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Texas House votes to yank state funding from sports teams that don't play national anthem at games

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick named the bill one of his legislative priorities after Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, stopped playing the anthem before home games.

Brendan Cavanagh waves an American flag while participating in a rally in opposition to SB 7 at the state capitol on April 8, 2021.

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