Hall of Fame NFL coach Tony Dungy sat down with USA TODAY Sports this week and said that the national anthem is not the time for players to protest and voice their concerns. This is similar to what the Hall of Fame Coach told the Sports Junkies this week. Coach Dungy said that if he were still coaching, the best way for his players’ voices to be heard would be via a national press conference, which he argued would give them more attention anyway.
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In several tweets, I said the Baltimore Ravens should sign Kaepernick. Now we know why they did not. It was because of this racist tweet sent by Kaepernick’s girlfriend, not because of his stance on social issues.
Regardless of your political beliefs, the Philando Castile verdict was terrible but, if Colin Kaepernick wants an NFL job, his politics should stay out of sports.
During yesterday’s Pearl Harbor anniversary commemoration, the Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris, burned Colin Kaepernick during his remarks about the National Anthem.
If you are going to speak out about injustice in America, and you don’t vote, you deserve to be ridiculed and outed as a phony.
Stephen A. gets this absolutely right.
Players, like Colin Kaepernick, showing disrespect for the U.S. flag and the National Anthem are not playing well or at all in American living rooms. Americans turned their TV viewing away from the NFL in week 1. Will it continue?
Love South Park’s take on this. The show takes on the over-the-top media coverage on the protest rather than the message.