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In the unlikeliest of places—Ohio's Amish country—a high school basketball coach changed a community's ideas about race, and about life
The Writing is on the Wall
The rash of phony transcripts and academic cheating spells out the fact that athletics are now an abomination to the ideals of higher education. Victims: the student-athletes. Culprits: the system and those who run it
Higher Education Can Jonathan Bender, a sweet-shooting 6'11" string bean who was the No. 5 pick in the draft, make the great leap from Picayune Memorial High to NBA stardom?
After a whirlwind trip to Indianapolis last week, Jonathan Bender arrived back home in Picayune, Miss., with a suitcase full of Indiana Pacers paraphernalia, ...
Whatever Happened To The White Athlete?
Unsure Of His Place In A Sports World Dominated By Blacks Who Are Hungrier, Harder-Working And Perhaps Physiologically Superior, The Young White Male Is Dropping Out Of The Athletic Mainstream To Pursue Success Elsewhere
The Face of Uncertainty
The St. Louis Rams aren't yet sure what prized rookie running back Lawrence Phillips will amount to, but four games into his NFL career he is a liability on the field and a potential embarrassment off it
Crime and Punishment
After high school star Richie Parker was convicted of sexual abuse, those who tried to salvage—and savage—his basketball career were scarred by their experience
The Rabbit Hunter
Bobby Knight may be tremendously successful on the court, but off it, Indiana's controversial basketball coach often stalks the insignificant
Propping Up Student-Athletes
With Prop 48's success, college educators are pushing high schoolers to aim even higher