Dating athletes in college
Georgia provided a statement to a reporter from the athletics director, Greg Mc Garity: "We are dedicating the resources necessary to enhance the academic performance of all our student-athletes.
There is always room for improvement in every measurement of academic and athletic achievement and we are committed to constant improvement in all areas of our program." Louisiana State did not respond to a request for comment.
"I would say one of the things surprises me is the durability of the inequity, given all of the rhetoric of the NCAA commitment to student athlete success,” Harper said in an interview.
“The NCAA in recent years produced these television commercials that said black male student athletes in Division I graduate at higher rates, and that’s just not true.” As Harper’s report identifies, it’s at best a half-truth.
, started dating Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder in 2012, and by the end of the year they were married.
In the world of journalism, covering sports isn’t as important as covering wars, elections, natural disasters, or celebrity meltdowns.
However, you still want your coverage to be as unbiased as possible.
And that means it’s usually preferable if the sports reporters shack up with the athletes.
Nevertheless, sports reporter-athlete hookups are pretty much inevitable.