added.
Stephanie Druley, ESPN's senior vice president of event and studio production, said the network showed the national anthem three times previous year: following Hurricane Harvey's devastation, the Las Vegas massacre and President Trump's comments on the national anthem protests.
Dating back to former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to first take a knee during the anthem in 2016, players have described the protests as a means of bringing awareness to police brutality and racial inequality.
The NFL sought to end the controversy over national anthem protests by imposing a policy earlier this year that would prevent players from protesting.
The question remains whether ESPN broadcasters will tell the audience who did, or did not protest the anthem when they come back from commercial.
"It's not our job to politics, purely, but we'll cover the intersection of sports and politics", Piatro said.
"We are the place of record for sports when something happens, when the Eagles are disinvited to the White House, we are going to cover that".
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