Colin Kaepernick Reaches Settlement With NFL in Collusion Case

Colin Kaepernick reached a confidential settlement with the NFL more than a year after the former San Fransisco 49ers quarterback filed a collusion grievance against the league. “For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and [Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid] have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL,” the athletes’ attorneys, Mark Geragos and Ben […]

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David Stern: Colin Kaepernick would still be playing if he were in NBA

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern said during a Bloomberg Business of Sports podcast that former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick would still be working today if he were a basketball player. According to Bloomberg, Stern said on the podcast, which will air Feb. 18, letting players speak their mind was part of the NBA's game plan to make the sport more visible. "As […]

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Colin Kaepernick deserves NFL roster spot, according to 95 percent of players in recent poll

In a poll conducted by The Athletic over the past six weeks, 95 percent of defensive players interviewed said they believe Colin Kaepernick should be on an NFL roster. Kaepernick, who was the first player to kneel during the national anthem as a means of protesting police brutality and racial inequality, last played in the NFL during the 2016 season. He […]

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Rihanna, in support of Colin Kaepernick, declines Super Bowl performance: report

Rihanna reportedly turned down a Super Bowl performance opportunity in support of Colin Kaepernick. (Reuters) Rihanna has declined to perform at the Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show in support of Colin Kaepernick, according to a report out Thursday. The 30-year-old "Umbrella" singer disagrees with the NFL's stance on kneeling during the national anthem, according to Us Weekly, and has decided to […]

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Colin Hart column: Rocky Fielding deserves his shot at Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez – but Brit has got no chance

Every fighter dreams of one day headlining at New York’s Madison Square Garden, universally acknowledged as the Mecca of Boxing. Fielding has been given the dubious pleasure to shine there when he defends what they call the Regular WBA super-middleweight crown against Mexico’s menacing super-star Canelo Alvarez, on December 15. Rocky went to Germany and unexpectedly stopped Tyrone Zeuge, in […]

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Colin Kaepernick receives prestigious honor for contributions to black history and culture

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was among eight people saluted by Harvard University on Thursday for contributions to black history and culture. All eight recipients of the prestigious W.E.B. Du Bois Medal were honored in a ceremony held Thursday afternoon by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard "in recognition of their contributions to African and African […]

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Colin Kaepernick's pal Eric Reid revives NFL career with Carolina Panthers after being picked up as free agent

One of the first players to join then-teammate Colin Kaepernick in kneeling during the national anthem during the 2016 season, Reid filed a collusion grievance against the NFL in May as he remained unsigned in free agency. According to multiple reports, that grievance remains active despite Thursday's deal with the Panthers, which did not require Reid to dismiss or settle […]

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Colin Kaepernick's pal Eric Reid revives NFL career with Carolina Panthers after being picked up as free agent

One of the first players to join then team-mate Colin Kaepernick in kneeling during the national anthem during the 2016 season, Reid filed a collusion grievance against the NFL in May as he remained unsigned in free agency. According to multiple reports, that grievance remains active despite Thursday's deal with the Panthers, which did not require Reid to dismiss or […]

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Eric Reid, who supported Colin Kaepernick in protests during national anthem, signs with Panthers

New Gillette ad takes aim at Nike and Kaepernick Fox & Trends with Carley Shimkus. The Carolina Panthers on Thursday signed safety Eric Reid – who supported Colin Kaepernick’s protest against perceived racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem. Reid, 26, spent five seasons with the San Francisco 49ers before signing with the Panthers. He was named to the […]

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