Author: Michael Wilbon

The inside story of how a Rutgers professor is forcing college officials to diversify hiring pools for coaches

Jason Belzer has spent 15 years in sports-business management, marketing coaches and negotiating more than $100 million in coaching contracts in the world of college athletics. During that time Belzer has seen how minority coaches get a proverbial stiff-arm from college administrators in football and basketball coaching searches. “As far as I know I’ve represented […]

Texas State basketball coach Danny Kaspar resigns following allegations of ‘racially biased comments’

Raymond Carlin III / USA TODAY Sports Texas State athletic director Larry Teis announced Tuesday that basketball coach Danny Kaspar has resigned and that assistant coach Terrence Johnson will lead the program in the 2020-21 season. Kaspar’s resignation comes three and a half months after the university launched an investigation into allegations that Kaspar made […]

Stephen Curry-produced ‘Benedict Men’ documentary series takes compelling look at storied high school program

Near the conclusion of the new “Benedict Men” docuseries produced by Stephen Curry, an assistant coach and main character in the 12-part shortform series offers the high school basketball players under his tutelage an ultimatum of sorts. He explains they can either obsess over the pursuit of basketball scholarships or band together to reach their […]

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