Sing National Anthem before Sporting Events?

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We sing the national anthem before sports events because our nation loves our soldiers and our nation loves sports. Sports are an American pastime, and singing the national anthem reminds us of our togetherness.
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http://www.poppolitics.com/articles/2003/02/28/The-Sports-Song-of-Patriotism The national anthem shows respect.
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This started as something of a patriot reaction in World War II. It just sort of caught on at baseball games, and filtered through the culture. It's like singing God Bless America
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It is America's way of honoring the Men and Women of the Armed Forces before each game that the freedom our Military affords us!
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