October 10, 2014
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) runs out of bounds past Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith (21) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Marcio Jose Sanchez

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for the pink headphones he wore around his neck postgame Sunday that are made by the brand ''Beats by Dre.''

While Kaepernick has an endorsement deal with Beats and has done a commercial, the league's contract is with Bose. Apparently wearing the pink version for October breast cancer awareness month, Kaepernick knew he could be subject to a fine after a 22-17 win Sunday at Levi's Stadium.

He declined to say whether Beats would pick up the cost of his fine, saying, ''we'll let that be unanswered.''


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