Quote of the Day

"Do they want someone who’s dumber than them running the show?"
-- Author Malcolm Gladwell, on NFL team owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell. ("Any Given Wednesday," HBO, 9/7)
Thursday September 8, 2016 Vol. 22 — No. 257 Print This Issue

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  • Keeping The Conversation Going

    49ers QB Colin Kaepernick is planning to donate any financial earnings he gets from the recent spike in sales of his No. 7 jersey "toward organizations that support his push to end racial inequality in this country," according to Matt Barrows of the SACRAMENTO BEE. Various NFL agents yesterday said that a top-selling jersey "could earn a player roughly $300,000 to $500,000." Kaepernick's jersey has "surged in popularity" since he began his protest during the playing of the National Anthem, becoming the "top seller at the 49ers team store and on NFLShop.com." Kaepernick yesterday said, "The jersey sales jumped because of people’s belief that there can be change, and we can make this country better, and that they believe ...

  • Speak Your Mind

    NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith discusses the union's relationship with the league.

  • The Speed Of Light

    Liberty Media closes a $4.4B deal to acquire F1 with plans to broaden the sport's audience.

  • Sneak Attack

    NWSL team plays Anthem before Rapinoe is on the pitch.

  • Resurfacing The Ice

    World Cup of Hockey could affect NHL participation in Olympics.

  • Putting Down Her Bat

    Longtime MLB exec Wendy Lewis leaving for McDonald's.

  • 21 Pilots

    MLB acknowledges impact Latinos have had on the sport.

  • Then And Now

    Peyton's portfolio surges in retirement, while Cam starts '16 season with new UA ad.

  • Service Aces

    A staff of more than 50 people helps ensure the U.S. Open remains a star-studded affair.

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