Intelligence Squared Debate: Ban College Football

May 8, 2012

Tonight at 6:45 p.m., Intelligence Squared will host Ban College Football, a live debate moderated by ABC News Nightline correspondent, John Donvan, featuring panelists Buzz Bissinger and Malcolm Gladwell (for) along with Tim Green and Jason Whitlock (against). Watch the full debate below.

About the debate:
Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs’ millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football’s inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have?