sports

Commentary
5:00 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Confronting Racism In Sports

Credit Mike Licht / Flickr / Creative Commons

As a fan of the National Basketball Association, and as someone who does research in African American history, the recent Donald Sterling debacle reminded me that former President Dwight D. Eisenhower was correct when he stated that laws and court decisions can’t necessarily change what’s in the hearts of individuals.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Richard Crowson: A Diamond In The Rough

With apologies to Voltaire, let me just say: If sports did not exist, man would have to invent them.

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Commentary
5:00 am
Fri August 20, 2010

Richard Crowson: College Football And Money, Money, Money

Lots of good folks locally feel pretty strongly about college football. Some of them are convinced that Wichita State University made a wrong-headed move when it punted its own football program into the trash bin of history at the end of the 1986 season.

There is always a conspicuous absence of WSU on the sports pages this time of year as Kansas State and KU become the subjects of endless speculation about this season’s football teams.

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