NCAA Championships To Return To South Carolina After Confederate Flag Is Removed
The governing body of college athletics has barred the state from hosting championship games since 2001. But with the Confederate flag set to be removed from the statehouse on Friday, South Carolina will once again be eligible to host.
NCAA "Abolitionist" Taylor Branch's Civil Rights Campaign Keeps Picking Up Allies
The Martin Luther King scholar is the heart of the new documentary Schooled's powerful case against "student-athlete" amateurism. NFL stars and prominent figures in and outside sports have taken up his cause as well — but will the courts and the wider public ever see things so radically?
Why Is George Mitchell Making Decisions About Penn State Football Scholarships?
It remains unclear when or why the former senator suggested reducing the sanctions against Penn State's program — and why the NCAA is employing a third party to perform the very act of supervision that's supposed to be the entire reason for their existence.