Trump Will Tweet Mean Things About Any NFL Team Who Hire Kaepernick

Trump Will Tweet Mean Things About Any NFL Team Who Hire Kaepernick

President Trump decided to wade into the Kaepernick controversy the week. While giving a speech at his ‘Make America Great Again’ rally in Kentucky, Donald spoke out against the NFL Free Agent. According to ESPN: “Trump said he was reading an article about NFL owners’ fears about signing Kaepernick and said, “They don’t want to get a nasty […]

Should Sports Be A Platform For Political Discussions?

Should Sports Be A Platform For Political Discussions?

For generations, sports stars have enjoyed the ability to use their celebrity for political purposes. Whether they make headlines by helping to break racial stereotypes, like Gold Medalist Jesse Owens at the Olympic Games in Berlin, or utilize athletic ceremonies as a forum for protest, like sprinters Wayne Collett and Vince Mathews did at the 1972 […]

Kaepernick’s Getting Distracted, And Snoop Dogg’s Calling Him Out On It

Kaepernick’s Getting Distracted, And Snoop Dogg’s Calling Him Out On It

This past weekend, San Francisco 49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick came under-fire after making some very controversial statements about Fidel Castro. His comments came during an interview with The Miami Herald where he was asked about a t-shirt he wore last August featuring a photo of Fidel Castro and Malcolm X. Kaepernick immediately pointed out that it was a Malcolm X t-shirt, not a Fidel Castro t-shirt, […]

Trump Blames Kaepernick For NFL Ratings Decline

Trump Blames Kaepernick For NFL Ratings Decline

During a recent campaign rally, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump blamed San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for the NFL’s declining ratings. Since the beginning of the season, Kaepernick has been protesting the national anthem by sitting out or taking a knee. In August, Kaepernick told reporters (via NFL.com): “I am not going to stand up […]

Richard Sherman Delivers Heartfelt Speech On Racial Justice

Richard Sherman Delivers Heartfelt Speech On Racial Justice

Following yesterday’s violent protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks declined to take questions during his weekly news conference. Instead, Sherman took the opportunity to voice his support for the Black Lives Matter movement and Kaepernick’s anthem protests. Here’s a transcript of Sherman’s statements (via ESPN): “I’m not going to answer any […]