Former Quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers walks off the field after the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on September 25, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

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Colin Kaepernick Wins 2017 Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Sports Illustrated and the Ali family give out the award every year.

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Sports Illustrated has awarded Colin Kaepernick the 2017 Muhammad Ali Legacy Award for his constant fight for social justice and his unwavering beliefs. Lonnie Ali, Muhammad’s widow, says that “Colin is a man who stands on his convictions with confidence and courage, undaunted by the personal sacrifices he has had to make to have his message heard.”

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