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Taylor Branch on the Crisis of College Sports


In this episode of History Talk, host Leticia Wiggins interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Taylor Branch on the contentious yet interlinked history of the American university system and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. In addition to completing the monumental King Era Trilogy, Branch has published The Cartel: Inside the Rise and Imminent Fall of the NCAA. He has also been featured in The Atlantic, MSNBC, and NPR to list but a few places.

1890 First Ohio State University Football Team

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Posted September 2014