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More Sports / Football May 3, 2018

Eric Reid files collusion grievance against NFL

Former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid has lodged a lawsuit against the NFL alleging he is being frozen out for his support for Colin Kaepernick's protests, U.S. media reported on Wednesday. Reid, an unsigned free agent, has filed a collusion grievance against the NFL ...

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 ...