Corporations And Activism

Sep 10, 2018
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Sports apparel titan Nike announced last week that its new “Just Do It” campaign would feature the former NFL player known for taking a knee during pregame performances of the national anthem to protesting racial injustice.

The first ad featuring Colin Kaepernick aired during the NFL season-opener despite a chorus of public criticism, including from President Trump.

Today on All Sides, we talk about Nike’s decision to take a stand against NFL policy against taking a knee and other forms of corporate activism.


Ohio State University has extended its current sponsorship contract with Nike by 15 years in a deal worth $252 million.

On the show this week, After The Score looks at concussion prevention in high school sports, apparel deals in college sports and a look at the Columbus Crew SC.