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WNBA teams sit out national anthem during season openers

The return of the WNBA for its 25th season meant that teams would once again navigate how to handle the national anthem. Some opted to just not be on the court.

Players for the New York Liberty, Indiana Fever, Phoenix Mercury, Dallas Wings and Los Angeles Sparks all stayed off the floor as the anthem was played on Friday:

Players from the New York Liberty and Indiana Fever remained in the tunnel for the national anthem.

Getting ready for the starting line ups now.