San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem during a preseason game Friday out of protest against America's treatment of "black people and people of color." Kaepernick told NFL media he made his own decision to protest the playing of the anthem during the game against the Green Bay Packers, saying he felt an obligation to stand with "people that are oppressed." "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," he said. "To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting
San Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft, clean single by Corey Seager, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0. Moore's try ended on his 133rd and final pitch - he missed most of the last two seasons after Tommy John surgery. Giants center fielder Denard Span sprinted for two outstanding catches, including a leadoff grab in the ninth, to give Moore a chance.
The opening game of a new stadium is always a pricey ticket. When the opening game of a new stadium is on Sunday Night Football against an arch rival in a season with Super Bowl aspirations, yeah there’s no way I’m getting in to this game. If you have some extra cash lying around though, the prices on StubHub are lower than I thought they’d be so act fast. Week 2 against Green Bay The second game of the season has never felt so important. The Vikings can’t afford to yield Green Bay any further bragging rights. If the Packers open U.S. Bank Stadium with a win they’d probably hang a banner at Lambeau. You can’t win your division in Week 2, but with much of the national media predicting that the