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Who's covering whom? Sports sections lag in diversity

Originally Published: June 22, 2006
By Richard Lapchick | Special to ESPN.com

Two years after Ralph Wiley died so young at age 51, the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, which I direct, released a study of key sports department positions at all of the Associated Press Sports Editors newspapers in the United States and Canada. The lack of diversity we found in that study underlines the importance of Wiley's contributions to our understanding of sport in America, especially at a time when people of color dominate the percentages of players in the NBA and the NFL, ...

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