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A large US Flag is unfurled by police and rescue personel involved at the Pentagon on Sept 11th prior to the game between the Washington Redskins and the Kansas City Chiefs at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Maryland. The Chiefs defeat the Redskins 45-13. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Doug Pensinger/Allsport.

Sports after 9/11

In the days following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, sports teams and fans joined together to pay tribute to the victims and display a unifying sense of patriotism.