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Nike “sacrifices everything” with Kaepernick campaign

Nike “sacrifices everything” with Kaepernick campaign

Lakshya Vegiraju and Quinn Hoagland

November 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Months after the Colin Kaepernick Nike advertisement released, controversy surrounding the international commercial still remains. A debate between lack of patriotism and upholding First Amendment rights continues. Two years ago, in September 2016, Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem p...

National Football League drug testing raises racial concerns

National Football League drug testing raises racial concerns

Ainsley Lang and Isabella Castelo

November 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

The National Football League (NFL) subjects players to random drug testing during the preseason and regular season. The NFL can test a player six times unless more are necessary, according to Boston News. But, some question whether or not these “random” drug tests are actually random, or influen...

NFL practices protected speech

NFL practices protected speech

Madison Vigdor

December 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It all started with a kneel. Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers at the time, took a knee during the national anthem at a home game against the Houston Texans on Aug. 14, 2016 to start the conversation on police brutality that had been previously avoided. In a press conference,...

Advanced technology has revolutionized the sports world

Advanced technology has revolutionized the sports world

Mia Gallo

November 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

If a modern sports fan at the Super Bowl happened to miss the winning touchdown of the game, he or she would only have to wait a couple of seconds for the instant replay. But any time before 1985, this fan would have missed the pivotal moment in the biggest football game of the year. According to T...

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