Rutgers Basketball Teams Accepts an Apology
By Diane White
Rutgers' University Scarlet Knight basketball team and coach accepted an apology Friday from radio host Don Imus after he made an inappropriate remark about their team.
The team had just played for the NCAA national championship and lost when Imus, on his nationally syndicated radio show, called the players "nappy-headed hos," according to the AP. The comments lead to his firing from CBS Thursday.
C. Vivian Stringer, the team's coach, said that Imus deserves a chance to move on but hopes the furor his racist and sexist insult caused will be a catalyst for change, according to CBS.
Friday, Deirdre, Imus's wife, took over his talk show and discussed the meeting the two had with the players and coach, according to the New York Times