Colin Kaepernick Was Probably Penalized For Saying "Nigger" Or "Nigga"

When San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick became the first NFL player to be penalized and then fined for using "inappropriate language," it was pretty clear that, given the NFL's instructions for referees to crack down on the use of racial and homophobic slurs, he had said something that was deemed by… » 9/23/14 3:42pm 9/23/14 3:42pm

What ESPN And The NFL Don't Talk About When They Talk About "Nigger"

Last week, we got word that the Fritz Pollard Alliance, chaired by ex-NFL player John Wooten, was pushing a rule change in the league that would penalize players for the use of the word "nigger" on the football field. The proposal involves a 15-yard penalty for a player's first offense, with an ejection if he says it… » 2/25/14 6:09pm 2/25/14 6:09pm