Stringer hopes team can 'put all of this behind us'
NEW YORK -- Don Imus' wife sat in for him on a radio fundraiser Friday, a day after CBS fired him for racist remarks about the Rutgers women's basketball team, and she praised the players as "beautiful and courageous."
Deirdre Imus briefly described the couple's meeting with team members Thursday night, after more than a week of uproar over her husband's on-air description of team members as "nappy-headed hos."
"They gave us the opportunity to listen to what ...
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'WE WILL NEVER FORGET'
• Rutgers accepts Imus' apology
• Imus meets with Rutgers only hours after firing by CBS
• Imus raises $1.3M for charity on what was final day of employment
• MSNBC drops Imus simulcast amid controversy
• CBS Corp. director, ex-NAACP head: Imus must go
• GM suspends ads from Imus radio show
• Stringer, Rutgers president respond to Imus' remarks
• Imus to Sharpton: 'This time we went way too far'
• Sharpton says FCC should fire Imus
• Critics still calling for Imus to be fired
• Imus 'sorry' for disparaging Rutgers women's players
• Hill: It's about taking a stand
• Keown: Welcome to rock bottom
• Granderson: Hate is hate, no matter the target
• Voepel: Team should be celebrated -- not insulted
• TrueHoop: Hardly a perfect world
• Should Imus have been fired?
• Imus' comments result in spirited debate