Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice.
By Mike Corder, Associated Press
I realized it was completely disingenuous of me to stand for a pledge when the words do not apply to my life.
By Ricky House
NFL players will be encouraged to stand for the national anthem at the start of the football games, the league’s chief told reporters today. After two days of meeting with owners of each NFL team, representatives for the players’ union…
By Joshua Barajas
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence. The Republican former presidential hopeful sent a letter Monday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell…
By Todd Richmond, Associated Press
By Laura Santhanam
A Newshour/Marist poll shows stark divisions across different racial and ethnic groups, and also along party lines.
By Mychal Denzel Smith
The NFL, by way of embracing all the iconography of America, has also invited the pointed backlash to that iconography.
Joey Odoms, who took the job in 2014, announced his retirement in an Instagram post, saying, “The tone/actions of a large number of NFL fans in the midst of our country’s cultural crisis, have convinced me that I do not…
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
With his attacks on activist athletes, Trump again plunged into the middle of his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making.
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump’s comments that football players should be fired if they kneel during the national anthem has ignited condemnation from three major sports. Trump also took aim at the NBA's Stephen Curry and NFL's Colin Kaepernick, who was the first…
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