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True Stories

How a Man Named 'Duck' Put Georgia Basketball on the Map

Don "Duck" Richardson churned out future NBA talent and put high school hoops on the map in the South.
The New + the Next

Will This NBA Prospect Ditch Blue Bloods for an HBCU?

Makur Maker, a 6-foot-11 standout whose life has spanned the globe, is considering Howard University — and that could spark a sea change.
News + Politics

The NBA’s G League Literally Can’t Pay Players to Play

The development league’s efforts to lure the nation’s elite high schoolers have yet to catch on.
True Stories

How I Caused an Environmental Disaster

A 16-year-old Division I football prospect, a forklift and 250 50-gallon barrels of toxic waste.
OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
The New + the Next

This 15-Year-Old Could Be America's Next Great Sprinter

North Carolina high school sophomore Kayla Davis has a pro career and 2020 in her sights.
The New + the Next

The Surprising Hotbed for NFL Recruits

Turns out Texas isn’t the national MVP when it comes to sending players to the NFL.
The New + the Next

Can College Basketball Fix Its Corruption Problem?

The FBI has stepped in to tackle bribery in amateur basketball.
The New + the Next

The Ivy League Coach Leading the Charge on Player Safety

He pioneered safer football practices — and his business could reduce concussion risk drastically.
True Stories

Grappling With Equality: Is Women’s Wrestling Headed to the NCAA?

The sport made it to the Olympics — why not American college athletics?.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
The New + the Next

Meet the Teen Basketball Star Whose Epic Dunk Video Went Viral

High schooler Laeticia Amihere is proving that young women can do anything that men can do.
The New + the Next

Knocking Out Concussions in Contact Sports — Your Neck Could Be the Key

What do football and wrestling have in common? A concussion epidemic.

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