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No affirming UCLA's actions

Updated: December 20, 2002, 12:48 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Page 2 columnist

So why don't I have a good feeling about UCLA hiring Karl Dorrell as its next head football coach?

It's a feel-good story. With the home-run hiring of Division I-A football's fourth African-American head coach, the school that produced Arthur Ashe and Jackie Robinson and employs a Hispanic athletics director just hit for the Jesse Jackson cycle. UCLA might as well be Grambling.

So why am I not shouting from the rooftops, "Free at last! Free at last! Thank Eddie Robinson, I'm free ...

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