No longer welcome on an NFL sideline, former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick turns to social media to make his point on the league's opening Sunday.
African-American officers acknowledge they “live in two worlds,” and that they understand why the NFL star took a knee.
Nike reportedly will feature the athlete and civil rights figure in billboard, TV and online ads, create a Kaepernick apparel line and contribute to his charity. The deal is said to put the ex-quarterback in the top bracket of NFL players with Nike.
At the 2018 Asian Games, Korea—the name for the joint teams that are entered in rowing, canoeing and women’s basketball—is awarded the highest honor in the 500-meter dragon boat final.
Since 9/11, sports and the military have become increasingly fused in this country.
In a morning Twitter screed, the president again calls for demonstrators to be suspended without pay.
Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bond together with scions of families that have been French for generations, all for the rouge, blanc et bleu. And for only the second time, France is the World Cup champion.
Snatching immigrant babies may have scored some points for the president with his base, but it was never going to light up the scoreboard like tackling black jocks.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Howard Bryant and discusses the sports journalist's new book, "The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism."
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback's legal team wants to determine whether meddling by the president led to his blacklisting by the NFL.