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College Sports Recruitment

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College Sports Recruitment

College Sports Recruitment

College Sports Recruitment

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A recruiting scandal at the University of Colorado includes allegations of pandering to prospects, sexual harassment, abuse, rape and indifference. It's just the latest embarrassment for the world of big time college athletics. Is the culture of college sports to blame?

Guests:

David Berst
*NCAA vice president and head of its new task force on recruiting

Marc Isenberg
*Writer and lecturer on college sports
*Runs the Web site A-game.com for young athletes

Terry Holland
*Former athletic director and basketball coach at University of Virginia
*Special assistant to president of University of Virginia

Kathryn Jay
*Author of More Than Just a Game: Sports in American Life Since 1945
*Professor of American studies and history at Barnard

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