Tiger Woods calls Nike's Kaepernick campaign a 'beautiful spot'

NFL star takes Colin Kaepernick shots He’s ‘ducking’

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President Donald Trump attacked Nike over its support of Colin Kaepernick on Wednesday as the first video advert featuring the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was unveiled.

But Nike began receiving lots of criticism over how its ad used Kaepernick, who made his claim to fame in August 2016 by during the national anthem to protest police brutality, to promote a message about "sacrificing everything".

Trump is opposed to National Football League players kneeling in silent protest of police killings of Black people. It can also be seen online.

"There are people who are saying they're going to burn their Nike things but on the other hand, they're probably going to be some people who say this is a very supportive move by Nike, and I support the move, and may consider buying some Nike apparel", McQuiston said.

Sep 7, 2018; Newtown Square, PA, USA; Tiger Woods walks to the 11th hole tee box during the second round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink GC.

The advert, titled "Dream Crazy", has Kaepernick narrating over images and footage of various athletes with inspirational stories, including National Basketball Association icon LeBron James, tennis star Serena Williams and Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge.

The college said it will "choose its country over company", and remove all athletic uniforms that were bought from Nike as well as any clothing containing its emblems. I wonder if they had any idea that it would be this way?

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He said Nike didn't consult his opinion on the ad that featured Kaepernick.

"I think Nike's trying to get out ahead of it and try and do something that's special".

"Serena and I talk quite a bit but what she is doing is just truly remarkable", Woods said. It's a lovely spot. "It's a handsome spot and pretty powerful people (are) in the spot". Others argued the backlash and calls for a Nike boycott showed how debate has morphed beyond how to react to athletes trying to highlight issues like racial inequality and police shootings of unarmed minorities.

"What was Nike thinking?"

Representatives for Nike could not be immediately reached for comment on Trump's tweet.

The school added a stipulation to competition contracts past year saying it would walk away from any game where the opposing team takes a knee, sits or turns its back on the flag or anthem.

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