Goodell Says League Is Sorry And Will Support Players Taking Knee

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell issued a video statement on Friday saying “we were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier” who were protesting police brutality. The statement comes amid nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, but also years of controversy when the NFL refused to support Colin Kaepernick and other players who […]


NFL Players Thinking About Work Stoppage

He could have been speaking about the current political climate when he addressed reporters Thursday in Indianapolis at the NFL’s scouting combine, but DeMaurice Smith’s blunt assessment referred to the current labor negotiations between the NFL owners and players. “Man, democracy’s messy,” Smith, the executive director of the NFL players’ union said after high-profile players […]


Kaepernick Tells Players Still Kneeling To “Stay Strong”

Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who sparked a firestorm three years ago when he decided to kneel during the national anthem, showed support Sunday to those NFL players who are still employed and still protesting perceived racial injustice during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Kaepernick’s tweet comes amid a minor backlash […]