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Author Chudacoff, Howard P.

Title Changing the playbook : how power, profit, and politics transformed college sports / Howard P Chudacoff.

Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2015]


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Description xii, 198 pages ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Sport and society
Sport and society.
Summary "One of the great attractions of American sports is the speed with which they move. Another is that every championship season will hold their banners and trophies in places of honor. And still another is that every bad season comes to an end and hope springs eternal that next year will be splendid. Amid all the swiftly changing seasons of sports, and amid the moments that are remembered, even savored, there have been events and decisions that have proved to be turning points. Focusing on the period after 1950, Howard Chudacoff identifies seven such turning points. They are: (1)The emerging role of the NCAA in organizing sports, establishing rules, and enforcing them; (2)The integration of colleges and universities; (3)Contracts offered for college football for the new technology, TV; (4)The Supreme Court decision of 1984 that settled who could control TV revenue; (5)The passage of Title IX in 1972, requiring colleges and universities to expand women's varsity athletics; (6)The widespread scandals involving cheating in games, eligibility, and recruitment; and (7)Payment to players. Chudacoff provides the histories of each, all of which were controversial. Some still are"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Abolishing the Sanity Code and launching the modern college sports establishment -- Integrating the team -- Television and college sports as mass entertainment -- "Earthquake": Board of Regents v. NCAA -- The Civil Rights Restoration Act and enforcement of Title IX -- Scandal, reorganization, and the devolution of the student athlete -- The M connection: media and money -- What's to become of college sports?
Subject College sports -- United States.
College sports -- Social aspects.
College sports -- Moral and ethical aspects.
College sports -- Economic aspects.
College athletes -- United States.
National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
National Collegiate Athletic Association. (OCoLC)fst00533113
College athletes. (OCoLC)fst00867688
College sports. (OCoLC)fst00867925
College sports -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst00867929
College sports -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst00867937
College sports -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00867946
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives. (OCoLC)fst00903015
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
ISBN 9780252039782 (hardback)
0252039785 (hardback)
9780252081323 (paperback)
0252081323 (paperback)
Standard No. 40025629955

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