Lets Go Rangers national anthem chants at Non-Ranger games...
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07-13-2008, 05:12 PM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Brooklyn, of course
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I have honestly never understood why we sing the national anthem (or anthems for hockey) before sporting events. I just don't see what is so nationalistic about a game played by professionals, many of whom are neither American or Canadian. I can understand it at the olympics or the world cup, but professional sports teams are overwhelmingly international.
I absolutely agree--I never understood why it happens at a hockey or baseball game. Why not at the opera? Doesn't make sense there, does it? Then why at a sporting event?
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