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15 Sports Myths and Why They're Wrong

Label
15 Sports Myths and Why They're Wrong
Title
15 Sports Myths and Why They're Wrong
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 15 Sports Myths and Why They're Wrong, authors Rodney Fort and Jason Winfree apply sharp economic analysis to bust some of the most widespread urban legends about college and professional athletics. Each chapter takes apart a common misconception, showing how the assumptions behind it fail to add up. Fort and Winfree reveal how these myths perpetuate themselves and, ultimately, how they serve a handful of powerful parties-such as franchise owners, reporters, and players-at the expense of the larger community of sports fans. From the idea that team owners and managers ar
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Fort, Rodney
Dewey number
338.47796
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • GV716
  • GV716 .F665 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Haystak
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  • Sports
  • Professional sports
  • College sports
  • College sports
  • Professional sports
  • Sports
  • United States
Label
15 Sports Myths and Why They're Wrong
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Title Page; Acknowledgements; Contents; Introduction; College Myths; 1. Revenue Sports Pay for Nonrevenue Sports; 2. An Arms Race Drives College Sports Spending; 3. Athletic Departments Are a Drag on the University Budget; 4. Conference Revenue Sharing Levels the Football Field and Basketball Court; 5. Pay-for-play Will Bankrupt College Athletic Departments; 6. Title IX Compliance Must Come at the Cost of Men's Participation; 7. The FBS Playoff Will Be Better than the BCS; Pro Myths; 8. Owners and General Managers Are Inept; 9. Owners Lose Money on Their Sports Teams
  • 10. Player Salary Demands Increase Ticket Prices11. Failure to Act on the Issue of Competitive Balance Is Hurting Some Sports Leagues; 12. Player Drafts and Revenue Sharing Will Improve Competitive Balance; 13. Owners Should Be More Vigilant in Policing Performance-Enhancing Drugs; 14. Everybody Loses When Labor-Management Relations Go South; 15. Major League Baseball Should Emulate the National Football League; Conclusions; References and Further Reading; Index
Control code
854976220
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (426 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804790536
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854976220
Label
15 Sports Myths and Why They're Wrong
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Title Page; Acknowledgements; Contents; Introduction; College Myths; 1. Revenue Sports Pay for Nonrevenue Sports; 2. An Arms Race Drives College Sports Spending; 3. Athletic Departments Are a Drag on the University Budget; 4. Conference Revenue Sharing Levels the Football Field and Basketball Court; 5. Pay-for-play Will Bankrupt College Athletic Departments; 6. Title IX Compliance Must Come at the Cost of Men's Participation; 7. The FBS Playoff Will Be Better than the BCS; Pro Myths; 8. Owners and General Managers Are Inept; 9. Owners Lose Money on Their Sports Teams
  • 10. Player Salary Demands Increase Ticket Prices11. Failure to Act on the Issue of Competitive Balance Is Hurting Some Sports Leagues; 12. Player Drafts and Revenue Sharing Will Improve Competitive Balance; 13. Owners Should Be More Vigilant in Policing Performance-Enhancing Drugs; 14. Everybody Loses When Labor-Management Relations Go South; 15. Major League Baseball Should Emulate the National Football League; Conclusions; References and Further Reading; Index
Control code
854976220
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (426 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804790536
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854976220

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