By RALPH D. RUSSO A summer of activism, sparked by protests of racial injustice, led to a grassroots movement to give college athletes the day off from sports on Election Day. The NCAA latched on to the idea and, under a mandate approved in September, organized athletics will go dark on college campuses across the country. It has not gone over without a hitch: Tuesdays are typically when that week’s game plan is first put into action, and there has been grumbling from a few football coaches. Texas' Jeffrey McCulloch (23) and Josh Thompson (29) lead the team onto the field before the first half of the NCAA Big 12 Conference football championship against Oklahoma, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. Making pre
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