Missouri college drops affiliation with Nike over Kaepernick deal

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At a rally in Alabama past year, Trump said team owners should "get that son of a bitch off the field" if a player knelt in protest of injustice during the anthem.

Looks like Nike is "sacrificing everything" including sales after rolling out an ad featuring Anthem-kneeler Colin Kaepernick. "We also believe that those who know what sacrifice is all about are more likely to be wearing a military uniform than an athletic uniform". The decision won the support of National Basketball Association star LeBron James - also a Nike athlete - who ended a speech Tuesday night by saying, "I stand with Nike, all day, every day", Bleacher Report writes. It's amusing watching a company that uses child slave labor overseas to make their products all of a sudden become humanitarians.

In May, NFL owners voted on a new national anthem policy, removing a requirement for players to be on the field for the anthem, and giving the players the option to stay in the locker room. Tillman died while serving in Afghanistan.

As his narration continues, telling people not to settle for being ordinary, Colin returns on screen at the end of the video saying, "So don't ask if your dreams are insane, ask if they're insane enough". He did it by replacing Kaepernick's face with that of his father, President Donald Trump.

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"For the sake of our national security, the New York Times should publish his name at once". -Associated Press writer Zeke Miller.

Sittenfeld says we all have room to improve and while he supports the police community we should hold each other to high standards.

KHQ spoke with several people in Spokane who reacted to the iconic swoosh and apparel giant making a deal with the former San Fransisco 49er, who started a wave of protests among NFL players during the 2016 football season.

"He's done a lot for the African-American community, and it's cost him a lot", Williams said in a press conference Tuesday night. Nike has not commented on the news, but WWD spoke with a branding expert who believes that the campaign gives the company an edge. "From man to man, I respect the hell out of him, and that's pretty much all I got to say", Newton explained.