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Denver Broncos Players Donate $200,000 to Buy Protective Gear for First Responders

The kits includes body armor, a helmet and a wound trauma kit, all of which is meant to better the first responders' standard issue gear. The point is to protect against rifle fire.

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Anti-Police Protesters Show Up Outside Charlotte Stadium to Support Kneeling NFL Player

The group carried signs with the names of people killed by police in Charlotte and around the country, Seeking Justice Consortium founder and organizer Kass Ottley said.

New USA Gymnastics CEO Forced to Resign Over Tweet Opposing Nike's Kaepernick Ad Campaign

Much of the criticism has come thanks to an anti-Nike tweet she sent in September. In that tweet, which has since been deleted, a photo showed that Bono used a black marker to cover up a white Nike logo on a pair of golf shoes -- a symbol of protest against Nike's polarizing "Just Do It" campaign featuring anti-police activist Colin Kaepernick.

NBPA Sends Letter of Support to Nike CEO for Kaepernick Advertisement

The National Black Police Association released an open letter they sent to Mark Parker, Nike's CEO, saying that NBPA "believes that Mr. Kaepernick's stance is in direct alignment with what law enforcement stands for—the protection of a people, their human rights, their dignity, their safety, and their rights as American citizens."

FOP Issues Statement in Response to Nike's Kaepernick Ad Campaign

"If Nike chooses to create an ad campaign featuring a former quarterback who describes cops as 'pigs' and makes large donations to the family of a convicted cop killer and wanted fugitive Joanne Chesimard, who murdered New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster in cold blood in 1973, they are free to do so."

Blue Lives Matter Calls for Nike Boycott Over Kaepernick Ad

Many Americans who own Nike products have been burning or otherwise destroying them or giving them away in response to the announced ad campaign. People also responded angrily on social media with images of flag-covered coffins of fallen officers and military personnel representing real sacrifice vs. Kaepernick's career woes.

Pro-Police Group Declines Invite from NFL's Jets Over Player's Celebration of Cop Killing

"If I am correct the JETS may have signed an individual who depicted a Grim Reaper slicing the throat of a police officer," Imperatrice wrote, including a photo of the controversial 2016 social media post.

Kaepernick Says Police Use of Deadly Force is "Lawful Lynching"

In his acceptance speech for the Ambassador of Conscience Award at the Amnesty International ceremony in Amsterdam on Saturday, former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick described police killings of African Americans and Latinos in the U.S. as "lawful lynchings."

Video: OH Sheriff Prohibits Off-Duty Detail at NFL Games After Anthem Protests

Geauga County, OH, Sheriff Scott A. Hildenbrand has prohibited any off-duty details at NFL games and is promising not to attend any games the rest of the season after this past weekend's NFL protests.

MD Sheriff Plans to Burn Baltimore Raven Merchandise After London Anthem Protest

Harford County (MD) Sheriff Jeff Gahler said in a Facebook post Sunday that he will get his Baltimore Ravens merchandise “ready for the burn” after several players took a knee during the national anthem during the team’s match-up with the Jacksonville Jaguars in London.