Ogwumike playing for Nigeria would be quite the boost not only to the Nigerian women’s competitiveness but also their country’s pride, as well as that of those of us who view ourselves through a Pan-African lens.
The NCAA finally relented and agreed to allow college athletes to be able to profit from their name, image and likeness. The move is window dressing on much larger issues that still plague college sports.
Jun 30, 2021
About Kevin B. Blackistone
Kevin B. Blackistone, ESPN panelist and professor of the practice at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, writes sports commentary for The Washington Post.