The Drake Group: We Are The People Defending Academic Integrity
Members of Congress, sport leaders, advocates and athletes – What they have to say about the need for collegiate athletics reform: Representative Donna Shalala, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Founder of Champion Women, Senator Cory Booker, Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader, former UCLA Gymnast Katelyn Ohashi, and Condoleeza Rice, Chair of the NCAA Commission on College […]
Extensively based on their work as members of The Drake Group, Gerald Gurney, Donna Lopiano and Andy Zimbalist present a cogent summary of the history, issues, and Drake recommended solutions to unwind the corrupting influences of highly commercialized college sports. From academic fraud, lavish expenditures inappropriate for non-profit institutions of higher education, the exploitation of […]
Karl Igsvoog interviews David Ridpath about his research on mandatory athletic fees, examines recent concussion litigation and its impact on college sports, reports the result of a survey of 131 college presidents on issues related to college football and whether university presidents are taking on the issue of concussion litigation. This video is a portion […]
Real Sports investigates who is responsible for enabling student-athletes with elementary
A documentary about college athletes and academics.