Colin Kaepernick

July 30, 2019 - 5:55 pm
This was probably not how Rep. Tim Ryan wanted to stand out from the other candidates . Before Tuesday night's CNN Democratic debate, the Ohio congressman was the only candidate with his hands at his sides as the Star-Spangled Banner was performed. Critics were quick to jump on Ryan, including "The...
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July 02, 2019 - 9:22 am
By Sean Hartnett Nike has pulled sneakers featuring the 13-star Betsy Ross flag after former NFL quarterback and activist Colin Kaepernick urged the apparel giant not to sell the sneaker. Kaepernick has an endorsement contract with Nike. Originally created to depict the 13 colonies, the flag is now...
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AP
July 02, 2019 - 8:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike is pulling a flag-themed tennis shoe after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick complained to the shoemaker, according to the Wall Street Journal. The shoe's heel has a U.S. flag with 13 white stars in a circle on it, known as the Betsy Ross flag. Citing unnamed sources...
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AP
February 15, 2019 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled collusion lawsuits against the NFL. In a three-sentence statement released Friday, the NFL said: "For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL. As...
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USA Today
February 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
(KNX 1070) - Former NFL player Colin Kaepernick has come back to haunt Sunday's Super Bowl game in Atlanta when the Los Angeles Rams take on the New England Patriots. From the controversy over picking Maroon 5 for the half-time show, to reports that prominent singers like Rihanna refused to do the...
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September 10, 2018 - 11:37 am
(CBS News) -- A Louisiana mayor has taken a bold step in expressing his opposition to Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign -- he has banned the brand's products from his city's recreation facilities. Kenner Mayor E. Ben Zahn III requested that the city's recreation department ban usage or delivery...
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AP
September 07, 2018 - 3:36 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Nike's new ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, known for kneeling during the national anthem to bring attention to racial injustice, appears to have scored a touchdown with customers. IT'S OUT: @Nike just released the full Colin Kaepernick ad and the internet is buzzing over it...
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AP
September 07, 2018 - 11:48 am
(CBS News) -- A private Christian college in Point Lookout, Missouri, vowed to remove all uniforms featuring the Nike logo after the brand's ad with Colin Kaepernick was unveiled this week. "If Nike is ashamed of America, we are ashamed of them," College of the Ozarks President Jerry C. Davis said...
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CBS News
September 07, 2018 - 7:48 am
(CBS News) - Nike aired its first "Just Do It" ad, narrated by Colin Kaepernick, during Thursday night's NFL season opener between the Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles. The ad created a buzz online when Nike dropped on social media Wednesday. It was the first commercial break of the third...
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Craig Fiegener
September 06, 2018 - 9:23 am
(KNX 1070) - An elementary school principal in Seal Beach made it clear— on her personal Facebook page— that she’s no fan of Nike’s endorsement deal with Colin Kaepernick. The principal of McGaugh Elementary School is Roni Burns-Ellis. She is at the center of a controversy over the new Nike ad...
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