Big men simply refuse to come to Missouri
But wings don't!
The SEC has a new basketball chief
For their efforts using sport to make a positive impact on society, San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns, New York Liberty center Tina Charles, Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap and Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul are the finalists for the Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award, ESPN announced Thursday. [...]
ESPN will broadcast the show at 7 p.m. ET on July 15. [...]
As part of the program, tennis icon Billie Jean King, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and the 2015 Missouri Tigers football team will be honored with the Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award.
I guess this serves as a reminder that while some people see the events of November as a "scandal," others very much do not.
The state, city and campus — not to mention the football team — are still feeling the aftershocks of the fall, when race relations at MU made international news and the team was one of the very public faces of the tumult.
“You can’t really put it behind you, but we turned gears from it after it happened,” sophomore quarterback Marvin Zanders said. “Now we’re just moving forward. I don’t foresee it happening any time in the future. Just a great experience. We’re just kind of focusing on this football right now.”