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Derrick Gordon Becomes First Openly Gay Men's Big Time College Basketball Player Play

Derrick Gordon Becomes First Openly Gay Men’s Big Time College Basketball Player

by Jamilah King on April 10 2014, 10:29AM

The UMass guard is just made history.

Topics: Culture

Northwestern Football Players Face Steep Climb to Union

Northwestern Football Players Face Steep Climb to Union

by Jamilah King on April 8 2014, 10:24AM

Things aren’t looking good in Evanston.

Topics: Culture

UConn Wins National Championship, Star Player 'Goes To Bed Starving'

UConn Wins National Championship, Star Player ‘Goes To Bed Starving’

by Jamilah King on April 8 2014, 10:16AM

The fight to unionize college athletes marches on.

Topics: Culture

Northwestern Football Players Win Right to Unionize

Northwestern Football Players Win Right to Unionize

by Jamilah King on March 27 2014, 10:34AM

It’s the first time that a big-time college football program has won such a right.

Topics: Culture

For First Time Ever, College Football Players Organize to Unionize

For First Time Ever, College Football Players Organize to Unionize

by Carla Murphy on January 29 2014, 10:36AM

The effort, if successful, could re-make college sports.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

6 Native American Basketball Facts, Inspired by Louisville's Star Sisters

6 Native American Basketball Facts, Inspired by Louisville’s Star Sisters

by Jamilah King, Jorge Rivas on April 9 2013, 7:30AM

Basketball is an important part of life Native American communities. And nothing shows that better than the ascendence of Louisville’s Shoni and Jude Schimmel.

Topics: Arts & Culture, March Madness

If March Madness Were Based on Black Grad Rates, Who Would Win?

If March Madness Were Based on Black Grad Rates, Who Would Win?

by Jorge Rivas on March 20 2013, 2:39PM

White male basketball student-athletes on tournament teams graduate at the rate of 90 percent versus only 65 percent of black male basketball student-athletes.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

March Madness Crowd Chants 'Where's Your Green Card' at Latino Player

March Madness Crowd Chants ‘Where’s Your Green Card’ at Latino Player

by Jorge Rivas on March 15 2012, 3:34PM

When Kansas State’s point guard Angel Rodriguez (who’s Puerto Rican) went to take the line some in the crown started chanting “Where’s your green card?”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

March Madness: Who Would Win if They Scored for Schooling? Infographic

March Madness: Who Would Win if They Scored for Schooling?

by Hatty Lee on March 16 2011, 9:41AM

Spoiler alert: The Butler Bulldogs are the academic champs. But nobody wins when it comes to the racial gap in achievement.

Topics: Schools & Youth

NCAA Champs: Duke Succeeds in Basketball and Graduation Rates

NCAA Champs: Duke Succeeds in Basketball and Graduation Rates

by Hatty Lee on April 6 2010, 2:09PM

Last night, Duke University took the NCAA championship title. Honestly, I was rooting for the underdog Butler. But it was a good game. Props to the two teams’ basketball skills, but also to the fact that the graduation rates for…

Topics: Schools & Youth, Sports

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