The D-League Roundup: Sept. 15 – Sept. 20

The D-League Roundup: Sept. 15 – Sept. 20
As it usually does in September, football is dominating headlines and water cooler talk. In the NFL, it appears that injuries are taking hold a little sooner this year as the results of Week 2 will see a number of high profile players miss quite a bit of time. On the collegiate level, parity is...

Why Harry Belafonte is right about the future of Colin Kaepernick’s protest

Why Harry Belafonte is right about the future of Colin Kaepernick’s protest
  Iconic film actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte joined Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” show on the last day of August to discuss modern social activism in sports. Late summer days are usually littered with football predictions and power rankings, but it was San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to participate in a national...

QTNA: Breaking down the quarterback “situations” for 2016

QTNA: Breaking down the quarterback “situations” for 2016
Football fans from sea to shining sea are dying for the regular season to kick off, and for good reason. This preseason has been full of controversy for several quarterbacks, some of which had nothing to do with tossing the pigskin. A week separates the American people from the thing they love almost as much as The...

For Colin Kaepernick, life goes beyond football

For Colin Kaepernick, life goes beyond football
Colin Kaepernick has been protesting for months, without much attention — until now. A quick scroll through his twitter feed will display a message that’s been there all along: he believes Black lives are disposable in the eyes of the law. On Friday night, before kickoff against the Green Bay Packers, the 49ers quarterback sat. Perched in front...