It always bothered former University of Kentucky football player Oliver White that he left school a semester short of getting a degree. More than 30 years later, he’s back at UK as a student. His story bolsters a reform-minded professor’s idea of how the academic component in college athletics can be strengthened.
John Sensenig, who left a tenured professorship at UK to start Lexington’s first running shop 40 years ago, is selling the business to a longtime employee. At age 82 he is still running and coming in to help customers.