Papa John's Founder Out As CEO Weeks After NFL CommentsPapa John's founder John Schnatter will step down as CEO next month, about two months after he publicly criticized the NFL leadership over national anthem protests by football players — comments for which the company later apologized.
Colin Kaepernick Is GQ's 'Citizen of the Year'The magazine named the former 49ers quarterback its "Citizen of the Year" for starting the protest that became a movement in the NFL.
O'Brien Says Texans Have Discussed Signing KaepernickHouston Texans coach Bill O'Brien says he and general manager Rick Smith have discussed signing Colin Kaepernick in the wake of last week's season-ending injury to Deshaun Watson.
Kaepernick's Lawyers Request Deposition Of York, Other Owners In GrievanceThe NFL's legal team has received requests for depositions and electronic information in Colin Kaepernick's collusion grievance, a league source told CBS Sports Friday.
49ers Officials Team With Police Unions On Pledge For Safer AmericaThe San Francisco 49ers management teamed with police Thursday to sign a new pledge aimed at easing tensions between officers and the public.
NFL May Change Policy That Players ‘Should’ Stand For AnthemNFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players “should” stand during the national anthem.
Trump Says U.S. Should Change Tax Law To Punish NFLPresident Donald Trump is suggesting the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations like the NFL if members are “disrespecting” the national anthem or flag.
49ers Kneel and Stand During Anthem in Show of Team Solidarity SundayMany of the standing players placed one hand on their heart, the other on the shoulder of a kneeling teammate.
'Star-Spangled Banner' – Magnet For Protest Since 1844Players who take a knee during the anthem are "very much in keeping with past protests," a University of Michigan musicologist says.
Bears, Packers Lock Arms on Each Sideline During AnthemGreen Bay Packers and Chicago Bears players, coaches and other staffers locked arms on the sidelines during the national anthem Thursday night.
Raiders Remain On Bench During Trump-Defying Anthem ProtestMany members of the Oakland Raiders sat during Sunday night's National Anthem, joining a league-wide protest over comments made by President Donald Trump.
Kaepernick Protest Brings 49ers Closer As Team Heading Into Season Opener vs. RamsThe team has grown closer, despite the controversy swirling around Colin Kaepernick's ongoing national anthem protest.