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 […]

NBA Will Punish Players If They Don’t Stand During The Anthem

NBA Will Punish Players If They Don’t Stand During The Anthem

Earlier today the NBA issued an official memo reminding teams and players that they are required to stand during the national anthem. The memo, originally distributed by deputy commissioner Mark Tatum, is making it’s rounds in the press after ESPN got it’s hands on a copy. In the letter, Tatum states [via ESPN]: “the league office will […]

One Day In: NFL Season’s Off To A Rocky Start

One Day In: NFL Season’s Off To A Rocky Start

The NFL season official began yesterday evening and, less than 24 hours into the season, anthem protests are already back in the news. Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters chose to sit during the anthem before his team’s victory against the New England Patriots. The Browns protested in preseason and there were also calls for people to boycott the […]

Police and Emergency Service Workers Will Not Stand With Cleveland Browns

Police and Emergency Service Workers Will Not Stand With Cleveland Browns

Last month, the Cleveland Browns made headlines when eleven of their players launched an “anthem protest” during a preseason game. Linebacker Chris Kirksey later told reporters: “We respect everything that’s happened with people in the military, we respect all of that, we just felt that it was the right time to do that, to say a prayer for […]

Kaepernick Going Unsigned Is A Statistical Anomaly

Kaepernick Going Unsigned Is A Statistical Anomaly

Against all odds, Colin Kaepernick is still unsigned this offseason. As RealGM Wiretap wrote: “Since 1966, only one under-30 quarterback has had as good a year as Colin Kaepernick’s 2016 has gone unsigned the next year.” Kyle Wagner of FiveThirtyEight went into slightly more detail: “There are an unusual number of unsigned QBs at this stage of the offseason… […]

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