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Nike pulled its Fourth of July shoe after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick reportedly complained to the shoemaker. (Nike via AP Photo)
Nike pulled its Fourth of July shoe after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick reportedly complained to the shoemaker. (Nike via AP Photo)

This week, Nike decided not to release a limited edition Fourth of July shoe featuring the 13-starred "Betsy Ross" flag after former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns that the flag has been appropriated by some white nationalist groups. WBUR's Callum Borchers says this story teaches a lesson about the importance of diversity.

Plus, in the midst of the U.S. national team's success at the Women's World Cup in France, the National Women's Soccer League and ESPN announced a new TV deal. Penn State professor Amira Rose Davis, who co-hosts the Burn It All Down podcast, is frustrated that it's taken this long for the league to find a home on ESPN.

And the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox combined for 50 runs in their two-game series in England last weekend. Only A Game's Karen Given wonders if spectators in London saw real baseball.

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This segment aired on July 6, 2019.

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