This Week in Sports and Social Justice: NFL cheerleader kneels; Nike denounces Trump gender policy

Plus, Washington Redskins' cornerback Josh Norman is getting educated on education reform.

Eric Reid just signed with the Carolina Panthers. Did Kaepernick’s success with Nike play a role?

The Carolina Panthers signed Reid after Nike's sales boomed following the shoemaker's ad campaign starring Kaepernick.

3 dangerous myths about your rights at work that could get you fired and destroy your career

You don't have as many rights on the job as you may think you do.

Colin Kaepernick searches for “independence” in ancestral trip to Ghana

The free agent quarterback also blasted Fourth of July celebrations with a Frederick Douglass quote.

Colin Kaepernick: Here's why Donald Trump is taking credit for NFL player's unemployment

Trump boasted about his role in keeping Kaepernick unemployed after his national anthem protest.

Leaked NFL handbook reveals the sexist rules cheerleaders endure — for abysmal pay

If you want to be a Raiderette, learn to keep your legs closed. Literally.

One by one, black New England Patriots players are refusing to visit Donald Trump's White House

Devin McCourty announced Monday that he would protest the traditional White House visit.

Where was Tony Bennett during Lady Gaga's Super Bowl halftime performance?

Tony Bennett called Lady Gaga's solo performance at Super Bowl 51 "amazing."

Colin Kaepernick's protest still shadows the Super Bowl

Kaepernick forced fans to acknowledge that the games they love are political.

Super Bowl video games: Forget the big game and play these weird sports games instead

If the Super Bowl excitement just isn't appealing to you, try out these awesomely weird sports games instead.

9 movies and marathons to watch on Super Bowl Sunday if you hate football

If you don't like football, here's what to watch on Super Bowl Sunday.

How long will Super Bowl 2017 last? Here's what time the game typically ends.

When should you expect the Super Bowl to end?
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NFL great Jerry Rice traded in his football helmet for a Popeyes chicken face mask

The Hall of Fame receiver keeps catching controversy.
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NFL playoff schedule 2017: the remaining dates and times of games ahead of Super Bowl LI

The Patriots are once again the favorites to win the Super Bowl.

Colin Kaepernick donated his massive shoe collection to Bay Area homeless shelters

The quarterback had hundreds of pairs of shoes.

Lady Gaga teases Super Bowl LI Halftime Show performance on Instagram

Lady Gaga may have given us a sneak peek at her halftime show performance on Instagram.

'Madden 17' Ultimate Team Update: NFL Predictor blends prop betting and gaming

The latest 'Madden 17' update lets you bet on NFL games in Ultimate Team.
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Ezekiel Elliott's jump into Salvation Army kettle inspires hilarious Cowboys Win meme

Cowboys Win meme: Is Ezekiel Elliott's Salvation Army kettle dive the touchdown celebration of the year?
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Joe McKnight, former New York Jets running back, killed in apparent road rage shooting

McKnight played for the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs.

"Star-Spangled Banner" rewritten for a Trump America: Listen here

It's a more somber, wistful version of our anthem to suit the times, called the "Hate-Strangled Banner."
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Colin Kaepernick’s explanation for why he wore a Muhammad Ali shirt is absolutely perfect

At a press conference, the quarterback honors the legendary boxer.

John Legend expertly sums up the U.S.'s problem with mental health and mass incarceration

"I’ve seen personally what drugs and depression can do to your family because I had that issue with my mother."

Colin Kaepernick calls Trump, Clinton "proven liars," puts twist on Trump's slogan

Kaepernick suggested that while he may be with her, he isn't happy about it. But he saved his harshest words for Trump.
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Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest continues to spread like wildfire

Protests are showing up on the National Mall and at Major League Baseball games.

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This congressman thinks Colin Kaepernick owes police a thank you for catching Ahmad Rahami

New York Rep. Lee Zeldin tried to connect two unrelated news events — and they're not adding up.

Entire Seattle football team kneels during national anthem in solidarity with Kaepernick

The Garfield High School Bulldogs and their entire coaching staff took the knee during their season opener.

Why are athletes kneeling during the national anthem? Here's what you need to know.

It's 2016 and athletes are using their influence and platform to drive change around problems that are decades old.
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Rep. Steve King links Colin Kaepernick to ISIS just because his girlfriend is Muslim

This is an act of criminalizing people of color's first amendment rights.