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Study: little progress in minority hiring in college sports


A diversity report released Wednesday on college sports finds little progress in improving racial and gender hiring practices.

The report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida says NCAA member schools continue to lag behind professional leagues in hiring women and minorities. The combined overall college grade for 2017 was a C-plus with 76.7 points, up slightly from the 2016 score.

The report covers hiring for coaches and administrators such as athletic directors.

"As somebody who's worked at a university for most of the past 48 years, it's par...

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