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Art Briles and the weaponization of faith and forgiveness

6 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

It happened again.
Last week, Art Briles - the former Baylor head football coach who was fired in 2016 because of the rampant culture of sexual assault in his program - got another job interview with an elite football program.
This time, Briles was brought in for the offensive coordinator position at Southern Miss University, an NCAA Division I program that plays in Conference USA. Perhaps because of the understandable outrage that ensued when word of his interview became public - after all, according to one lawsuit , 31 football players were accused of committing 52 rapes at Baylor in a...
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