(NY Times) – Missouri Just Latest Campus Where Athletes Prompting Change

COLUMBIA, Mo. — College athletes are learning the power of teamwork goes beyond scoring touchdowns and winning conference titles.

The Missouri football team banded together to add some high-profile heft to a campus protest that resulted in Monday’s resignation of Tim Wolfe, the president of the state university system. Wolfe was under scrutiny for how he handled complaints about racism and other student-welfare issues, and he was out of a job just two days after the football players indicated they wouldn’t practice or play unless changes were made.

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