The Orion

League stands against Kaepernick

Kenta Mcafee

October 16, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

The NFL had major movements this season, with Twitter now streaming live games and a new $100 million concussion initiative. Despite the success they've enjoyed, there's still one problem they have yet to tackle: kneeling at sports games. Colin Kaepernick started the movement earlier this year when he chose to kneel during the national anthem at a 49er's...

Peaceful Protests Bring More Criticism

Peaceful Protests Bring More Criticism

Nicte Hernandez

September 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When we think of protests we immediately picture hundreds of people crossing a freeway, looting or the SWAT team pushing back on the protesters. Destruction is usually the word we associate with when a protest is taking place. Never do we picture silent sit-ins, despite the numerous non-violent protests...

Bay Area NFL teams get set for draft

Bay Area NFL teams get set for draft

Kevin Lucena

April 24, 2015

Filed under Sports

With the 2015 NFL draft in Chicago quickly approaching, it’s time to take make some predictions for who the Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers will take with their first round picks. Oakland Raiders Fourth Overall Pick Mel Kiper, ESPN Kevin White – West Virginia The gap be...

Sports stars get off easy

Matt Murphy

April 22, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

A certain Bay Area athlete, perhaps you've heard of Colin Kaepernick, has been in a bit of hot water lately. Or maybe he's in no trouble at all. This is the nature of incident reports — something, or nothing, may be wrong. Kaepernick was named in along with two other NFL players. After a woman ...

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