Thursday Night Football continues on CBS, as the Houston Texans take on New England Patriots. Both teams are 2-0, but the Patriots might have to turn to their third-string rookie quarterback. Jim Nantz, CBS Sports NFL lead announcer who will call the game, joins "CBS This Morning" to give a preview of the face-off.
Thursday Night Football on CBS kicks off this week. Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan faces his former team, the New York Jets. Both are trying to bounce back from season opening losses. CBS Sports NFL analyst Bill Cowher joins "CBS This Morning" from the New Era Field in Orchard Park, New York, to preview the matchup.
The World Anti-Doping Agency blames Russia for a hack of its confidential medical information on female American Olympians. The targets included gymnast Simone Biles, tennis players Venus and Serena Williams and basketball player Elena Delle Donne. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency calls the hack "cyber-bullying." Ben Tracy reports.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association is pulling seven championship events from North Carolina over the state's so-called "bathroom law," or HB2, which requires transgender people to use public restrooms that correspond with the sex on their birth certificate. NCAA president Mark Emmert joins "CBS This Morning" to explain why they are taking a stand against the law. He also addresses how NCAA is addressing sexual assaults on campuses.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sparked a national debate after refusing to stand during the national anthem in protest of racial inequality. In an interview with James Brown, Dr. Harry Edwards describes how athletes like Kaepernick can frame the debate to move racial discussions forward.
The NFL season is underway, with 13 games scheduled for Sunday. CBS Sports Radio talk show host Amy Lawrence joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to preview the season, including the controversy surrounding San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem controversy and teams to watch this year.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is sparking a debate after refusing to stand for the national anthem before football games. Kaepernick explained last week that he would not "stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color." Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster, who spoke with the quarterback, tells CBS News why he shares Kaepernick's frustrations.