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Update: NBA Responds to Mark Cuban Not Playing the National Anthem in Dallas

The NBA says the national anthem will be played in arenas “in keeping with longstanding league policy” after Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban revealed he decided not to play it before his team’s home games this season. The league’s initial reaction to Cuban’s decision was to say teams were free to conduct pregame activities as they wished with the unusual…

Mark Cuban Stops Playing National Anthem at Dallas Mavericks’ Home Games

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he decided before this season began not to play the national anthem before his team’s home games. The Mavericks played their first 10 regular-season home games without fans. MORE COVERAGE FROM CBS NEWS The club had fans for the first time in Monday’s 127-122 win over…