RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:
Now a tale of athletics and academics and an Alabama school that said good-bye to big-time college sports. Here's commentator Frank Deford.
FRANK DEFORD: So, you see, giving up athletic scholarships at Birmingham Southern greatly improved - yes - athletics at Birmingham Southern.
MONTAGNE: This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.
STEVE INSKEEP, Host:
And I'm Steve Inskeep.
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