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The curious case of Colin Kaepernick

The curious case of Colin Kaepernick

Patrick Pace

September 18, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by the NFL for taking a stand against police brutality. Everyone knows he should be on an NFL team. Though he only started 12 games last season, he scored 18 touchdowns and only threw four interceptions. He threw for 2,241 yards last season, the third most of...

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...

Sitting down to stand up

Patrick Pace

September 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Sports

I'm not mad at Colin Kaepernick. On Aug. 26 before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, The quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers decided to sit down during the national anthem. Kaepernick gave his reasoning, saying that he did not want to "stand up to show pride in a flag for a country...

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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