Reading List: College Sports Are Affirmative Action for Rich White Students

As someone who has played, coached, and reffed lacrosse (and a bit of hockey) I’m very aware of the lack of diversity in these sports. However, I hadn’t considered how that translates to the college environment.

Athletes are often held to a lower standard by admissions officers, and in the Ivy League, 65 percent of players are white.

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