Forget About Colin Kaepernick; I Think I’m Done With the NFL Just Because I Don’t Want to Watch Someone Die

In eighth grade, I was a starting wideout and cornerback for my middle school football team, the St. Bartholomew Bruins. Our team that year went undefeated and won the Pittsburgh Diocese, and our only close game that season came during the championship, which we won on a last-second touchdown caught by yours truly—a…

NFL Players Just Sold Kaepernick’s Protests for $100 Million. Are They Sellouts or Heroes?

A group of players in the National Football League accepted an offer from NFL owners for $100 million for social justice causes in exchange for ... umm ... we want to use a term that expresses the exact sentiment while still conveying a modicum of journalistic integrity. We think the most precise way to describe what…

NFL Owners Will Be Deposed, Asked to Turn Over Cellphone Records and Emails in Colin Kaepernick Collusion Case 

Well, well, well. Things just got deliciously messy over at the NFL. It seems that if there was ever anything lurking in the dark underbelly of the organization (and I know we all believe that there is; it’s just a matter of details at this point), it will soon be exposed. According to news reports, multiple NFL…

Contrary to Previous Reports, Colin Kaepernick Was Not Invited to Past or Future Meetings Between NFL Team Owners and Players

Last week, NFL Executive Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs Joe Lockhart told reporters that he fully expected Colin Kaepernick to be invited to attend the next meeting between NFL players, their representatives and the league to discuss how the NFL could better support players in their activism…