Kaepernick sits out National Anthem
Colin Kaepernick did not stand up for the National Anthem before Friday night's preseason game against the Packers. After the game, he said why he didn't. The 49ers and the NFL also issued statements regarding the matter.
College football kicked off on Friday night with Cal-Hawai'i in Sydney, where Hawai'i opened the game with a failed onside kick attempt ... Michigan State had trolled Michigan in magnificent fashion ... Did you see Nebraska's awesome 'Husker Chrome' uniforms? ... You must read Andy Staples' story on Brandon Burlsworth, the former Arkansas walk-on, and the movie made after him that was released on Friday ... And Mitt Romney joined BYU's Big 12 push.
Coney Island on Sunday. Be There.
Reminder to visit Coney Island on Sunday for the first-ever Summer of Swim Fan Festival. Be sure to follow SI Swimsuit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates throughout the day.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Your final Weekend LLOD of August is Belgian SI Swimsuit model Rose Bertram. (Click here for full-sized gallery)
Sharknado in Australia
A shark was found in a roadside puddle in Australia but police have somehow ruled out the possibility of a sharknado ... I'm not convinced.
The 2016 VMAs are on Sunday. Time put together a 17-year history of Britney Spears at the VMAs, and Ariana Grande and Nick Minaj will perform together. Here are 11 epic grooming moments in VMA history and the most memorable performances in VMA history.
The first-ever #VMAs in 1984 looked a hell of a lot different than they do today. https://t.co/3TSKmbkIHc — MTV News (@MTVNews) August 27, 2016
This is Driving Me Nuts.
If you can see David Ortiz’s face in this corn maze you’re a magician https://t.co/MG94nRu3Eo pic.twitter.com/TNPREl1J73 — SI Extra Mustard (@SI_ExtraMustard) August 27, 2016
Odds and Ends
These abandoned amusement parks will ruin your childhood ... Here's what a 2020 U.S. Olympic baseball team could look like ... Western Michigan football players are in custody after allegedly holding up a female student at gunpoint ... Gallery of 'Space Photos of the Week' is so cool ... 10 cars that look really expensive but are actually cheap ... Ezekiel Elliott's open-field collision with Kam Chancellor was the best thing of the preseason ... 100-year-old granny is a beer pong beast ... Trump is getting blasted for tweet about Dwyane Wade's cousin ... West Virginia unveiled awesome helmets for their 125th anniversary season.
Minor Leaguers Rule
The Louisville Bats' dugout flooded but that didn't stop them from having fun:
@indyindians @LouisvilleBats " I'll never let go Jack"! #milb #raindely @magillmlb @C_Reed24 pic.twitter.com/m9EcnewmfW — Kevin Shackelford (@Shackeldaddy) August 26, 2016
Powerlifter Tee Cummins was nearly crushed while trying to squat 820 pounds. It's the second part of the video, so don't click out after the first successful lift.
788 Squat w/wraps (opener) and 826 miss.. Thanks for all the support. ..#BossofBosses3 #BattleofThe220s #RelentlessMentality A video posted by Tee Cummins (@tcummins220) on
Behind the Scenes With Hailey Clauson
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