Colin Kaepernick's lawyer predicts NFL return

More Sports / Football Feb 18, 2019

Colin Kaepernick's lawyer predicts NFL return

Now that Colin Kaepernick has settled his collusion grievances with the NFL, the next step is getting him back in the league, his lawyer said Saturday night. Attorney Mark Geragos told CNN that Kaepernick "absolutely wants to play" and made a pretty bold prediction about ...

Stern says Kaepernick would have job in NBA

More Sports / Football Feb 15, 2019

Stern says Kaepernick would have job in NBA

Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback whose NFL career was cut short after he knelt in protest during the national anthem, would still have a job if he were a basketball player, according to former NBA commissioner David Stern. Speaking on the "Bloomberg Business of Sports" podcast, ...

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, citing collusion

More Sports / Football Oct 16, 2017

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, citing collusion

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL, accusing the 32 owners of collusion, his legal team announced on Sunday. Kaepernick has remained unemployed through the first six weeks of the NFL season, even when injuries to other quarterbacks created job openings. He ...

Pence exits NFL game after players kneel during anthem

More Sports / Football Oct 9, 2017

Pence exits NFL game after players kneel during anthem

Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday, the latest move by President Donald Trump's administration to clash with NFL players over patriotism and public demonstrations. The former Indiana governor ...

More Sports / Football Sep 23, 2017

Fire players who protest: Trump

President Donald Trump profanely criticized NFL players who protest police brutality by kneeling during the U.S. national anthem and said they should be fired by their teams. Team owners, Trump said, should respond by telling their coaches: "Get that son of a bitch off the ...

Kerr speaks out on police shootings

Basketball / NBA Sep 22, 2016

Kerr speaks out on police shootings

Steve Kerr fully expects NBA players to take up their own version of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's stand against racial oppression. Whether his own Golden State players show some kind of support or opt to protest during the national anthem once the season begins, he ...

Protests comes at a cost for Marshall

More Sports / Football Sep 13, 2016

Protests comes at a cost for Marshall

Evaporating endorsements and burning T-shirts won't deter Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall from continuing to kneel during the national anthem in support of Colin Kaepernick's protest of social injustices. "Yes, I will kneel again on Sunday," said Marshall, who will meet with Denver police Chief Robert ...

More NFL players protest during U.S. national anthem

More Sports / Football Sep 12, 2016

More NFL players protest during U.S. national anthem

Opening day in the NFL saw Kansas City cornerback Marcus Peters raise a black-gloved fist during the U.S. national anthem, a protest amplified later Sunday when four Miami Dolphins kneeled on the sideline as "The Star Spangled Banner" played in Seattle. The protests were inspired ...