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Kaepernick does not need football

Former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, center, and two teammates kneel during the national anthem in a game against the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 2 at Levi’s Stadium.

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

May 1, 2017

People view him as either a hero or a degradation to heroes.Colin Kaepernick ventured into the blender of sports and politics in August and, much like the few athletes who have gone there before, he did not come away unscathed.In a preseason game on Aug. 14, Kaepernick made a firm decision to refuse to...

Why women can, and should, break MLB’s gender barrier

Mariners’ Jarrod Dyson heads to first after hitting a single in Spring Training. 

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

March 10, 2017

Men and women have never competed together in professional sports, but that is not to say they cannot.More than 70 years ago, Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball when he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the color barrier in the sport.Segregation ba...

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