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College hoops still stuck on gender equity, racial diversity

College hoops still stuck on gender equity, racial diversity

Nov. 8 | But there appears to be agreement on rule changes                    College basketball is now off and running.  Here are a couple of the least-discussed story lines:   Gender inequity in sports reigns...

Gophers WBB falls again

Gophers WBB falls again

Mar. 13 |   HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL. — In a few days, Penn State and several other Big Ten women’s hoop squads will learn where their March playing schedule takes them next. But unlike the regular season champions, the Lady Lions, who are assured their...

Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Jan. 16 |   Apparently based on recent events, two suggested prerequisite courses for all college studentathletes at all three NCAA division schools should be, first, an English class on the true meaning of the word “no,” and second a class on “making...

Gopher women look strong going into 2013 Big 10 conference play

Gopher women look strong going into 2013 Big 10 conference play

Jan. 2 |   All 12 Big Ten women’s basketball squads begin conference play this week with a winning record. Minnesota (11-3) plays at Michigan State Thursday in East Lansing, then at Wisconsin next Sunday. Gopher Coach Pam Borton told the MSR after...

Black lawmakers almost killed Title IX

Black lawmakers almost killed Title IX

Sep. 26 | Landmark bill caught in race vs. gender  equity wrangling   Long before Title IX, Black females have been participants in sport. “There [always] has been a strong African American women presence in sport,” notes Ohio State Sport Humanities...

New Gophers AD says increasing diversity  is ‘high on my radar screen’

New Gophers AD says increasing diversity is ‘high on my radar screen’

Sep. 12 |   Has the role of today’s big-time college athletic director changed? We recently put that question to Norwood Teague, who was hired in April to succeed Joel Maturi as University of Minnesota athletics director. “It’s multi-faceted,”...

For 30 years now, college football  has chased the green

For 30 years now, college football has chased the green

Sep. 5 |   Many think it’s time all the workers get their share   It went unnoticed, but last week was the 30th anniversary of college football turning into a big green industry. Green as in $$$. From the early 1950s, the NCAA negotiated college football...

Hoops odds and ends—Free at last: Charde Houston traded to Phoenix

Hoops odds and ends—Free at last: Charde Houston traded to Phoenix

Mar. 7 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   If there was an appropriate theme to summarize last week’s announcement that the Minnesota Lynx traded Charde Houston to Phoenix, it should be: Free at last! The 6-0 forward, who was a...

Penn State women’s basketball team the top seed in tourney

Penn State women’s basketball team the top seed in tourney

Feb. 29 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Penn State will be the top overall seed in this week’s Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament in Indianapolis. The four-day conference tournament starts Thursday. It is the school’s sixth Big...

Will the next Gophers athletic director be Black?

Will the next Gophers athletic director be Black?

Feb. 29 | Search process makes this possibility not likely   Will Blacks be included in the “thorough and inclusive process” University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler announced last week on his search for the school’s next athletic director....
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