Colin Kaepernick Watched Ad Debut From Nike HQ

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At his Montana rally on Thursday night, Trump responded to Nike's new ad featuring Kaepernick.

"Nike, I love your gear, but you exhaust my spirit on this one".

Previously, 2 Chainz gave his thoughts on the Kaepernick Nike advertisement, and now Donald Trump has taken to his favorite platform-Twitter, to deliver his ideas.

"I think every athlete, every human, and definitely every African-American should be completely grateful and honored (for Kaepernick)", Williams said.

That's "one of the lowest season openers" in years, Deadline reports, down in comparison to not just the previous season, but each season back through 2014.

The school also made headlines a year ago by declaring its teams would not play in any game in which a player knelt for the national anthem.

Jenkins stood with teammates while Bennett wandered behind them near the Eagles bench and adjusted his equipment.

Redskins cornerback Josh Norman recently criticized Kaepernick for "ducking" the ongoing furor over the protests by largely remaining silent. Unsurprisingly President Trump weighed in as well, saying Nike was effectively sending a "terrible message" by endorsing an "unpatriotic voice", the company alternately feel they are positioning themselves on the right side of history in breaking their silence.

A faith-based liberal arts college in Missouri has dropped Nike as the sponsor for its athletic gear after the popular sports brand aired an ad with former National Football League player Colin Kaepernick.

The ad features Kaepernick's face along with the words: "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything".

Tiger Woods endorsed Nike's latest "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick with a message almost as succinct.

I don't know. What I do know is, he gained popularity and magazine covers he likely wouldn't have gotten without getting on his knees or as you say, "believing in something". They just want to wait for their two cents and then they want to rail you on it.

The deal spurred debate among fans, with some urging a boycott of the Beaverton, Oregon-based company and others burning their Nike clothing.

While many others applauded Nike for taking a risk to make a statement about racial injustice in America.

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