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UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 7:01 p.m.

Kaepernick stirs new controversy for Nike

Nike’s sales have only grown since it seized attention with its ad campaign featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. So the shoemaker deferred to its star endorser when he raised …

First Nike Kaepernick ad to air during NFL opener

Nike has unveiled its first “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, and a person familiar with the situation says the spot is scheduled to air during the NFL …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:55 p.m.

Good for business? Nike gets political with Kaepernick ad

Nike has touched off a furor by wading into football’s national anthem debate with an ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who was the first athlete to kneel …

John Mellencamp takes a knee for Black Lives Matter

Just days before the Super Bowl, John Mellencamp sank to his knees in support of the Black Lives Matter movement after performing a political ballad on the “Late Show With …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 1:25 p.m.

Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine’s citizen of the year

Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ’s magazine’s “Citizen of the Year” for his activism.

CBS clarifies after saying Kaepernick would stand for anthem

CBS reporter clarified his televised report saying quarterback Colin Kaepernick told him he would stand during the national anthem if he played in the NFL again, saying he didn’t actually …

NFL notebook: Broncos coach Gary Kubiak returns from week hiatus

Gary Kubiak, 55, returned to work Monday, a week after his doctor ordered the Broncos’ coach to take time off after he suffered a complex migraine and was hospitalized overnight …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls national anthem protests ‘dumb and disrespectful’

As a legal scholar, Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg supports the decision by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other athletes to protest racial injustice by refusing to …

NFL notebook: Jordy Nelson practices for first time in camp with Packers

Jordy Nelson’s return to practice was greeted with big cheers as the Green Bay Packers got one of their big playmakers back. At least for a little bit of practice.

NFL notes: Colin Kaepernick shows 49ers something new

Colin Kaepernick’s training-camp debut Sunday garnered approval from 49ers general manager Trent Baalke, who saw something he hadn’t seen from Kaepernick in a while. “He’s got a smile on his …

Kaepernick’s ink helps express his views on life

To understand the sizable chip on Colin Kaepernick’s right throwing shoulder, it helps to examine it closely – along with every other last inch of his torso. The Bible verses …