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  1. NCAA forum aims to increase minority coaches

    Seven African-American coaches, including three former NFL players, were participating in The Champion Forum, the top tier of the NCAA's coaching academy, during a weeklong convention of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  2. Charlie Strong's hiring at Louisville and Mike London's hiring at...

    Richard Lapchick

    The hirings of Charlie Strong at Louisville and Mike London at Virginia represent great progress for college football.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2009
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  4. Bruce Feldman: Finding a head-coaching job is a difficult task fo...

    Bruce Feldman

    Plotting the ideal path to landing a head-coaching job is something all assistants wrestle with at one time or another. The search is even more difficult for African-Americans.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2009
  5. Overlooked HBCU coaches need to be given a shot in FBS

    Donald Hunt

    There are three African-American coaches in major college football. It's time to take a look at some qualified HBCU coaches, writes Donald Hunt.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2008
  6. Gene Wojciechowski: Number of African-American coaches unconscion...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    A little more than 3 percent of college football head coaches are black. We should be tired of those kinds of numbers.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2008
  7. The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University...

    Days after the election of the country's first black president, a study shows the number of African-American coaches in major college football is the lowest in 15 years.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2008
  8. Lack of black coaches lamented at hearing

    The lack of black head coaches in college football was lamented in powerful language Wednesday by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, NCAA president Myles Brand and congressmen from both parties.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2007
  9. ESPN's coverage of black coaches 'smart, creative'

    George Solomon

    Although some viewers didn't like the mix of sports and social issues, the Ombudsman says ESPN's coverage of race and the Super Bowl was smart and creative.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2007
  10. Big Ten makes progress in diversity

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten likes to consider itself a leader on many fronts in college sports. Several Big Ten schools were among the first to integrate their football programs, and the first two African-American head football coaches in a major conference called t...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  11. Hire of Charlie Strong, Texas Longhorns' first African-American h...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    The hiring of Charlie Strong, the Texas Longhorns' first African-American head football coach, is critical to both the growth of the sport and our culture.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  12. Black coaches in college hoops are on the decline, and we must fi...

    Myron Medcalf

    Recent data shows a stark decline in the number of African-American college basketball coaches, and it's time to publicly find a solution, writes Myron Medcalf.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  13. Stanford athletics is a sign of real progress in college sports -...

    Ivan Maisel

    Last year, Stanford made history and nobody knew. That we didn't make a fuss over it filling the men's basketball coach, football coach and athletic director jobs with African-Americans is a sign of real progress, writes Ivan Maisel.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  14. Ron Davis, former San Jose State track and cross country coach, s...

    Former San Jose State track and cross-country coach Ron Davis filed a $2.25 wrongful termination suit Friday, according to a report by the San Jose Mercury News.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2013
  15. With seven African-American head coaches, SEC makes huge strides ...

    Myron Medcalf

    Seven SEC college basketball coaches are African-American. That diversity belies the history of the schools within the conference and the entire region.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  16. LeRoy Walker, first black chairman of USOC, remembered for passio...

    LeRoy Walker was remembered for embodying the ideals of the Olympics and for his passion for excellence as a coach, administrator and college chancellor.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  17. LeRoy Walker, USOC's first black chairman, dies

    LeRoy Walker, the first African-American to lead the U.S. Olympic Committee and the first black man to coach an American Olympic team, died Monday. He was 93.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012