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WATCH: Colin Kaepernick gives huge shoe collection to homeless

Colin Kaepernick’s controversial decision to kneel during the national anthem this past year drew plenty of criticism, but you’d have to be pretty cold to find fault with the way he’s put his money where his mouth is in the months since. In addition to donating $100,000 each month for 10 months, as well as taking clothing and bedding to needy this holiday season, Kaepernick...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick: Reaction to anthem protest varies by location

Colin Kaepernick, despite being on a terrible 1-13 San Francisco 49ers team, has been at the center of the NFL season's biggest stories due to his decision to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial inequality. While Kaepernick admits he’s received both support and condemnation from fans since spawning the protest movement during the preseason, he recently revealed...
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December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick: 49ers need culture change to contend again

Remember that culture of toughness and winning that Jim Harbaugh instituted in San Francisco? It took just two years for it to erode completely. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick believes that the 49ers need a full-scale culture change before they can be successful again. “That’s always hard to tell,” Kaepernick said when asked how close the Niners were to contending again, via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Admiral rips Kaepernick during Pearl Harbor speech

U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris took a moment during a speech Wednesday commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor to take a shot at Colin Kaepernick and his practice of kneeling during the national anthem. “You can bet that the men and women we honor today — and those who died that fateful morning 75 years ago — never took a knee and...
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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick shoots down report he’ll opt out: ‘It blew me away’

Based on everything we’ve heard about Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers, nobody batted an eyelash when a report came out over the weekend that the quarterback would opt out of his contract with the team after this season. Everyone but Kaepernick, that is. Speaking about the report on Tuesday, Kaepernick expressed shock and dismay, not only by the “false” report...
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December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers say Colin Kaepernick will start against Jets

Despite a historically inept passing performance against the Chicago Bears, Colin Kaepernick will start at quarterback when the San Fransisco 49ers play the New York Jets on Sunday. Offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins announced the decision on Tuesday: Curtis Modkins: "Kap will be the starter on Sunday." #NYJvsSF — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers...
Via The Sports Daily
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kaepernick to opt out of contract, become free agent

Colin Kaepernick is reportedly planning to opt out of his contract after the 2016 season and become a free agent. Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers agreed to a restructured contract earlier in the year, and the new deal includes a player option for 2017 and a guarantee that the Niners cannot use the franchise tag on him. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Kaepernick will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Kaepernick selling Bay Area home amid career resurgence

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is selling his Bay Area home as he starts to heat up on the gridiron and his NFL future remains a huge question mark. According to Neal J. Leitereg of the Los Angeles Times, Kaepernick is selling his 4,600 square foot, four-bedroom home in San Jose, Calif. He initially purchased the home for $2.7 million four years ago and is asking...
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December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Cuban reporter: Kaepernick would be in jail in Cuba

During training camp back in August, Colin Kaepernick wore a shirt depicting former Cuban leader Fidel Castro meeting with Malcolm X. The wardrobe choice did not sit well with a Cuban-born reporter, and that reporter finally got a chance to confront Kaepernick last week. With the San Francisco 49ers taking on the Miami Dolphins, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald asked Kaepernick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick clarifies stance on Fidel Castro

It seems as though Colin Kaepernick constantly is re-explaining himself to the media, and that was the case once again Sunday in Miami. The background for this story starts way back in August, when the San Francisco 49ers quarterback wore a shirt depicting Malcolm X meeting Fidel Castro, who died Friday at the age of 90, in Harlem in 1960. Understandably, people in South Florida...
November 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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