Harbaugh, Reynolds defend Kaepernick's stance – even if they don't agree with it

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Imagine if Colin Kaepernick had sat for the national anthem during the Super Bowl

Every time I hear Colin Kaepernick's name, I think back to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on Feb. 3, 2013.

I wonder what would have happened had the 49ers’ starting quarterback sat during Alicia Keys' electric national anthem and brought attention to the racial divide that existed then.

Would you even remember who won the game? (It was Ravens 34, 49ers 31, just in case you forgot).

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Michael Phelps reveals rapper he was listening to when he made #PhelpsFace

The most decorated Olympian of all time, swimmer Michael Phelps, offered a name to go with his famous Phelps face Sunday night. It's one word: Future.

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Baltimore Sun photographer catches bats scoring in end zone during Ravens-Lions

There's not much to be said about this story except 1) this newspaper's photographers have an incredible eye for animal life and 2) their photo captions say it all.

"A flag is thrown while Baltimore Ravens' Jeremy Butler (17) crosses the end zone over two bats that are copulating in the grass at his feet during preseason NFL football in Baltimore.

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Before preseason game, Panthers QB Cam Newton helped Baltimore's homeless

Cam Newton is quickly becoming the second-most popular starting NFL quarterback in Baltimore.

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Maryland's Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky grace Sports Illustrated cover

By now you know that Maryland is the real hero of the Rio Olympics.

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Orioles' 'Full House' mashup creates the TV show we didn't know we needed

Could you imagine Buck Showalter starring in a sitcom? (I mean, besides "Seinfeld.")

Now you don't have to, because Twitter user Ryan Stickel already has the the Orioles manager's golden ticket to stardom. World, meet "Full Birdhouse."

All that's missing is a shot of Showalter driving a convertible full of Orioles across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

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