Colby Covington and Tim Kennedy React Negatively To Nike's Colin Kaepernick Ad

09 September, 2018, 02:15 | Author: Anita Tucker
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Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who remains a free agent, started the controversial trend of National Football League players refusing to stand for the anthem in 2016 to protest racial inequality and police brutality. "Those are things that really brighten people's day in a time that there are not many things to be happy about".

According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, the new ad features several prominent athletes who have partnered with Nike, including Serena Williams, LeBron James and Odell Beckham Jr., as well as non-professional athletes who have overcome long odds or bucked tradition. "We also believe that those who know what sacrifice is all about are more likely to be wearing a military uniform than an athletic uniform".

The younger Trump replicated Nike's ad nearly to a T - the words that appeared across Kaepernick's face in the black and white photo were now over President Trump's: "Believe in something".

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Instead, Cilic held and then broke Nishikori on his way to evening the set at 4-all; but then Nishikori took the final two games. Osaka was an easy victor in her quarterfinal, eliminating unseeded Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-1, 6-1 in all of 57 minutes.

On Wednesday, Kaepernick tweeted the full version of the ad along with the same caption from the reveal on Monday.

"I thought it was awesome", said McCourty.

The ad features Kaepernick's face in a close up with a message about sacrifice.

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Gobert joins a list of many big-name National Basketball Association players (including Steph Curry, LeBron James, and Kevin Durant, among others) who have been outspoken politically over the past few months.

In a statement, the college's president, Jerry C. Davis said, "In their new ad campaign, we believe Nike executives are promoting an attitude of division and disrespect toward America".

In the two-minute advert Kaepernick narrates before appearing halfway through as a reflection of a USA flag is visible on the facade of a building behind him. "By pursuing this approach, Nike is back in the public conversation - and, yes, they'll create some enemies (that's for sure) but they'll also reactivate their core base - and create true believers".

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They claimed: "Senior officials will privately admit their daily disbelief at the commander in chief's commands and actions". Trump also said The New York Times , news channel CNN and "all of these phony media outlets" will be out of business soon.

Images of the inspirational sports subjects mentioned earlier in the video appear on buildings as the camera pans out with a caption that reads, "It's only insane until you do it".

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