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Six-Part Colin Kaepernick Documentary Is Coming To Netflix

A new six-part documentary detailing the life of NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is set to be produced by Netflix. The former San Francisco 49ers star has not played in the NFL since 2016 after he started kneel during the US national anthem as a form of protest against police brutality and racial injustice. Colin in Black & White will focus on …

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NFL Star Hits Out At League Following 7th Random Drug Test in 11 Games

Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid took aim at the NFL’s drug testing policy on Monday after being selected to undergo a random test for the seventh time this season. Reid, a staunch ally and former team-mate of ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, had already accused the NFL of targeting him unfairly as retribution for his lawsuit against the league. …

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Nike Stand By Raheem Sterling With New Advert

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American sporting apparel company Nike has published a new advert which shows their support for Raheem Sterling.  Sterling was subjected to alleged racial abuse when playing for Manchester City against Chelsea last weekend at Stamford Bridge. The video of the incident shocked people around the world and it has subsequently opened up a wider debate about racism in sport and …

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Nike Shares At Record High After Kaepernick Ad

Nike shares reached an all-time high this week as data pointed to an uptick in online sales following the sporting goods giant’s envelope-pushing ad campaign featuring athlete Colin Kaepernick. Nike, a member of the blue-chip Dow index, finished at $83.47 on Thursday, its highest-ever closing price, prompting applause on Twitter from basketball star and self-professed “#NikeLifer” LeBron James. The new …

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Nike Chief Insists Using Kaepernick Was The Right Choice

The president of Nike’s Jordan Brand insists that the sportswear giant were “absolutely” right to use Colin Kaepernick as the face of their new “Just Do It” campaign. “One of the great things is that Colin Kaepernick is a great inspirational athlete and he used his position to help further a cause that he believed in,” Larry Miller told AFP …

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Nike Sales Rise 31% In Days Following Kaepernick Ad Unveiling

Nike sales surged 31% in the days following the unveiling of the advertisement starring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick an analyst said on Saturday. According to Edison Trends, a digital commerce research company: “Nike sales grew 31% from Sunday through Tuesday over Labor Day this year, besting 2017’s comparative 17% increase.” The ad was first released by Nike on Monday, the …

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Woods Praises ‘Impressive’ Serena, Backs ‘Special’ Kaepernick Ad

Tiger Woods praised fellow comeback star Serena Williams for her US Open finals run on Friday while also lauding a new commercial for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Woods, a 14-time major champion, was a runner-up at August’s PGA Championship in his comeback season while Williams has advanced to the US Open final a year after giving birth to …

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Serena Williams Lauds Nike For Kaepernick Campaign

Serena Williams reiterated her admiration for American football player turned activist Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday and praised apparel maker Nike for featuring him in a new ad campaign. “Especially proud to be a part of the Nike family today. #justdoit,” the 23-time Grand Slam champion tweeted before she headed out to book a US Open semi-final berth with a 6-4, …

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Schwarzenegger Pens Superb Tribute To Conor McGregor As He’s Named In Time’s 100 Most Influential List

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 13: Irish featherweight Conor McGregor interacts with media after holding an open training session at Peter Welch's Boxing Gym on August 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Conor McGregor has been named by Time Magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people for 2017 following his rapid rise to the top of the MMA world. The Dubliner became the first two-division UFC champion after stopping Eddie Alvarez to claim his lightweight belt. He had held the featherweight crown since his 13-second defeat of Jose Aldo …

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NFL News: 4 Disappointments So Far This Season

An abundance of teams, coaches and individual players have fallen short of their pre-season expectations. Stephen Loftus looks at the NFL’s most glaring disappointments so far this season. New Orleans Saints The Saints are definitely the most obvious failure to date this season. It is amusing that the Saints are still favourites to emerge from the NFC South, despite their shocking …

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NFL: Week Two Preview

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With multiple overtime games, missed PAT’s, upsets and shootouts, Week One had a little bit of everything. Let’s take a look and see what the NFL has in store for us in Week Two. Game of the Week Philadelphia Eagles @ Indianapolis Colts Over the past decade the NFL has introduced a number of quarterback friendly rules which have changed …

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NFL Regular Season Preview – NFC West

Continuing our series of previewing the NFL Regular season, here we look at the NFC West. This division is home to the reigning Superbowl Champions, the Seattle Seahawks. Eoin Purcell looks at what’s in store for 2014. _____ Seattle Seahawks Key player: The whole defence Last season: 13-3, 1st in the division, won in the Superbowl. In an era when the …

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