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.
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This segment aired on July 6, 2019.