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Colin Kaepernick Receives Amnesty International's Highest Honor For Activism

Amnesty International on Saturday named former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick its 2018 Ambassador of Conscience for his kneeling protests against racial injustice.  The award, given to Kaepernick in an Amsterdam ceremony, is handed out each year to “individuals and groups who speak out for justice,” Amnesty says on its website, with an aim to “create […]

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CBS Reporter Sparks Uproar By Mistakenly Claiming Kaepernick Wouldn't Kneel

CBS sports reporter Jason La Canfora sparked outrage on Sunday when he falsely reported that former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick would stand for the national anthem if signed to a team. Last year Colin Kaepernick, then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback, knelt during the national anthem at a game and created a controversy that has yet to […]

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Diddy Wants To Buy The Panthers, Then Hire Colin Kaepernick As Quarterback

Hip-hop mogul and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs says he’s going to try to buy the Carolina Panthers and possibly hire Colin Kaepernick, the out-of-work quarterback who popularized the “take a knee” protests for racial justice.  The NFL team is being put up for sale amid allegations of workplace misconduct against owner Jerry Richardson. The claims include sexually […]

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Colin Kaepernick Files Collusion Grievance Against NFL Owners

Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the National Football League, accusing owners of colluding to keep him from playing, according to reports from 6 ABC and Bleacher Report. Kaepernick received national attention last year when he knelt at a football game during the national anthem. Then a San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Kaepernick explained that […]

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Aaron Rodgers Says Colin Kaepernick Should Be On An NFL Team 'Right Now'

Colin Kaepernick’s prolonged unemployment has caught the attention of arguably the NFL’s best quarterback.  “I think he should be on a roster right now,” Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers told ESPN the magazine in an article posted Wednesday. “I think because of his protests, he’s not.” Kaepernick has been unable to land a […]

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The Ravens’ cowardly, conflicted debate over Colin Kaepernick sums up the NFL hypocrisy

Joe Flacco has been on the shelf with a bad back since last Wednesday. The Ravens backup quarterback, Ryan Mallett, has been struggling on the practice field. In the days since then, the Ravens have been talking publicly about their private deliberations about signing Colin Kaepernick to upgrade the No. 2 QB spot and give […]

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Tony Dungy Says Colin Kaepernick Is Free Agent Because Of BLM Support

Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent, and Tony Dungy believes the quarterback’s protest of the national anthem in the name of the Black Lives Matter movement is the reason.  “Without that national anthem [protest], someone would have signed him by now,” the former NFL player and coach told Newsday on Monday. “If you’re seen as […]