Tiger Woods calls Nike Kaepernick ad a 'beautiful spot'

The campaign is specially timed to mark the 30th anniversary of the company’s slogan ‘Just do it.’ A large billboard featuring the ad is seen above in New York City on Thursday

Former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick appears as a face of Nike Inc advertisement marking the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" slogan in this image released by Nike in Beaverton, Oregon, U.S., September 4, 2018.

While the NFL continues to wrestle with how to deal with protests during the national anthem, there were no such apparent demonstrations during Thursday night's game, which the defending champion Eagles won 18-12.

This week, Donald Trump Jr, President Trump's son, chose to make an ad of his own and posted a doctored version of the ad on Instagram, with Kaepernick replaced by the President.

"They did not tell me it was coming", Woods told reporters at the BMW Championship outside Philadelphia on Friday. "Stay that way because what non-believers fail to understand is that calling a dream insane is not an insult, it's a compliment".

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"Honestly I don't know what the National Football League is doing from". An obvious reference to Kaepernick's decision to kneel in protest of police brutality during the pre-game national anthem ceremony, and the years of controversy and joblessness which ensued, the pictures immediately went viral, prompting outrage from the far right, including the president himself. "Having a huge company back him. could be a controversial reason for this company, but they're not afraid".

While others feel a little differently.

Social media chatter about Nike has also skyrocketed since the campaign began.

Nike's use of Kaepernick has led to calls for boycotts by some customers. The social-media echo chamber of fury and snarky Nike memes.

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Or, perhaps, maybe they just thought supporting the head of a campaign to stop police killings of unarmed Black people was a good idea.

"Nike is a company", he said.

Redskins cornerback Josh Norman recently criticized Kaepernick for "ducking" the ongoing furor over the protests by largely remaining silent.

On Wednesday, The New York Times published an op-ed from an anonymous "senior official" in the Trump administration titled "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration".

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