Oct
26

U.S. Congress To Host Roundtable Discussion On College Sports Scandals

On November 1, 2011, a group of individuals who are tied to college sports in a variety of ways will converge in Washington D.C. to participate in a roundtable discussion titled, Hypocrisy or Hype?  The Impacts of Back-Room Deals, Payoffs, and Scandals in American Collegiate Student Athletics.

The roundtable has been put together by U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush, a Democrat who represents the First District, Illinois.  Rush has assigned sports writer, author, and six-time Emmy Award winning television reporter Jeremy Schaap as the moderator of the event.  The other participants are as follows:

The event will take place at the Congressional Visitors Center at the US Capitol building.  Members of Congress and their staffs are expected to be in attendance.