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Store in Chapel Hills Mall clearing out Nike merch in protest of Kaepernick ad
KRDO ^ | Sept 5, 2018 | Andrew McMillian and Alexis Dominiquez

Posted on 09/05/2018 7:19:34 PM PDT by 11th_VA

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colin Kaepernick sparked a nationwide debate when he took a knee during the National Anthem ahead of NFL games in protest of police brutality, but a store in a Colorado Springs mall is making a stand against Nike after the company picked Kaepernick as the face of its newest ad campaign.

Prime Time Sports in the Chapel Hills Mall has a large sign festooned on the window saying "All Nike 1/2 Price" and "Still Choosing to Stand, Just Doing It."

Prime Time Sports has been owned by Stephen Martin for 21 years, and he realizes he could go out of business because a large part of his inventory is the collection of NFL jerseys he offers -- those official jerseys will be exclusive to Nike.

Nike published an ad this week with Kaepernick's face and the words "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything."

Martin sent a strongly worded letter to Nike in response to the company's decision to use Kaepernick in the ad. Martin calls the company "the mother of all harlots" for their ad campaign, calling into question their use of the phrase "sacrificed everything."

"According to me, he has sacrificed a salary," Martin posted in a note on the window of Prime Time Sports. The note is surrounded by pictures of fallen service members. "Nothing compared to what every soul on our 'Honor the Flag' memorial wall that was built a few years ago has suffered and died for."

(Excerpt) Read more at krdo.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: anthem; chapelhillsmall; colinkaepernick; colorado; coloradosprings; football; kaepernick; kneelers; nfl; nike; retail
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And so it begins ...
1 posted on 09/05/2018 7:19:34 PM PDT by 11th_VA
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Prime Time Sports in the Chapel Hills Mall
1710 Briargate Blvd
Suite 807
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

(719) 260-0303


2 posted on 09/05/2018 7:22:14 PM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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College of the Ozarks Drops Nike for Using Colin Kaepernick in Ad Campaign
3 posted on 09/05/2018 7:24:55 PM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: GOPJ; Jane Long; MinuteGal; jsanders2001; V K Lee; HarleyLady27; stephenjohnbanker; ...

Prime Time Sports in the Chapel Hills Mall
1710 Briargate Blvd
Suite 807
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

(719) 260-0303


4 posted on 09/05/2018 7:25:30 PM PDT by Liz ( Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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5 posted on 09/05/2018 7:26:20 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Free Republic Needs Your Monthly Donations!!!)
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To: Liz

Good first step.

Bump!


6 posted on 09/05/2018 7:26:54 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

And the Shoe FELL!


7 posted on 09/05/2018 7:30:07 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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and the RATS, take another one in the.........HA ha!!!

8 posted on 09/05/2018 7:45:00 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: Liz

YESSS!!


10 posted on 09/05/2018 7:52:11 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: 11th_VA

Time for Boston Tea Party 2.0 Gather your Nike shoes and feed them into a wood chipper. Post the video on social media and watch the establishment go bat sh!t crazy.


11 posted on 09/05/2018 7:52:25 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: 11th_VA

Pass this on, Folks,,,,

If Nike is ashamed of America, we are ashamed of them,” the college’s president, Jerry C. Davis, said in a written statement. “We also believe that those who know what sacrifice is all about are more likely to be wearing a military uniform than an athletic uniform.”

BOOM!!


12 posted on 09/05/2018 7:54:50 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat ("Moderates/Independents/Non-voters" Are DIMS REALLY who you'd want BACK in POWER?)
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Go, Jerry!
Love that school. And they do many, many things to honor veterans.

Nike, just sell your cheap crap in your sweatshop countries and save some shipping fees.


13 posted on 09/05/2018 8:01:36 PM PDT by GnuThere
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To: Liz

Good


14 posted on 09/05/2018 8:15:44 PM PDT by umgud
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To: 11th_VA

15 posted on 09/05/2018 8:25:29 PM PDT by Boomer
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To: 11th_VA

Nuke Nike


16 posted on 09/05/2018 8:29:34 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Califreak

AP photos aren’t allowed on FR. You may want to hit
the abuse button and asked the mods to pull it.


17 posted on 09/05/2018 8:30:08 PM PDT by deport
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To: Califreak

Ha! All I could do was stare at the vision of Melania! Yes, Barron is stylin’ in those New Balance shoes. Nice lines. Much better looking than Nikes and much better looking than what NB used to put out.


18 posted on 09/05/2018 8:49:49 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (They never thought she would lose.)
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Thanks Check my tagline.

19 posted on 09/05/2018 8:50:47 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( NIKE KNEELING SNEAKERS! They come in rainbow/BLM colors with 1 Knee Pad included!)
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To: Liz

Good news from Prime Time Sports.

Thanks for the ping.


20 posted on 09/05/2018 8:55:19 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( NIKE KNEELING SNEAKERS! They come in rainbow/BLM colors with 1 Knee Pad included!)
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