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Black Student-Athlete Summit, Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation, College Footbal, Lil' Jordan Humphrey, Texas Longhorns -

There’s more to Texas junior Lil’Jordan Humphrey than his unique first name (more on that later). Humphrey is an accomplished pass-catcher on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List, recognizing him as one of the top wide receivers in college football. He ranks fourth in receiving in the pass-heavy Big 12 entering Saturday’s game against Texas Tech. […]

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Black Student-Athlete Summit, Men's NCAA Tournament, NCAA, NCF -

Education should be the college athlete’s greatest compensation. Not a slice of the billions of dollars paid for TV rights for their games. Not a pay-for-play contract like their NBA and NFL brethren. The biggest crime in college sports isn’t that the system is rigged against paying college athletes, it’s that money-worshipping American culture is […]

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Austin, Black Student-Athlete Summit, Mental Health, NCAA, Texas -

Sports psychologist Angel Brutus noticed one of her student-athlete clients motioning for her to come over during a post-practice team huddle. The team had just concluded a great practice, during which the athlete, dominant and focused, received praises for performance from teammates. But upon reaching the athlete, Brutus immediately recognized there was a problem. “The […]

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Baylor University, Black Student-Athlete Summit, NCAA, Race, Rape, Sexual Assault, Texas Longhorns -

All Jessica Luther wanted to do was expose the truth. In August 2015, Luther, a journalist and author who has written extensively about rape culture and sexual violence through the lens of sports, learned of trouble on the campus of the world’s largest Baptist university in Waco, Texas. The news of the Baylor rape scandal […]

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