Fix College Sports
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1213 , Segment 2
Episode: Measure Relationship Health, Fix College Sports, Fight Dads
- Jun 10, 2017 4:00 pm
- 45:40 mins
Gerald Gurney is an assistant professor of Adult and Higher Education at the University of Oklahoma (OU), where he teaches in the subject areas of athletics in higher education, athletics academic reform and ethics in athletics. Gurney has been featured in popular documentaries on college sports including Schooled, the Price of College Sports and HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. The purpose of collegiate sports is a way to help students with different talents receive an education through scholarships. But is that the real purpose of college sports? Has the NCAA derailed from their original goal? Here to speak with us today is Gerald Gurney, an assistant professor of adult and higher education at the University of Oklahoma and the author of Unwinding Madness: What Went Wrong with College Sports—and How to Fix It.