Gov. Jeff Landry wants athletes to lose scholarships for avoiding national anthem after LSU controversy

Gov. Jeff Landry wants athletes to lose scholarships for avoiding national anthem after LSU controversy

College Basketball march madness 2024 Louisiana’s top executive joined the conversation on LSU’s national anthem controversy — and he has an idea that could potentially punish players if something similar happens again. After coach Kim Mulkey’s team was noticeably absent from the playing of the national anthem before the Tigers’ Elite Eight loss to Caitlin Clark and Iowa in Albany on Monday night, Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry pushed for a move that would punish student-athletes for missing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” …