# Colin Kaepernick

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Colin Kaepernick working out with Raiders - reports
It marks the first time the quarterback has worked out with an NFL team since his de facto exile from the sport following his 2016 social justice protests.
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Colin Kaepernick to be subject of six-part Netflix series
The former NFL quarterback will narrate the docu-series, which will be based on the formative years that led to his modern-day activism.
Opinion: Young Premier League footballers taking inspiration from across the water
It’s a whole new ball game for this generation of activist soccer players.
Trump performs u-turn and says Kaepernick deserves another shot at the NFL
The US president has made a considerable departure from his 2017 comments, when he called for protesting players to be expelled from the league.
NFL chief Goodell encourages clubs to sign exiled Kaepernick
Goodell invited Kaepernick’s input on racial and socail programmes that are being run by the league.
Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer
Colin Kaepernick started kneeling in 2016 to highlight racial inequality, and the US president does not want others to follow suit.
NFL says it would be 'awesome' to work with Kaepernick as it pledges $250m to fight racism
Kaepernick’s ‘doing real impactful work,’ a league source said. ‘Getting him in some way would be amazing for us.’
US Soccer scraps controversial anthem kneeling ban
‘We apologize to our players – especially our black players – staff, fans, and all who support eradicating racism.’
'Corporations now want to be on the right side of history. The NFL should not be allowed to participate in that'
Author and ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines, and tells us why the NFL’s recent apology is unacceptable.
Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.
'Do you understand NOW?' - LeBron James among athletes outraged at George Floyd's death
The Los Angeles Lakers playmaker contrasted the incident with the kneeling protests of former NFL star Colin Kaepernick in 2016.
Colin Kaepernick's girlfriend Nessa Diab blasts NFL for 'retired' tag
She complained about the designation in a social media post.
'The ball's in their court' - Kaepernick sends strong message after holding rearranged workout
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been out of the league since 2016.
'We'll look at the tape if we need information' - Cowboys will not attend Kaepernick workout
The club’s owner and general manager says they are happy with their quarterbacks.
Kaepernick's former team-mate says NFL workout feels like 'PR stunt'
Eric Reid is sceptical about Colin Kaepernick’s workout in front of NFL teams as the outcast eyes a return to the league.
NFL invites teams to Kaepernick workout in Atlanta
“I’ve been in shape and ready for this for three years, can’t wait to see the head coaches and GMs on Saturday,” said the former 49ers quarterback.
889 days later, Colin Kaepernick still waiting on NFL return
The former San Francisco 49ers star quarterback tweeted a video of himself working out.
Nike pull controversial US flag shoe design after complaint by Colin Kaepernick - report
The Wall Street Journal say the former NFL star considered the Betsy Ross flag an ‘offensive symbol because of its connection to an era of slavery’.
Kaepernick's NFL settlement less than $10 million -- report
Many commentators felt the former quarterback was in line for much more after alleging collusion between team owners.
Kaepernick's lawyer tips Patriots to make move for QB
Mark Geragos thinks Colin Kaepernick, 31, could sign a contract within two weeks.
Colin Kaepernick reaches settlement with NFL over kneeling protest case
The NFL say no further information will be disclosed over the settlement made in the Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid cases.
Cardi B's refusal to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show sends an important message
Cardi B joined the growing list of celebrities who have decided to sit this one out.
'There's no way that's random' - Kaepernick ally Reid takes aim at NFL after seventh drug test
Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid took a knee alongside Colin Kaepernick when they were team-mates at the San Francisco 49ers.
Doing good without God, a post-Kap league, and your NFL week 14 preview
With Mark Sanchez back playing, there can be no doubt Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed, writes Steve O’Rourke.
Washington rule out making move for Kaepernick
The 31-year-old has said he hopes to return to the NFL despite being repeatedly overlooked by teams.
Josh Freeman, Jameis Winston and the ghosts of An Modh Coinníollach
The former Bucs’ QB is a cautionary tale for the incumbent, writes Steve O’Rourke.
Nike shares at record high after Kaepernick ads
The Edison data showed a rise in online sales in some more politically progressive states.
History will remember Kaepernick like Muhammad Ali, says two-time Super Bowl winner
Osi Umenyiora expects others will come to regret not supporting Colin Kaepernick.
Nike's controversial Kaepernick advert set to air during tonight's NFL season opener
US president Donald Trump has strongly criticised the company’s decision to back the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback.
Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign
“It’s their choice,” she said. “I think that’s one great thing God gave us, is the freedom of choice.”
Colin Kaepernick's Nike deal prompts flurry of debate and drop in stock market
Kaepernick was the first American football player to kneel for the national anthem in an attempt to draw attention to racial injustice.
Colin Kaepernick issues 'deserve our attention and action' – NFL
After he was featured in a new Nike advert, the NFL has said issues raised by the player deserve ‘attention and action’.
First American football player to kneel for the national anthem chosen for new Nike campaign
Colin Kaepernick was among a number of NFL players attempting to draw attention to racial injustice in America.
Colin Kaepernick just got a big win in his collusion case against the NFL
The decision is a major blow to the league.
EA Sports apologise after Colin Kaepernick's name wiped from soundtrack lyrics on Madden
Big Sean complained that his verse on Big Bank was edited to exclude the shunned quarterback.
Multiple teams still view Colin Kaepernick as a starting NFL quarterback
The former 49ers quarterback’s collusion case against the NFL has uncovered evidence that refutes one of the biggest arguments used against him.
Player files lawsuit against NFL alleging he's being frozen out for Kaepernick support
Eric Reid has filed a collusion grievance against the NFL similar to the one filed by Colin Kaepernick last October.
New report details how NFL owners and players bickered over Trump, Colin Kaepernick
According to the Times, several owners expressed concern about the US President’s attacks on the league.
Kaepernick honoured with Amnesty International award
Colin Kaepernick created controversy by kneeling during the playing of the national anthem to protest social inequality.
The Seahawks 'postponed' a Colin Kaepernick workout after he said he wouldn't stop kneeling
The former 49ers quarterback was due to meet with Seattle this week.