Kevin Gates and Dreka Haynes

Rapper Kevin Gates called out activist Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games in 2016. Kevin, who is pictured with wife Dreka Haynes in June, is best known for his mixtapes including Stranger Than Fiction, By Any Means, and Luca Brasi 2.

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Miami Dolphins

President Trump renewed his criticism of NFL players who protested the national anthem during the start of the 2018 NFL preseason on Thursday. Two Miami Dolphins players kneeled during the playing of the anthem, while a 3rd player raised a gloved fist before the start of the Dolphins vs Tampa Bay Bucs game in Miami.

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Colin Kaerpernick

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.

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Trump Eagles players

At least 3 Philadelphia Eagles players say they won't be on the team plane when the Super Bowl champions Eagles fly to Washington, D.C. to visit the White House.

Malcom Jenkins, Torrey Smith and Chris Long have confirmed they do not plan to visit the White House because President Donald Trump lives there.

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Tom Brady sits dejected during Super Bowl LII

Sunday's Super Bowl is the lowest rated since Super Bowl XLIV in 2010. Football fans tuned out in droves rather than watch the Philadelphia Eagles win their first Vince Lombardi trophy in the team's history.

The Eagles upset Tom Brady and the New England Patriots by a score of 41-33 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

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Colin Kaepernick

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.

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San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals

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..

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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.

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