NFL players are now required to stand and “show respect for the flag” per a new policy adopted by the NFL on Wednesday. The new policy was enacted after TV ratings and ticket sales plunged when multiple NFL players refused to stand during the National Anthem last season.
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Adidas has expressed interest in signing unemployed NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick to an endorsement deal. But there’s a catch: a NFL team has to sign him first.
Kaepernick ran afoul of NFL owners with his ongoing national anthem protests.
Tomi Lahren is no friend of Beyonce Knowles or Colin Kaepernick. Lahren slammed the 38-year-old singer and the unemployed NFL quarterback-turned-activist for hating on the police when she presented him with the SI Muhammad Ali Legacy Award during the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards in Brooklyn, NY on Tuesday.
Colin Kaepernick was presented with the SI Muhammad Ali Legacy Award during Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Sportsperson of the Year Awards at the Barclays Center on Tuesday, Dec. 5.
Beyonce Knowles, 38, surprised everyone when she sauntered onstage wearing a barely-there sequined black mini dress which showed off her thick shimmering thighs.
Colin Kaepernick has been named “Citizen of the Year” by GQ magazine. The men’s fashion and livestyle magazine recognized Kaepernick for his social justice activism last year.
Kaepernick, 30, showed up for the cover shoot and a photo spread inside the issue, but he refused to sit for an interview.
A group of TV network executives are considering whether to cancel the remaining 10 Thursday Night Football games amid ongoing protests that led to plummeting ratings.
The network execs came up with a plan to cancel the remaining Thursday Night Football games..
Colin Kaepernick, who started the NFL kneeling protests in 2016, filed a grievance against NFL owners for colluding with President Trump to keep him out of a job.
The 29-year-old former San Francisco 49ers quarterback filed a grievance under the league’s collective bargaining agreement.
DirecTV is offering full refunds for “NFL Sunday Ticket” customers who say they are offended by NFL players disrespecting the American flag. DirecTV customers can call or cancel online.
The debate is raging online over Sports Illustrated‘s Photoshopped cover of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell linking arms with Steph Curry and LeBron James.
Colin Kaepernick is siding with ESPN sports analyst Jamele Hill, left, who was scolded by ESPN for calling President Trump a “white supremacist” on Twitter.com.
Buffalo Bills running back LaSean McCoy spoke out about the Colin Kaepernick mess. Kaepernick, 29, was unofficially blackballed for using the NFL as a platform for his social justice protests last season.
A crowd of about 300 people showed up to support unemployed NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick outside the NFL headquarters in New York City on Wednesday. Celebrities and Civil Rights activists joined the protest.
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Seth DeValve, who is married to a mixed race woman, became the first white NFL player to kneel during the pregame national anthem. The 2nd year tight end for the Cleveland Browns took a knee with his black teammates before Monday night’s preseason game against the New York Giants.
The Smithsonian Museum of African American History has announced the addition of Colin Kaepernick’s artifacts to the Black Lives Matter exhibit. One of Kaepernick’s artifacts — a bench — is the butt of jokes on Twitter.com (pun intended).
Despite the warm reception from Baltimore Ravens coaches and players, the team’s owner is saying no to Colin Kaepernick.
The 29-year-old former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been unemployed and blacklisted in the NFL after he took a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice in 2016.