Tiger calls Kaepernick's Nike ad 'a lovely spot'

Tiger calls Kaepernick's Nike ad 'a lovely spot'

Thirteen percent of those surveyed said they were less likely to purchase from Nike after viewing Kaepernick's first ad.

As was noted frequently throughout the 2017 season, the NFL's ratings have been eroding at an alarming pace, with the divisive anthem protests only exacerbating the problem a year ago. "Trump said he would "win" the culture war and that he honestly 'doesn't know what the National Football League is doing, '" The Post's Josh Dawsey wrote on Twitter.

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Kaepernick became a national figure in 2016, when he went down on one knee during the anthem before a San Francisco 49ers game. The NFL should have taken a bold stand on this, but they fumbled it badly and now Nike is piling on. You will have the helmet on the ground and hand on the heart. "I wonder if they had any idea that it would be this way?" You don't have to kneel.

"I think it's a disgrace", said Salisbury resident Randy Mosley. You are going back. And so, I've spent a lot of time over the a year ago having forums, having debates, discussing what people - really civil debates with people - and at this point, there's just some people that you can't convince.

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"I think every athlete, every human, and definitely every African-American should be completely grateful and honored (for Kaepernick)", Williams said.

While Conley, the son of an Air Force veteran, hasn't knelt during the national anthem, he expressed support for those participating in the demonstrations past year. "And most of the people in this country feel the same way". I'm proud of the things that people have done just outside of raising their voice.

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Soon after the campaign's first ad was revealed, President Donald Trump, who frequently invokes Kapernick to stir up the white identity politics of his base, tweeted "Nike is getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts". In November, James had invoked Martin Luther King Jr.in saying of the "blackballed" ex-quarterback, "I've commended Kap, and for him to sacrifice everything for the greater good for everyone, for what he truly believed in, the utmost respect to him".

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