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IU's Davis has himself to blame

Racism isn't the reason Mike Davis lost his job at Indiana. He screwed up this golden opportunity all by himself.

Updated: February 16, 2006, 5:21 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Special to Page 2

There's no reason to tiptoe around it, so I won't. Mike Davis' inevitable demise at Indiana University is not a product of my home state's inherent racism. No way.

Indiana University and its fans have treated Mike Davis fairly.

Davis is expected to announce Thursday that he will resign at the end of this season. He totally mismanaged a golden opportunity by throwing a six-year pity party, surrounding himself with butt-kissers and failing to demonstrate leadership by embracing the very ...

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