Both big and small programs put a priority on trust in their athletic tutors. "We’ll tell them right off the bat, We almost don’t care what you know," one tutor coordinator says. "The question is: Can you be trusted?"
Brandon E. Banks was scheduled to speak to athletes at Louisiana State University, until concerned students and faculty members got wind of the talk.
Last Thursday the team demanded that the university reinstate 10 players suspended for alleged sexual assaults. But by Saturday, extraordinary details of the gang rape had been disclosed.