GQ Magazine has named former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as its “citizen of the year.”
Colin Kaepernick is out of the NFL, but he has just inked a $1 million book deal in the wake of the protest movement he began last year by kneeling during the playing of the national anthem.
Former President Jimmy Carter said in a new interview he wished NFL players who protest during the national anthem would find a “different way” to demonstrate rather than kneeling.
Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews on Wednesday appeared on Sports Illustrated’s “Off the Board With Jimmy Traina” podcast, where she explained why she refuses to weigh in on political issues.
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett on Wednesday compared NFL team owners saying they will bench players who kneel during the national anthem to the Dred Scott case, a landmark Supreme Court decision in 1857.
Jacksonville Jaguars president Mark Lamping apologized to a city official for several players kneeling during the national anthem at the Sept. 24 London game against the Baltimore Ravens.
A group of NFL owners and players are scheduled to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, but they will not discuss a potential rule change pertaining to the national anthem, according to a report.
Four city council members in Ann Arbor, Michigan knelt for the Pledge of Allegiance after their meeting was called to order on Monday night.