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More than 1,000 People Rally for Kaepernick at NFL HQ

Supporters of Colin Kaepernick, who has continuously shown his support of the Black Lives Matter movement in a variety of ways, showed their solidarity with him and his cause at a rally outside NFL headquarters Wednesday. They believe that not only is he being blackballed by the league, but that he be signed by the start of the regular season next month. ...Read more

Announcer Robert Lee Pulled of Virginia Football Game in Reaction to Protests

After the Charlottesville protests two weekends ago, ESPN executives made a decision to pull Robert E. Lee, a new play-by-play announcer assigned to the Virginia-William & Mary game off opening weekend. Foreseeing the internet explosion that could have potentially happened, they worried his big moment, even on a lightly watched game, might turn into a national joke. ...Read more

Beckham Sprained Ankle – Teammates Upset

Odell Beckham Jr.was taken out of Monday night’s game after Browns cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun slammed into Beckham’s knee. Beckham suffered a sprained ankle from the hit, severity of the sprain has not been diagnosed yet. While Beckham and the referees believe the hit was legal, some Giants and other players felt it’s not the time or place to be making those kinds of plays. ...Read more