Black Sports : Colin Kaepernick Isn’t Being Blackballed Because He Knelt for Anthem - Rule violates 1st Amendment

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NFL owners’ treatment of Colin Kaepernick disgraces league and country


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...President Trump led the outcry against the protesters, slurring any player who takes a knee as a “son of a *****.” The league owners panicked. One result was that Kaepernick — one of the most talented quarterbacks in a league that suffers a shortage of skilled players in that position — found himself locked out of a job.

By Jesse Jackson


An arbitrator is sending Colin Kaepernick's grievance with the NFL to trial, denying the league's request to throw out the quarterback's claims that owners conspired to keep him out of the league because of his protests of social injustice. | AP file photo









 

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NFL Offers A Tepid Response To Colin Kaepernick's Nike Deal


https://www.yahoo.com/news/nfl-offers-tepid-response-colin-213513935.html
...Instead of acknowledging the specifics of the situation, however, Moore lumped Kaepernick in with “other professional athletes” who also work on “social justice issues,” then cast the broad category as deserving of “our attention and action.”



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LeBron James Gloats As Nike Shares Hit Record High After Colin Kaepernick Ad


https://www.yahoo.com/news/lebron-james-gloats-nike-shares-031815516.html
...Nike stocks closed at $83.47 Thursday for the first time ever just eight days after President Donald Trump declared that the company was “getting absolutely killed” because of “anger and boycotts” over its ad campaign. On Friday, shares closed in regular trading at $83.49, although the stock price slipped a bit in after-hours trading.



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Clyde C Coger Jr

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Players Coalition earns big win on election night in Florida with Amendment 4


https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl-players-coalition-celebrates-victory-election-night-florida-034616766.html
...Amendment 4 passed Tuesday night, with more than 60 percent of the popular vote, and will restore the vote to roughly 1.4 million people, as a discrete group that would constitute one of the biggest cities in America. Florida has the highest rate of disenfranchised citizens in the nation.


Eric Adelson
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Yahoo Sports

Veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin and other players celebrated a ballot initiative win in Florida on Tuesday. (Getty)





 
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