The Purpose of Athletics
April 18, 2014•41 min
INSiiGHTS has a quick review on District 29 and Same City Rivals. This weeks show talks about the Purpose of Athletics. INSiiGHTS talks about the issues around sports and how athletics affects the academic programs by promoting the University...... There is an interview with the former President of Morris Brown College, Dr. Calvert Smith. Dr. Smith, is a former scholarship athlete from Winston-Salem State University who had a stint in the NFL with the Chicago Bears...........................
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (April 18) – INSiiGHTS, the brainchild of the visionary championship winning coach, Mickey Clayton, releases this weeks show entitled the Purpose of Athletics, this Friday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. ET on www.INSiiGHTS.com, Spreaker and iHeart Radio.
Coach Clayton and Clayton Smith discuss how athletic programs can mend the fences between Universities. They discuss some of the problems surrounding HBCU’s in a matter-of-fact manner.
There is an interview with Dr. Calvert Smith, the former President of Morris Brown College and the older brother of Dr. Albert Smith, the former President of South Carolina State University and Edward Waters College. Dr. Smith is a candid personality who shares his innermost thoughts on the future of HBCU’s and athletics. He doesn’t feel that it is important for HBCU’s to go Division I if it is not the mission of the University.
Dr. Smith also gives advice to the supporters of University’s that have new Presidents in terms of how to successfully marry their vision and athletics.