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Trump ramps up NFL fight, calls for ban on kneeling

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday applauded two National Football League teams that largely steered clear of controversy by standing for the national anthem at Monday night’s game, even as players protested in other ways. At the match-up in Phoenix, the Dallas Cowboys linked arms and knelt on the playing field, then stood for the playing of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Arizona Cardinals players also joined arms but did not kneel. “But while Dallas dropped to its knees as a team, they all stood up for…