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New season, new controversy in NFL — IN Focus

New season, new controversy in NFL — IN Focus

It's a handsome spot.

The protests have landed the league squarely in the middle of America's simmering culture wars, drawing the ire of USA president Donald Trump - who called on owners to fire players who protested the anthem.

Woods shot even-par 70 Friday in Round 2 of the BMW Championship and sits T-11 at 8 under par for the week.

Tiger Woods says the Nike "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick is "a handsome spot".

On Wednesday, Nike released an advert featuring Kaepernick which will be aired during Thursday's season-opening game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons. It also will run online across various music, gaming and entertainment platforms, Nike said.

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Recently, Nike announced that Kaepernick would be the face of their "Just Do It" campaign with spokeswoman, Sandra Carreon-John, saying: "Colin has been a Nike athlete since 2011".

Nike faced backlash over its deal with Kaepernick.

Colin Kaepernick watched the TV debut of his new Nike ad from the apparel giant's headquarters in OR, according to The Associated Press.

Nike's swoosh logo was omnipresent on hats, polos and spikes for golfers at Aronimink Golf Club.

"People have the right to protest and they have the right to hate our country - but they don't have the right to do it when they are on their job".

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Nike sales surged 31% in the days following the unveiling of the advertisement starring former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick an analyst said on Saturday.

The Salvation Army, the police and military veterans are urging people to donate their Nike merchandise, instead of burning them, while others are looking for a freebie.

President Donald Trump has accused players taking part in the protest of disrespecting the anthem, and called for them to be sacked.

Before the "Just Stand" clothing line was launched, Nine Line posted "Just Don't Do It", suggesting things like not buying Nike clothing and not protesting during the national anthem.

Trump told The Daily Caller this week that Nike's decision to use Kaepernick sends "a awful message".

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Miller had just been preparing to embark on a USA tour after releasing his most recent album, Swimming , on August 3. At the Frick Park Market, made famous in one of Miller's music videos, the day took a sudden and sad turn.

But Nike began receiving lots of criticism over how its ad used Kaepernick, who made his claim to fame in August 2016 by during the national anthem to protest police brutality, to promote a message about "sacrificing everything".


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