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Colin Kaepernick says he’s ready to return to the NFL

Colin Kaepernick says he’s ready to return to the NFL
Follow @planetasha Colin Kaepernick tells New York Daily News writer and activist, Shaun King, that he’s ready to return to football. Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick–if you can call him that–has been in the headlines since the beginning of last year. First for sparking league-wide National Anthem protests but now for being unsigned. There are different opinions and theories about... Read More

Colin Kaepernick needs more white star allies like Aaron Rodgers

Colin Kaepernick needs more white star allies like Aaron Rodgers
Follow @planetasha Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick may not be in the NFL but he’s getting a lot of support from other NFL players, and Aaron Rodgers is the latest. Green Bay Packers quarterback, and arguably the best QB in the game, Aaron Rodgers is the latest NFL star to show support for ex-NFL QB Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick... Read More

Four Major Takeaways From Week 6 Of The NFL

Four Major Takeaways From Week 6 Of The NFL
Week 6 of the NFL is in the books and as always with the end to every week comes new storylines. Here are my major takeaways from the NFL after six weeks of action:   The Carolina Panthers are a shell of themselves. USATSI After going 15-1 last season and having won their division three times in a row, the... Read More

Expect NBA Players To Hold NFL-Like Demonstrations At The Start Of The Season

Expect NBA Players To Hold NFL-Like Demonstrations At The Start Of The Season
The NBA has grown a reputation for being a progressive league when it comes to dealing with its players and protests. After Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers sparked a country-wide debate about police brutality and social injustice by kneeling for the national anthem in protest of such disparities, his actions spread around the NFL and to college and high... Read More

Stephen Curry Is Not Shying Away From Making Political Statements

Stephen Curry Is Not Shying Away From Making Political Statements
Two-time MVP and NBA champion Stephen Curry has had an incredibly successful couple of years seeing his stardom skyrocket. He is largely seen as the face of the NBA next to Lebron James and is the man behind Under Armour’s spike in shoe revenue that’s giving Nike a run for its money. With increased celebrity comes increased publicity and while... Read More

The Support For Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem Protest Is Growing, As Is The Resistance

The Support For Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem Protest Is Growing, As Is The Resistance
The buzz over Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest just won’t stop as more athletes join Kaepernick’s cause. Whether or not people are for or against Kaepernick’s protest, in reacting to it, they are continuing the conversation. While Kaepernick was initially met with scrutiny and backlash he is now being showered with support from fans, celebrities like J. Cole and Trey... Read More

Colin Kaepernick Causes An Uproar By Sitting During The National Anthem

Colin Kaepernick Causes An Uproar By Sitting During The National Anthem
Friday night, San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem before an NFL preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. After the game, Kaepernick was up front and transparent about the motivation for his refusal to stand. Kaepernick told NFL network, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a... Read More

Let The Games Begin, Day One Of The San Franscisco 49ers QB Competition

Let The Games Begin, Day One Of The San Franscisco 49ers QB Competition
The San Francisco 49ers officially began training camp Sunday but the Niners still have unanswered questions. Who will be the 49ers starting quarterback come week 1 of the NFL season? Head coach Chip Kelly spoke to the media before the Niners practiced Sunday and said that Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick would split first-team snaps. As reported by Matt Barrows,... Read More