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Martellus Bennett to Kanye, ‘Don’t Drag Kaepernick Into Your Sh*thole’

October 4, 2018 |

Martellus Bennett wants Kanye West to keep Colin Kaepernick’s name out of his mouth — saying, “Why you trying to drag everybody else down into your sh*t hole?” The ex-NFL star was at LAX rocking some Yeezy combat boots — so, we had to ask if…

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After Kaepernick Ad, Nike Shares Hit a High

September 14, 2018 |

Despite the backlash (including people destroying gear and calling for a boycott) to its Colin Kaepernick ad campaign, Nike appears to be doing OK. Case in point: Nike shares reached an all-time high of $ 83.49 on Friday, CBS reports. Far from hurting sales, the ad campaign seems to be…
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Colin Kaepernick Still Training for NFL QB Job, Says Brandon Marshall

September 6, 2018 |

Just because he’s a Nike star now doesn’t mean Colin Kaepernick is giving up on his NFL comeback … he’s still working out like a maniac in the hopes of landing a QB job.  That’s according to one of Colin’s close friends, Brandon…

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Nike Reveals ‘Dream Crazy’ Kaepernick Commercial

September 6, 2018 |

“Don’t ask if your dreams are crazy, ask if they’re crazy enough,” says Colin Kaepernick, urging viewers to reach for and exceed their wildest dreams in Nike’s first full-length ad of its new campaign featuring the former San Francisco 49er. In the “Dream Crazy” commercial , which Nike released on YouTube…
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Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Deal Adds Up When You See Customer Data … And We Did

September 6, 2018 |

Nike didn’t just embrace Colin Kaepernick because of his views … its market research was clear — the race, age and political views of most Nike customers are in sync with the new ad campaign. Sources with direct knowledge of Nike’s demographics…

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Nike’s Decision to Back Colin Kaepernick Rooted in Social Change as Well as Business

September 5, 2018 |

Nike’s decision to make its bold deal with Colin Kaepernick was partly a shrewd business move, but sources involved in the negotiation tell TMZ Sports a big part was also cultural. Our sources say Nike was fully aware there would be outrage by…

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Nike took a calculated risk with Colin Kaepernick ad, experts say

September 5, 2018 |

Nike Inc.’s decision to feature Colin Kaepernick in its latest “Just Do It” advertising campaign predictably blew up the internet.

In one video, Nike shoes were set on fire. John Rich, half of the country music duo Big & Rich, showed that his soundman had cut Nike’s iconic swoosh off his socks….


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LeBron Weighs in on Nike Kaepernick Campaign

September 5, 2018 |

Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said on Tuesday that he ‘stands with Nike,’ a clear reference to the company’s Colin Kaepernick ad campaign . The basketball superstar—and new Los Angeles Laker —made the remarks as he received an award Tuesday for both his style and…
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Nike’s Kaepernick Deal Puts Risk on Display

September 5, 2018 |

Nike shares fell more than 3% as the shoe giant faced backlash over its decision to include NFL quarterback-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick in a new ad campaign.
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