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Fans find it fascinating, if not a touch peculiar, to see the radical reversal of opinion of exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick from certain pockets of mainstream America. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he would “welcome” Kaepernick back into the league if someone wants to sign him. Not long thereafter, the San Diego Chargers and the…

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Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera is swimming uphill against the powerful NFL currents by declaring that he supports players who peacefully protest by kneeling during the national anthem.  Rivera is boldly bucking the nonnegotiable and unilateral stance adopted by NFL owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell that prohibits kneeling. Rivera says the players are exercising…

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NFL superstar and New Orleans legend Drew Brees ignited a firestorm of controversy when he said he opposes kneeling during the national anthem, inciting an onslaught of bare-knuckled criticism from current and former athletes. Without saying his name, Brees is referencing exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who began sitting and then started kneeling during the playing…

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Exiled NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took umbrage at Jay-Z’s characterization of the fight for social justice and against police brutality. During a sit-down meeting and press conference with NFL Commissioner Roger Goddell, Hov tried to justify his partnership with America’s favorite sport this past weekend, saying “we’ve most past kneeling” and into “actionable items.” Kaepernick,…

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Some people never fathomed they would see Colin Kaepernick running back onto the football field again. Well, now the nearly impossible looks as if it could soon become a reality. The much-maligned former quarterback’s attorney Mark Geragos spoke with TMZ in a live interview and said two NFL teams are interested in signing Kaepernick. “I would just…

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We’re all familiar with how NFL owners quickly acquiesced to Donald Trump’s demands after he smacked them around with his misguided political fury and shaming owners for allowing players to “disrespect” the American flag and U.S. military. There is one NFL owner, David Tepper of the Carolina Panthers, who has dissented from the monolithic NFL ownership group.…

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Who needs the National Football League when you are getting so much love (and money) from shoe apparel companies and your own hometown? NFL casualty Colin Kaepernick will most likely never be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. But more than 2,000 miles away in California is a place that…

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Donald Trump insinuated strongly that NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to protest social injustice, police brutality, and murder “shouldn’t be in the country.” Trump was interviewed by Fox shortly after reports that teams whose players do not stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” will be fined. However, the new policy enables players to stay…

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The award-winning and critically-acclaimed sitcom “Black-ish” is renowned for its deft ability to tackle controversial contemporary issues while inducing giggles, making it arguably the most bodacious show on network television that’s centered on race and society in this country. It turns out that the network that airs the show, ABC, is not that bold, however.…

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