"We're going to have to change our traditions, our history; we're going to have to move into a different place as a nation." - Michelle Obama, May 2008
Fast forward to February 2021:
The Dallas Mavericks have stopped playing the national anthem before home games at the direction of owner Mark Cuban, he confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday. The Mavericks do not plan to resume the tradition to play the national anthem before games in the future.