Nike Airs First Colin Kaepernick Commercial With an Incredibly Inspirational Message

Nike Airs First Colin Kaepernick Commercial With an Incredibly Inspirational Message

Nike Airs First Colin Kaepernick Commercial With an Incredibly Inspirational Message

Narrated by Colin Kaepernick, "Dream Crazy" provides encouragement to everyone who has insane dreams and goals that may seem unsurmountable.

Kaepernick's deal with Nike for the 30th anniversary of the "Just Do It" campaign was the most polarizing issue in sports this week, prompting heated debate on several topics including athletes protesting social injustice and Nike wading into political waters.

Nike recently announced a multiyear agreement with Kaepernick including his own apparel line, video ads and billboards featuring his image, and a contribution to the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback's Know Your Rights charity. "Take it from me, when I say they sacrificed everything, they also sacrificed the lives of their loved ones who will never be the same", Kyle added.

Kaepernick is unsigned by any NFL team, and is now suing the league for allegedly blackballing him over his protests.

The school also made headlines previous year by declaring its teams would not play in any game in which a player knelt for the national anthem.

"In their new ad campaign, we believe Nike executives are promoting an attitude of division and disrespect toward America", college President Jerry C. Davis said in a statement.

Trump expanded his criticism of the athletic company in an interview with Fox & Friends host Pete Hegseth.

Nike has unveiled its first "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot scheduled to air during the National Football League season opener on Thursday night as well as during the U.S. Open tennis tournament and other major sporting events.

As Trump said on Twitter Friday, "What was Nike thinking?"

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"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color", Kaepernick told NFL Media in 2016. The league froze the policy after the players' union filed a grievance. "I think it has served its goal".

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