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Bad Calls: Race Bias on the Basketball Court?

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A new study finds evidence of racial bias in the foul calls of NBA referees. The authors of the study allege that white refs call more fouls against black players, and black refs call slightly more fouls on white players. Alan Schwarz has written an article about the controversial study.

Alan Schwarz, New York Times staff writer; author of Once Upon A Game: Baseball's Greatest Memories

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