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An examination of University of North Carolina president Frank Porter Graham's unsuccessful 1935 plan to de-emphasize college athletics. With the intention of putting a stop to the increasing professionalization of college athletics, Graham's proposal included provisions to ban all recruiting and to end all preferential treatment for athletes, such as special scholarships and loans.
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A look at the history of the North Carolina State Professional Baseball League, the first professional baseball league to operate exclusively in North Carolina. Known as The State League, it was comprised of teams in Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, Raleigh, Wilmington, and New Bern. While it existed for only one summer, it generated an interest in professional sports that would lay the groundwork for later, more successful leagues.
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Part one of a two-part article examining the founding of Duke University in the 1920's and its early years under President William Preston Few, focusing on Few's success in establishing a strong structure of government in the university that set competing interests in balance.
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