Former San Francisco 49ers and Pro Bowl safety Eric Reid is still without a job. On Wednesday Reid, the first player to take a knee alongside his then-teammate Colin Kaepernick to protest the killings of unarmed African-American men, women and children, filed a collusion grievance against the NFL.
I’m not sure how puppet Vice President Mike Pence was able to leave Lucas Oil Stadium with the president’s tiny hand shoved that far up his ass, but I’m sure he’s used to being played for a fool.
Colin Kaepernick went from cornrowed, flashy-footed quarterback to full-on Afroed protester in one season. One minute he was the hot boy who women were fawning over, then he sat down during the national anthem and became the hot boy with a mind and a blowout that would make the most righteous 1960s revolutionary…
Jim Harbaugh, the former San Francisco 49ers head coach, is coming out in full defense of his former quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest against the killing of unarmed black men, women and children by police.
I don’t agree with everything Spike Lee says, but when he posted on Instagram that he found it “fishy” that NFL teams weren’t champing at the bit to scoop up free agent Colin Kaepernick, I had to agree.
San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who defied professional football’s usual fear of confronting racial unrest, was voted the 49ers’ most courageous and inspirational player by his teammates, the NFL club announced Friday, the New York Daily News reports.
Video of incident involving former Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald that led to domestic violence charges has been released by TMZ Sports.
Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is on his "Can't we all just get along?" ish.
It’s time for Colin Kaepernick to rise up: Chip Kelly, the coach of the San Francisco 49ers, announced Tuesday that he's making the switch from the highly ineffective Blaine Gabbert to Kaepernick, NFL.com reports.
Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice admits that he dropped the ball. As it turns out, Rice wasn't well-versed in social happenings surrounding police killings of unarmed African-American men, women and children when he spouted off, "All Lives Matter" in a recent tweet. But after being dragged on Twitter for his…
This writer already knows that when President Barack Obama leaves office, I'm going to have to take a week off from work just to get my nerves together.
Colin Kapernick's movement to protest police violence against unarmed men, women and children is spreading. Below is a look at the players who protested Sunday:
Ray Lewis is hating on Colin Kaepernick again. First he noted that the San Francisco 49ers quarterback needed to take the flag out of his protest. Now the former NFL linebacker is saying that Kaepernick shouldn't be on the cover of Time magazine as the "face of police brutality."
I did not choose to be a Washington Redskins fan. It was embedded in my DNA like my wide nose and kinky hair. It was declared in the womb after a Northeast D.C. girl and Northwest D.C. boy found each other cute in the hallway of a junior high school.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's movement to take a stand against the over-policing of black communities by taking a knee may be spreading; Mara Green, a redshirt senior middle blocker on Florida State's volleyball team, did just that before a match Friday.
On Monday, protest against the over-policing of black communities continued around the NFL as San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick and teammate Eric Reid knelt during the national anthem while teammates Antoine Bethea and Eli Harold raised their fists. After the anthem, several players from the…
In what has to be the best story of the pot calling the kettle black, a Bay Area police union says that Colin Kaepernick’s quiet protest against the national anthem is “harassing behavior.”
It wasn't supposed to end like this. We were supposed to be a three-person team until the end. But sadly, we lost "Meats." That's right, Yesha "I Like Meats" Callahan has taken her 15,000 Twitter followers and gone home. Stop crying! She's still alive and kicking and dominating page views on The Root. And while my…
When I first saw San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick take a knee—joined by free safety Eric Reid—during the singing of “The Star-Bangled Banner” before their game against the San Diego Chargers Thursday night, I threw up a mental black power fist. I did so because I believed it to be a show of solemn…
On Friday, Colin Kaepernick took a stand by taking a seat. He said enough with black death and quietly sat as “The Star-Spangled Banner” played.