Stories tagged: Colin Kaepernick
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Jay-Z dedicates song ‘The Story of O.J.’ to Colin Kaepernick at NYC music festival
At a concert at Citi Field in New York on Friday night, Jay-Z took dedicated his song “The Story of O.J.” to Colin Kaepernick and Dick Gregory, a comedian and …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
Christine Flowers: Liberal views intercepting sports
The implication was unmistakable: Black athletes who don’t disrespect the flag or the national anthem are Uncle Toms, while people like Kaepernick are heroic. I don’t know about you, but …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick, others speak out in support of Seahawks’ Michael Bennett
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is among athletes and activists showing support for Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who says he was subjected to racially motivated excessive force …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 3 p.m.
Chicagoans to rally for Colin Kaepernick before Chicago Bears game Sunday
Chicagoans will be outside Soldier Field on Sunday for a rally to support former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the messages about racial inequality he attempted to draw …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Kid Rock keeps up criticism of Kaepernick, others at concert
Kid Rock has again criticized NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, while insulting white supremacists and teasing at some kind of political future.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Panthers’ Cam Newton says Colin Kaepernick belongs on an NFL roster
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton shared his thoughts Tuesday about the fact that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is not on an NFL roster. “I really think it’s …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
Bills RB LeSean McCoy says Colin Kaepernick is too much of a distraction
Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy believes quarterback Colin Kaepernick would represent too much of a distraction for some teams to sign him. McCoy says the media “chaos” that signing …
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick’s protest
What started as a protest against police brutality has mushroomed a year later into a divisive debate over the future of a football player who refused to stand for the …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
NFL commissioner: Colin Kaepernick isn’t being blackballed
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he doesn’t believe Colin Kaepernick is unemployed because NFL teams are blackballing him. Kaepernick drew significant backlash last year for kneeling during the national anthem …
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
David Ramsey: Colin Kaepernick, defiant American rebel, deserves place on NFL roster
I want to see Colin Kaepernick employed as a player in the National Football League next season.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Seahawks move on without quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the fold
Doug Baldwin completely understood why the Seattle Seahawks brought Colin Kaepernick in for a visit.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Pete Carroll says Colin Kaepernick a starter, just not with Seahawks
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says he believes Colin Kaepernick can still be a starting quarterback in the NFL. It just won’t be in Seattle. Seattle had Kaepernick in for a …
Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Despite ‘good visit’ with Colin Kaepernick, Seahawks may not be done in search for backup QB
So what next for the Seahawks and their pursuit of a backup quarterback, and especially the man in that group who has drawn the most attention, Colin Kaepernick?
Wed., May 17, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Momentum building linking Colin Kaepernick and the Seahawks
Another day of reports led to more indications that the Seahawks are serious about pursuing quarterback Colin Kaepernick to serve as a backup to Russell Wilson.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick vs. RGIII: Who would you rather have on the Seahawks?
On Monday, Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll was asked about Seattle’s search for a quarterback to back up Russell Wilson. Specifically, he was asked about whether his team was interested in …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Could Colin Kaepernick, Robert Griffin III be an option for Seahawks? Pete Carroll says maybe
Could Colin Kaepernick really be an option for a Seahawks’ team whose backup quarterback spot hasn’t exactly gotten clearer during the offseason?
Tue., March 21, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
Jim Harbaugh has Colin Kepernick’s back after QB slammed by Donald Trump
Colin Kaepernick still has high-profile supporters but even higher-profile detractors.
Wed., March 8, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Dahlberg: Kaepernick and the end of anthem protests
Colin Kaepernick is looking for work, after a season more memorable for what he did before the games than anything he did while in them.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 7:19 p.m.
Colin Kaepernick to start vs Jets after benching in Chicago
Colin Kaepernick is keeping his starting job after getting benched during one of the worst performances of his career. Niners offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins said Tuesday that the embattled quarterback …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick discusses politics, Fidel Castro
Colin Kaepernick threw three touchdown passes, ran for 113 yards and nearly rallied the woeful San Francisco 49ers from a 17-point deficit in the final eight minutes Sunday, which left …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 6:05 p.m.
NFL notes: No. 1 pick Jared Goff to debut Sunday for Los Angeles Rams
Jared Goff is ready to show the Los Angeles Rams he was worth the wait.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Beyonce, Kaepernick, Hart among Ebony Power 100 honorees
Beyonce, Serena Williams, Colin Kaepernick and Kevin Hart are among 100 black leaders being recognized by Ebony magazine.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 7:40 p.m.
NFL Notes: Panthers QB Cam Newton returns to practice, takes 1st-team reps
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday, although it remains unclear if the league’s MVP will play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
Seahawks’ Bradley Sowell makes most of opportunity
The Seahawks’ roster is filled with players whose stories of overcoming the odds will live in franchise lore.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016
Tim Kawakami: What Colin Kaepernick has accomplished, and is accomplishing, is American history
This is only getting larger, because Colin Kaepernick’s protest was always genuine, because his words have been precise, his attitude has been thoughtful, his support has been growing, and his …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016
Editorial: Don’t wall off public protests
The Seattle Seahawks were lauded for Sunday’s pregame demonstration of standing and interlocking arms. But this show of unity was a continuation of the conversation, not a rebuke.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Postcard from post-factual America
There is much here that should appall: the lies, the low-rent insults, the notion that a Mexican is a Colombian is a Chilean; the fact that Texas’ dominance of the …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 7:55 p.m.
Digest: After let call, Andy Murray loses to Kei Nishikori at Open
Andy Murray dropped seven consecutive games after a let call caused by a loud noise in the arena’s speaker system during a fourth-set point and lost to Kei Nishikori 1-6, …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
NFL notes: RB Arian Foster will start for Dolphins against Seahawks
NFL notes: Four-time Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster is a starter again.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
Soccer star Rapinoe kneels during national anthem
U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem Sunday night before the Seattle Reign’s game against the Chicago Red Stars “in a little nod” to NFL quarterback Colin …