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The Seahawks reportedly ‘postponed’ a meeting with Colin Kaepernick after he said he wouldn’t stop kneeling during the national anth...

The Seahawks reportedly wanted assurance that Colin Kaepernick would not kneel during the national anthem next season and he would not commit.
Actor Dwayne Johnson arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Rampage' at the Microsoft Theatre on April 4, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

The Rock says he would have joined the NFL protests against police brutality and racial inequality

Johnson, who is not particularly vocal about politics, also criticized President Trump's response to the protests.

Texans owner says he regrets apologizing for controversial ‘inmates running the prison’ comment over protests during national anthem

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said he was not referring to NFL players as "inmates" while discussing protests during the national anthem.
Eric Reid and Colin Kaepernick kneeling in protest of systemic racism.

NFL free agent believes he remains unsigned because he protested with Colin Kaepernick

Reid has been a vocal supporter of Colin Kaepernick's protests against racism, and now it looks like he's getting the Kaepernick treatment from the NFL.
Papa John's is no longer the official pizza of the NFL.

Papa John’s was the biggest loser of the NFL’s anthem-protest controversy

In four months, Papa John's lost its CEO and one of its biggest sponsorship deals. And a frozen-pizza competitor said its pizza "tasted like s---."

Papa John’s drops after killing its sponsorship deal with the NFL

Papa John's cut its sponsorship deal with the NFL after blamed the league's "poor leadership" during protests for its sales slump.

Several Eagles players have already said they will skip the team’s trip to the White House

Some Eagles players are already making clear that they have no intention of accepting the ceremonial White House visit that comes with a Super Bowl victory.

Trump takes a thinly veiled shot at NFL protests in presidential message prior to Super Bowl — and none of the players knelt

Trump has been loudly against player protests of police brutality through the entire NFL season, and slipped in one more attack before Super Bowl kickoff.

An NFL owner gave a damning but prescient quote about handling the negotiations with players about protests during the national anthem

NFL owners thought they were at a disadvantage while negotiating with players about protests, but one owner says he foresaw the players imploding.

Evidence is mounting that Vince McMahon is planning to revive the most radical football league ever — the XFL

A series of recent moves seems to suggest that Vince McMahon is going to try once more to start his own football league to rival the NFL