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Football world reacts to Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit while the national anthem is being played in protest of what he considers police brutality has sparked strong reaction across the sports world. Here's what some current and former players and coaches have said about the controversy:

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Raiders look to shore up run defense before start of season

After watching DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry run through his first-team defense with relative ease during the third exhibition game, Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said he took those struggles personally as a former NFL linebacker who prides himself on having a stout defense.

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Preview: 2016 Super Bowl commercials

As the excitement builds for Super Bowl 50, here is a sneak peek some of the commercials that will air during the big game. BY: McClatchy
Preview: 2016 Super Bowl commercials 0:48

Preview: 2016 Super Bowl commercials

Cam Newton in response to Tenn. mom: 'Everyone is entitled to their own opinion' 1:09

Cam Newton in response to Tenn. mom: 'Everyone is entitled to their own opinion'

Phenix City police need your help identifying this man 0:21

Phenix City police need your help identifying this man

Riverwalk nears completion 1:06

Riverwalk nears completion