LaVar Ball — “I Guide Them to the Limit”

LaVar Ball — “I Guide Them to the Limit”

"I wouldn't sweat too much what it is, where it is or what you're doing, as long as you're learning [and growing]." -Melanie Whelan

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The NCAA and the Perpetuation of White Supremacy

The NCAA and the Perpetuation of White Supremacy

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team won its fourth national title in seven years under coach Nick Saban. For his part in winning the College Football Playoff (CFP) National championship, Saban is set to earn $525,000 in bonuses, which would bring his total 2015-16 season compensation to $7.5 million. Besides Saban's massive paycheck, [...]

Tim Wolfe, College Athletics, and The Neo-Plantation Mentality

Earlier today (November 9, 2015), University of Missouri President, Timothy M. Wolfe, tendered his resignation following a meeting with the University Board of Curators. Tim Wolfe's forced and welcomed resignation was largely due to professional negligence and mishandling of multiple incidents that highlighted a systemic and sordid history of documented racial inequality at the University [...]