Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the firebrand former president of Iran who questioned the Holocaust and said the U.S. government was behind the September 11 terrorist attacks, tweeted his support for ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Monday.
Nike, the official apparel company of the NFL, unveiled a new advertisement Monday featuring quarterback Colin Kaepernick to commemorate his willingness to “sacrifice everything” as part of its “Just Do It” campaign.
Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D., Texas), who is running to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz (R.), said Wednesday there’s “nothing more American” than kneeling in protest during the national anthem.
Two-time failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton offered an endorsement on Wednesday to an 11-year-old girl for kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance, telling her to “keep up the good work.”
President Donald Trump on Friday continued to slam NFL players’ national anthem protests, recommending players “Be happy, be cool” and “Find another way to protest.”
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James said Tuesday neither his team nor the Golden State Warriors would visit the White House if they won the NBA Finals this season.