Richard Lapchick

The office NBA Game Ball before a game between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks on February 20, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.  (Source: Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Study: NBA Diversity Again Leads Pro Sports Leagues

The NBA again sets the standard for diversity among major professional sports leagues.


Fans cheer as they watch a live broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, at a restaurant in Shanghai on February 2, 2015. (Source: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Diversity Study: Super Bowl Ads Less Gender Offensive

Super Bowl commercials have become as big a part of Super Sunday as the game itself.


An Opening Day logo adorns a base before the start of an Opening Day game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field on April 6, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Source: Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Study: MLB Racial And Gender Hiring Numbers Remain Stagnant

Major League Baseball maintained its grades for its racial and gender hiring practices, while its percentage of African-American players remained only slightly above a study’s low set in the 2007 season.


Dalvin Cook #4 of the Florida State Seminoles rushes during a game against the Florida Gators  at Doak Campbell Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Study: Graduation Disparity Shrinks For Bowl Teams

A study of this year’s bowl-bound schools released Monday revealed a narrowing gap between the graduation rates of white and African-American players.


College Football

College Gets B-Grade For Racial & Gender Hiring Practices

While overall grades have dipped from last year, a new study from the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport gave college sports a B-grade for racial and gender hiring practices this year.

CBS Miami–07/10/2013

College Football Arrests

College Football’s Criminal Problem

For most fans of college football, especially fans of the big three schools in Florida, seeing a handful of players getting arrested each year for crimes ranging from public intoxication to sex offenses and assault is the norm.