Professional athletes have become more vocal in this politically charged atmosphere, from wearing political t-shirts to silent protests on the sideline. Because they are looked at as role models, athletes have a responsibility to use their platform to positively influence fans. However, many fans go to sports to escape the world of politics, and the views athletes might express could be harmful. What do you think? 🏈 🏀 ⚾ ⚽ 🇺🇸
Should athletes stay out of politics?
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