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UC Berkeley, UCLA say football more important than fair play and equal rights

Sixty-five years ago, the University of San Francisco’s undefeated football team took a memorable stand in defense of equal rights. The 1951 team, widely considered the best in the country, refused to play in a prestigious and financially lucrative postseason … Continue reading

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Summitt should return $1 million bonus

I am an admirer of Pat Summitt, who coached the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team for 38 years. As a player and coach, she helped change the face of the women’s game, taking it from being a poor cousin … Continue reading

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A bad break for Pat Summitt

 I was saddened to read that Pat Summitt, the longtime University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. She is 59 years old. Summitt started coaching at Tennessee in 1974 when she was 22. She … Continue reading

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