National anthem moments at the game

See images from sports events throughout America as athletes and fans honor our country.

  • Dec 3,2011;Boise,ID, USA; A general view of Bronco Stadium during the national anthem before the first half of action against the New Mexico Lobos at Bronco Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

  • Dec 10 2011; Spokane, WA, USA; Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo stands for the national anthem before a game against the Gonzaga Bulldogs at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Mandatory Credit: James Snook-USA TODAY Sports James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

  • Mar. 18, 2012; Bristol, TN, USA; General view of the front stretch during the playing of the national anthem prior to the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 14 2012; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Recording artist Sara Evans sings the national anthem prior to game two of the 2012 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

  • Nov 4, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; A general view as a Green Bay police officer salutes during a flyover during the playing of the national anthem before game between the Green Bay Packers and Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

  • November 17, 2012; Columbia, MO, USA; Fireworks go off during the National Anthem before kickoff of the Missouri Tigers and the Syracuse Orange at Faurot Field. Mandatory Credit: Dak Dillon-USA TODAY Sports Dak Dillon-USA TODAY Sports

  • Dec 9, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; Snow flies off the American Flag during the National Anthem prior to the game between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

  • Dec 22, 2012; Las Vegas, NV, USA; General view of a flyover during the playing of the national anthem before the 2012 Maaco Bowl between the Washington Huskies and Boise State Broncosl at Sam Body Stadium. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

  • January 1,2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Recording artist Darius Rucker sings the national anthem prior to the game between the South Carolina Gamecocks and Michigan Wolverines of the 2013 Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  • Jan 12, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; General view of fireworks and a United States flag on the field during the playing of the national anthem before the NFC divisional round playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 26, 2013; Tallahassee, FL, USA; A general view of the Donald L. Tucker Center during the singing of the National Anthem, prior to the start of the game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The Florida State Seminoles best the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 76-62. Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports

  • Apr 8, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; (Editor's note: created by digitally stitching multiple images together to form a panorama) A general shot of Wrigley Field during the national anthem prior to a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee won 7-4. Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

  • Apr 21, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Milwaukee Bucks stand during the national anthem before game one of the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 6, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; The National Anthem at American Airlines Arena prior to game one of the 2013 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs. Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

  • Aug 11, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals players Jarrod Dyson (left) David Lough (center) and Alex Gordon (right) stand with young baseball fans during the National Anthem before a game against the Boston Red Sox during at Kauffman Stadium. Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 14, 2013; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies corp of cadets salute during the national anthem before the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Kyle Field. Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 15, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (13) pays tribute to the national anthem prior to a game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 29, 2013; Carson, CA, USA; Chivas USA goalkeeper Dan Kennedy (1) helps Alvaro Rios during the National Anthem before the game against the San Jose Earthquakes at StubHub Center. Earthquakes won 1-0. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 15, 2013; Green Bay, WI, USA; Airplanes perform a flyover of Lambeau Field during the National Anthem prior to the game between the Washington Redskins and Green Bay Packers. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 1, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view during the playing of the national anthem before the game between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 4, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (30) listens to the national anthem prior to the Devils game against the New York Islanders at the Prudential Center. Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 5, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Bell Center during the american national anthem before the game of Montreal Canadiens against Philadelphia Flyers. Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 8, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward (30) stands for the playing of the national anthem before the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 10, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; General view of fireworks during the playing of the national anthem before the NCAA football game between the Arizona Wildcats and the Southern California Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 11, 2013; Kansas City, KS, USA; A general view of Sporting Park during the National Anthem before a game between the United States and Jamaica. Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 12, 2013; West Point, NY, USA; The second regiment of the Corps of Cadets salute during the national anthem before the game between Army and Eastern Michigan at Michie Stadium. Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 12, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; The National Anthem is played before game one of the American League Championship Series baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 13, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; A giant flag is displayed on the field during the national anthem before a game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. The Eagles won 31-20. Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 15, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; General view of the National Anthem prior to game three of the American League Championship Series baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park. Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 20, 2013; Talladega, AL, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fans hold up their american flag during the national anthem before the start of the Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 20, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) stands during the national anthem before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 20, 2013; Carson, CA, USA; Fireworks go off at the end of the national anthem before the start of the Los Angeles Galaxy and San Jose Earthquakes match at StubHub Center. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY

  • Oct 23, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; A general view as a large American flag is unfurled over the green monster during the playing of the national anthem prior to game one of the MLB baseball World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY

  • Oct 23, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Recording artist Mary J. Blige sings the National Anthem prior to game one of the MLB baseball World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 24, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Recording artist James Taylor sings the National Anthem prior to game two of the MLB baseball World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 26, 2013; Colorado Springs, CO, USA; United States Air Force Academy cadets stand on the field for the national anthem before the game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Air Force Falcons at Falcon Stadium. Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports