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U.S. Veterans Explain Why They’re Standing With Colin Kaepernick

WASHINGTON ― Many have accused San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick of not supporting veterans since he decided not to stand for the national anthem at a preseason game on Friday in protest of how people of color are treated in America. But not all former members of the military see Kaepernick’s protest as disrespectful. […]

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Thomas Rawls ‘looks great,’ possible 2016 fantasy breakout

The Seahawks’ running back will likely be ready to play in the team’s regular season opener. We explore the fantasy implications. Seattle Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls apparently “looks great,” according to head coach Pete Carroll during a press conference on Wednesday. He also mentioned that Rawls could possibly play in the Seahawks’ final preseason […]

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People Say Colin Kaepernick Is Disrespecting Veterans, But Vets Have Been Killed By Police Too

WASHINGTON ― Colin Kaepernick took his greatest stand by refusing to get on his feet. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback did not stand during the national anthem at a preseason game on Friday. He bluntly explained his act of protest to NFL.com’s Steve Wyche the next day, saying he would not “show pride in a […]

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D.C. United 6 – 2 Chicago Fire

With 9 games left for each, D.C. United and Orlando City seem to be in a 2 way race for the 6th and final playoff spot, with both knowing that a slip up would give an advantage to the other. United have 2 tricky away games coming up against both New York teams, over the […]

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Jim Harbaugh doesn’t agree with ‘the motivation’ behind former QB Colin Kaepernick’s protest

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images Kaepernick’s former coach weighed in on his decision to sit for the national anthem. 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the pregame national anthem in protest of racial inequities has spawned lots of opinions. Many people have offered takes on Kaepernick’s choice, and most don’t know him. […]

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We Pick The 20 Breakout Stars Of The 2016 NFL Season

Football is a game of opportunity, and every season of the NFL reminds us of that. Take last season, for example: Who envisioned Atlanta running back Devonta Freeman amassing 14 touchdowns on over 1,600 total yards, while earning All-Pro honors? Better yet, who predicted Doug Baldwin ― an undrafted free agent in 2011 ― catching […]

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Iman Shumpert and fiance Teyana Taylor made a very oiled-up appearance during the VMAs

We figured we’d get a few athlete appearances during the MTV VMAs on Sunday. After all, the Olympics just ended and the athletes have been occasionally popping up in random places. But this is the last thing we expected. During Kanye West’s unveiliing of the “Fade” music video featuring Teyana Taylor, Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert […]