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NFL Viewership Never Recovered in the Era of the Colin Kaepernick Protest

The NFL’s TV ratings have fallen in nearly every demographic and across all regions thus far for the 2016/2017 season, a report finds. The ratings crash coincides with a season of Black Lives Matter protests against the United States during the playing of the national anthem, made ubiquitous by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Chip Kelly, Colin Kaepernick

Joe Theismann Slams 49ers, Kaepernick Over ‘Inspirational’ Award

Former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann reacted Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Outnumbered” to the San Francisco 49ers awarding quarterback Colin Kaepernick with the Len Eshmont Award which goes annually to the 49er who “best exemplifies the inspirational and courageous play” of

Chip Kelly, Colin Kaepernick

49ers Fire Coach Chip Kelly, GM Trent Baalke

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers fired coach Chip Kelly and general manager Trent Baalke on Sunday in the latest overhaul for a franchise that has fallen from perennial Super Bowl contender to the bottom of the standings in three seasons.

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LeBron James Will Not Join Anti-American Anthem Protest

Cleveland Cavaliers star forward LeBron James vows to not join San Francisco 49ers second-string quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s “Star Spangled Banner” protests and intends to stand at attention during the playing of the national anthem during the 2016-17 basketball season.