Green Bay Packers: 'Enough is enough: It is time for change'

Being from Wisconsin, I’ve been a fan of the Green Bay Packers most of my life. Starting at the age of 8, I’ve followed the team — with varying degrees of enthusiasm — since the ‘70s. I watched them win Super Bowl XXXI and Super Bowl XLV, but I’ve never been more proud of them…

Kaepernick wins settlement over NFL collusion grievance

He’s not on a team, but it appears former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick will get paid regardless as a result of his collusion grievance against the league. Panthers safety Eric Reid also settled his grievance. From ESPN.com: Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have reached a settlement with the NFL concerning their collusion grievances against the league,…

At the midpoint of the school year, a reflection on more than school

Friday was the end of 1st Semester, and my grades were all in before the end of the school day.  I will begin the week with my students having several days left to complete a mandatory exercise that does not affect their grades but does affect my evaluation before I begin Thursday morning being observed…

Nike worth $6 billion more since Kaepernick deal

Hey, nice boycott you got going there. From The Hill: Nike added nearly $6 billion to its company’s market value since announcing its deal with former NFL player Colin Kaepernick, CBS News reported on Friday. According to the publication, the company’s shares rose 36 percent on the year and the brand has also become a top performer…

Great boycott you got there, shoe burners! Nike online sales just skyrocketed 31%

Nike is a multi-billion dollar brand that dominates the global sportswear market. Naturally, they hire the best marketing executives in the business. They knew exactly what they were doing when they decided to promote the hell out of Colin Kaepernick. Their research showed three things that we liberals have known for quite some time: Opposing Trump is a winning strategy People…

Nike's Kaepernick ad is the canary in the coal mine for the dying GOP

The 39-month-long MAGA enema Trump supporters have voluntarily subjected themselves to has evidently waterlogged their brains, which is why so many of them are burning and defacing their very expensive, already purchased Nike gear in the wake of the company’s recent Colin Kaepernick ad. That said, one is tempted to conclude that Nike’s marketing geniuses have…