What's everyone talking about at the water cooler today? Keep reading. 

Overtime

NFL (National Football League) commissioner Roger Goodell has stood by the players who chose to kneel for the national anthem. Yesterday he made an about-face, sending a letter to team owners stating “Like many of our fans, we believe that everyone should stand for the national anthem.” That hasn’t gone over well with players.

 

Sideline stat

The Vegas Golden Knights played their first home game in Las Vegas last night. They may say Vegas wasn’t built on winners but don’t tell the team that. They are the first expansion team in hockey to start with a 3-0 (wins-losses) record.

 

Coaches’ corner

For the first time since 1986, the U.S. will not have a team in the World Cup. Team U.S.A. has been on the verge of not qualifying and last night they lost to Trinidad and Tobago, solidifying their status for the 2018 global competition. (Teams have to compete in designated matches in order to make it into the World Cup).