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Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard spoke out this week after an image of team head coach Mike Gundy wearing an OAN T-shirt surfaced online. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard spoke out this week after an image of team head coach Mike Gundy wearing an OAN T-shirt surfaced online. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Athletes continue to take a leading role in the Black Lives Matter movement. This week on Only A Game, a look at Oklahoma State where players spoke up after football coach Mike Gundy was photographed in an OAN T-shirt. Also, as sports leagues plan their returns, a look back at two attempts to carry on without fans, one involving a giant mural; the other a cell phone app. Plus, we re-air our story on Wyomia Tyus, whose protest at the 1968 Olympics is often overlooked. Join us!

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This program aired on June 20, 2020.

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