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NFL Backs Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Ad

05 September, 2018, 17:00 | Author: Lora Ball
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The image, which Kaepernick tweeted out, shows a black-and-white closeup of the quarterback's face and the words: "Believe in something".

Hillsborough police are asking people to eschew a "national trend of destroying perfectly good Nike shoes", according to the department's Facebook page.

"I think it's a awful message that [Nike] are sending and the objective of them doing it, maybe there's a reason for them doing it", Trump told the Daily Caller on Tuesday. Others cut the swooshes out of socks and clothing. The NFL quarterback's movement spread around the NFL, causing Trump to say a year ago that any player who knelt during the anthem was a "son of a bitch" and should be fired.

Kaepernick, who began kneeling in protest of racial injustice during the US national anthem in August of 2016, is entering a second National Football League season without being on a team roster. "And I think that that's what they're counting on their customers wanting to be on the right side of".

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Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad is sparking threats of boycott, with critics saying they'll be shopping for shoes from New Balance, Under Armour, or Adidas instead. "Even if it means sacrificing everything".

Other social media users took a different tactic in response to Nike's new campaign.

The score of supports who are vocally standing behind Nike and Kaepernick's politically charged team-up also includes Kobe Bryant, Russell Crowe, House of Cards star Michael Kelly, Common, and many others.

Now Nike has added him to a line-up of athletes to feature in a new ad campaign to mark the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It' slogan".

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In the women's draw, Madison Keys eased into the quarter-finals with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova. The last Japanese woman to reach the final eight in a Grand Slam had been Shinobu Asagoe at the 2004 U.S.

Kaepernick, who filed a grievance in October 2017 against the NFL, last played in the league during the 2016 season for the San Francisco 49ers.

Kaepernick, who watched Williams' third round win over sister Venus at Flushing Meadows, sued the National Football League in 2017 and accused owners of colluding to blackball him.

Nike has not commented on the backlash to the campaign at this time.

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