During President Donald Trump's speech at a rally in Huntsville, Ala. on Sept. 22, 2017, he said any player that sits during the national anthem is a "son of a bitch." The president also rescinded NBA champ Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House. Trump's comments ultimately led to more protests by NFL players, coaches and owners during the national anthem on Sept. 24, 2017.
After Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was spotted landing his helicopter at a high school football game in Mansfield creating a spectacle, readers informed the Star-Telegram that Sarah Jayne Frank, 10, occasionally gets brought to school in Arlington via helicopter by her father. They let us tag along for a recent ride.
William Peterson talks about dealing with the loss of his son, Eric Peterson, an Iraq war veteran who was slain at a gun shop in 2014 by Gerry Handsborough Jr. Handsborough was sentenced to 75 years in prison for the murder.
Dunbar High School Principal Sajade Miller is actively encouraging voter-eligible students to register in time for the Nov. 7 election. The school has created a campus "Go Center," where students can register.
The U.S. representative, a Democrat from El Paso, said Congress has been to blame when the next-generation fighter program has faltered regarding its production schedule and safety issues during a campaign stop in Fort Worth on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.