Rihanna turned down the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show in support of Colin Kaepernick

It was announced earlier this year that Maroon 5 would headline the 2019 Super Bowl’s halftime show, though it appears they weren’t the organizers’ first choice. Yesterday, Us Weekly reported that Rihanna was initially offered the slot, but that the Anti singer turned it down as a show of support to Colin Kaepernick,…

Sports Illustrated surprises Colin Kaepernick by getting Beyoncé to present him with an award 

Colin Kaepernick might not have a job with the NFL at the moment, but he got what might be the world’s best consolation prize tonight: A chance to meet Beyoncé, who appeared at the Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of The Year Awards today to present the former 49ers quarterback with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. The…

Trump’s competing with Kim Jong Un and the Dreamers for Time’s Person Of The Year

For a while there, things didn’t look good for Donald Trump being named Time’s Person Of The Year for the second year in a row, a title we must remind readers and apparently the president that isn’t a superlative along the lines of “Best Hair” or “Most Likely To Succeed At Kicking Off World War III,” but an…

Read This: Why Colin Kaepernick’s protest is fundamentally American

Even those who know nothing about sports have likely heard about Colin Kaepernick, the 49ers quarterback who made waves when he decided to remain seated during the national anthem as an act of protest. As Kaepernick explained after the game, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that…