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College Sports #304310

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 21, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Call for reforms in college sports programs by NCAA commission examined; recent scandals at Tulane, Vanderbilt, Memphis State univs. cited as exs. [Clemson Univ. president William ATCHLEY - thinks situation has gotten out of control.] Sports reforms passed by college presidents today outlined on screen, discussed. [Indiana Univ. president John RYAN - cites need for univs. to control their athletic depts.] [Nebraska state senate Ernest CHAMBERS - thinks NCAA is ignoring importance of money issue in college sports.] John "Hotrod" Williams' possible jail term for point shaving and his basketball career noted [WILLIAMS - recalls coach claiming basketball had priority over academics.] [ATCHLEY - thinks system prostitutes players.] Atchley recalled resigning due to lack of support by Clemson trustees for reform. [CHAMBERS - comments.]
REPORTER: Bill Whitaker

Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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