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  • Patt Morrison Asks: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- still hooked

    Patt Morrison Asks: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- still hooked
    Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a standout, an All American and player of the year — and a history major, which has served him well in his literary career. Some of his books have made it to the bestseller list, and this one, "What Color Is My World? The Lost History of African-American Inventors," is a children's volume with adult appeal. But in the midst of March Madness, he's still watching the game he mastered, though two of his favorites are already out: Lehigh and Long Beach.
  • College freshman ineligibility initiative doesn't make the grade

    College freshman ineligibility initiative doesn't make the grade
    There is a lesson to be learned following reports several conferences are exploring the option of restoring freshman ineligibility, barring first-year athletes from playing. And you don't have to have a college degree to see what it is. It all began...

    Buzz Williams hire commits Virginia Tech to basketball like never before

     Buzz Williams hire commits Virginia Tech to basketball like never before
    BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock said he'd aim high. He said he'd work secretly. He said he would pay. Check, check and extra-large check. Virginia Tech's introduction Monday of basketball coach Buzz Williams was pizza-fueled — spectators and media...

    College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?
    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...

    The conversation: The political, emotional and financial state of college students

     
    With today's approval to raise tuition at California State universities 15.5%, we have to ask: Will the middle class get priced out of local colleges? On the subject of college students, why are they so anti-Republican [Mother Jones] and yet...