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Over 21,000 people have already signed a petition demanding that Maroon 5 drop out of the Super Bowl to support Colin Kaepernick
The petition argues that Maroon 5 should follow in the footsteps of Rihanna and Jay-Z, both of whom reportedly turned down the halftime show.
From Venus Williams and Lewis Hamilton to Colin Kaepernick and David Haye, these athletes credit being at the top of their game to a vegan diet.
People are applauding Rihanna for turning down an offer to play the Super Bowl halftime show in support of Colin Kaepernick
People are applauding Rihanna, who reportedly turned down an offer to headline the Super Bowl halftime show in 2019, in a show of support for Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick first took a knee during the national anthem to call attention to police violence against people of color in 2016.
Rihanna rejected an offer to headline the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show out of support for Colin Kaepernick
Media reports suggest Rihanna wanted nothing to do with performing at the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show in part because of how the NFL has treated Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49er who took a knee during the national anthem to call attention to racial injustice and police brutality.
The NFL appears to be quietly mothballing the new anthem policy and it is the best move they have made yet
Roger Goodell made a rare appearance this season and was asked about the discussions with the players' association to revise the new anthem policy. His answer was evasive but also easy to interpret — the league has moved on, and the policy appears to have been mothballed for now.
Simone Biles criticized Mary Bono, the new president of USA Gymnastics, for an anti-Nike tweet. Bono appeared to be joining the right-wing criticism against Colin Kaepernick, the face of a Nike advertising campaign. She deleted her tweet and said she regretted it.
President Donald Trump's campaign store is selling a jersey with the phrase "Stand Up For America" on the front. The jersey debuted the week that Nike launched its ad campaign starring Colin Kaepernick.
Eric Reid is back in the NFL and played in his first game on Sunday after signing with the Carolina Panthers. Reid is a former teammate of Colin Kaepernick with the San Francisco 49ers and was the first player to join him in kneeling during the national anthem before games.
Eric Reid is back in the NFL and unsure if he will keep kneeling but the t-shirt during his first press conference shows he still supports Colin Kaepe...
Eric Reid's collusion case against the NFL is still ongoing, even as he joins the Carolina Panthers. He said he will continue speaking about social injustice, but may not kneel during the national anthem this year.
Kanye West wore a "Make American Great Again" cap from Donald Trump's election campaign, and a Colin Kaepernick sweatshirt at the same time and Twitter has gone into meltdown. Here are the best reactions and photos: