Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

James Naismith’s Choices on Race, From Basketball’s Beginnings


Here is James Naismith in 1928, holding a peach basket for his wife, Maude, to make a shot. Naismith seems now like an anachronistic figure, yet even nearly a century ago he too had to make serious choices about issues like race and money in basketball. (New York Times)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related:

Recent ACC & NCAA News:

An NFL scout trashed Ohio State's Eli Apple for his cooking (?), but he's actually OK at it

California signs 10-year, $86-million sponsorship deal with Under Armour

Prince's Greatest Sports Moments: From Rocking the Super Bowl to Rocking Charlie Murphy on the Court

NCAA board of governors approves anti-discrimination process for event bids

So much hoopla: Ted Cruz’s ‘basketball ring’ gaffe irks Hoosiers


© 2005-2016 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.