Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem on Sunday in his first start of the season. A chant of “USA, USA” bellowed out at New Era Field in Kaepernick’s 45-16 LOSS to the Buffalo Bills..
Several SF 49ers joined Kaepernick in his pregame national anthem protest during week 6. Those players were also losers, maybe even double losers depending who you ask.
Kaepernick knelt during the anthem for the first time as a starting quarterback before a regular-season game and was again joined by safety Eric Reid and linebacker Eli Harold in protest of racial inequality and oppression in the United States. Continue reading
Natasha Bure, the daughter of “Full House,” “Fuller House” star and co-host of “The View” Candace Cameron Bure, has been cut by her coach Adam Levine on singing competition “The Voice.”
Levine eliminated Natasha, 18, after giving her snaps for her performance opting instead to keep Riley Elmore who will move on to the next round.
While disappointed, Bure thanked Levine for initially picking her for his team. Her mother showed support backstage, telling Natasha that she was proud and that Natasha “can walk out of here with your head held high. Continue reading
Redskins star wide receiver, DeSean Jackson, plans to take the field on Sunday wearing anti-cop crime tape themed cleats.
Jackson commissioned artist Marcus Rivero, aka, SolesBySir, to craft the yellow crime tape design on his cleats in protest of the deaths of African Americans by police officers.
We reached out to Jackson for a comment … and were told “I’ve seen enough yellow caution tape and it’s time for a stand and a change in our community and society.” Continue reading
Devout Christian, Tim Tebow, who is taking part in an instructional league for the New York Mets, fielded a question on San Francisco 49ers benched quarterback Colin Kaepernick refusal to stand during the playing of the national anthem.
Surprisingly Tebow appears to support Kaepernick’s and other NFL players’ “right to protest,” while questioning the way it is being carried out.
“I think there’s a lot of people who have thoughts out there,’’ Tebow said to USA Today Sports’ Bob Nightengale, “and for now, I’m just going to keep mine to myself about it. Continue reading
US soccer star Megan Rapinoe kneels during national anthem before Seattle Reign’s game against Chicago Red Stars in ‘nod’ to NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Rapinoe is internationally known for her crafty style of play and her precise cross to Abby Wambach in the 122nd minute of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinals Continue reading
A photo has surfaced depicting starting SF 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick wearing “pigs wearing cop hats” practice socks.
CBS Sports is reporting that Kaepernick has been wearing the offensive anti-cop socks “since at least Aug. 10,” but somehow hasn’t been asked by the NFL to remove them.
Despite being largely irrelevant on the field now, Kaepernick has managed to make himself the subject of a flood of headlines after he declared that he would no longer stand for the national anthem because America “oppresses” minorities and allows its cops to “murder” innocent people of color. Continue reading
Via NFL.com: Forty Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick has willingly and knowingly immersed himself into controversy by refusing to stand for the playing of the cherished National Anthem in protest of what he deems are wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States.
His refusal to stand for the anthem came before the 49ers preseason loss to the Green Bay Packers at Levi’s Stadium.
“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color,” Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the gameagainst Green Bay. Continue reading
The San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been officially benched. It is the first time the star QB has been sidelined since seizing the role three years ago.
Blaine Gabbert will start Sunday for the 49ers who are in last place. The next outing is with the Atlanta Falcons as they visit Levi’s Stadium.
Coach Jim Tomsula was noncommittal about Kaepernick’s status earlier Monday, as was the case after Sunday’s 27-6 loss at St. Louis. Tomsula would say only that he was “evaluating” everyone. The NFL’s trade deadline is Tuesday at 1 p.m., and whether or not Kaepernick is being shopped Continue reading
Colin Kaepernick won’t be yelling “OBAMA” before his snaps anytime soon if he knows what’s good for him after giving it a try and losing a game he should have won..
Maybe he wants to visit the White House? Whatever the reason, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback might want to think twice before getting political with his audible calls..
San Francisco 49ers star quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being investigated by the Miami Police Department after they say the baller was part of a “suspicious incident” involving an unnamed woman at occuring at the apartment of Seattle receiver Ricardo Lockette.
Lockette is also named in an information report about the incident as is San Francisco receiver Quinton Patton.
A woman, whose name is redacted from the report, says that she visited Lockette at his apartment and that Kaepernick and Patton were also there.
The report says the woman “made some drinks for all of them and gave them shots.” It also states that she was told that in order to drink the shots she had to “hit” a bong that contained Continue reading