Source: Alliance had conversation with Kaepernick

Football 02/14/19, 19:00

A person with knowledge of the conversation tells The Associated Press that the new Alliance of American Football spoke with Colin Kaepernick during its development about joining the league.But Kaepernick wanted $20 million or more to consider playing with the ...

Wisconsin Senate refuses to honor Colin Kaepernick

Football 02/13/19, 19:21

Republicans who control the Wisconsin Senate refused to mention NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in a resolution honoring Black History Month passed Wednesday, rejecting calls from Democrats who said ignoring the Milwaukee native put them on the wrong side of history. Just ...

Wisconsin GOP erases Kaepernick from resolution

Football 02/12/19, 20:08

Wisconsin Republicans erased any mention of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick from a resolution recognizing Black History Month on Tuesday, saying he's too controversial to be included in a list of influential black leaders. February is Black History Month. The Legislature's ...

Artists dot Super Bowl host city with Kaepernick murals

Football 02/04/19, 16:23

The Atlanta artist community is responding in force after a mural featuring embattled former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was turned to rubble days before the Super Bowl.Fabian "Occasional Superstar" Williams was dismayed when he learned that his mural was destroyed ...

Gladys Knight, Chloe x Halle shine at Super Bowl

Sports 02/03/19, 18:45

Gladys Knight scored a touchdown with her rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Super Bowl 53.The legend's voice shined brightly Sunday, as she hit all the right notes ahead of the big game between the New England Patriots and the ...

Rep. John Lewis sides with NFL players who want to protest

Football 02/01/19, 17:37

U.S. Rep. John Lewis believes sometimes people have to kneel before they can be heard so he supports NFL players who want to peacefully demonstrate against police brutality and social injustice."There's nothing wrong with kneeling," Lewis said Friday during a ...

Lots of questions for Goodell, not a lot of answers

Football 01/30/19, 15:51

Faced with a blitz of officiating questions and queries about the effectiveness of the Rooney Rule, Colin Kaepernick's football unemployment, and the cancellation of a news conference for a Super Bowl halftime show that has drawn hefty criticism, Roger Goodell ...

NFL and NFLPA: Reid drug tested ‘normal’ amount of times

Sports 01/09/19, 14:01

The NFL and the NFL Players Association say outspoken Eric Reid was not singled out with excessive drug tests.The joint statement released Wednesday said an independent administrator found Reid received the "normal" number of drug tests this season. The statement ...

Houston’s Hopkins expresses support for Kaepernick

Football 12/02/18, 19:24

DeAndre Hopkins says he arrived to Houston's game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in a No. 7 jersey bearing the hashtag "IMWITHKAP" to support Colin Kaepernick and his protests of social and racial injustice because: "he's standing up for ...

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