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Superman's Pal
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MysteryMan

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Subj: Re: Mixed feelings...
Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 at 02:37:20 pm EDT (Viewed 52 times)
Reply Subj: Mixed feelings...
Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 at 01:26:36 pm EDT (Viewed 70 times)



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    I am curious where this requirement of a national anthem at all sporting events even comes from in the first place. The Olympics? If so is a bunch of millionaires playing for a bunch of billionaires something we should even play the anthem at?

Not a requirement, just a tradition:

http://mentalfloss.com/article/22150/why-do-we-sing-national-anthem-sporting-events