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Death threats and denial for woman who showed college athletes struggle to read

The death threats, Mary Willingham expected. More shocking is that UNC is now disavowing her research as a whistleblower -- research that showed between 8% and 10% of the school's football and basketball players are reading below a third-grade level. UNC issued a statement Wednesday saying it did not believe Willingham's account of a basketball player who could not read or write. (CNN)

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