But the ad has the backing of many top athletes, Williams and National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James appearing in the video, and the message - "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything" - drew praise from Woods.
Kaepernick, who triggered a political firestorm after kneeling during the US national anthem in 2016 to protest racial injustice, has not played in the NFL since early past year.
It might be because he has millions of reason to do so, but Tiger Woods came out in support of his longtime sponsor Nike during an interview at the BMW Championship on Friday.
Nike aired the first commercial featuring Kaepernick during the NFL's season kickoff game Thursday night.
I'm not the first to draw these conclusions, but two things seem to be happening here: One is that Nike sees supporters of Kaepernick as a demographic to whom they want to appeal. The NFL should have taken a bold stand on this, but they fumbled it badly and now Nike is piling on.
President Trump also criticized Nike and National Football League anthem protests Thursday.
Trump has been critical of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in the past.
"If people say your dreams are insane, if they laugh at what you think you can do, good", Kaepernick says at the start of the ad. "Stay that way because what non-believers fail to understand is that calling a dream insane is not an insult, it's a compliment".
Speaking to the Daily Caller just yesterday, Trump said, "I think it's a awful message that they're sending and the goal of them doing it, maybe there's a reason for them doing it".
He also said Nike didn't tell him the ad was coming. In a lawsuit filed against the league, Kaepernick has accused NFL owners of colluding to blackball him from the league because of his political speech.
Sarah Palin, who was McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election was not invited to any of the memorial services. Bush also spoke during the service, and Bill Clinton attended it. "He called us to be better than that", he added.
The device is often used as a bridge to heart transplantation - Sofia has been waiting for a new heart for eight weeks. Sofia's heart transplant surgery began Monday morning, said Julianne Bardele, a Lurie spokeswoman.
He threatened to impose new taxes on Canadian auto imports to intensify pressure on Ottawa to a agree to deal to Trump's liking. All told, the deal is not necessarily fatal for the country's prospects of remaining in the trade pact, whatever its new name .
After winning the US Open in 2016 Wawrinka was unable to defend his title a year ago after two surgeries on his left knee. Nadal, who like his opponent was sweating profusely in the oppressively humid conditions, paid tribute to Ferrer.
The Trump administration is not discussing United States recognition of Israel's claim of sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Which did not preclude direct USA action against Iran in Syria - something we'd expect of the John Bolton we know and love.
Watford had been winless in their past 12 away games and had last netted away from Vicarage Road in January. The Special One has said City might be a rich club that signs the best players but they "cannot buy class".
It is due to this high count of oil rigs that the United States has been able to maintain such high production rates. In other news, Iraq is planning to increase its exports as it aims to take advantage of Iran's falling production.
However, Canada and the US did not meet the negotiating deadline, and talks are to continue this week. After intense negotiations last week, USA and Canadian trade teams failed to strike a deal before Mr.
A child has died in Florida after a tropical storm blew a tree onto a mobile home in as it made landfall in America. The child's age and identity were not released. "You don't want to take it lightly, of course", MacDonald said.
Williams" described her banned body compression suit as "Black Panther-inspired' after the top-grossing Marvel Comics movie. The champ dedicated the catsuit to " all the moms out there who had a tough recovery from pregnancy".
In his closing statement, McCain acknowledged he was not without his flaws but said he tried to serve the country "honorably". McCain was a frequent critic of Trump on everything from his leadership style to his Russian Federation policy.
Trump Lambasts Jeff Sessions...Again
Trump followed up the first tweet with another, saying Democrats must now love Sessions, just like "Lyin' James Comey ". Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, said the tweet indicated Trump and Sessions "do not have a healthy relationship".
Apple to unveil new iPhones in coming weeks
Customers walk past an Apple logo inside of an Apple store at Grand Central Station in NY , U.S., on August 1, 2018. According to Tim Cook , the iPhone X has been Apple's best selling iPhone model for the past few quarters .
Is Duncan Hunter throwing his wife under the bus?
They overdrew their bank account more than 1,100 times in a seven-year period, racking up more than $37,000 in overdraft fees. Hunter (right) also said that his wife, Margaret (center) handled most of the family expenses and was the campaigner manager.
Coconut Oil Is "Pure Poison", Says Harvard Professor
However, according to health expert, Dr Karin Michels , the "superfood" oil is actually "one of the worst foods you can eat ". Excessive amounts of saturated fats in a diet increases cholesterol, which can lead to blocked arteries and heart disease.
Hawaii braces for Category 5 Hurricane Lane
State and County Emergency Management Agency officials are urging residents to stay up-to-date and prepare for Hurricane Lane. Rainfall of 20 inches (51cm) in some areas could lead to major flash flooding, landslides and mudslides, the NWS said.
MSI spoils Nvidia's big reveal of the GTX 2080
According to Huang, it would take 10 of Nvidia's previous-generation graphics card - the GTX 1080Ti - to keep up with Tensor. Based on NVIDIA's new Turing architecture, MSI announces it will carry the following series as seen in this PR.
Tropical Storm Lane Forecast To Become Major Hurricane
Subtropical Storm Ernesto has formed hundreds of miles away from the USA coast, and will likely never threaten North America. Also, subtropical storms are cold-core weather systems, while tropical storms and hurricanes are warm-core.