SAN DIEGO (AP) - Colin Kaepernick and San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid kneeled during the national anthem Thursday night, continuing the quarterback's preseason protest of American racial injustice and minority oppression.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case, filed by the son of an all-star and civil rights activist, has sent the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court and delays payouts for at least several months.
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL stars James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers can start the regular season without having the specter of a league investigation over whether they used performance-enhancing drugs hanging over their heads.
CHICAGO (AP) - Tommy La Stella wanted to share his story with teammates on the Chicago Cubs. From La Stella's perspective, they were the only people who needed to know more about why he refused to report to the minors when he was demoted in July.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is expected to miss at least the next season while recovering from a dislocated left knee and torn anterior cruciate ligament after a freak practice injury on Tuesday.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick will get one more chance to impress coach Chip Kelly before the San Francisco 49ers announce their starting quarterback even as the debate surrounding Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the national anthem remains heated.