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Public Support For Paying College Athletes Is Still Largely About Race

Paying college athletes is not an explicitly race-focused conversation, but considering how many black people play, it's hard to separate the two.


2:58A player for St. Bonaventure celebrates after making a basket in a March Madness game
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The Scandal Hanging Over March Madness, Explained

0:53Mike Schultz of United States competes in the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games
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A US Paralympian Invented Limbs Being Used By His Competitors

1:24Syracuse University men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim
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The March Madness Bracket Was Tough On The Little Guys This Year

0:28Roger Bannister breaking the mile record time
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The First Person To Run A Mile In Less Than 4 Minutes Has Died

0:57Gymnast Aly Raisman
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Raisman Sues USOC, USA Gymnastics Over How They Handled Nassar Abuse

0:52Rick Pitino
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Pitino Urges Louisville To Seek Legal Action Against The NCAA

1:24Olympic Athletes from Russia figure skaters Evgenia Medvedeva, left, and Alina Zagitova
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Here's How The Russians Just Dominated Women's Figure Skating

0:39Jessica Diggins of the United States and Kikkan Randall of the United States celebrate.
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American Cross-Country Skiers Win Historic Olympic Gold Medal

0:35Lindsey Vonn
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Lindsey Vonn Takes Home Bronze In Her Last Olympic Downhill Run

0:58Louisville Cardinals
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Louisville To Vacate Men's Basketball National Title After NCAA Ruling

0:48Aleksandr Krushelnitckii throws a curling stone
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Olympic Russian Curler Tests Positive On 2nd Doping Test

0:43Shibutani Siblings place third
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Team USA Gets Bronze In Ice Dancing — All Thanks To Shibutani Siblings

0:33Fergie sings the national anthem.
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Fergie Says She Tried Her Best With The National Anthem

0:40Ziga Jeglic
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Olympic Slovenian Hockey Player Tests Positive For Banned Substance

0:52Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States
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US Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Drops Out Of Another Winter Olympics Event

0:41Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron skating.
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A Wardrobe Malfunction Might Cost This Team An Olympic Gold Medal

0:33Adam Rippon
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Adam Rippon Won't Be An NBC Correspondent For The Olympics

0:35Olympic curlers Anastasia Bryzgalova and Aleksandr Krushelnitckii
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Russian Athlete Suspected Of Doping Leaves Olympic Village

0:36Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, Olympic curler
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An Olympic Athlete From Russia Could Lose His Medal Over Doping

0:33South Korean President Moon Jae-in
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South Korean President Moon Doesn't Want To Rush Talks With The North

0:54Mikaela Shiffrin of USA.
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Team USA Struggles Through A Disappointing Day At The Winter Olympics

0:40Gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States.
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After Weather Delays, US Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold

0:54Gold medalist snowboarder Shaun White of the United States speaks during a press conference.
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Shaun White Apologizes For Calling Sexual Harassment Claims 'Gossip'

0:47The wind blows snow during the Winter Olympics.
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Strong Winds At The Winter Olympics Keep Causing Problems

0:43Stuffed white tiger held by U.S. athlete Chloe Kim at 2018 Winter Olympics
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Olympic Medalists Are Getting Something Other Than Flowers This Year

0:52Shaun White holds a gold medal
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People Criticize Olympic Coverage Of Shaun White Amid #MeToo

0:34U.S. women's hockey player in a goalie mask
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IOC Says Lady Liberty Can Stay On US Women's Hockey Masks

1:03Gold medalist Chloe Kim of the United States celebrates.
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USA's Chloe Kim Definitely Lived Up To The Hype At The Winter Olympics

0:45Kei Saito
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Japanese Speedskater Suspended From 2018 Games For Failed Drug Test

1:43Mirai Nagasu of the United States competes in the Figure Skating Team event
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How Do Olympians Keep Nailing Bigger And Seemingly Impossible Tricks?