Why Rihanna Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Show Offer: After Kaepernick, ‘I Just Couldn’t Be a Sellout’

RELATED STORIES After nearly a full year of speculation, Rihanna has confirmed that she “absolutely” rejected the NFL’s offer for her to perform during the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show. In a new interview with Vogue, the singer says she made the decision in solidarity with former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick, whose peaceful protesting […]

‘Just stand’: Army vet launches t-shirts with ‘patriotic’ message for Kaepernick & Nike

A clothing company founded by US veterans has responded to Nike’s collaboration with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick by launching a limited edition of ‘Just Stand’ t-shirts. Nine Line Apparel introduced the new line in direct response to sports clothing brand Nike’s decision to use Kaepernick, who sparked a wave of hugely divisive NFL national […]

Colin Kaepernick has already donated more than $1 million of his NFL earnings to social justice charities

Norm Hall/Getty Images When Colin Kaepernick found himself without a job in the NFL, he turned his focus to activism, donating time and money to a wide variety of causes. In just over a year, Kaepernick donated over $ 1 million to various charities, ranging in causes from social justice to education. While Kaepernick has now […]

Rare video shows Colin Kaepernick is still working out and hoping for another shot in the NFL

Josh Hidalgo/Instagram In a rare video, Colin Kaepernick was shown working out and throwing the football, staying prepared for a shot in the NFL. Kaepernick and his trainer have expressed his desire to continue playing, but there has not been video of his workouts before. With free agency underway, there have not been any reports […]

With Carson Wentz’s injury, there’s a growing buzz that Colin Kaepernick might be a good fit to help the Eagles’ playoff push

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images The Philadelphia Eagles lost Carson Wentz to a season-ending knee injury and could be in need of quarterback depth. As has happened with numerous teams with quarterback injuries this year, many fans were quick to speculate that Colin Kaepernick might be a suitable candidate to join the Birds before their playoff […]

Colin Kaepernick named GQ ‘Citizen Of The Year,’ not quoted in article

Published time: 13 Nov, 2017 17:47 Edited time: 13 Nov, 2017 17:48 Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who instigated the NFL anthem protests, has been named GQ magazine’s ‘Citizen Of The Year’ for 2017. In 2013, Kaepernick appeared in a GQ photoshoot as one of the NFL’s most talented players after leading his […]

Colin Kaepernick ‘signs $1mn book deal’

Published time: 25 Oct, 2017 19:41 Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who hasn’t been signed by an NFL team this season, has reportedly signed a million-dollar book deal. Kaepernick might be looking to get into the book-writing industry, Page Six reported on Tuesday, saying that the controversial football player had signed with Random […]

Colin Kaepernick will have a tough time proving collusion

Let’s assume that Colin Kaepernick is better than several quarterbacks — backups, and even starters — who have managed to find jobs on NFL rosters this season. (He is.) And let’s also say that teams refused to sign Kaepernick not because he isn’t good enough, but because he decided to kneel during the national anthem […]

Colin Kaepernick Files Complaint Accusing NFL Owners Of Colluded To Keep Him Out Of The League

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who started kneeling last year during the national anthem to protest the treatment of minorities by police, has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging that owners colluded to keep him off the field this season. The 29-year-old has been without a job through the first six weeks […]