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Oklahoma Sooners Corey Nelson was having a career season before it was cut short after suffering a torn pectoral muscle against TCU on Oct. 5. Nelson, a defensive captain who finished with 27 tackles, had returned an interception for a touchdown against Notre Dame the week before. Nelson a team captain applied first to the Big 12 Conference for a medical redshirt but was denied. True freshman played in all 14 games as a member of special teams and backup linebacker and continued to raise his game each season. Upon leaving Skyline High School, Nelson was a Five-star recruit by Scout.com and 5A Player of the Year. Definitely one of the most athletic players at his position entering the 2014 NFL Draft.
Christian Laettner recently opened up about the pain he felt hearing gay slurs hurled at him while he was at Duke. The former national college player of the year was bombarded with the slurs as he led the Blue Devils to two NCAA titles. Derrick Gordon, the gay baller for UMass, on the other hand has not heard any of these slurs. Times have changed for sure, and the impact of Gordon actually being gay also plays a roll.
It's the role that a gay friend had in the life of Oklahoma Sooners linebacker Eric Striker, who said he has learned acceptance from having a gay person in his life. We talk about all of this - how acceptance is built by the presence of LGBT people in the lives of athletes and fans.
Today's episode is brought to you by AT&T. Mobilizing Your World.
#172: Beth Torina, Head Coach, LSU Softball, returns to TCRS, as the most downloaded guest of 2014. Coach Torina, will preview the upcoming series against the Oklahoma Sooners and talk about the overall state of LSU Softball. The Tigers have quality wins this season over Flordia, Notre Dame and Arizona. LSU has been led at the plate by Bianka Bell & AJ Andrew while Allie Walljasper & Baylee Corbello are leading in the circle. The Tigers will host the 2015 SEC Tournament May 6-9 at Tiger Park. Coach Torina Twitter Tigers Facebook Tigers Twitter Tigers IG.
Oklahoma recruit Jean Delance said he withdrew his commitment to coach Bob Stoops after seeing a video that showed fraternity members at the school chanting racist remarks.
"Very uneducated people. I wouldn't want my son or child to go there or to anywhere like that," Delance told CBS 11 in Dallas-Fort Worth on Monday. "It was just very disturbing to me. I didn't like it."
Oklahoma Fraternity with the racist comments. We will discuss with Coach Emerson Martin and the crew tonight.
Delance, a four-star offensive lineman who is ranked No. 272 on the ESPN Junior 300, committed to the Sooners in November and visited Norman with his mother, Altavian, last weekend.
But when they returned to their home in Mesquite, Texas, the video, in which members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon also indicated that African-Americans would never be admitted to the fraternity, prompted them to rethink the commitment.
"I've had family history in racial issues, inequality," Altavian Delance told CBS 11. "Jean knows these things are serious to us."
Oklahoma president David Boren reacted swiftly Tuesday, expelling two students he says have been identified as leading the chant.
On Thursday night, before the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament begins, Mike will discuss the Thursday/Friday match-ups, along with potential Elite Eight meetings in each region.
-Can Kentucky get past "Press" Virginia?
-Can Notre Dame get Mike Brey to his first Elite Eight appearance?
-Are we going to see Arizona/Wisconsin II?
-Is N.C. State on their way to a Jimmy V in 1983-type run to the Final Four?
We'll discuss this, Mike's horrendous first weekend for his bracket and a whole lot more on the 10th episode of Mike on the Mic. Tune in!
Tonight I welcome 670 The Score's Joe Ostrowski back to the program. We'll talk about the Bulls and other NBA teams making noise as the playoffs approach. Bears chairman George McCaskey spoke to the media yesterday about his decision to meet with newly acquired defensive end Ray McDonald, whose signing created quite a stir in Chicago. The Blackhawks continued their offensive struggles last night, falling to the irrelevant Philadelphia Flyers 4-1. And the Sweet 16 kicks off tonight, I've got more matchup previews for you! All this and your phone calls at (347) 327-9183.
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We will talk about the racism controversy at the University of Oklahoma and the impact that it is having at the University of Oklahoma.
Also, fans in Chicago hold a memorial for Derrick Rose.
And did the San Francisco Giants disrespect Pablo Sandoval?
Plus,we continue our WrestleMania ranking as we will discuss which WrestleMania ranks in at #19.
"To those who have misused their free speech in such a reprehensible way, I have a message for you. You are disgraceful. You have violated all that we stand for. You should not have the privilege of calling yourselves “Sooners.” Real Sooners believe in equal opportunity. Real Sooners treat all people with respect. Real Sooners love each other and take care of each other like family members.
Effective immediately, all ties and affiliations between the university and the local SAE chapter are hereby severed. I direct that the house be closed and that members will remove their personal belongings from the house by midnight tomorrow. Those needing to make special arrangements for positions shall contact the Dean of Students.
All of us will redouble our efforts to create the strongest sense of family and community. We vow that we will be an example to the entire country of how to deal with this issue. There must be a zero tolerance for racism everywhere in our nation."
OU President David Boren
Sports talk hosted by the Godfather at 8pm EST. Today we will talk about student athletes and the coaches that coach them. Also Four-star offensive tackle Jean Delance committed to play for the. Oklahoma Sooners Decommits amid fraternity SAE chanting racial slurs. The call in number is 646-915-9969. Follow us on Twitter @ TWMedia44 and check out the FB page Trenton White Sports. ALL SPORTS TOPICS ARE ON THE TABLE.
#154: Eugene Lenti, Head Coach, DePaul Softball, visits TCRS. DePaul is the lone member of the BIG EAST represented in the NFCA pre-season rankings and is coming off of a 44-11 campaign from a season ago and finished No. 24 in the last NFCA poll of 2014. The Blue Demons, despite not having a ranked matchup in league play, meet some of top competition in the non-conference portion of their schedule. DePaul encounters four teams in the preseason poll who are ranked or are receiving votes this season. DePaul kicks off its season with a duel in Honolulu with No. 4 Oklahoma on Feb. 5. The Blue Demons could see the Sooners twice during the five-game classic, hosted by Hawaii. DePaul also tangles with former BIG EAST rival, No. 22 Notre Dame, in South Bend, Ind. on April 21. DePaul Athletics Twitter.
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