Colin Kaepernick

Kyle Shanahan gives updates on the San Francisco 49ers during his weekly Monday afternoon press conference at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers will ride C.J. Beathard after Garoppolo ACL injury, working out backup options

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA -- With starting…

 

Stephen Curry confirmed on Wednesday that he was donating $10,000 to the United Playaz as a part of Colin Kaepernick’s “Million Dollar Pledge.” (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

Pair of Warriors join final stretch of Kaepernick’s ‘Million Dollar Pledge’

Colin Kaepernick announced Wednesday a plan for how he would finalize his…

 

The 49ers have been leaders in activism in the NFL. It begins with the players, but CEO Jed York deserves credit for how he’s handled it. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

Jed York grows into a genuine leader of 49ers, NFL

It’s not easy to compliment Jed York in this city. Which makes…

 

VIDEO: Magic Johnson speaks eloquently on protest movement sweeping the sports world

VIDEO: Magic Johnson speaks eloquently on protest movement sweeping the sports world

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — Following Magic Johnson's “Business of Basketball” speech on…

VIDEO: Magic Johnson speaks eloquently on protest movement sweeping the sports world
Colin Kaepernick. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Where was Colin Kaepernick during meeting about NFL activism?

Roger Goodell and a select group of owners and players met on…

Colin Kaepernick. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
Long before vice president Mike Pence used a 49ers-Colts game as a backdrop for a political stunt, it was impossible to “stick to sports.” (Sam Riche/TNS)

Sports is politics, politics is sports

Quick hits with Kolsky Anyone in the sports media who has ever…

Long before vice president Mike Pence used a 49ers-Colts game as a backdrop for a political stunt, it was impossible to “stick to sports.” (Sam Riche/TNS)
Stephen Curry took issue with this Sports Illustrated cover that erased Colin Kaepernick from the movement he started. (Courtesy Sports Illustrated/Twitter)

Steph Curry disappointed with ‘terrible’ Sports Illustrated cover

Sports Illustrated, in an attempt to glom onto the movement of pro…

Stephen Curry took issue with this Sports Illustrated cover that erased Colin Kaepernick from the movement he started. (Courtesy Sports Illustrated/Twitter)
Jay Ajayi wears an “I’m With Kap” shirt before the Miami Dolphins’ game last weekend. These widespread protests wouldn’t be a thing if it weren’t for athletes in the Bay Area. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS)

From John Carlos and Tommie Smith to Bruce Maxwell: America needs the Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area has long lived on the liberal fringe…

Jay Ajayi wears an “I’m With Kap” shirt before the Miami Dolphins’ game last weekend. These widespread protests wouldn’t be a thing if it weren’t for athletes in the Bay Area. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS)
Colin Kaepernick is out of work and there’s really no legitimate explanation for that. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Call it what it is: Colin Kaepernick is blackballed from NFL

Colin Kaepernick is the most ballyhooed unemployed quarterback since Tim Tebow. Let’s…

Colin Kaepernick is out of work and there’s really no legitimate explanation for that. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
Michael Bennett is exploring a civil-rights lawsuit against the Las Vegas Police Department.

Michael Bennett hires Oakland civil rights attorney for possible case against Las Vegas police

With Colin Kaepernick effectively out of the NFL, Michael Bennett has taken…

Michael Bennett is exploring a civil-rights lawsuit against the Las Vegas Police Department.
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) bobbles but hauls in a reception past San Francisco 49ers cornerback Jimmie Ward (25) in the second half on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers defeated the 49ers 46-27. (David T. Foster III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

49ers defense bolstered by signing, Ward’s return

The 49ers activated defensive back Jimmie Ward from the physically unable to…

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) bobbles but hauls in a reception past San Francisco 49ers cornerback Jimmie Ward (25) in the second half on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers defeated the 49ers 46-27. (David T. Foster III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)
Starting quarterback Brian Hoyer watches fourth-stringer Nick Mullens take a rep during 49ers training camp in Santa Clara. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

New season is here, but same ol’ QB quandry remains for 49ers

Are you ready for some football? Sure. Of course. Next question ...…

Starting quarterback Brian Hoyer watches fourth-stringer Nick Mullens take a rep during 49ers training camp in Santa Clara. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Colin Kaepernick’s only job prospect during his free agency vanished on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Seahawks rule out signing Colin Kaepernick for now

Only one team — the Seattle Seahawks — has flirted with the…

Colin Kaepernick’s only job prospect during his free agency vanished on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Colin Kaepernick. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Jim Harbaugh calls Colin Kaepernick ‘a hero’

By Mark Snyder | Detroit Free Press Not long after the words left…

Colin Kaepernick. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Colin Kaepernick's former coach is defending him in wake of the Donald Trump's attacks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner; Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/TNS)

Jim Harbaugh defends Colin Kaepernick in face of president’s criticism

By Matt Barrows | The Sacramento Bee SANTA CLARA — Colin Kaepernick still…

Colin Kaepernick's former coach is defending him in wake of the Donald Trump's attacks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner; Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/TNS)
The options for the 49ers to fill their quarterbacking vacancies are many, and with a new regime in place, there's even hope they make the right decision. They could trade for Kirk Cousins, draft Deshaun Watson or sign Tyrod Taylor. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr; Adam Carins/Columbus Dispatch/TNS)

A guide to the 49ers’ many options for their next quarterback

With Colin Kaepernick opting out of the last year of his contract,…

The options for the 49ers to fill their quarterbacking vacancies are many, and with a new regime in place, there's even hope they make the right decision. They could trade for Kirk Cousins, draft Deshaun Watson or sign Tyrod Taylor. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr; Adam Carins/Columbus Dispatch/TNS)
Colin Kaepernick. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Colin Kaepernick won’t prolong national anthem protest and that should be acceptable no matter your stance

Colin Kaepernick is in need of a job. The longtime 49ers quarterback's yearlong…

Colin Kaepernick. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Colin Kaepernick's status with the 49ers remains in doubt despite new GM John Lynch's platitudes. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

John Lynch continues to praise Colin Kaepernick while keeping options open

The 49ers have a new general manager, head coach and waiting game…

Colin Kaepernick's status with the 49ers remains in doubt despite new GM John Lynch's platitudes. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
John Lynch. (Courtesy 49ers)

John Lynch promises to search far, wide for next 49ers QB

New 49ers general manager John Lynch knows his first real test in…

John Lynch. (Courtesy 49ers)
Jed York is searching for who will be the next braintrust of the team that plays at Levi's Stadium. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Search for 49ers openings gets under way

The Jed York world tour to replace head coach Chip Kelly and…

Jed York is searching for who will be the next braintrust of the team that plays at Levi's Stadium. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)