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SANTA CLARA, Calif. Mark Stuart Jets Jersey . -- Colin Kaepernick has brought some of his San Francisco teammates closer with his national anthem protests against social injustice.Since this stuff started, Ive had conversations with him on a much deeper level than I ever have, 49ers safety Eric Reid said Friday. Hes told me hes had that same feeling with a number of guys.Reid joined Kaepernicks protest in the preseason finale Sept. 1 in San Diego, with both players taking a knee during the anthem. Previously, the struggling quarterback sat on the bench when the anthem played, protesting social injustices, racial inequalities and police brutality.Theres been a lot of open conversations, a lot more conversations going on in general, Kaepernick said. And I think ultimately this team and this locker room have gotten a lot closer because of the gaining of understanding of individuals. The decision to kneel was the result of collaboration with former Green Beret and Seahawks long snapper Nate Boyer after Kaepernick received public criticism.Youre not going to get a pleasant response, Kaepernick said. Most people dont want change. Theyre set in their ways. In order to change, you have to be able to agitate people at times. I think thats something thats very necessary for us to improve as a country.San Francisco coach Chip Kelly has maintained Kaepernicks protest has not been a distraction to his team. He named Kaepernick the backup quarterback to Blaine Gabbert ahead of the season opener against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night.I think our team did a great job with it, Kelly said. We recognize and respect Kaps decision and his constitutional rights to do what hes doing and it sounds like its been a positive change. Theres been a lot of positive things that have come out of it.After the San Diego game, Kaepernick announced he would donate $1 million of his salary to undisclosed organizations supporting his cause. Team CEO Jed York Thursday announced the 49ers Foundation will match Kaepernicks donation to local charities in the Bay Area.That was huge, Reid said. I mean, any time you do something, a protest, you know theres going to be backlash. You know you cant satisfy anybody. But for our organization to step up, it feels like were supported by the NFL. Thats huge. It gives substance to what were doing.Game notes CB Chris Davis (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday. DT Arik Armstead (shoulder), LB Nick Bellore (knee), DT Quinton Dial (knee) and DT Glenn Dorsey (knee) were listed as limited. CB Keith Reaser (ankle) returned to practice and was limited after missing practice Thursday. Connor Hellebuyck Jets Jersey Authentic . -- Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Alrdridge were again the go-to duo for the Trail Blazers against the Kings. Dustin Byfuglien Jets Jersey Authentic . -- Gus Malzahn finally had his day in Fayetteville. http://www.hockeyjetsauthority.com/keith-tkachuk-jets-jersey-c-6/ . There are surprises among the Vezina candidates, but most of the others are standard top-tier performers, even if the two Hart Trophy runners-ups have never been quite as good as they have been through the first half of the season. CHICAGO -- No matter where theyre playing, the Los Angeles Dodgers keep racking up wins. And the latest tied a franchise record that stood for nearly nine decades. The Dodgers matched an 89-year-old club mark with their 12th straight road win, beating the Chicago Cubs 6-2 Friday in a game that saw Mark Ellis extend his hitting streak to 13 before both he and manager Don Mattingly were ejected. "Good teams to me win on the road," Mattingly said. "Youve got to win on the road. Something these guys should be proud of." They took this one even though they lost their second baseman and manager along the way. Ellis doubled and scored in the third before being tossed when he and Mattingly argued a called third strike with plate umpire Alan Porter in the fourth inning. "I dont know if he was having a bad day or what," Ellis said. "Thats about all Im going to say commenting on an umpire." Bad call or not, it didnt stop the Dodgers from improving to 12-2 since the All-Star break. The NL West leaders remained unbeaten on the road since a loss at San Francisco on July 6 and matched the 1924 Brooklyn Robins for the longest streak in franchise history. "Its pretty special," said Nick Punto, who had two hits and drove in two runs. "Pretty cool. Since 1924 someone was saying. Thats really cool. This is a really special team." Adrian Gonzalez and Yasiel Puig each added a pair of hits and scored a run for the Dodgers. Los Angeles took control early, scoring two in the third and two more in the fourth while building a 5-1 lead and chasing All-Star Travis Wood (7-8). That was enough for Hyun-Jin Ryu (10-3), who became the first Dodgers rookie to win 10 games since Kazuhisa Ishii in 2002. The left-hander matched a season high by allowing 11 hits in 5 1-3 innings but held Chicago to just two runs. He also struck out six without a walk. Chicagos Junior Lake delivered another eye-popping performance at the plate, becoming the first Cubs player since at least 1916 to collect four hits twice in his first 16 major league games -- and the first in the majors to do so since St. Louis Bo Hart in 2003. Hes batting .358 since he got called up from Triple-A Iowa on July 19. "(I) feel so good," he said through an interpreter. "(Im seeing) the ball real well now." But with Wood struggling with his control, the Cubs lost for the fifth time in six games. The left-hander lasted just 3 1-3 innings in his shortest outing of the year, allowing five runs and seven hits. Shawn Matthias Jets Jersey Authentic. He threw 96 pitches and walked a season-high five, including four in a row in the third to force in the innings second run after back-to-back doubles by Ellis and Punto and make it 3-1. Was Porter squeezing him? "No. I felt like I was just missing," Wood said. The Dodgers added to their lead in the fourth after Ellis and Mattingly got tossed. Ryu had just led off with a single when Ellis got called out on a 3-2 pitch. He threw his bat a few feet and raised his arms, leading to an ejection by Porter, and then slammed his helmet in disgust. "It should never happen," Ellis said. "Its embarrassing to get thrown out of a game, especially when there was no reason for it." His manager wound up getting thrown out for the third time this season and bumping into Porter as the argument continued. Mattingly thought the umpire actually walked into him. "I felt like he did," Mattingly said. "I didnt feel like I was going forward. Im sure the video will show. Im pretty sure I wasnt going forward. I feel OK about that." NOTES: Former Cubs closer Carlos Marmol worked a scoreless ninth, allowing a hit and a walk in his first appearance at Wrigley Field after being dealt to the Dodgers a month ago. ... President of baseball operations Theo Epstein said July was a winning month for the Cubs, and he wasnt talking just about their 14-13 record. They beefed up their farm system by trading away Alfonso Soriano and Matt Garza and signing draft picks and international players. "It was a good month," Epstein said. "For people who are wanting things to go well in the organization, looking for progress, they can see the progress, seize onto it. Its a time for hope and optimism. That applies to all of us. It was easier to come to work the last few days than it was a couple months ago. Its an important time to remind everyone, remind ourselves, that the progress isnt linear. There are going to be other really bad months."... Mattingly said pitcher Stephen Fife, on the disabled list with right shoulder bursitis, will "chuck" for Triple-A Albuquerque or in Chicago on Sunday. If Fife is with Albuquerque, he would presumably pitch. But Mattingly was a bit evasive when asked if Fife would throw on the side or pitch in a game on Sunday if hes in Chicago. Zack Greinke is scheduled to start that day for the Dodgers, and Mattingly said, "Right now were in line." Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '