The LSU sideline erupts in celebration after a touchdown by wide receiver D.J. Chark during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Baton Rouge in October 2017. Unnamed state lawmakers threatened to cut funding to LSU if players took a knee during the playing of the national anthem.
The LSU sideline erupts in celebration after a touchdown by wide receiver D.J. Chark during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Baton Rouge in October 2017. Unnamed state lawmakers threatened to cut funding to LSU if players took a knee during the playing of the national anthem. Matthew Hinton AP file
The LSU sideline erupts in celebration after a touchdown by wide receiver D.J. Chark during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Baton Rouge in October 2017. Unnamed state lawmakers threatened to cut funding to LSU if players took a knee during the playing of the national anthem. Matthew Hinton AP file

Lawmakers threatened to cut funding if LSU players took a knee. But there’s one problem.

January 02, 2018 01:21 PM