Intelligence Squared U.S.: Should We Ban College Football

Sun, 05/20/2012 - 9:00pm

Pictured: John Donvan


Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs’ millions in profits exploitation?

Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football’s inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have? Intelligence Squared U.S. presents Malcolm Gladwell and Buzz Bissinger speaking for the motion and Tim Green and Jason Whitlock speaking against the motion. Moderated by John Donvan, Intelligence Squared U.S.: Should We Ban Football? airs Sunday, May 20 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370/FM-HD 91.5-2.