Overview:Economics of College Sports - Operating behind a veil of amateurism, the NCAA and collegiate athletic departments oversee big business sports programs. These entities generate revenues comparable to professional sports, practice and play in facilities that rival those found in professional sports, and pay their top coaches salaries comparable to the salaries paid to coaches of professional sports teams. Athletes are courted with lavish stadiums, training facilities, and locker rooms. Customers are wooed with branded apparel, videos, logos, and advertisements. Business interests are captured with stadium billboards, electronic ads on scoreboards, sponsorship of bowl games, logos on uniforms, and exclusive apparel and equipment contracts. Where do, or should, these lucrative athletic ventures fit in the mission of higher education? To what extent is the central mission of creating an environment for learning and extending the frontiers of knowledge enhanced or limited by college sports? Are declarations by the NCAA to promote amateurism and competitive balance supportive of the university mission? Does the NCAA even follow its purported objectives?The Economics of College Sports contains both empirical and theoretical research to address these and related issues. Perhaps the most unique contributions focus on the interactions between legal and institutional aspects of the NCAA and their impact on the objectives and goals of university education; all of the contributions provide insights that will generate significant discussion about the policies necessary to sustain the vitality and integrity of the university education-sports coalition.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725641-9780275980337. It was written by the following authors: John L. Fizel. Book Economics of College Sports, which can be read online, published by the company: ABC-CLIO. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2004-03-30 00:00:00. It has 272 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 562 g. File for download Economics of College Sports has PDF format and is called economics-of-college-sports.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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