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Colin Kaepernick

  1. george floyd protests
    NFL Players, Employee Forced Goodell’s Protest Ban ApologyThe NFL commissioner apologized on Friday for the league’s ban on the protests started by Colin Kaepernick, but not to Kaepernick, and not on his own.
  2. games
    10 Bold Sports Predictions for the 2020sGames played with no fans? Congressman Kaepernick? A fearless attempt to forecast the decade ahead.
  3. who were the 2010s?
    Ta-Nehisi Coates on What Changed in the ‘Obama Decade’ — and What Didn’tTalking reparations, Kaepernick, and the first black president with the writer who may be the definitive chronicler of racial politics in the 2010s.
  4. culture war
    Colin Kaepernick Just Showed How We Can End Corporate WelfareArizona’s GOP governor is canceling subsidies to Nike. Now, to eradicate corporate welfare, we just need every other corporation to get “woke.”
  5. football
    Trump: Football Is Too Unsafe for My Son, Not Unsafe Enough for OthersThe president says football is too “dangerous” for Barron — and that the NFL isn’t as “vicious” and “violent” as it should be.
  6. native americans
    The Washington Redskins’ Interest in Colin Kaepernick Went Nowhere. Good.Racism is the Redskins organization’s calling card. Kaepernick’s racial-justice protest is incompatible with its values.
  7. games
    How Nike Got All the Way to Lionizing Colin KaepernickHint: It’s not really about politics.
  8. nike
    Trump Says Nike Is Getting ‘Killed’ Over Kaepernick Ad As Its Stock ReboundsAfter its stock price took a hit Tuesday, Nike is rebounding Wednesday as young people snap up shares.
  9. colin kaepernick
    Trump Suggests Nike’s Kaepernick Hire Is Fine – Because They Rent From Him“Nike is a tenant of mine. They pay a lot of rent.”
  10. sports
    Nike Debuts Colin Kaepernick Ad, Conservatives Protest by Burning Their Own GearNike’s move appears less risky when you consider that Kaep’s protests are most unpopular with older white Republicans – not their core demographic.
  11. sports
    In Blow to NFL, Arbitrator Rules Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Case Can ContinueThe NFL’s request to have the complaint dismissed due to lack of evidence was dismissed, and a full hearing is expected by the end of the year.
  12. games
    Roger Goodell Is the Prototypical Trump EnablerThe NFL commissioner, an empty suit staring into the middle distance, just keeps making everything worse for everyone.
  13. the national interest
    Most Unpatriotic President Ever Says NFL Kneelers ‘Shouldn’t Be in the Country’Trump’s embrace of patriotism is an obvious fraud. No president has ever betrayed American values or interests like he does.
  14. Roy Moore: Kneeling During the National Anthem Undermines ‘the Rule of Law’“If we disobey this, what else are we going to disobey?” asks the GOP Senate candidate who has defied court orders and Supreme Court rulings.
  15. the sports section
    Colin Kaepernick Files Complaint Accusing NFL Owners of CollusionThe grievance calls President Trump “an organizing force in the collusion among team owners,” but Kaepernick may have a hard time proving his case.
  16. NFL Looks Ready to Capitulate to Trump on Anthem ProtestsAt first, Trump’s bluster at the NFL over anthem protests seemed to be backfiring. But threats to the wallet seem to have made their mark.
  17. How We Can Get Partisan Politics Out of FootballMake support for African-Americans’ civic equality a nonpartisan issue.
  18. the national interest
    Limbaugh: The NFL Is Losing Core Audience of Racist Right-Wing Talk Radio Hosts“In many ways I think that I am fairly typical,” explains the fair-minded host.
  19. the national interest
    How Trump Bungled the Politics of FootballA clever demagogue could have exploited the football protests. Trump is not clever.
  20. Star Athletes Slam Trump After President Attacks Curry, KaepernickSports and politics in a head-on collision.
  21. sports
    Sports May Never Be a Politics-Free Zone AgainPatriots shun the White House. Sports stars turn ESPN into MSNBC. And brands smell the commercial potential in political rage.
  22. Poll: Anger at Colin Kaepernick Is Driving Down NFL RatingsThe election has something to do with it too.
  23. Colin Kaepernick’s New, Team-Friendly Contract Means He’ll Finally Get to PlayThe team-friendly deal lets the Niners off the hook in case he gets hurt.
  24. Colin Kaepernick and Protest As a Leap of FaithThe risks of protesting the national anthem.
  25. Another NFL Player Kneels for National Anthem Ahead of League’s Opening WeekendWill players continue their protests on the anniversary of 9/11?
  26. Colin Kaepernick’s Jersey Is Now the NFL’s Best SellerThe backup QB will be continuing his protest into the regular season.
  27. the national interest
    What Colin Kaepernick’s Patriotism Has In Common With Donald Trump’sThe politics of country before party.
  28. the sports section
    Your Super Bowl Primer FAQIn case you need it.