Dr. Frederick Douglass Opie provides his thoughts on why the NCAA tournament is just like pro sports and whether college athletes should be paid or not. He knows lacrosse well and uses that as his starting point!
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The following is an excerpt from a post on the blog “The Roots of the Game: A Syracuse Lacrosse Memoir” by Dr. Frederick Douglass Opie.
Lacrosse has been around for a really long time. Some Native American Indian nations/tribes have been playing for hundreds, if not thousands of years and while we aren’t looking that far back (yet), it is always good to know where you come from and what the game was like before the youth of today had ever heard of it. LAS is lucky enough to have found Prof. Frederick Douglass Opie, Associate Professor of History and Director of African Diaspora Studies at Marist College. Dr….