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Discussing the book "Black Lives, White Lives: Three Decades of Race Relations in America," (published by University of California Press) with the author, sociologist Bob Blauner.
In his class, Edwards points out the chances of becoming the next Kareem Abdul-Jabbar or Michael Jordan are extremely rare. According to Edwards, collegiate sports players spend 55 to 60 hours a week playing their sport, leaving little or no time for book learning. For many, after playing the sport for 4 years, they're not able to secure good jobs because they didn't do a whole lot of studying while at the college.