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Colin Kaepernick ‘ready to play’ and ‘looking forward to that opportunity’

Blaine Gabbert is struggling as the quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. With that, the calls for Colin Kaepernick to take over are only natural. If he does get the call, Kaepernick said that he’s ready to play. Kaepernick said he is ready to play both mentally and physically and is looking forward to that opportunity. #49ers — Jennifer Lee Chan (@jenniferleechan)...
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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick joins high school team for anthem protest

San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick’s desire was to start a national conversation, and he’s certainly done that. That’s spread to other NFL teams, college teams, and even high school players, and on Friday night Kaepernick joined an Oakland high school team for their protest. Kaepernick came to Oakland, CA. He kneeled on one knee, players laid on their back with hands up...
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WATCH: Chip Kelly stands up for Colin Kaepernick during exchange

Chip Kelly has Colin Kaepernick’s back, whether certain media members like it or not. The San Francisco 49ers head coach stood up for Kaepernick during a press conference Thursday, as the backup quarterback continues to protest the police killings of African-American men by kneeling during the national anthem. And that support didn’t waver when Santa Rosa Press Democrat reporter...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick featured on cover of TIME Magazine

One thing we can all agree on regarding the Colin Kaepernick-led national anthem protest is that it’s having an impact on the American conversation. Whether we disagree on the platform the San Francisco 49ers quarterback and others are using is irrelevant. A conversation has been sparked, and a dialogue has been created. Even outside of the context of sports itself, this is evident...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

44% of NFL fans are liars, claiming they’d give up football over continued protests

Yahoo Sports put together an infographic with some polling results over the ongoing national anthem protests ignited by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. In it, the graphic suggests 44 percent of NFL fans would likely stop watching NFL games if more players protest the movement. Get your boots on, because the BS-meter is reading a record high amount of manure on...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Deafening silence and the 'conversation' cliches of the national anthem protests

For the rest of our days, or at least for the rest of however long we still want to talk about him, Colin Kaepernick is going to inspire a lot of rage. Rage against him, rage against his stance, rage against his profession, rage against oppression, rage against rage. He went from being a wunderkind to the league’s highest-paid backup to America’s (insert something good or bad...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick says he’s been the target of death threats

San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been the subject of widespread debate since he started the entire national anthem protest craze around the NFL during the summer. Not someone to back down to criticism or remain quiet in the face of increased debate, Kaepernick continues to touch on the perceived injustices facing the African-American population in American...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Rice seems to change tune on Colin Kaepernick protest

Jerry Rice appears to have changed his mind about Colin Kaepernick protesting the anthem in light of yet another African American being shot by police. I support @Kaepernick7 for bringing awareness for injustice !!!! As Americans we all have rights! Im hoping we all come together#solution — Jerry Rice (@JerryRice) September 20, 2016 It was not long ago, when Kaepernick’s...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark wears Kaepernick jersey on ‘Mike and Mike’

Former NFL safety and current ESPN analyst Ryan Clark made a loud statement of support for Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday morning by wearing the San Francisco 49ers quarterback’s jersey. Clark sported the jersey while on set with the “Mike and Mike in the Morning” show: Ryan Clark wearing the @Kaepernick7 jersey on set this morning. — Mike &...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Union urges officers not to provide security for Dolphins

Four Miami Dolphins football players kneeled during the national anthem last weekend as a sign of protest, and their actions are not sitting well with the local police. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Association, which is a union representing the local law enforcement, sent out a statement urging officers not to provide security detail for the Dolphins unless ordered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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