Eric Reid was the first player to join Colin Kaepernick in his anthem protest. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that Kaepernick would be the first quarterback Reid would suggest the Panthers sign if starter Cam Newton's injury causes him to miss playing time.
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It's no secret that the SEC Conference has dominated pretty much everyone in college football — with the exception of Clemson — in recent years.
Soon after news broke that Jay-Z had struck a deal with the NFL to spearhead the league's entertainment and social justice initiatives, TMZ reported that the rap billionaire rapper would soon have a "significant ownership interest" in an NFL franchise.
The Miami Dolphins have a new head coach this year, and he is apparently not shy about using music to send a message to his players.
One would think that a former champion UFC fighter would have suffered their most gruesome finger injury inside the Octagon. However, in the case of Ronda Rousey, they would be wrong.
Kaepernick lead attorney, Mark Geragos, ripped billionaire rapper Jay-Z for signing a social justice deal with the NFL without talking to Kaeprnick. Geragos, who represents Kaepernick in all NFL-related matters, called the deal "cold-blooded.
Colin Kaepernick, the NFL's original anthem protester, revealed the incident that inspired him to launch his notorious anthem protests in an interview with Paper magazine on Tuesday.
Megan Rapinoe, one of the staunchest Trump critics in all of sports, has frequently been asked how she would talk to the president's supporters if she were to discuss political issues with them.
A report from a local Tennessee news station claims that a plane carrying former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., has crashed at a local airport.
In news that will shock everyone, a dispute over whiskey in an Irish bar ended badly.
Jemele Hill Accuses Patriots' Robert Kraft of Using 'White Privilege' in Brokering Social Justice Deal Between NFL, Jay-Z
Former ESPN personality Jemele Hill accused New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft of using "white privilege" and trafficking in the "cultural capital of black entertainers," while criticizing the longtime owner's role in brokering a social justice compact between the NFL and rap mogul Jay-Z.
The more details that emerge about the NFL's social justice partnership with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, the more Colin Kapernick's girlfriend doesn't like what she hears.
According to recent data, roughly 40 percent of the country makes around $40,000 a year. According to Mike Tyson, he and his friends smoke the annual salary of those people in weed, every month.
New York freshman Democrat Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took aim at Barstool Sports' Dave Portnoy on Twitter Tuesday, over workers rights and organized labor.
Former NFL wide receiver Roscoe Parrish was arrested in Florida on Monday, after threatening to kill someone.
PGA golfer John Daly posted a picture of President Trump and himself after a golf outing on Monday, calling it "one of the greatest days of my life.
The Arizona Cardinals cut Darius Philon shortly after his release from jail on Saturday.
A temporary employee at SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, allegedly threatened to "blow up" the stadium, and "shoot everyone there."
Who could forget the time Matt Kuchar paid his caddie $5,000 after winning $1.2 million, thus sparking an internet uproar, and charges that Kuchar had shortchanged his caddie?
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr says he fears that at any moment someone cold walk into the gym where Team USA is practicing, and "start spraying us with an AR-15.
The Detroit Lions had a highly unexpected quarterback change during a recent intrasquad scrimmage at Ford Field.
It didn't last long, but for nearly ten minutes a "Trump 2020" banner occupied a place of prominence at the Orioles game on Thursday night.
Most NFL Hall of Fame inductees where HOF polo shirts, when they attend the annual Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio. Former Baltimore Raven and HOF inductee Ed Reed, went another way entirely.
Everyone has a limit on how much antagonizing their willing to take from another human being before they snap, and we just learned where Tony Stewart's limit is.
Former NFL running back Arian Foster blasted President Trump for calling former quarterback and anthem protester Colin Kaepernick a "son of a b*tch," during an interview with Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren.
Megan Rapinoe has a message for U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) fans who are also Trump supporters, and that message is equality.
Malik McDowell, a former 2nd round draft pick of the Seattle Seahawks, was arrested in February for assaulting a police officer. Now, the intense arrest footage has been released.
Whether the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) visits the White House, remains something of an open question. Though, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seems determined to make sure the World Cup champs make it to Capitol Hill.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been known to delight in the teasing, mocking, and trolling, of his political adversaries. It's also apparent that McConnell's mockery does not take national holidays off.
Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton was involved in a serious car accident Thursday morning, which resulted in his left arm being amputated.
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) mocked former NFL quarterback and anthem-protester Colin Kaepernick, in a tweet cheering on the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT).
Report: Nike Ditches 'Betsy Ross Flag' Sneaker After Colin Kaepernick Raises Concerns over the Flag's Connection to Slavery
Nike has decided to pull their America-themed 4th of July sneakers which featured the "Betsy Ross" flag, after former NFL anthem-protester and Nike pitchman Colin Kaepernick raised concerns over the offensive symbolism he felt the flag displayed, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Rod Smart, the football player best known to fans as "He Hate Me," has been missing for nearly a week and authorities in South Carolina are asking for help.
ESPN has released a statement calling LaVar Ball's comment towards First Take co-host Molly Qerim, "completely inappropriate."
In the moments following the Raptors Finals-clinching Game 6 victory over the Golden State Warriors, Toronto President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri was seen on camera in an altercation with a Sheriff's Deputy.
The stereotype that all Canadians are friendly, was put to the test in Toronto last night during Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Much of the discussion about Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues, has centered on a controversial tripping call that cost Boston a goal.
Baseball is full of unwritten rules: You don't walk in front of the catcher. You don't talk about a no-hitter during a no-hitter. And you never, ever, bunt to break up a no-hitter.
Much ado was made about all the Red Sox players — and coach— who chose not to attend when the defending World Series champs made their trip to the White House last month.
The U.S. women's national soccer team has not yet won the World Cup this year. However, that rather significant factor did not prevent one of the team's star players from saying what she would not celebrate at the White House if they did.
President Trump has a long history of helping to promote and showcase boxing and other combat sports events. And, true to form, the president has plans to recognize top performers in another fighting sports
A recent L.A. Times story in which the president of ESPN admitted that the network had become too political, set-off a Twitter debate between two former high-profile ESPN personalities.
Few sports topics have gotten more media attention in recent years than concussions in football and all the various potentially deadly conditions that could result from them.
An investigation has been launched into whether or not President Trump has been hacked and it has nothing to do with the Russians, Hillary Clinton, or Robert Mueller.
Chris Long, a Super Bowl champion in recent years with the Patriots and the Eagles, announced his retirement from the NFL on Saturday.
Coaches are fond of saying that one can take the lessons learned in football, and apply them to everyday life. Though, most coaches aren't necessarily talking about using tackling to prevent potential tragedy when they say that.
The PGA Championship is well underway, and the man who won it in 1991 is still making headlines at Bethpage nearly 30 years later.
It seems like a disproportionate number of trespassing fans lack the necessary running skills to really give stadium security a good and thorough chase. That was definitely not the case on Wednesday night in Atlanta.
One of the most exciting storylines to watch heading into this baseball season was Tim Tebow's time at AAA. Would he be successful? Would he do well enough so that the Mets could bring him up later this year and give him a shot at the big leagues?
There was a time when MLB players could get called out on strikes and then retreat to the safety of the dugout, where they could curse the umpire in peace.
Attorneys representing Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter on Thursday morning, denying the child abuse claims discussed in a secret recording made public last week.
A Florida Judge has ordered New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft to appear in court for the next hearing in his high-profile solicitation case.
Former Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano is pursuing a return to Major League Baseball. Though, to hear him tell it, it's actually God who wants him to pitch again.
Tiger Woods thrilled the golf watching world on Saturday, with a performance reminiscent of the kind he routinely displayed in the early 2000's.
Professional sports is often referred to as the place where men go to become boys. Though, there are certain boyhood behaviors that are better left to boys.
CBS cameras cut away from the Texas Tech locker room the moment their head coach entered the room and began leading the team in prayer.
LeBron James Calls Rapper Nipsey Hussle's Murder 'One of the Most Unfortunate Events' in American History
LeBron James did not hold back when describing how significant he felt the murder of his friend, rapper Nipsey Hussle, truly was. The Lakers forward called Hussle's death "one of the most unfortunate events" in American history.
It's always a risky move, when professional sports teams switch uniforms. Rarely, if ever, does anyone ever completely love the new uniforms. Especially if the old unis are considered "classics.
The head coach for Notre Dame's women's basketball team says there aren't nearly enough women in positions of power, and she's not just talking about basketball.
Most motorsports racers will not attach themselves to their rivals vehicle after they get bumped. However, sometimes, if you want to fight bad enough, you just do what you've got to do.
TMZ has obtained and released video of the barroom brawl involving Cowboys defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford.
Phillies' Carlos Santana Smashed a TV to Keep Teammates from Playing 'Fortnite' During Losing Streak
It's not unusual for team leaders to re-focus their teammates when things aren't going well. It is unusual, however, to have said team leaders smash televisions in order to do it.
WATCH: Cops to Former NFL Player Barry Cofield During DUI Arrest: 'Get out of the Car or We'll Shoot!'
Things took a turn for the dangerous last July, during a confrontation between police and former NFL player Barry Cofield.
Bruce Pearl and the Auburn Tigers can be given credit for many things, after their SEC championship run. They can be given credit for winning the mental game.
There's an infinite number of strategies and moves that one can employ to win at chess. And, as we saw this past weekend, there's a wide variety of people who can have success employing those strategies and using them to win.
Normally it's inadvisable to have Cowboys and Redskins fans seated in close proximity to each other. It's even more inadvisable to have the rival fans seated together on Thanksgiving, when the two teams often play each other.
It's the NFL offseason, when players are supposed to be resting and avoiding the kind of brutal hits and physical beatings that they will undoubtedly sustain during the regular season.
When your star player gets drilled in the ankle by a pitch, it causes a lot of concern. When your star player gets drilled after just having signed a $330 million contract, it's a cause for outright panic.
The singing of the national anthem has become a source of controversy at sporting events in recent years. However, the only controversy after the singing of the anthem at Wednesday night's Hershey Bears hockey game, was whether or not it's the most charming sports moment in recent memory.
Jumping out of a plane, or off the side of a cliff, and paragliding to the ground, requires a lot of planning. There are chutes that need to be packed, weather has to be factored in, and, if you're in Australia, you need to prep for kangaroos that will violently assault you upon landing.
Bryce Harper has certainly done all he can to embrace Philadelphia. Which is a very good thing, because he's going to spend the next 13 years there.
Plenty of sports broadcasters have been pulled off the air for ill-advised comments that they made during broadcasts. However, few of them have actually been pulled off the air during a broadcast.
Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban has not ruled out a presidential run in 2020.
Larry Baer, the San Francisco Giants CEO who was caught on video last week having a physical altercation with his wife, has taken a leave of absence as Major League Baseball conducts their investigation into the incident.
The NFL Combine is notorious for asking players interesting and, sometimes, absurd questions. Such as whether you see yourself as a dog or a cat? Or, if you had to murder someone, would you use a gun or a knife?
Football history was made this week, when a 22-year-old woman became the first female football player to sign a non-kicker scholarship offer.
As biological males and other trans athletes continue to rack-up an impressive record of victory while competing against biological females, a recent article by the Associated Press sounds the alarm over the "resentment," that success might bring.
Nature and wildlife intrudes upon the world of sports in a many different ways. Football has their snow games, baseball has rain delays, and hockey has squid thrown onto the ice.
Gritty, the very unattractive official mascot of the Philadelphia Flyers and, unofficially, the adopted mascot of several militant leftist organizations, got himself arrested on Saturday for streaking.
On Friday morning, news broke that police in Jupiter, Florida, were going to charge New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft with two counts of soliciting prostitution.
The details of Colin Kaepernick's collusion settlement with the NFL will likely never be known. The actual facts and figures remain protected by a confidentiality agreement that prevents either side from talking about it.
When it comes to dealing with people who are actively trying to tear you down and sabotage your dreams, few would know more about the subject than outspoken Christian and former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow.
WATCH: Congressman Hank Johnson Says It's a 'Grave Injustice' that Kareem Hunt Has an NFL Contract and Kaepernick Doesn't
Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) called it a "grave injustice," that controversial former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt has an NFL contract, while original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick does not.
A running back for the Nebraska Cornhuskers has been charged under California's new "revenge porn" law, after sending a sexually explicit video to an ex-girlfriend.
There is nothing sweet or scientific about a boxer punching his opponent three times below the belt. Unless, you're referring to the science of reproductive complications arising from said below the belt punches.
The Los Angeles Rams have given Californians a lot to be proud about since returning to the West Coast. However, the Rams inability to seal the deal against New England in the Super Bowl, has left the state's top elected official in a less than prideful position.
Ilhan Omar Wants USA Powerlifting Investigated for Banning Biological Males from Competing in Women's Events
If Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has her way, USA Powerlifting will soon find themselves under investigation for discrimination forpreventing biological males from competing in women's events.
After only three points in 30 minutes of football, and a long series of terrible no-good awful commercials, the Super Bowl finally delivered a great commercial.
Colin Kaepernick's #7 Jersey may not be seen on the field during the Super Bowl this weekend, but a pair of NBA stars made sure the former anthem protester's number got some love nonetheless.
In a day and age where the Super Bowl is the most watched television event in the world with billions of dollars wagered on the outcome, it only makes sense to entrust predicting the winner to a zoo animal, apparently.
The Pittsburgh Steelers did not qualify for the playoffs this year, and the New England Patriots did. However, no one in Pittsburgh is bitter about that.
The NFL has worked very hard to minimize the physical risks to defenseless players on the field. Now, it appears they may have to take action to prevent injuries to defenseless mascots off the field.
Some of the most hotly-debated topics in elementary school science projects this year have included global warming, evolution, and rocket science. However, somewhat surprisingly, another topic drawing a large amount of interest has been the guilt or innocence of Tom Brady.
It was expected to be the most difficult challenge Ryan Bader would face on his seemingly unstoppable quest to clinch the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix championship. However, it ended up just being another short day at the office for "Darth Bader.
The media isn't exactly experiencing all-time high's in popularity these days. Whether it's due to concocting stories intended to smear and impeach the president, or calling for teenagers to be "doxxed.
No one likes sitting in a drive-thru, but this is just ridiculous. Former Raiders and Cowboys running back Darren McFadden, was arrested on Monday for driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest.
As if trying to stop the greatest quarterback of all-time from scoring a game-winning touchdown wasn't hard enough, the Chiefs defense found themselves playing against the officials on Sunday as well.
Curt Schilling's Hall of Fame candidacy got a public show of support on Sunday from someone who knows about being a candidate for something, and winning.
The conduct and antics of some people during the singing of the national anthem, has become a source of anger and controversy over the last few years.
Many have questioned whether Red Sox Manager and Peurto Rican native Alex Cora will attend the White House ceremony when the World Series champs make the trip to D.C.