Posts tagged: Athletics - Diverse

UNLV Hires Reed-Francois to Lead Athletics Department

by Associated Press | April 17, 2017
LAS VEGAS — UNLV has hired Desiree Reed-Francois as its next athletic director, making her th [...] Read more

Ex-official’s Trial to Focus on Bias Claims Against Iowa AD

by Ryan J. Foley and Luke Meredith, Associated Press | April 16, 2017
DES MOINES, Iowa — The former associate athletic director at the University of Iowa will squa [...] Read more

Florida House Passes Bill to Open Books of University Boosters

by Associated Press | April 13, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s college athletic booster groups and university foundations wo [...] Read more

Ashe Winner Nicole Evans Exudes Winning Spirit

by Catherine Morris | April 12, 2017
A passion for softball keeps Nicole Evans, the female winner of the 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports [...] Read more

Ashe Sports Scholars Honored

by G.E. Branch III | April 11, 2017
Leland Melvin, who knows a thing or two about travel, told a group of young student athletes Tu [...] Read more

Mentorship program for Black student athletes at UNM

by Cathy Cook | April 4, 2017
A University of New Mexico (UNM) mentorship program for Black student athletes is being revampe [...] Read more

North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ Compromise Under Fire

by Catherine Morris | March 30, 2017
The replacement bill has elicited strong criticism from a diverse coalition of sources since it [...] Read more

Judge Dismisses Ex-rowers’ Suit Against University of Kansas

by Associated Press | March 22, 2017
LAWRENCE, Kan. — A judge dismissed a lawsuit against the University of Kansas by parents of t [...] Read more

Baylor Draws Record Number of Applications Despite Scandal

by Associated Press | March 20, 2017
WACO, Texas — Baylor University has drawn a record number of freshmen applications despite a [...] Read more

Who’s Winning? Why HBCU Athletic Branding Strategies Matter

by William Broussard | March 19, 2017
If you ask the question “who’s winning?” and routinely cannot answer the question, allow [...] Read more

Bill Proposes Commission to Protect California’s College Athletes

by Andrew Dalton, Associated Press | March 15, 2017
LOS ANGELES — A California legislator is proposing that the state create a commission to prot [...] Read more

Let’s Also Be Mad, and Not Solely Mesmerized by March Madness

by Ronald W. Whitaker, II and Adriel A. Hilton |
Instead of solely being mesmerized by March Madness, we should also be concerned about the perv [...] Read more

Venerable Basketball Coach, Mentor Ben Jobe Dies

by Reginald Stuart | March 12, 2017
Ben Jobe, the college basketball coach who won more than 500 games in more than five decades of [...] Read more

Court Filing Details of Former Baylor Coach Art Briles’ Conduct

by Associated Press | February 5, 2017
WACO, Texas — A new court filing detailed allegations that former Baylor University football [...] Read more

New Lawsuit Against Baylor Alleges 52 Rapes in 4 Years

by Associated Press | January 29, 2017
WACO, Texas — A former Baylor University student who says she was raped by two football playe [...] Read more