Leagues Offer Unprecedented Support As Athletes Unite To Fight Racial InjusticeToday, players from several leagues are united along with corporate sponsors who’ve made Black Lives Matter a part of the American lexicon.
Disney Signs Production Deal With Colin Kaepernick To Develop Programming Focused On Race, Equity IssuesThe Walt Disney Co. has announced a partnership with Colin Kaepernick's production firm to develop programming focused on race and equity issues.
Los Angeles Chargers Coach Anthony Lynn On Colin Kaepernick: 'It Would Be Crazy To Not Have Him On Your Workout List'The Chargers head coach said on a conference call today that though he's happy with the three quarterbacks the team has, 'you can never have too many people waiting on the runway.'
NFL Condemns Racisms, Apologizes For Not Listening To Players EarlierNFL commissioner Roger Goodell shared a message Friday on behalf of the league condemning racism and apologizing for not listening to players earlier.
Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Resigns From Board Urging Company To Hire A Black Candidate In His Place, Donates $1M To Colin Kaepernick CampsReddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is resigning from the board and urges the company to replace him with a black candidate and pledges to "use future gains on my Reddit stock to serve the black community, chiefly to curb racial hate."
Colin Kaepernick Reaches Settlement With NFL In Collusion SuitHis lawsuit accused the league of colluding against him to prevent him from playing over his choice to kneel during the national anthem of football games.
'We Expected It': Adam Levine Opens Up About Performing At Super Bowl Amid ControversySeveral major acts reportedly declined to perform at the Super Bowl half-time show over the NFL’s handling of Colin Kaepernick and the national anthem kneeling debate. Artists like Rihanna, Jay-Z and Cardi B were among the stars who reportedly declined the offer.
Redskins The Latest To Hide Behind Tired Excuses For Not Signing KaepernickWashington signed Josh Johnson earlier this week after saying there was discussion about Kaepernick, but not enough time to familiarize him with the system.
Mary Bono Resigns As Interim USA Gymnastics President After Just 5 DaysTop gymnasts criticized her connection to a law firm accused of covering up abuse by Larry Nassar and for an anti-Nike tweet she sent after unsigned NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was enlisted in the company's ad campaign.
Barbershop Owner Apologizes For Hanging Colin Kaepernick Doll From A NooseThe owner, who is known as “Bowtie Barber,” said he had the doll has been hanging in his shop since 2016, when the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback first took a knee during the national anthem, igniting a firestorm.
Mayor Bans City Clubs From Buying Nike Products Amid Debate Over Kaepernick AdAfter Nike's Colin Kaepernick campaign spurred an ongoing debate across the U.S., a Louisiana mayor banned the brand's products from his city's recreation facilities.
OC Principal Under Fire After Calling Colin Kaepernick 'An Anti-American Thug'Over a photo of a cut up Nike T-shirt, McGaugh Elementary School Principal Roni Burns-Ellis wrote on her personal Facebook page: “My newest rag! When Nike signs an anti-American thug to represent their brand, I will not support, wear, purchase or endorse their product.”
Colin Kaepernick 'Just Do It' Ad Sparks Nike BoycottThe company announced that the unsigned free agent, who is known for kneeling during the national anthem to bring attention to racial injustices, would join the company’s signature campaign.
Nike-Branded Clothes Destroyed On Social Media Over Colin Kaepernick Ad CampaignNike marked the 30th anniversary of the campaign with a new ad that said, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.”
Nike Takes Sides, Tapping Colin Kaepernick For New 'Just Do It' AdNike is throwing its weight behind one of the most polarizing figures in football, and America: former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.