Current Sports | 5/4/16 | #694

May 4, 2016

Feature Topic, Athletes and Activism, Keith Appling Gun Charges, Lebron James, Muhammad Ali, MSU Lacrosse, and Leicester City.


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When a topic about athletes and activism goes so deep, there isn't much time for anything else. Today's Current Sports centers around how athletes have restrained their personal takes on socially charged issues, and how that bodes for the sporting community. Al and engineer Isaac Constans explore the issue in depth, inviting callers to help out along the way, all offering differing takes. In today's world, does the reluctance of athletes to voice their opinions diminish their role model status compared to the greats of the past? That important forum stays open for almost all of the show. For the final few minutes, Al and Isaac also check in on Keith Appling, former MSU guard arrested for gun charges, Michigan State Lacrosse, and the 5,000/1 team across the pond, Leicester City.