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The Resource College football : is the drive for prestige and profit out of control?, [by Kenneth Jost], (electronic resource)

College football : is the drive for prestige and profit out of control?, [by Kenneth Jost], (electronic resource)

Label
College football : is the drive for prestige and profit out of control?
Title
College football
Title remainder
is the drive for prestige and profit out of control?
Statement of responsibility
[by Kenneth Jost]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
College football, the nation's third-most-popular spectator sport after pro football and baseball, has millions of devoted fans but also a growing number of critics who say the game has become a multibillion-dollar business increasingly in conflict with colleges' core educational mission. Major football schools spend lavishly to field top teams and reap millions in revenues, but most colleges actually lose money on athletics overall. Players earn millions for schools and private companies but must shortchange academics because of demanding schedules. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is proposing changes to help players and tighten academic standards, but it has little power to control schools' spending. Meanwhile, big-time football schools are jockeying for position in conference realignments. And the game drew more unwelcome attention with the firing of Penn State's legendary head coach, Joe Paterno, in a child sex-abuse scandal involving a former assistant
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NDS
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  • CQ Researcher
  • CQ researcher
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Jost, Kenneth
  • CQ Press
Series statement
CQ Researcher,
Series volume
v. 21, no. 41
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  • College sports
  • Football
  • Football players
  • College athletes
Label
College football : is the drive for prestige and profit out of control?, [by Kenneth Jost], (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Caption title
  • "Nov. 18, 2011."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 996-999)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
777805922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages 977-1000)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)777805922
Label
College football : is the drive for prestige and profit out of control?, [by Kenneth Jost], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Caption title
  • "Nov. 18, 2011."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 996-999)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
777805922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages 977-1000)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)777805922

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