Most recently, Michael worked on Lorne Michael's comedy "Vampires vs. The Bronx" as the lead role.
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback described the police as a "white supremacist institution".
New Orleans Saints duo Michael Thomas and Demario Davis were among the players calling out the verdict.
The former NFL quarterback accused the league of running "propaganda" proclaiming to care about Black lives while it simultaneously undermines fellow free agent Eric Reid for speaking out in support of the Black community.
The Houston Texans remained in the locker room during the national anthem on Thursday night's season opener in Kansas City.
Kaepernick hasn't played in the NFL since he left the San Francisco 49ers to become a free agent at the end of the 2016 season.
On Wednesday, six NBA teams decided that not playing their games that day was the best way to stand in solidarity with Jacob Blake.
At a fundraiser, the museum held a K-9 demonstration which included siccing attack dogs on someone wearing Kaepernick's jersey.
Prior to the tipoff of the NBA's restart Thursday night, NBA analyst and former NBA great Charles Barkley said " if people don't kneel, they're not a bad person. I want to make that perfectly clear."
Sports in America used to be unifying, but now they seem to be yet another front of the culture war.
The lawsuit, which was filed last week, states that the plaintiff is "unwilling (and should not be required) to subject himself to criminal prosecution" for refusing to stand for the national anthem.
South Carolina GOP Senator Lindsey Graham said NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace has nothing to apologize for and he rebuked President Donald Trump's Monday tweet defending the confederate flag.
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" was written in 1899, and here's the history of the song that will be played before each NFL game during Week 1 of the 2020 regular season.
The documentary series comes at a time of civil unrest in America and outcries over ongoing police brutality against Black communities.
The Patriots signed the 2015 NFL MVP to a one-year deal on Sunday, but Kaepernick's NFL exile is set to continue.
Speaking at the ESPYs on Sunday, the USWNT star praised the former San Francisco 49ers QB for "not shying away" in the fight against racism.
Kaepernick hasn't played professional football since 2016 but Favre has urged teams to sign him up ahead of the upcoming season.
"If he deserves it, he should," Trump said of Colin Kaepernick. "If he has the playing ability. He started off great and then he didn't end up very great in terms of as a player."
"Well, listen, if he wants to resume his career in the NFL, then obviously it's gonna take a team to make that decision," Goodell said. "But I welcome that, support a club making that decision, and encourage them to do that."
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and Washington Redskins veteran Adrian Peterson have both made it clear that they will take a knee this season.
Talk of athletes, and some coaches, vowing to take a knee during the national anthem has brought a resurgence of Colin Kaepernick, who started the movement in 2016. Kaepernick is a free agent, but so is Cam Newton. Who would you take? Here are their statistics since both were drafted in 2011.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Soccer Federation repealed Policy 604-1, which required players to stand for the national anthem.
Kaepernick's legacy is already going to be his work off the field in bringing awareness to social justice for black Americans, not his 11-24 record over his last three seasons as a starter. Would playing a backup role now diminish his work since 2016?
A majority of Americans now believe it is OK for NFL players to kneel during the national anthem to protest the killing of black Americans.
The United States Soccer Federation will meet Tuesday to discuss ending its policy of not allowing players to kneel during the national anthem, after the gesture has been adopted by many people participating in widespread protests against racial injustice and police brutality.
On Friday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the league had not listened to black players' demands for social justice.
Since Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the national anthem in 2016, the president has staunchly opposed the protests.
"There are other things you can protest," President Trump tweeted Friday, "but not our Great American Flag -- NO KNEELING!"
"We, the National Football League, admit we were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier and encourage all to speak out and peacefully protest," the commissioner said.