By Michael Kinney
The University of Oklahoma football has yet to play a single game in 2020. Yet, they may have made their most important statement of the year already.
On Aug. 25. the Sooners, dressed in all black and wearing facial coverings, took a five-minute walk from their practice field to the Unity Garden located in the middle of campus. The demonstration was to show support and unity for those who have been affected by incidents involving black men and women and police departments around the country.
None of the players spoke to the media after the event. That task was left to coach Lincoln Riley, who said recent events during the past few months created a dialogue with his players that he called a learning experience.Continue reading “Oklahoma takes a timeout for unity”