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US Woman’s Soccer Player Rapinoe Won’t Stop Speaking Out on Social Issues

Last year, after some players used the sport to protest against the country, the U.S. Women’s National soccer team added a rule requiring all players to stand for the playing of the national anthem. But, one of the players whose actions forced the rule by refusing to stand, Megan Rapinoe, is insisting that she won’t stop speaking out about social issues no matter what rules the team implements.

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As Anthem-Protesting Colin Kaepernick’s Free Agency Goes Nowhere, Sports Writer Searches for Answers

After spending half the season perpetrating an anti-American protest against the national anthem, NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced his free agency. But, as many other players have been snapped up, Kaepernick has thus far gone ignored by the NFL. Now, sports writer Mike Freeman, searching for a reason for the player’s fall, ultimately decided that Kaepernick is being punished for “the crime of speaking his mind.”

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Anthem-Protesting Former 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Ignored as Players Sign for Free Agency

San Francisco 49ers second-string quarterback Colin Kaepernick became the talk of the league this year with his anti-American protests against the national anthem. Kaepernick recently declared his free agency then announced he would end his refusal to stand for the national anthem. But, even with the league’s free agents being snapped up at a quickening pace, it appears that Kaepernick is being ignored, thus far going unsigned.