Athletic success and NCAA profit-athletes’ adjusted graduation gaps

Richard M Southall, E Woodrow Eckard, Mark S Nagel, Morgan H Randall
Sociology of Sport Journal,Vol. 32, Issue 4, Pages: 395-414.

Within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and Division I men’s basketball many profit-athletes travel to Predominately White Institution (PWI) work sites for “pre-professional” sport opportunities. At most PWIs the Black male student population is less than ten percent, while football and men’s basketball rosters are overwhelmingly comprised of Black athletes. This studyusing multiple regression modelsexamines the relationship between athletic success and profit-athletes’ graduation rates. …
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