Saturday, December 8, 2012

TOMORROW: Sunday. December 9, Next Episode of WHY? Radio "The N.C.A.A. and its Universities" with guest Taylor Branch

…the origins of the term ‘student-athlete” lie not in a disinterested ideal but to help the NCAA in its ‘fight against workmen’s compensation insurance claims for injured football players....

WHY? Radio Presents:

"The NCAA and its Universities "
An interview with guest Taylor Branch
Tomorrow, December 9, 5 p.m. central time.


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Taylor Branch claims that the NCAA is immoral, racist, and has the “unmistakable whiff of plantation on it.” What can this possibly mean? Join us for our next episode when we talk with this Pulitzer-Prize winning civil-rights historian about the politics of college sports and the controversial agency that governs how college athletes live their lives.

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