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A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader took a knee during the national anthem before Colin Kaepernick’s former team took on the Oakland Raiders Thursday night. We must identify this woman before it’s too late.

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A cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers appeared to kneel during the playing of the national anthem ahead of the team’s home game against the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night. Minutes before the 8:20 p.m. Eastern time kickoff, pictures began to surface online of the woman, who has yet to be identified, kneeling in the […]

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Esports, Green Bay Packers, Jerry Rice, Jimmy Graham, Madden, monday night football, NFL, San Francisco 49ers -

To be honest, this matchup between the up-and-down Green Bay Packers and the struggling San Francisco 49ers doesn’t seem like it would be that competitive. But like the saying goes: “Any given Sunday” — or, in this case, Monday. You never know how Green Bay’s offense will produce with an Aaron Rodgers injury. 49erS AT […]

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For those of y’all still watching the NFL, it came as no shock that the New Orleans Saints beat the brakes off Washington’s football team. And New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees broke some record held by Peyton Manning, a retired quarterback who may or may not have taken steroids.

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Fantasy sports was hot and heavy when FanDuel saturated the market in 2009 and DraftKings emerged in 2012. Now there’s a new app in the pool. San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman recently announced his role as brand ambassador and co-founder of a new daily fantasy sports (DFS) app, Daily Number. Sherman wants to change […]

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Following a severe knee injury in 2015, former NFL running back Reggie Bush is set to receive over $12 million.

The post L.A. Rams ordered to pay Reggie Bush $12.5M for a 2015 slip and fall injury appeared first on theGrio.

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Black Quarterbacks, Colin Kaepernick, NFL, San Francisco 49ers -

It’s easy to forget how great of a football player Colin Kaepernick once was. After the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback refused to stand for the national anthem in August 2016, he became a political and social lightning rod, known more for what he did on the sidelines than what he was capable of on […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Michael Bennett, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Social Activism -

When then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to sit (and later kneel) for the national anthem during the 2016 NFL preseason, it started a chain of events that eventually led to Kaepernick filing a grievance against league owners for collusion and, most recently, being presented a Muhammad Ali Legacy Award by Beyoncé. As we […]

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College Football Playoff, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Le'Veon Bell, Marquise Goodwin, NCF, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. Moments before crossing the goal line after an 83-yard reception, San Francisco 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin blew a kiss to the sky and then knelt in prayer in the end zone. Unbeknownst to those in attendance and watching the game from home, Goodwin and his wife, Morgan Goodwin, lost their baby boy Sunday […]

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, NFL, Protest, San Francisco 49ers -

HYATTSVILLE, Maryland — Two days before the NFL moves to finally tackle the divisive issue of players protesting during the national anthem, the player who started the leaguewide movement alleged that owners have colluded to end his career and his former team continued to demonstrate in hopes of pushing management to help bridge the nation’s […]

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Arizona Cardinals, Hispanic Heritage Month, Latinx Heritage Month, Mexico City, NFL, San Francisco 49ers -

Arizona Cardinals safety Robert Griffith burst onto the Estadio Azteca field waving the Mexican flag like a wild man on Oct. 2, 2005. Griffith was greeted by 103,467 fans, the largest crowd to attend a regular-season game in NFL history, who came from all over Mexico to see the first NFL regular-season game played outside […]

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Eric Reid, Michael Bennett, NFL, San Francisco 49ers -

SANTA CLARA, California — Scroll down a list released Thursday of people who are publicly supporting Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett after his harrowing encounter with police, and you’ll spot many familiar names. San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid made sure his would be among them. The first player to join then-teammate Colin Kaepernick […]

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers became the most high-profile player to publicly dismiss the nonsensical arguments for why Colin Kaepernick has been shut out of the NFL, echoing what some African-American players and many civil rights activists have said for months: It’s all about Kaepernick’s politics. And with Rodgers’ comments, the NFL’s Kaepernick problem […]

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All Day, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, Howard University, James Comey, Powerball, San Francisco 49ers -

Hey, all, sorry for the absence Tuesday. I was out sick after a long few weeks of travel, but I’m back now and I’ll also be hosting The Right Time on ESPN Radio on Friday if you’d like to tune in to that. Tubas trolling Nazis with cartoon music is my new favorite thing. pic.twitter.com/R5PsRt9ps7 […]

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Two weeks after the beginning of NFL free agency, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains without a job. The Undefeated’s Domonique Foxworth went on First Take on Wednesday morning and co-signed former 49ers coach and current Michigan Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh’s sentiments that the 29-year-old quarterback could lead another team to a Super […]

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The search is over and the choice is made. Vance Joseph was announced as the new head coach of the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, making him the 16th head coach in the franchise’s history. Joseph’s hire puts him in a category with a very small, but very important, fraternity of black coaches in the NFL. […]

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The parents of embattled San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick have broken their silence on their son’s decision to kneel for the playing of the national anthem this season. “Colin is carrying a heavy load and following a difficult path that he truly believes in. He is putting his entire future and possibly his life […]

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Colin Rand Kaepernick was born on Nov. 3, 1987, though it wasn’t until 10,524 days later that the world would come to see who he truly was. On Aug. 26, 2016, people took notice that while The Star-Spangled Banner played before a NFL preseason game the San Francisco 49ers quarterback sat instead of standing to […]

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At 5:30 a.m. on Saturday during a bye week for the San Francisco 49ers and five other NFL teams, most of the Niners were probably still asleep. But quarterback Colin Kaepernick was wide awake in downtown Oakland, California, anxiously awaiting an opportunity to host underprivileged Bay Area children during his own private event. “I’m going […]

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The San Francisco 49ers lost their sixth game of the season on Sunday. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, author of the most stunning individual athletic protest since Olympians Tommy Smith and John Carlos, lost his second straight game as their starter. Kaepernick, to his great credit, has made the playing of the national anthem the most uncomfortable […]

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Buffalo Bills, Colin Kaepernick, NFL, San Francisco 49ers -

We learned much more about Colin Kaepernick during his time on the bench than we ever did when he balled out. By risking his career to stand – or in his case, sit and then kneel as well – with those who believe that black lives should matter, Kaepernick became a hero to millions. Now, […]

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The question wasn’t meant to be funny, but Buffalo Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander took it as a joke: How has he become a dope pass rusher so late in his career? After the booming laughter on the other end of the phone finally stopped, the journeyman tried to explain the NFL’s most surprising story. “Well, […]

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All Day, Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick, Floyd Mayweather, NFL, San Francisco 49ers -

Under normal circumstances, another 1 p.m. EST Sunday game between two teams with a collective record of 6-6 doesn’t exactly move the needle in the NFL. But now that San Francisco head coach Chip Kelly has announced that Colin Kaepernick will be starting the game, the San Francisco 49ers-Buffalo Bills tilt is one of the […]

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#OfficersForKaepernick, Colin Kaepernick, NFL, Police Misconduct, San Francisco 49ers, Social Activism -

Edwin Raymond and Felicia Whitely don’t even mind the pig socks. Though each graduated from the police academy and have nearly two decades of experience in the New York Police Department (NYPD) combined, they aren’t mad at San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for sporting footwear that mocked cops. “Those [socks] symbolize what’s wrong with […]

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An ESPN The Magazine collaboration. It’s nearly 11 p.m. on a Monday night in the home locker room at Levi’s Stadium, and Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest is keeping his teammates from getting to the shower. His corner locker is surrounded by a crowd waiting to speak to a man who had precisely nothing to […]

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HBCU Football, Jerry Rice, Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils, NFL, San Francisco 49ers -

Jerry Rice has scored another touchdown. Sept. 30 is now Jerry Rice Day in Mississippi, thanks to a proclamation signed last week by Gov. Phil Bryant honoring the former NFL wide receiver. “This great athlete represents the best of Mississippi,” Bryant said. “It’s really nice being back here in Mississippi. I got my start here […]

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All Day, Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers, Social Activism, TIME -

Say what you want about San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s method of protest, it’s certainly been effective. He’s got kids as young as middle schoolers taking knees during the national anthem. He’s pledged to give $100,000 a month to community charities and has gotten people such as Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to walk […]

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