march madness

  • March 18, 2010  

    As the annual college basketball tournament known as March Madness begins, there is a proposal to block men’s college basketball teams that don’t graduate at least 40 percent of their players. Judy Woodruff talks to a sports journalism professor for more on athletics and academics. Continue reading

  • March 18, 2010  

    As basketball fans hail the arrival of the March Madness tournament season, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said he wants the NCAA to exclude teams from post-season play unless 40 percent of their players finish degrees. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • April 6, 2009  

    Sportswriter Seth Davis’s new book “When March Went Mad” details the extraordinary 1979 NCAA championship game that featured the match-up between Michigan State University’s Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Indiana State University’s Larry Bird. Davis talks about how the legendary game changed basketball. Continue reading

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