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Four years later, the NFL admitted it was wrong and said it now supports Colin Kaepernick in his fight against racial injustice, encouraging players to take a stand or a knee for the cause.
A Thursday night season opener in Reno, Nevada in 2010 paired two eventual overachievers, with several future NFL draft picks, including one of the game's most controversial figures.
The Los Angeles Chargers could explore bringing in Colin Kaepernick for a workout depending on what happens during the preseason, but right now nothing is scheduled.
SEATTLE – Pete Carroll was eloquent Thursday about the need to strive for social justice and equality – in action, not just words. And the Seahawks’ coach believes the NFL has the platform to influence that movement.
When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality and racial injustice in 2016, he was mostly alone.
As always, you can hear the message you want to hear. Even if it’s at the expense of the one you should be absorbing, at full volume, now more than ever.
Colin Kaepernick is touching down in a new arena. The NFL quarterback and activist announced Thursday that he will release an autobiography this year through his own publishing company, Kaepernick Publishing.
Colin Kaepernick can add author and publisher to his resume.
The Seahawks, the only NFL team to have taken an in-person look at Colin Kaepernick since his exile from the league began in 2017, had hoped to get another one Saturday.
Colin Kaepernick calls a last-minute audible, throwing passes on a high school field rather than taking part in NFL-arranged workout
Colin Kaepernick’s NFL tryout sounds more like a setup. A PR stunt to former teammate Eric Reid, one that comes with all sorts of take-it-or leave-it conditions.
Couch Slouch has obtained an open letter sent to all 32 NFL franchises recently by one of the league’s former employees – social injustice, self-empowerment and shoe spokesperson Colin Kaepernick. Let me reintroduce myself.
Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills is objecting to recent comments from rapper Jay-Z about social activism by current and former NFL players, including Colin Kaepernick.
Remember when Jay-Z was a dynamic hip-hop artist whose stark lyrics gave voice to the oppressed and downtrodden? Well, those days are over. He may have 99 Problems – but a conscience certainly ain’t one.
Colin Kaepernick wants to play in the NFL, even if he has to compete to get on the field. A person close to Kaepernick tells The Associated Press: “Colin has always been prepared to compete at the highest level and is in the best shape of his life.”
Colin Kaepernick says he’s “still ready” to return to the NFL, even though he is set to enter his third season out of the league. In a video posted on social media, the 31-year-old Kaepernick is shown working out in a gym. He says in the video: “5 a.m. 5 days a week. For 3 years. Still Ready.”
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.
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 settlement could have climbed into the tens of millions of dollars.
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 racism and police brutality.
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 war may feel unending, but it only began a little more than two years ago. During a preseason game on Aug. 26, 2016, Colin Kaepernick, then the quarterback of my beloved San Francisco 49ers, refused to stand during the playing of the national anthem to protest police brutality against African-Americans. Soon the trend spread across the NFL.