The NFL received its fourth consecutive A grade for its racial hiring practices amid concerns over a significant drop in minority head coaches this season.
Hopefully, our anger over the child abuse allegations at Penn State will result in badly needed reforms. But we should productively channel our outrage about violence against women, too.
The NFL is getting high marks for its diverse hiring practices.
The WNBA remains a leader in hiring women and minorities to top positions.
The NFL received its highest grade ever for racial diversity hiring practices but is still behind on hiring women.
One expert watched the Super Bowl ads in February and was dismayed by their lack of diversity and sensitivity. Three months of intensive research later, he's taking on Madison Avenue.
The Mark Sanchez sensation in New York just might shed some light on the Hispanics who came before him in pro football.
The number of African-American head coaches in college football is shrinking, while the gap in graduation rates is widening. It's time for drastic action, writes Richard Lapchick.
The WNBA has received the first A-plus given in Richard Lapchick's annual diversity report card on race and gender.
When Tony Elliott died earlier this week, he took with him stories of crime and drug addiction that he'd used to help warn children about the dangers of drug use, writes Richard Lapchick.
Mychal Bell of the "Jena Six" is back in jail, but there is hope for a second chance in the lessons of the past, writes Richard Lapchick.
Concerns over the possibility of a racial bias in the calls made by its officials shouldn't detract from the NBA's diversity successes, writes Richard Lapchick.
His name might not be widely known now, but Darryl Hill carried a heavy burden when he broke the color barrier for African-American athletes in the ACC, writes Richard Lapchick.
Georgia Tech's Eddie McAshan didn't get to play in the 1972 Liberty Bowl, but he broke down barriers nonetheless for players who followed.
Lovie Smith's success with the Bears is one of the encouraging developments as Richard Lapchick releases the latest Racial and Gender Report Card.
There was never doubt Tagliabue wanted to increase opportunities for African-Americans in league and team leadership roles.