LaByron Harris is presented with the MVP award/Courtesy Miles College
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Miles College Basketball Team Makes History with Championship

NNPA NEWSWIRE — As March Madness kicks into full gear, the Golden Bears have their sights set on a national championship – a feat that seemed laughable at this time last year. […read more]

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March Madness Makers and Takers

  (Bloomberg) – Twenty five years ago, the NCAA decided something had to be done about March Madness money. The year before, CBS agreed to pay a record $1 billion to broadcast the 1991-1997 tournaments. That was fine with the powerhouse basketball schools that routinely Read More

Op-Ed

End the NCAA’s Plantation Economics

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist   “It cannot be said that the employed scholarship players are ‘primarily students.’” With that statement, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board last week accepted a petition by Northwestern football players that they were employees Read More