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ESPN Uses "Street Clothes" Photo Of Kaepernick, Then Decides Otherwise

For some reason, ESPN used a photo of Colin Kaepernick in a backwards hat and regular clothes early Saturday morning while reporting on his "suspicious incident." Usually, a standard photo of him in a uniform would accompany the report. Why the switch?

The Worldwide Leader actually did use a photo of Kaepernick in a 49ers uniform at first, but the following airing of SportsCenter switched to the photo of Kap in street clothes. The airing after that reverted to the first picture. Here's SportsCenter at 12:40 a.m. (all times are Eastern):


At 1:11 a.m., with the street clothes photo:

At 2:12 a.m., with the standard photo:


Who changed it back, and why was the switch made in the first place? If you know something, shoot us an email.

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