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  1. The year in racism and sport

    Richard Lapchick

    While racist incidents continue to occur in the world of sports across the globe, the fact that more prominent athletes are taking a stand against them is a sign of hope, Richard Lapchick writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2014
  2. Graduation rates among women's NCAA tournament teams are better t...

    Women's teams competing in the NCAA tournament are graduating their players at a higher rate than their male counterparts.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  3. David Stern leaves NBA legacy of diversity, giving

    Richard Lapchick

    From the start, David Stern worked to bring diversity to the NBA and established a legacy of giving to the community while expanding global outreach, Richard Lapchick writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  4. WNBA receives combined 'A' in diversity report

    The WNBA remains a leader in hiring women and minorities to top positions.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  5. NCAA tournament bids, payouts should encourage academic improveme...

    Richard Lapchick

    Higher graduation standards and restrictions on tournament payouts based on achievement would challenge schools to improve academics alongside athletics.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  6. Dwight Howard, Chris Bosh, Dirk Nowitzki and other NBA stars lend...

    Richard Lapchick

    The lessons of apartheid still resonate for Dwight Howard, Dirk Nowitzki, Chris Bosh and others on a Basketball Without Borders trip to South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2009
  7. 'Eddie Robinson Rule' to boost minority hiring could come to frui...

    Richard Lapchick

    In December, Richard Lapchick issued a call to action to address the appalling lack of opportunity for minority coaches in college sports. The state of Oregon apparently heard that call.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2009
  8. Report card underscores WNBA's diversity in ownership, coaches

    The WNBA has received the first A-plus given in Richard Lapchick's annual diversity report card on race and gender.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2008
  9. Race, gender and the road before us

    Richard Lapchick

    Lovie Smith's success with the Bears is one of the encouraging developments as Richard Lapchick releases the latest Racial and Gender Report Card.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2006
  10. Pro hoops sets the standard

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick has the numbers: The NBA and WNBA lead the way in the push for diversity in hiring practices.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2005
  11. League has good racial, gender diversity

    The WNBA again is America's best pro sports league at achieving racial and gender diversity, from front offices down to the court, according to a study released Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2005
  12. Money speaks louder than race

    Richard Lapchick

    Is the NBA's international movement an attempt to make the league "whiter"? The numbers say no.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2004