Internet BLASTS Sports Illustrated’s New Cover On Athlete Protests (PIC + TWEETS)

SI Cover Anthem Protest

It was not even remotely shocking to see Sports Illustrated take a more political approach to their most recent cover, what with all that’s been happening between Donald Trump and the NFL over the past few days.

Their October 2 issue, which was just recently released, features a cover with some of the most popular names in sports, all linking arms in front of an American flag.

Check it out:

If Sports Illustrated thought they were going to release a cover like this and not hear it from the public, they were wrong.

Here’s a look at how social media reacted: 

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