Colin Kaepernick Somehow Left Off 49ers Gallery Celebrating Past Highlights Against Packers

The San Francisco 49ers released a photo gallery on Friday commemorating the franchise’s 68-year history of games against the Green Bay Packers in the lead up to their matchup on Monday Night Football. The gallery included photos of nearly every notable player to put on a San Francisco jersey from Hall of Famers like…

Report: Nike Made Sure Believing In Something Wouldn’t Mean Sacrificing Everything

If you are someone who wants to pump your fist about Nike’s big endorsement deal with Colin Kaepernick, try this on: It is probably an encouraging sign of the times that Kaepernick’s demonstrations against police brutality and systemic racism have not made him toxic for marketing and public relations purposes, the way…

There Is Nothing More American Than Burning Your Dumb Sneakers

“Calling a dream crazy is not an insult,” Colin Kaepernick says during a two-minute ad that Nike rolled out last Wednesday. “It’s a compliment.” It’s one of many perfectly circular blobules of aspiration that Kaepernick delivers in stop-and-go voiceover throughout the ad, and in that context and the broader context of…

People Are Destroying Their Nike Gear Because Of Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick is the new face of a Nike ad campaign. As you might imagine, this has really angered the type of people who have said, “I’m a Christian first, and a conservative second” out loud at the dinner table. And if there’s one thing you can expect from these people, it’s that they will go about expressing…

NFL Owners Sure Came Off Like Dumbasses When They Met With Players About Protests

On Monday, The New York Times teased us with a maddeningly coy report about Eagles owner Jeff Lurie calling Donald Trump’s presidency “disastrous” during last October’s players-owners meeting about national anthem protests. The Times, which acquired an audio recording of the three-hour meeting, has now gotten around…