NBA receives overall A in gender report card

Updated: June 25, 2013, 1:20 PM ET
Associated Press

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- The NBA remains the industry leader among men's professional sports leagues for racial and gender hiring practices, according to a study released Tuesday.

The University of Central Florida's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport gave the NBA an A in a report on its hiring practices, with an A+ in the race category.

The league slipped from an A- to a B+ in gender hiring practices, but scored an overall mark of 90.7.

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