Colin Kaepernick stood tall while sitting down, which is not an easy thing to do. In fact, what he did in benching himself for the national anthem on Friday night was the hardest thing he could possibly do. The easy thing? That would be standing silently with his teammates on the San Francisco 49ers sideline, cutting against the grain of his conscience. Nobody would've known the difference. Nobody would have reason to challenge his patriotism, to call him all kinds of nasty names, and to remind him, by the way, that he has devolved into a lousy quarterback who should be spending more time with his playbook anyway. But he planted himself among the Gatorade buckets, understanding that in an age
Western Michigan freshmen Ron George and Bryson White were formally charged with armed robbery Sunday morning. George and White were arrested Friday night for allegedly entering an apartment and robbing a woman using a semi-automatic gun and a knife. Cash and other property were stolen, police said, and the two were charged with first-degree home invasion and larceny in addition to armed robbery.
Baylor coach Jim Grobe found himself backpedaling Monday afternoon after the Bears depth chart revealed wide receiver Ishmael Zamora was listed on the first team for Friday’s season opening game against Northwestern State. Zamora was filmed earlier this summer kicking and hitting his dog with a belt. A fellow Baylor student reported Zamora to animal control and Grobe said Zamora, who was given a class C misdemeanor charge and issued a citation, would be disciplined.