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NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Refuses To Stand For National Anthem: 'I Am Not Going To Stand… For A Country That Oppresses Black People'

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This is sure to be very controversial in the world of the NFL.

On Friday night, before a preseason game for his San Francisco 49ers against the Green Bay Packers, star quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand while the national anthem was being played.

Related: More Controversial Celeb News HERE!

The QB, speaking after the game about his decision not to stand and show respect like the rest of the stadium, informed reporters why he chose to sit this one out (below):

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NBA Star Dwyane Wade's Cousin Shot And Killed While Walking Her Children To School In Chicago

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This is absolutely senseless.

Dwyane Wade's cousin Nykea Aldridge was shot and killed on Friday afternoon as she was pushing a stroller down a Chicago street and just so happened to get caught up in crossfire between two groups of men.

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Aldridge, who was headed to an elementary school to register her children for the new school year, was shot in the head and arm in the incident, and died roughly 45 minutes later at a Chicago hospital. She was 32 years old.

Jolinda Wade, her aunt — and the NBA star's mother — told reporters:

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New Couple Alert! Demi Lovato Is Reportedly Dating UFC Fighter Luke Rockhold!

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Love is in the air!

On Friday, it was reported that Demi Lovato has a new man in her life after splitting from Wilmer Valderrama back in June. Tell us more!

According to TMZ, the Confident singer is dating UFC fighter Luke Rockhold, and their romance has supposedly been blossoming for a couple months now. Say, what??

Related: Nick & Demi Sent Their Fans On A Scavenger Hunt

Apparently the duo first hit it off earlier this year while

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Hope Solo Responds To Suspension That's The Same Punishment Michael Phelps Got For DUI! Was Her Suspension Too Harsh?

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Unsportsmanlike conduct is bad, but there's no way it should be comparable to drunk driving.

Yet after Hope Solo called the Swedish soccer team "a bunch of cowards" last week, she was suspended the same amount of time as Michael Phelps was for his DUI!

Almost two weeks ago, the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team's goalie delivered some trash talk after unexpectedly losing to Sweden in the Rio Olympics quarterfinal game, and U.S. Soccer swiftly suspended the athlete over comments that "counter to the organization's principles."

Related: Hope Booed By Rio Olympics Crowd Over Zika Tweets!

For her part, Solo said she was "saddened" by being suspended for six months over comments that were fueled by her love and passion for the game in an emotional official statement. She wrote:

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Michael Phelps Stops By America's Got Talent & Receives A Standing Ovation — Watch His Hero's Welcome!

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Michael Phelps' swimming career might be over after completing the 2016 Rio Olympics, but the legendary athlete is still getting standing ovations thanks to America's Got Talent!

On Wednesday night's episode of the reality competition show, Phelps stopped by and the audience instantly jumped to their feet to cheer and chant "U.S.A."!

Hey, the show does have America in the title, we mean, come on!

Related: 'Next Taylor Swift' Blows America's Got Talent Judges Away AGAIN!

While he had him on the stage, Nick Cannon had to ask the most decorated Olympian of all time what it felt like winning his final gold medal, to which Michael responded:

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Hope Solo Suspended For Calling Swedish Soccer Team 'A Bunch Of Cowards' After Olympics Loss!

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US Soccer isn't messing around when it comes to Hope Solo's unsportsmanlike conduct.

During the 2016 Olympics, the US Women's team lost to Sweden in the quarterfinals, when the 1-1 game went to penalty kicks.

Related: Details On Ryan Lochte's Remorseful New Interview!

After the Team USA's upset, the team's keeper called the Swedish sports stars "a bunch of cowards," and completely bashed their gameplay.

But now, it looks like the scandalized goalie is facing the consequences of her hurtful words.

On Wednesday, US Soccer announced they will be suspending the 35-year-old for six months — effective immediately — because her controversial comments were "counter to the organization's principles."

US Soccer President Sunil Gulati said in a statement:

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