Stories tagged: Colin Kaepernick
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
The contretemps over Colin Kaepernick comes smack in the middle of what has already been one of the more bizarre Black History Months in recent memory.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:24 p.m.
It remains unclear if the NFL admitted wrongdoing or how much money Reid, Kaepernick or others may have received. Considering the lost salary both players claimed and legal costs, the …
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Don’t look for Amy Schumer in any Super Bowl LIII commercials this time around. She’s sitting this one out as she stands with Colin Kaepernick and his take-a-knee protest against …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
The tang of fall is nearly in the air. The summer is all but over. Football season is here. Are you ready for some … culture war? This …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
With the Colin Kaepernick campaign, Nike is embracing activism and racial justice at a time when shoe companies can no longer avoid the nation’s political division. After years of building …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
Nike store in downtown Spokane draws politically driven customers after Kaepernick ad campaign unveiled
Todd Eklof, the reverend of the Unitarian Universalist Chruch of Spokane, had heard the story of Nike’s ad featuring Colin Kaepernick on the radio and he thought it was courageous.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick and his legal team are driving inside NFL territory, forcing the league and its 32 teams to brace for a defensive stand.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway is trying to determine if he has his backup quarterback on his roster. Paxton Lynch has flopped this summer and Chad Kelly gets his …
Thu., June 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
This era of political discontent has seemingly made us all experts on the First Amendment and freedom of speech. Or at least, there’s a lot of complaining about one news …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the “The Star-Spangled Banner” but …
Mon., April 23, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
Pete Carroll said Monday the Seattle Seahawks have not closed the door on the possibility of adding Colin Kaepernick to their roster, but how much further they pursue it may …
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
With Kaepernick saying he was unclear of his future off-field plans, the Seahawks decided to postpone the trip for now so that coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
The Associated Press surveyed 56 of the 59 black players at last weekend’s Pro Bowl game as part of its look at how African-American athletes have long used their sports …
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
President Donald Trump couldn’t stand NFL players kneeling in protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” His angry call to fire players who didn’t stand for the national anthem rekindled both the …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, and Kaepernick promised that “with or without the NFL’s platform, I will continue to work for …
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Oprah Winfrey has been making America great – and making herself great – for many years. Oprah’s fabulous wealth informs her annual “Oprah’s Favorite Things,” her well-intended but unintentionally hilarious …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien says he and general manager Rick Smith have discussed signing Colin Kaepernick in the wake of last week’s season-ending injury to Deshaun Watson.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart says the league expects Colin Kaepernick to be invited to the next meeting between owners and players to discuss social justice initiatives.
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York said he doesn’t believe there’s merit to Colin Kaepernick’s claim that NFL owners collectively conspired to keep him from playing in the league. Kaepernick …
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who remains unemployed after a 2016 season in which he began the movement of players protesting during the national anthem, has filed a grievance accusing NFL teams …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Hertha Berlin has nodded to social struggles in the United States by kneeling before its Bundesliga game at home. The starting lineup all linked arms and took a knee on …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 11 p.m.
The San Francisco 49ers won’t be forcing their players to stand during the national anthem, safety Eric Reid said Wednesday.
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
For months, India Landry’s act of civil disobedience of sitting during her high school class’s Pledge of Allegiance attracted little fanfare, according to a lawsuit filed by her mother, Kizzy …
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick may not be on an NFL team, but that didn’t stop Jay-Z from sporting the quarterback’s number as he performed during the “Saturday Night Live” premiere.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017
While the only real damage Kaepernick can do is screwing with our Sunday afternoons, this U.S. Army officer poses a threat to the government.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
Principled stands taken at great risk are often how movements are born.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick is still out of work and that’s a hard pill for many fans to swallow – including two Washington State assistants who remain close to the ex-San Francisco …