It’s a shame when a athlete gets involved with things outside of sports.  49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to honor America by standing during the national anthem.  The backlash is criticism from his team and NFL fans.  Is it a career ender?  He hasn’t been doing well lately so perhaps he should concentrate more on perfecting his plays.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the singing of the national anthem on Friday, sparking a heavy dose of criticism. Kaepernick said he would not “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color,” according to an NFL interview on Friday. Kaepernick’s protest lands…

via Colin Kaepernick and a Brief History of Protest in Sports — TIME