LOS ANGELES - Colin Kaepernick is joining with Emmy-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay on a Netflix drama series about the teenage roots of the former NFL player's activism."Colin in Black & White" will examine Kaepernick's high school years to ...
Jun 30, 2020
US Soccer's board of directors has voted to repeal a 2017 policy that required national team players to stand during the national anthem, a rule adopted after Megan Rapinoe kneeled in support of Colin Kaepernick.The board made the decision ...
Jun 11, 2020
COLIN Kaepernick was a second-round draft pick in 2011. The next year he led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl. By 2016, he had begun kneeling on the sideline at games during the national anthem to protest social injustice ...
Jun 7, 2020
NEW ORLEANS - Drew Brees now realizes he'd fallen out of touch.His contemporaries drove that home when they pilloried him this week for repeating a long-held conviction he'd always felt comfortable expressing.In the wake of the ...
Jun 5, 2020
LEWIS Hamilton were among those who expressed outrage over the death of a black man in custody of Minneapolis police officers.Hamilton, who is of mixed race and identifies himself as black, condemned the death of 46-year-old George Floyd."The ...
May 28, 2020
NEW YORK - The NFL said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that 11 teams have committed to attending Colin Kaepernick's workout in Atlanta this weekend and that more teams are expected to attend the former NFL quarterback's audition.The league also announced ...
Nov 15, 2019
REMEMBER when Jay-Z was a dynamic hip-hop artist whose stark lyrics gave voice to the oppressed and downtrodden?Well, those days are over.He may have 99 Problems - but a conscience certainly ain't one.Completing his transformation to ...
Aug 16, 2019
COLIN Kaepernick says he's "still ready" to return to the NFL, even though he is set to enter his third season out of the league.In a video posted Wednesday on social media, the 31-year-old Kaepernick is shown ...
Aug 8, 2019
A person with knowledge of the conversation tells The Associated Press that the new Alliance of American Football spoke with Colin Kaepernick during its development about joining the league.But Kaepernick wanted $20 million or more to consider playing with the league ...
Feb 15, 2019
By JESSE J. HOLLANDA pair of shoes are set aflame with a cigarette lighter, captured on video and shared widely online to protest a political statement made by the manufacturer.The New Balance shoes were burned by their owners two years ago ...
Sep 8, 2018
PHILADELPHIA - As Colin Kaepernick watched from the apparel giant's headquarters in Oregon, Nike aired its highly anticipated ad featuring the quarterback known for his social protests during the NFL season opener Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).The spot highlighting the ...
Sep 7, 2018
NBA
NEW YORK - Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that he 'stands with Nike,' a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign.The basketball superstar - and new Los ...
Sep 5, 2018
COLIN Kaepernick didn't take a snap in the NFL in 2017, yet he was a big part of the biggest story of the year.NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, something Kaepernick started a year earlier to bring attention ...
Dec 26, 2017
NBA
STEPH Curry expressed his support to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's protest on the treatment of minorities in the US but the reigning NBA MVP said he will not take a knee when the American national anthem is played ...
Sep 15, 2016
SAN DIEGO - Colin Kaepernick and San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid kneeled during the national anthem Thursday night (Friday, Manila time), continuing the quarterback's preseason protest of American racial injustice and minority oppression.Kaepernick and Reid dropped to one knee ...
Sep 2, 2016
NEW YORK - John Isner has weighed in on the debate involving San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem as a form of protest meant to instigate change when it comes to race relations and ...
Aug 30, 2016
SANTA CLARA, California - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the US anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities.Kaepernick sat on the team's bench on Friday during ...
Aug 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS - The San Francisco 49ers completed their final on-field preparations for the Super Bowlon Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) with a 15-minute walk-through under the Superdome lights before Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.Harbaugh said the ...
Feb 3, 2013
NEW ORLEANS - The Baltimore Ravens completed their on-field preparations for the Super Bowl with a brief, fun-filled session at the Superdome.Hundreds of team officials, family and friends attended the walk-through, which lasted for 15 minutes. The session was ...
Feb 3, 2013
NEW ORLEANS - No Tom Brady. No Aaron Rodgers. No Ben Roethlisberger. Not a Manning in sight.Super Bowl has a pair of fresh faces at quarterback, bona fide nobodies as far as the NFL title game goes. But one will leave New ...
Jan 29, 2013
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