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
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
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
Jacksonville Jaguars mascot Jaxson de Ville is being blasted on social media after displaying a sign causally referencing the Ebola epidemic.
Jaxson’s intent was to mock the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ Terrible Towels, but the stunt fell flat.
Jaxson debuted his sign during the Jaguars’ game against the Steelers on Sunday. Continue reading
Mark Wahlberg totally left Patriots’ owner, Robert Kraft, hanging..
Roger Goodell‘s NFL domestic violence news conference was disrupted by a screaming man who was detained quickly by security.
The man identified himself as “Benji” and pleaded several times “Don’t take me to an elevator!” as he was carted away behind a curtain.
As Adrian Peterson stands in the corner during his NFL imposed time-out, Supernanny Jo Frost appears to help him rid himself of his child abusing ways. The popular TV nanny contacted the league offering her help, ala parenting skills.
JoJo reached out the to NFL offering up some valuable advice for the embroiled running back in the video below.
Frost says she strongly believes she can teach Peterson how to be an effective parent WITHOUT using violence — and has contacted both the NFL and Peterson to offer her expertise. “He needs parental coaching, “Frost says … “And I hope he picks up the phone.” source
The reality star and parenting expert, who recently worked with Peterson on an EpiPen promotional campaign, says she was “very saddened” when she saw how Peterson disciplined his child and felt compelled to help.
Jonathan Dwyer, former Steeler and current Arizona Cardinals running back has been arrested for domestic violence.
Dwyer was pinched after an alleged altercation with his wife at their Phoenix residence.
It’s just the latest in a strong of domestic violence arrests involving NFL players including former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, Ray McDonald and NY Jets rookie Quincy Enunwa. Continue reading