Colin Kaepernick

Colin Rand Kaepernick (kap-ƏR-nik; born November 3, 1987) is an American football quarterback who last played for the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League (NFL) in 2016. Kaepernick played college football for the University of Nevada where he was named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Offensive Player of the Year twice and became the only player in NCAA Division I FBS history to amass 10,000 passing yards and 4,000 rushing yards in a career.
  • Robert Kraft's Spa Sex Tape Should Be Released, Says D.L. Hughley
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    Robert Kraft's Spa Sex Tape Should Be Released, Says D.L. Hughley

    New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his legal team have been working tooth and nail to make sure the alleged video of him soliciting prostitution in a Florida spa doesn't make it to the public. Unfortunately for Kraft, Florida law requires that evidence be disclosed when requested by the media, so it looks like the video will be coming out after all, however, it will be pixelated so don't be too alarmed.  Comedian D.L. Hughley spoke to TMZ last night about the tape and his eyes, the tape absolutely needs to be released. His reasoning all stems from the Colin Kaepernick situation.  "I think the NFL is hypocritical," Hughley said "I do. I think that they didn't want Colin Kaepernick to

  • XFL news: Oliver Luck comments on Johnny Manziel, Colin Kaepernick futures
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    XFL news: Oliver Luck comments on Johnny Manziel, Colin Kaepernick futures

    XFL CEO and commissioner Oliver Luck has chimed in on the situations of Johnny Manziel and Colin Kaepernick. Luck spoke about Manziel and Kaepernick during “The Ken Carman Show w/ Anthony Lima” on Cleveland's 92.3 The Fan on Wednesday. Luck was more optimistic about Manziel. On the other hand, he was a tad bit reserved on Kaepernick. For his part, B-More Opinionated podcast host Jason La Canfora noted the difference between Luck's sentiments in his tweet on April 17. Both Manziel and Kaepernick have had checkered pasts. Manziel, the 22nd overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, never lived up to lofty expectations. During his brief NFL career (which lasted all of two seasons), Manziel stirred controversy

  • Jackie Robinson's final words send powerful ripples decades later
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    Jackie Robinson's final words send powerful ripples decades later

    For nearly three years now, the public has grappled with Colin Kaepernick using the American flag and the national anthem as a vehicle to protest the condition of African Americans in current society. The actions of Muhammad Ali, Tommie Smith and John Carlos have been the instantly-recognized parallels to his act. But there was another, from that same time period and from as iconic a figure, that connects Kaepernick to that era and its meaning, and vice versa. “As I write this twenty years later,'' Jackie Robinson once wrote, recalling the ceremonies before Game 1 of the 1947 World Series to cap his historic entrance into major-league baseball, “I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute

  • NFL draft 2019 news and rumors: Will Nick Bosa's tweets hurt his stock?
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    NFL draft 2019 news and rumors: Will Nick Bosa's tweets hurt his stock?

    Ohio State defensive lineman Nick Bosa is expected to be one of the top picks in next week's NFL draft, but he facing some heat for his now-deleted opinions on social media. According to a report, Bosa's Twitter account has posted tweets that supports Donald Trump, called Colin Kaepernick a “clown," said Beyonce's music is “trash and hated the movie “Black Panther.” Another post said the homeless in San Francisco make the city look like a “Third World country." He also started following Candace Owens, who seemingly has defended white nationalism. You can see some of Bosa's deleted tweets here. When asked why he deleted the tweets, Bosa said he knows the tweets may not go over well in San Francisco,

  • Nike Debuts Colin Kaepernick Ad
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    Nike Debuts Colin Kaepernick Ad

    "The View" co-hosts discuss Nike's controversial new campaign.

  • Colin Kaepernick featured in new Nike campaign
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    Colin Kaepernick featured in new Nike campaign

    "The View" co-hosts discuss the new campaign and how best to talk about the national anthem debate.