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70 minutes | Nov 1, 2020
30: Jason Stahl
Daniel Libit speaks with former University of Minnesota faculty member Jason Stahl, who recently launched a Substack newsletter reporting out allegations of athlete mistreatment in the Gophers football program that he had initially raised with school officials last year.
50 minutes | Oct 18, 2020
29: Marc Edelman
Daniel Libit speaks with Baruch College law professor Marc Edelman, a sports and antitrust law expert, about the NCAA's recent appeal to the Supreme Court in the grant-in-aid cap litigation and the three decades of case law that have preceded it.
38 minutes | Oct 11, 2020
28: Sara Hebel & Scott Smallwood
Daniel Libit speaks with Sara Hebel & Scott Smallwood, the co-founders of Open Campus Media, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving higher ed reporting at the local level.
36 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
27: Kathleen Bachynski
Daniel Libit speaks with Dr. Kathleen Bachynski, an epidemiologist and public health expert at Muhlenberg College, about college sports and the dueling on-field scourges of COVID-19 and concussions.
55 minutes | Sep 28, 2020
26: Kain Colter
Daniel Libit speaks with Kain Colter, the former Northwestern quarterback who led the unprecedented effort in 2014 to unionize his college football team.
49 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
25: Irv Muchnick
Daniel Libit speaks with investigative journalist Irv Muchnick about his three-year long court battle with the UC Berkeley over public records related to the practice-field death of former Cal football player Ted Agu.
44 minutes | Sep 7, 2020
24: Luke Cyphers
Daniel Libit speaks with The Intercollegiate's co-editor Luke Cyphers about their recent story on Division I team rules and the media's coverage of college sports.
43 minutes | Aug 31, 2020
23: Simon Cvijanović
Daniel Libit speaks with former University of Illinois football player Simon Cvijanović about his 2015 Tweetstorm alleging that he had been bullied into playing through numerous injuries, which led to an outside investigation, the firing of former Illini head coach Tim Beckman and an eventual $250,000 settlement with the university. In light of the current wave of athlete outspokenness over alleged coaching abuses, Cvijanović talks about his ordeal, the lingering consequences of it, and how he is now attempting to channel those into his art.
59 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
22: Hayley Hodson
Daniel Libit speaks with former Stanford college volleyball player Hayley Hodson, the 2015 national freshman of the year, about the physical and psychological trauma she endured while playing and how it informs her current athlete advocacy work.
48 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
21: Dan Wolken & Ross Dellenger
Daniel Libit speaks with USA Today sports columnist Dan Wolken and Sports Illustrated college football reporter Ross Dellenger about covering college sports amidst a pandemic and an athlete rights revolution.
37 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
20: Frank LoMonte and Sara Ganim
Daniel Libit speaks with Frank LoMonte, director of the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sara Ganim about college athlete First Amendment rights and the ways public universities (and state governments) try to keep athletic department records secret.
48 minutes | Jul 27, 2020
19: Victoria Jackson
Daniel Libit speaks with Arizona State University sports historian Victoria Jackson, a former NCAA track champion, about how college sports lost its way and what might be gained by a cancellation to the upcoming season.
46 minutes | Jul 20, 2020
18: Solomon Hughes
Daniel Libit speaks with former college basketball player Solomon Hughes, now a higher ed scholar and unsuspecting TV actor, about the exploitations he experienced as a black revenue-sport athlete at UC Berkeley — and his idea for alums to serve as an "accountability partner" for university athletic departments.
34 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
17: Sen. Chris Murphy
Daniel Libit speaks with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) about the state of play for college sports reform on Capitol Hill.
77 minutes | Apr 13, 2020
16: Chuck Staben
Daniel Libit speaks with virologist and former University of Idaho president Chuck Staben, about his decision to ‘voluntarily’ drop the Vandals football program to FCS and how the coronavirus pandemic may force other higher ed institutions to reassess their athletic commitments.
52 minutes | Mar 3, 2020
15: Matt Brown
Daniel Libit speaks with SB Nation's Matt Brown, author of the "Extra Points" newsletter, about whether college sports is a net benefit or deficit to American higher education.
51 minutes | Feb 25, 2020
14: David Syphers
Daniel Libit speaks with Eastern Washington University physics professor David Syphers, chair of an ad hoc faculty senate committee pushing to severely cut or eliminate EWU's athletic department.
63 minutes | Feb 19, 2020
13: Paula Lavigne
Daniel Libit speaks with ESPN investigative reporter Paula Lavigne about her award-winning journalistic work uncovering college sports scandals, with an eye on their systemic causes.
85 minutes | Feb 12, 2020
12: Andy Schwarz
Daniel Libit speaks with sports and antitrust economist Andy Schwarz, an outspoken critic of the NCAA's athlete pay restrictions, about the extent to which a fair market addresses college sports' other problems.
48 minutes | Feb 5, 2020
11: Diana Moskovitz
Daniel Libit speaks with investigative journalist and former Deadspin senior editor Diana Moskovitz about Ken Starr's higher education legacy, the questions that still haven't been answered in Waco, and how her former publication impacted the way college sports is scrutinized.
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