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Re: Associated Press Top 100 Athletes of the 20th Century

Why isn't Althea Gibson bolded?

Is it me or does it feel that the AP is coming off a bit sexist?

I feel there could be a name of a female basketball player on this list.
The list has taken in consideration post 20th century achievements as well.
Pete Sampras would not be that high on the list if that wasn't the case.

Sitting in a car and driving fast does not make you an athlete.
Half of the country does that every day.
Obviously the AP is playing it safe in terms of the popular sports.

"Everybody always said I didn't get that job because my wife is white. If you're not strong enough to look through that then you have the issue."
-Charlie Strong, assistant head coach of the Florida Gators

Black presidents of the US=1
Black head coaches in the SEC=0
Something needs to change.
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