Missouri college drops Nike over Colin Kaepernick ad

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Kaepernick began a wave of protests by NFL players two seasons ago, kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality.

Merritt, who served multiple times in Iraq and Afghanistan, also took issue with the slogan accompanying Kaepernick's ad - "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything". "It's a lovely spot", Woods said. "Are they trying to use their wealth and influence to attack law enforcement or just make some money by exploiting the attention this former quarterback is getting?" And I think they've done that.

Trump, who on Tuesday described Nike's deal with Kaepernick as "terrible", said the sports equipment giant's endorsement of the ex-NFL star had backfired. "Some pretty powerful people in the spot".

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.

As a camera pans to reveal Kaepernick's face, a reflection of a United States flag is reflected on the facade of a building behind him.

Others have applauded the move by Nike, including golfer Tiger Woods. "When corporate does things that are outside of golf and outside of my realm, that's what they do".

Tiger Woods says that the Nike commercial narrated by National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick was "something that's special" but added he did not know the company was producing the advert.

This prompted various people on social media to post videos and pictures of them destroying their Nike merchandise, with some even calling to start boycotting the brand.

According to research analyst Edison Trends, the risk the US sportswear giant took after featuring Kaepernick who has been in the spotlight for his protests during the games national anthem' has paid off.

"I think every athlete, every human, and definitely every African-American should be completely grateful and honored (for Kaepernick)", Williams said.



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