Kaepernick is face of controversial Nike ad as Trump criticizes sportswear company

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He has also consistently railed against NFL players who kneel during the national anthem in protest of police brutality - the movement Kaepernick started - calling them "sons of bitches" and saying they should be fired.

"Yeah. First of all, I do have tremendous respect for Nike as a company and for Phil Knight and just everything they've meant to sports", Jones said.

Kaepernick says: "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything".

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Mr. Canterbury defended Nike's right to back Mr. Kaepernick, and said it would not spearhead a boycott of the company.

The LA Lakers star said he stood for "anybody who believes in change" before adding "I stand with Nike all day, every day". The ad finishes with the words: "It's only insane until you do it". "I think if the National Football League did something like Nike did - some sort of campaign, explain this whole situation, have our backs, supporting us and our First Amendment right - then this thing would've gone in a whole different direction".

The Daily Show's Trevor Noah doesn't just wonder why Nike customers are burning their own shoes over Colin Kaepernick's new ad.

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The Nike ad, which Kaepernick narrates, features stories from athletes who overcame illness or disabilities. "Ask if they're insane enough", James replied with the sportswear giants' motto: "#JustDoIt". "Ask if they are insane enough".

The spot ends with Kaepernick saying, "Don't ask if your dreams are insane, ask if they are insane enough".

Cincinnati City Council member P.G. Sittenfeld hopes that instead of destroying Nike apparel, people will consider donating it to kids in need. The NFL has struggled to navigate the controversy as Trump has kept the pressure on while more players joined the protest last season.

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Kaepernick already had a deal with Nike that was set to expire, but it was reportedly renegotiated into a multi-year agreement to make him one of the faces of Nike's 30th anniversary Just Do It campaign.

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