Colin Kaepernick’s company filed trademark for image of his face and hair

According to Darren Rovell of espn.com, last Friday Colin Kaepernick’s company,Inked Flash, filed a trademark. Apparently the trademark was for a black and white image of the former 49ers quarterback’s face and hair. Rovell further indicates the company plans on using the image on such products as jewelry and shampoo.                          The filing also stated it could be used in association with “production of television shows and films. As Kaepernick made plenty of news when he sat and then…

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The NFL showing what they are really about with anthem rule

Since Colin Kaepernick began sitting, and then kneeling, during the national anthem in 2016, to protest police brutality against black people, other players across the league joined in there was kneeling at nearly every game. The growing protest and the conversation ( that was later hijacked) that it sparked was going to force America to look in the mirror and really examine the systematic terrorizing of black people by certain segments of law enforcement. However , a concerted effort was launched by the media and their talking heads to divert…

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National Anthem issue at the heart of President cancelling Eagles’ White House Visit

At approximately 7 P.M. Monday night, President Donald Trump canceled the visit of the Super Bowl LII Champion Philadelphia Eagles that was scheduled for the next day. A statement released by the White House, the President referenced the continuing national anthem issue and stated that “a different type of ceremony” will be held for the 1,000 fans who will attend tomorrow’s event. White House canceled on the Eagles. pic.twitter.com/rcgTnTTLEh — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) June 4, 2018 Shortly after the announcement, Mike Garafolo said on the NFL Network less than ten…

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Nike signs Shaquem Griffin to endorsement deal

Friday, Nike and former UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin agreed on an endorsement deal. The 2016 American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year racked up 166 total tackles and 18.5 sacks over his last two years at Central Florida. Never doubt heart. Excited to announce I'm joining the @usnikefootball fam. Let's work! #againstallodds pic.twitter.com/kyW9Dhaw1O — shaquem griffin (@Shaquemgriffin) April 27, 2018 Griffin, who has only one hand, has seen his stock significantly rising over the course of the pre-draft process. He posted a 4.38 in the 40-yard dash, knocked out…

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Adidas North America President: If a team signs Colin Kaepernick, we want him

During question-and answer session Adidas’ North American President said the athletic company is interested in signing former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick–as soon as he signs with an NFL team. Mark King, President of Adidas’ North American operations said Friday in a Q&A at Arizona State University’s Global Sport Summit that Adidas doesn’t want to appear that it is “taking advantage of this noise or interest that he had generated. If he signs on a team, we would definitely want to sign him.” King also had this to say:…

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Indianapolis Colts LB Edwin Jackson killed by drunk driver

The sports world was still reeling from the untimely and tragic death of former NBA basketballer Rasual Butler and his wife last week, and on the day of Super Bowl LII (52) the sporting world has another tragedy to befall it. Early Sunday morning , Indianapolis Colts’ linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two people killed when they were hit by an alleged drunk driver. According to police reports, Jackson and Jeffrey Monroe,54, were pronounced dead following an car crash along I-70 I Indiana shortly before 4a.m. Sunday morning. ‘It’s…

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A spot-on, hard-hitting and truthful take on the Cam Newton situation.

This piece on the Cam Newton situation that is insightful, and call is like it is. It comes to us from Tay Jordan and our friends over at theblackjuice.com. Head over and check out their informative, thought-provoking articles. Why Cam Newton Backlash is Bull**** and You Don’t Even Care About Sexism

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HOF DT Cortez Kennedy Dead at the age of 48

Cortez Kennedy, Pro Football Hall of Fame member, has passed at the age of 48.  The Orlando Police Department confirmed his death but indicated ,”there is nothing suspicious” about his death, although the cause of death is still unclear at this point.  Kennedy played 11 seasons for the Seattle Seahawks and compiled 58 career sacks and 11 forced fumbles. He was named to the Pro Bowl eight times and the All-Pro first team three times. In 1992 he was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year. 

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Post Game Apologies for Blown Calls are an Insult 

The closing stages of the January 21st game between the Chicago Bulls and the Sacramento Kings caused the league to have to issue a post game statement regarding the events of the contest. To clarify what happened, with under a minute to go in a game tied at 99, Dwyane Wade steals the ball from Garrett Temple, he soars in for a dunk, which he missed. Demarcus Cousins was near Wade as the swooped in for the attempted dunk, but didn’t make contact with him( I am making more contact…

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Pete Carroll Air Monarch “DE” (Dad Exclusive) 

Pete Carroll has had a long relationship with the Nike Air Monarch; he has been giving the shoe major run for many years and it arguably the highest profile wearer of the often glossed “dad shoes”.  Last month, Carroll broke out an exclusive blue and green pair for the Seahawks’ color rush game against the Rams of Los Angeles.   This latest edition of the Monarchs are dressed in a white leather upper, with green bordering on the on the medial and lateral Swooshes. The aforementioned branding has the same…

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