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The NCAA put out a diversity hiring pledge. Notre Dame and Boston College won’t sign.

The NCAA put out a diversity hiring pledge. Notre Dame and Boston College won’t sign.

While racial diversity on the sidelines and front offices of professional sports leagues has improved in the past decade, the situation in college athletics, according to NCAA data, remains largely the same: Most of the athletes in the high-profile sports of football and basketball are black, but the overwhelming majority of coaches and administrators are white.