Dolphins' Stills encouraged by Nike ad deal with Kaepernick

Dolphins' Stills encouraged by Nike ad deal with Kaepernick

Dolphins' Stills encouraged by Nike ad deal with Kaepernick

"It's a lovely spot", Woods said.

Joined in the advertisement by Serena Williams, LeBron James, skateboarder Lacey Baker, and other socially conscious athletes, Kaepernick told viewers to pursue their dreams, no matter what doubters may say.

Mr. Kaepernick led the national-anthem protests at NFL games and has said he would not "show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color".

Woods, the second most successful golfer ever with 14 major titles, has been careful throughout his career to avoid saying or doing anything that could be construed as political. He did not know in advance about the ad campaign.

The nation's largest police union and an organization that represents black police officers have differing views on the controversial ad by Nike featuring free-agent National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Twitter was alight with users who embraced the ad, which featured a close-up of Kaepernick's face and white text reading, "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything", alongside Nike's iconic slogan, "Just do it". President Donald Trump tweeted this week about the athletic gear's partnership with Kaepernick.

Falwell also said that if it's a publicity stunt, that's different and he understands how marketing works, but he wants Nike to convince him that it is not proactively attacking law enforcement officers and the military.

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"I think Nike is trying to get out ahead of it and trying to do something special, and I think they've done that".

"I really believe in that". "I think that's the problem".

The president of a private Christian college said Nike is stirring up controversy with its new Colin Kaepernick ad campaign and his school's athletic teams will not wear the company's apparel in response.

During the event, Kaepernick spoke to Nike employees.

"Calling a dream insane is not an insult", Kaepernick says in the Nike spot. For every person who filmed themselves cutting up a pair of Nike socks that they already purchased, a free ad featuring the Nike logo was created. It named executives including founder Phil Knight, Chief Executive Mark Parker and board member Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, as defendants, noting they "repeatedly turned a blind eye to the longstanding culture of harassment and discrimination at Nike".

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