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Doesn't Go So Smoothly
Nov 16, 2019 5:58 PM CST
Kaepernick Workout Doesn't Go So Smoothly
The ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback changed venues at the last minute
- Colin Kaepernick's much-publicized workout for at least 10 NFL teams ran into trouble Saturday and nearly didn't happen, TMZ reports. The quarterback-turned-activist had a noon workout scheduled at the Atlanta Falcons facility in Flowery Branch, Georgia, but his reps said the NFL asked him to sign an "...
Report: At Least 10 Teams Will
Attend Kaepernick Workout
Nov 14, 2019 4:46 AM CST
Report: At Least 10 Teams Will Attend Kaepernick Workout
But head coaches are unlikely to appear at Saturday workout
- Colin Kaepernick says he's been ready to return to the NFL for three years—and he may be getting a chance soon. A league source tells CNN that at least 10 teams have expressed an interest in sending personnel to watch the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback's private...
an NFL Invite,
Nov 13, 2019 5:01 AM CST
Kaepernick Gets an NFL Invite, but Some Are Skeptical
All teams are invited to watch free agent at private workout on Saturday, but conditions give pause
- Will Colin Kaepernick soon be back in the game? ESPN got its hands on an NFL memo Tuesday inviting all 32 teams to attend a private workout for the out-of-work quarterback this Saturday in Atlanta, an event that will offer an interview with the 32-year-old and a chance to see...
the Thing She
'Couldn't Dare Do'
Oct 10, 2019 6:33 AM CDT
Rihanna Explains the Thing She 'Couldn't Dare Do'
It relates to the Super Bowl
- Maroon 5 rocked the stage at Super Bowl LIII, but only after other performers refused the gig with Colin Kaepernick in mind. Rihanna was one of them and, months later, she has no regrets. "I couldn’t dare do that. For what? Who gains from that? Not my people,...
GF on Jay-Z's NFL
Aug 17, 2019 8:00 AM CDT
Colin Kaepernick's GF on Jay-Z's NFL Deal: 'Disgusting'
'Disgusting and disappointing,' says radio DJ Nessa
- Jay-Z's Roc Nation announced a huge deal this week with the NFL, a "long-term partnership" in which the rapper's company will be taking on the role of "official live music entertainment strategists," offering advice on Super Bowl performances and working on "the production and...
Arizona Makes a Move Against
Nike Over Axed Flag Sneakers
Jul 2, 2019 11:36 AM CDT
Arizona Makes a Move Against Nike Over Axed Flag Sneakers
The company is facing a backlash after pulling the shoe at Colin Kaepernick's urging
- An uproar quickly sprang up following Nike's decision to pull a planned patriotic shoe days before the 4th of July. The shoe featured the "Betsy Ross flag," which has a circle of 13 stars to represent the 13 colonies, and Colin Kaepernick reportedly urged the sportswear company...
Report: After Kaepernick
Complaint, Nike Pulls
'Betsy Ross' Shoe
Jul 2, 2019 3:18 AM CDT
Report: After Kaepernick Complaint, Nike Pulls 'Betsy Ross' Shoe
Company yanks shoe that featured an early version of the American flag
- A patriotic sneaker featuring an early version of the American flag has been abruptly pulled by Nike just days before the Fourth of July—and sources say Colin Kaepernick helped persuade the company to change course. Insiders tell the
Wall Street Journal
that the former 49ers quarterback, who is one...
Kaepernick Settles With NFL
Over Alleged Collusion
Feb 15, 2019 4:15 PM CST
Kaepernick Settles With NFL Over Alleged Collusion
No team has hired quarterback since he took a knee
- The debate isn’t over, but the legal case is. The NFL settled a collusion complaint Friday with Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid, CNBC reports. The complaint said the players were blackballed, which violated the league’s collective bargaining agreement, for kneeling when the national anthem was played before games...
a Factor in
Feb 14, 2019 6:22 AM CST
Sports Store's Nike Boycott a Factor in Its Demise
'This was about principle,' says Prime Time Sports owner Stephen Martin
- A man's counter-protest to Colin Kaepernick's taking a knee is putting his sports store out of business . Stephen Martin, owner of Prime Time Sports in Colorado Springs, opted to drop all Nike gear after Nike debuted its 30th anniversary ad campaign featuring Kaepernick last fall. Now, he can...
Bowl Flap, a
Feb 1, 2019 7:10 AM CST
Amid Super Bowl Flap, a Message From Adam Levine
Maroon 5 singer says he thought hard about halftime show, those angry at him 'will be heard'
- "We got you." Per ET.com , that's Adam Levine's cryptic message on what he and Maroon 5 will do Sunday during the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, a performance the band is getting a lot of flak for from fans angered by the NFL's treatment...
NFL Cheerleader Takes
a Knee During Anthem
Nov 2, 2018 5:54 AM CDT
NFL Cheerleader Takes a Knee During Anthem
Unidentified woman kneels before 49ers game, believed to be the first
- The NFL anthem protests appeared to take a notable turn Thursday night when a cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the national anthem. Wire services don't have the image yet, but you can see it in tweeted photos here and here . The unidentified woman is...
Gold Medalist Stunned Over
Latest USA Gymnastics Move
Oct 14, 2018 12:20 PM CDT
Gold Medalist Stunned Over Latest USA Gymnastics Move
Simone Biles is critical of organization's new interim leader
- USA Gymnastics is trying to get past months of scandal—but as of Saturday, their house is still rocking. The organization's appointment of Mary Bono as interim president and CEO landed with a shockwave when gold medalist Simone Biles reacted in disbelief: "*Mouth drop* ... don't worry, it'...
After Kaepernick Ad,
Nike Shares Hit a High
Sep 14, 2018 5:01 PM CDT
After Kaepernick Ad, Nike Shares Hit a High
Sales went up after the ad was released
- Despite the backlash (including people destroying gear and calling for a boycott) to its Colin Kaepernick ad campaign, Nike appears to be doing OK. Case in point: Nike shares reached an all-time high of $83.49 on Friday, CBS reports. Far from hurting sales, the ad campaign seems to be...
Rescinds His Nike Ban
Sep 12, 2018 5:09 PM CDT
Louisiana Mayor Rescinds His Nike Ban
Says he did so on advice of city attorney
- The mayor of a New Orleans suburb says he's rescinding his order banning his city's recreation department from purchasing Nike products for use at city recreation facilities, the AP reports. Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn said at a news conference Wednesday that he did so on the advice of...
Mayor Issues Memo
Banning Nike Products
Sep 10, 2018 3:40 PM CDT
Mayor Issues Memo Banning Nike Products
Parks and recreation department can no longer purchase Nike products, he says
- The mayor of a New Orleans suburb is banning the city's parks and recreation department from purchasing Nike products, the AP reports. The memo by Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn to the parks and recreation director says Nike products cannot be purchased for use at the city's recreation facilities....
Only 2 NFL Players Took
a Knee for the Anthem
Sep 10, 2018 12:33 AM CDT
Only 2 NFL Players Took a Knee for the Anthem
Kaepernick praises Dolphins players
- Last season, the Seattle Seahawks led the league when it came to the number of players willing to make a statement while the national anthem played. To start this season, that wave of Seahawks has dwindled to only two players. Linemen Duane Brown and Quinton Jefferson walked off the field...
Dumps Its Nike Uniforms
Sep 7, 2018 6:46 AM CDT
Missouri College Dumps Its Nike Uniforms
College of the Ozarks accuses company of disrespecting America
- Nike uniforms are
vestimenta non grata
at the College of the Ozarks after the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign. The private Christian college in Missouri announced Thursday that its athletic teams will no longer buy Nike uniforms and any it has now will be removed, the
Kansas City Star
Nike Reveals 'Dream Crazy'
Sep 6, 2018 7:03 AM CDT
Nike Reveals 'Dream Crazy' Kaepernick Commercial
Ad will appear during opening NFL telecast Thursday
- "Don't ask if your dreams are crazy, ask if they're crazy enough," says Colin Kaepernick, urging viewers to reach for and exceed their wildest dreams in Nike's first full-length ad of its new campaign featuring the former San Francisco 49er. In the "Dream Crazy"...
Nike's 'Just Do It' Slogan Was
Born From a 1977 Execution
Sep 5, 2018 1:20 PM CDT
Nike's 'Just Do It' Slogan Was Born From a 1977 Execution
Gary Gilmore uttered 'Let's do it' before his death by firing squad
- Amid the reactions—most recently from President Trump and LeBron James —to Colin Kaepernick's new campaign with Nike in honor of its 30-year-old slogan comes an unusual sidebar from the
on the origins of those three words. As it turns out, "Just Do It" was...
LeBron Speaks on
Nike Kaepernick Campaign
Sep 5, 2018 3:41 AM CDT
LeBron Speaks on Nike Kaepernick Campaign
'I stand with Nike, all day, every day'
- Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said on Tuesday that he "stands with Nike," a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign . The basketball superstar—and new Los Angeles Laker —made the remarks as he received an award Tuesday for both...
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