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Trump takes credit for NFL ratings slide, again

Thirty years after Donald Trump took on the NFL and lost, he has taken on the NFL and won. According to him. Via SportsBusiness Daily, the President-Elect declared during his first public rally since the election that the NFL’s ratings dropped because of the election. “[T]heir ratings were so far down,” Trump said at a…

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Kaepernick selling Bay Area home, says 49ers future is unrelated

Colin Kaepernick is selling his home in the Bay Area, but he says that doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with his future with the 49ers. Asked why Kaepernick is selling the home, he said through a team spokesperson that it’s an “investment decision.” If you’re interested in making an investment yourself, the 4,600-square foot…

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Brawl over Colin Kaepernick remarks leads Dolphins to ban fans

With seemingly every citizen carrying a smart-phone which doubles as a video camera, you can guarantee that if you do something stupid, somebody is filming it. And as a result, some Dolphins season tickets holders are out, for good. And as with a lot of controversies in the NFL this year, Colin Kaepernick is involved.…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Bills RB LeSean McCoy and WR Sammy Watkins got through Week 12 without any injury issues. The Dolphins’ decision to hire Adam Gase as their head coach has paid immediate dividends. Kicking has become an issue for the Patriots for the first time in a long time. Breaking down what’s wrong with the Jets defense.…

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Kiko Alonso had some “bad blood” toward “ignorant” Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick got rough treatment from Kiko Alonso during the 49ers’ loss to the Dolphins on Sunday. The Miami linebacker intercepted Kaepernick and was in on the game-ending tackle as Kaepernick tried to run to the end zone on the final play. Afterward, Alonso indicated that he has some personal animosity toward Kaepernick. Alonso, whose…

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NFL morning after: Gus Bradley and the problem of the process

Gus Bradley has been an abject failure as the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. There are 154 coaches in NFL history who have coached at least 59 games. Bradly, who fell to 14-45 in his tenure in Jacksonville with Sunday’s loss, ranks 154th with a .237 winning percentage. Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells…

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Kaepernick says Castro comments were taken out of context

After taking criticism in the last few days for comments about Fidel Castro, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says that criticism was unfair. Asked following today’s loss in Miami whether his comments crediting Castro for spending more money on schools than on prisons were taken out of context, Kaepernick said they were. “Yes it was completely…

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Dolphins win their sixth straight, though they had to hang on against 49ers

Quietly, perhaps subtly, the Dolphins have made themselves a factor in the AFC. But they still have some questions to answer. The Dolphins won their sixth straight game, beating the 49ers x-x on what should have been a more a comfortable win, considering their late lead and opponent. The Dolphins (7-4) were up 31-14 in…

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Colin Kaepernick hears boos, but puts 49ers up early in Miami

The reaction to Colin Kaepernick in Miami was not a warm one, as expected after his midweek defense of the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. But Kaepernick didn’t let it bother him on the field. The 49ers quarterback gave his team a 7-0 lead on the road, hitting Carlos Hyde with a short touchdown pass.…

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After false Castro claims, Kaepernick will hear it in Miami

Fidel Castro is dead, and tensions are high in Miami, where hundreds of thousands of Cuban-Americans view Castro as a brutal dictator who tore apart their families and killed or imprisoned their relatives. Colin Kaepernick does not view Castro that way. Kaepernick wore a shirt with Castro’s image on it during an August press conference…

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Teams may be very thankful for the 2017 quarterback market

Every year, a cluster of NFL teams tries in vain to upgrade at the quarterback position. In many cases, they’re required to roll the dice on a draft pick. This year, an unprecedented glut of quarterbacks with NFL experience may arise. Here’s a full list of all veteran quarterbacks who may be available, with a…

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Colin Kaepernick: People blaming him for ratings “need to look in the mirror”

Colin Kaepernick is comfortable being in the spotlight, but he does not go along with the notion that he’s the reason NFL ratings are down since he began sitting or kneeling for the national anthem to protest racial inequality and police brutality. During a conference call with Miami reporters, Kaepernick was asked about polls that…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Despite missing almost half the season with injuries, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski has 11 catches of 25 yards or more, tied for the most in the NFL. Bills QB Tyrod Taylor leads all players with an average of 6.37 yards per carry. Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi leads all running backs with an average of 5.61…

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Patriots pull away in fourth, hold off 49ers

Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes and the Patriots, despite a scoring rut that lasted for nearly two full quarters, eventually pulled away from the 49ers Sunday to win, 30-17. It rained for much of the game, and the Patriots appeared comfortable playing conservatively. But after a scoreless third quarter Brady threw two quick touchdown…

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49ers hanging around as rain picks up

The Patriots started fast Sunday then let off the gas. The 49ers have hung around. It’s 13-10, Patriots at halftime. The Patriots scored touchdowns on their first two possessions, but the 49ers have played better defensively since. It’s raining in Santa Clara. The wet field hasn’t been a huge factor as of yet, but it…

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