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At Stanford, a symbol of real change

Updated: July 16, 2013, 11:22 AM ET
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

STANFORD, Calif. -- It is a fact, pure and simple, that Stanford University is the only FBS school that employs African-Americans as the athletic director, head football coach and head men's basketball coach.

A fact, yes. But is it news?

To a younger generation, it is a dog whistle heard only by those old enough to remember lily-white football teams in the '60s and token black assistant coaches in the '70s. "Who cares?" the younger generation says.

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