GQ Calls Kaepernick Their “Citizen Of The Year”

GQ Calls Kaepernick Their “Citizen Of The Year”

It’s been a rocky ride for Colin Kaepernick: he’s remains unsigned, he receives death threats and he’s currently in the midst of a complicated lawsuit against the NFL. But at least some things are going his way: this week it was announced that the former 49ers quarterback had been named GQ Magazine’s “Citizen of the Year“. In case you forgot — In August […]

Bill Russell’s Unique Relationship With Jon Stewart and The Daily Show

Bill Russell’s Unique Relationship With Jon Stewart and The Daily Show

While Bill Russell hasn’t had quite as prolific a media-career as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, but he did his fair share of TV credits. Russell did Carson three times, Letterman once, and even showed up for ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn‘; but none of these moments were quite as significant as the relationship he formed […]

Activist Groups Are Now Using Kaepernick As A Fundraising Tool

Activist Groups Are Now Using Kaepernick As A Fundraising Tool

Earlier this week I received an email from Watchdog.net that was using Colin Kaepernick’s story as a fundraising tactic. In the message (titled: “Sign if you agree: NFL players deserve free speech”), Carli Stevenson’s writes: “For the first time since he was a child, Colin Kaepernick, one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, is […]

Kaepernick Officially Filed A Grievance Against The NFL

Kaepernick Officially Filed A Grievance Against The NFL

Earlier tonight it was announced that Colin Kaepernick had officially filed a grievance against the NFL. According to CBS, the former 49ers quarterback is alleging that he “remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem”. Kaepernick’s filing says his blacklisting is retaliating for “leadership and advocacy for equality and social […]

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