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Colin Kaepernick files grievance alleging collusion by NFL owners

For months, some close to Colin Kaepernick debated whether he should cross the ultimate line. The one you don’t come back from in the NFL. The one that casts a person into football exile permanently. ...
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49ers surprisingly cut four-time All-Pro LB NaVorro Bowman

There won’t be any NaVorro Bowman trade after all. The San Francisco 49ers are cutting him. The star linebacker requested to be released and the team granted that request on Friday, according to general manager John Lynch at a news conference. ...
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Cleveland police union will not hold flag in Browns game ...

The Cleveland Browns made national news recently when a dozen members of the team knelt during the national anthem, the largest such protest to date in the NFL. In response, Cleveland’s police union has said its officers will ...
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Former NFLer Takeo Spikes on his career and new book ...

When faced with retirement after 15 seasons, transitioning to life after football is a common challenge for NFL athletes. For former NFL linebacker Takeo Spikes, approaching the future was no different. Fortunately, however, a childhood hobby ...
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NYPD officers take a knee to support Colin Kaepernick, still ...

The Colin Kaepernick story has gotten seemingly endless attention because its reach goes far beyond football. A pretty good reminder of that came Saturday afternoon in New York City, which is far removed from Kaepernick’s former NFL ...
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Panthers cautious with Cam, won’t play him Saturday

Panthers fans will continue to wait for a fresh look at Cam Newton. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported Friday that Carolina’s quarterback won’t dress for Saturday’s preseason bout with the Tennessee Titans, which will air at 3 p.m. ET on NFL ...
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NFL Protest: Justin Britt backs Michael Bennett in anthem protest

Seattle Seahawks center Justin Britt placed his hand on Michael Bennett‘s shoulder in a display of support of the defensive end’s decision to sit during the national anthem prior to the start of Friday’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings. Britt stood ...
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Former Footballer Takes Over Virginia’s Last Remaining Black-Owned Bank; Relaunches ...

First State Bank is touting a new name as well as a brand new stakeholder. The Danville, Va., bank, known as the last remaining Black-owned financial institutions in the state, revealed its new name as Movement ...
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Spike Lee promotes rally for Colin Kaepernick at NFL headquarters

The Colin Kaepernick saga has produced plenty of “I never thought I’d see that” moments, and here’s another: Legendary movie producer Spike Lee is promoting a rally at NFL headquarters on Aug. 23 for the unemployed ...
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Petition Demanding an NFL Team Sign Colin Kaepernick Or Face ...

Angered by the NFL’s alleged blackballing of star quarterback Colin Kaepernick, a group of fans have launched a petition threatening to boycott the league if he isn’t signed to a team this season. The Change.org ...
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Why it was important for the Falcons to honor Michael ...

Michael Vick‘s impact goes beyond the football field. From the commercials to the billboards, Vick dominated not only the City of Atlanta but also the whole world of sports in the 2000s. His reign as ...
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Lions draft bust Charles Rogers blames Vicodin and injuries, not ...

We have a fascination with NFL draft busts. Ryan Leaf, in his own way, is a part of NFL lore just like Peyton Manning. Not every failed draft pick ends up with a sad post-football story, ...