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Author Fort, Rodney D.

Title 15 sports myths and why they're wrong [electronic resource] / Rodney Fort and Jason Winfree.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2013.


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Description viii, 299 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Revenue sports pay for nonrevenue sports -- An arms race drives college sports spending -- Athletic departments are a drag on the university budget -- Conference revenue sharing levels the football field and basketball court -- Pay-for-play will bankrupt college athletic departments -- Title IX compliance must come at the cost of men's participation -- The FBS playoff will be better than the BCS -- Owners and general managers are inept -- Owners lose money on their sports teams -- Player salary demands increase ticket prices -- Failure to act on the issue of competitive balance is hurting some sports leagues -- Player drafts and revenue sharing will improve competitive balance -- Owners should be more vigilant in policing performance-enhancing drugs -- Everybody loses when labor-management relations go south -- Major League Baseball should emulate the National Football League.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Professional sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.
College sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Winfree, Jason (Jason A.)
ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Fifteen sports myths and why they're wrong
ISBN 9780804774369 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804790536 (e-book)

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