Curtis Granderson NY Mets

Marcus Stroman Toronto Blue Jays

Bob Stoops Oklahoma Sooners

Steve Smith Sr., NFL great

Jeremy Lin Brooklyn Nets

John Wall Washington Wizards

Magic Johnson Hall of Famer

Tyrann Mathieu Arizona Cardinals

John Cena wrestler

Victor Cruz NY Giants

Athletes On MLK

On Monday, the nation honored civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of observance. Athletes from across the country weighed in via Twitter on the impact Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had on their lives, careers, and what they hope to see in the future. “Every time I step on the field, I'm reminded of the sacrifices made in order for me (and so many others) to play the game I love.” –Curtis Granderson, New York Mets “Martin Luther King Jr. Thank you for being a visionary and changing the world. Your influence forever shaped society!”---Marcus Stroman, Toronto Blue Jays “Today we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thank you for paving the way.” John Wall, Washington Wizards “He spoke, He stood and He died for something greater than himself! Today we honor and celebrate a great man.”-- Steve Smith, Sr., former NFL receiver “Dr. King's dream is attainable, but we must remain steadfast in completing the work until that dream is realized for all people.”—Magic Johnson, NBA Hall of Famer “Appreciating what MLK did more today than ever!!”—Jeremy Lin, Brooklyn Nets “May the legacy we leave behind be one of value. Thank You Dr. King.”---Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals “His words were powerful. His actions immeasurable.” Bob Stoops, Oklahoma Sooners “Everyone has a role on this earth, some roles may be larger than others. Trust Gods plan.” Victor Cruz, New York Giants “I have the same DREAM!” Thank you Dr. Martin Luther King Jr!” ---Dwayne Wade, Chicago Bulls “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”---John Cena, professional wrestler