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ATLANTA — Colin Kaepernick remains one of the most influential and divisive figures in the National Football League — even though the exiled quarterback has not been in an NFL uniform for more than two years. The residue of Kaepernick’s singular powerful protest, that rocked the sport and this nation like a quake, still reverberates…

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While the world of gridiron fans should be talking about more about Alabama Crimson Tide left-handed quarterback Tua Tagovailoa performance, instead the fodder is the outburst running back Bo Scarbrough made as he walked through the hallowed halls of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta during the 2018 college football championship game. The unpleasantry was captured in…

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On March 12, 1996, Denver Nuggets guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was suspended by the NBA for refusing to stand for the national anthem. Abdul-Rauf, ne Chris Jackson, who changed his name after he converted to Islam, didn’t stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” because he could not honor the U.S. flag, which he considered a symbol of oppression. On…

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