Mo. college drops Nike from uniforms over Kaepernick deal

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Earlier this week, Nike unveiled an ad to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" campaign and chose former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face of the marketing campaign.

"I am really, really pleased they're making him the face because it shows people are standing up against rubbish".

The "Dream Crazy" spot, part of Nike's 30 anniversary of Just Do It, stars former National Football League star Colin Kaepernick, tennis legend Serena Williams and skateboarder Lacey Baker among a wider cast of aspiring people that dare to dream insane.

The president said Tuesday, "It's a awful message and a message that shouldn't be sent".

The LA Lakers star said he stood for "anybody who believes in change" before adding "I stand with Nike all day, every day". The Nike ad showcases these athletes doing their thing, while Kaepernick's voiceover serves as a reminder that "crazy is not an insult; it's a compliment".

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The College of the Ozarks is dropping its affiliation with Nike in response to the company's new ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick, according to KY3. "I stand for anybody that believes in a positive attitude", LeBron James said in support.

Cantona posted a photograph of him wearing a Nike hoodie, with the caption "I am wearing #Nike more than ever". "Ask if they're insane enough", James replied with the sportswear giants' motto: "#JustDoIt". "Ask if they're insane enough". Covington posted on Twitter to support the Nike boycott that a lot of people have joined.

"Obviously Nike's very big in the industry, has some top athletes, so it was great to see, even with all the different dangers".

An arbitrator recently denied the NFL's request to dismiss Kaepernick's collusion complaint.

He has been out of a job for more than a year, but this latest ad marks a new multi-year deal with the sports apparel giant.

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