Unsportsmanlike Conduct: The Exploitation of Black Athletes

WASHINGNTON – Under its television deal, each Big-10 university will receive $24.6 million annually. The Pac-12′s new television deal will pay each member $22 million a year. Each member of the Big 12 will get $20 million and ACC universities will receive $17 million when each academic year kicks off. To put those figures in […]

David Shaw: Stanford’s Renaissance Has Only Just Begun

STANFORD – As David Shaw addressed his Stanford players for the final time this season, a sense of sadness started to circulate around the room. No more games. No more trophy celebrations. No more upsets, comebacks or any of the other thrilling moments that took place during the most sensational season in 40 years on […]

Notre Dame’s 1st Black Starting QB Dies at 60

SOUTH BEND – On Jan. 7, sophomore Everett Golson will attempt to tie a Notre Dame record by winning his first 11 starts as the Fighting Irish quarterback (originally set by Bob Williams from 1949-50). Maybe the most refreshing aspect of this potential milestone is Golson is known as a quarterback – not “a black […]

UC Davis Taps Ron Gould To Head Football Program

DAVIS – Ron Gould, a 16-year veteran of the University of California, Berkeley, coaching staff who was most recently the Golden Bears’ associate head coach, has been named UC Davis’ new head football coach, Director of Athletics Terry Tumey announced at a campus news conference on Monday morning. Gould, 47, is just the 16th head […]