Listen to David Lile’s KFRU interview of Drake Board member Donna Lopiano. The topic is Unwinding Madness: What Went Wrong With College Sports and How To Fix It, a book by Drake members Gerald Gurney, Donna Lopiano and Andrew Zimbalist.
The Side Door
THE SIDE DOOR By Fred Klein, Drake Group Member, Arizona
A former Wall Street Journal sports columnist, see more opinions at Fred Klein on Sports (http://fredkleinonsports.blogspot.com/) It’s hard to shock people these days about the corrupt ties between sports and academe, but a case now playing out seems to be doing just that. This time […]
Richard Sherman: Student Athlete Education
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman talks to the media about student athletes not having enough time to take advantage of their free education.
Silence of College Presidents and Media on Concussion Time Bomb
Karl Idsvoog examines media coverage of football concussions, concussion lawsuit risk and the cost of intercollegiate athletics. This video is an excerpt from the Presidential Football Project.
College Athletes Pay for Medical Bills
Ramogi Huma, President of the National Collegiate Players Association reveals that all coaches promise their recruits that all medical expenses will be covered but do not include any written promise to do so. http://medexpense.jmc.kent.edu/
Missed Classes – 40-60 Hr. Work Weeks for College Athletes
A computer assisted reporting class at Kent State University examined whether Mid-America Athletic Conference institutions kept records of classes missed due to athletics competition schedules and athletic injuries such as concussions. Requests for interviews with every athletic director in the MAC conference were declined.
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