Colin Kaepernick Protest

Gene and Maya Washington
Maya Washington

Maya Washington, the daughter of MSU football legend Gene Washington, will bring a special screening of her film Through the Banks of the Red Cedar to Wells Hall on Wednesday.  Gene is one of MSU's greatest football heroes and was recruited by coach Duffy Daugherty out of the deep south in the 1960s. 

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A Michigan teen was a part of Nike's latest commercial featuring Colin Kaepernick.

Current Sports | May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018
San Francisco 49ers Kneeling
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NFL Rule Changes; National Anthem Kneeling; Romeo Weems; College Basketball Recruiting; Michigan State Basketball; DePaul University

Bishop Earl Boyea stands with the members of the task force.
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Bishop Earl Boyea announced the formation of a task force on Race and Catholic Schools Tuesday afternoon.

Lansing Catholic High School
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Lansing City Council is presenting a resolution to recognize and thank the Lansing Catholic football players who knelt during the national anthem, and other peaceful protesters for racial justice in Lansing's Catholic schools.

 

 


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Michael Lynn III and Matthew Abdullah joined Al Martin on "Current Sports" to talk about why they decided to transfer after the racial tension at Lansing Catholic. 


Current Sports | October 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017
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Chicago Cubs; MLB Postseason; Michigan State Football Preview; Zach Berridge; Mid-Michigan Football; Reflection Friday. 


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UPDATED at 12:00 p.m.: The director of the Michigan State Police has apologized for sharing a post on her Facebook page that called NFL players protesting during the national anthem "degenerates." 

Current Sports | September 25, 2017

Sep 25, 2017
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Michigan State football; LJ Scott; NFL Protests; Donald Trump; Detroit Lions; Brad Ausmus; Detroit Tigers.


Current Sports | September 6, 2017

Sep 6, 2017
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Colin Kaepernick; Baltimore Ravens; AP College Football Rankings; Otis Wiley; Michigan State Football; Ezekiel Elliott.


Current Sports | August 10, 2017

Aug 10, 2017

Colin Kaepernick; Kneeling During the Anthem; Michigan Senior Olympics; Becky Ridky; Brad Walker; Craig Hodges.


Current Sports | August 9, 2017

Aug 9, 2017
Victor Robinson

Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather; Malik McDowell; Player Safety and Responsibility; Basketball and Diversity; Victor Robinson; Peaceplayers International; Detroit.


Current Sports | July 28, 2017

Jul 28, 2017
MSU Athletics

Odell Beckham, Jr.; NFL Pay Scale; Colin Kaepernick; Greater Lansing Area Sports Hall of Fame; The S.W.A.P. Meet; Kaleel Gaines; Reflection Friday.


Current Sports | March 21, 2017

Mar 21, 2017
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Colin Kaepernick; Protests and Players; Adam Silver; March Madness; DeShaun Tate; Adam Silver; Resting Players.


Current Sports | 11/10/16 | #822

Nov 10, 2016
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Colin Kaepernick, Bill Belichick, Coaches on Election, MSU Men's Basketball, Brian Calloway and Throwback Thursday.


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