Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been a staple in sports headlines for the past couple seasons, despite not being a signed player. Since he began kneeling during the national anthem to protest social injustice, his name has come up countless times in stories about collusion in the NFL, politics and racism.
Learning the rules of a sport is one of the first things people do when they start playing. They learn what they can do, what they can’t do and what the penalties are for breaking those rules.
The Super Bowl is just around the corner. Soon, over a hundred million people will be tuning in to see the game, the commercials or check out the halftime performance.
Every person accused of a crime in the U.S. has the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. However, allegations come with consequences.
NFL players, like other athletes, are subject to strict drug-testing policies. Any player under contract agrees to undergo drug testing before, during and after the regular season. Players can expect to take these tests when they enter the league and at least once every year afterward.