Wednesday, 14 November, 2018

Missouri college drops Nike over Colin Kaepernick ad

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Sergio Cook | 13 September, 2018, 18:11

"College of the Ozarks has stated its views regarding patriotism, the American flag, and the national anthem", the statement said, noting that in October It "revised its contracts for competition in all sports, adding a stipulation that all participating players and coaches show respect for the American flag and national anthem".

"I think Nike is trying to get out ahead of it and trying to do something special and I think they've done that", Woods said at the BMW Championship.

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. "Some pretty powerful people in the spot". Kaepernick watched the first television airing on NBC at an event held at Nike's headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. It also will run online across various music, gaming and entertainment platforms, Nike said. And I think they've done that. "When corporate does things that are outside of golf and outside of my realm, that's what they do".

After Nike revealed National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be the face of its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign, President Donald Trump asked one question: "What was Nike thinking?".

So offended, that not only did they swear to never again purchase Nike products, but also felt compelled to passionately destroy whatever Swoosh-adorned apparel they already owned, and had already given Nike their money for.

Kaepernick had signed with Nike in 2011, but the reveal of the new advert was accompanied by the news that the sportswear giant had retained him on the roster for the last two years, even though he was not competing in the NFL. But some have begun to boycott Nike in opposition to his inclusion. On Friday morning Trump tweeted: "What was Nike thinking?"

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

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