Forward thinking?

Kirshenbaum, Jerry; O'Brien, Richard
April 1993
Sports Illustrated;4/12/93, Vol. 78 Issue 14, p18
Discusses the views of CBS college basketball analyst Billy Packer. Packer's questionable views through the years; Interview in `Basketball Weekly'; Gender equality in college sports; More.


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