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Author Zimbalist, Andrew S

Title Circling the bases : essays on the challenges and prospects of the sports industry / Andrew Zimbalist

Publ Info Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2011
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 RWU Main Library  GV716 .Z57 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  GV716 .Z57 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 222 pages ; 21 cm
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Note Includes index
Contents 1. Introduction : perspectives on the sports industry toward the second decade of the twenty-first century -- 2. Dollar dilemmas during the downturn : a financial crossroads for college sports -- 3. The BCS, antitrust, and public policy -- 4. Gender equity in intercollegiate athletics : economic considerations and possible fixes -- 5. Reflections on salary shares and salary caps -- 6. Facility finance : measurement, trends, and analysis -- 7. Going for gold : the financing and economic impact of the Olympic Games -- 8. Performance-enhancing drugs and antidoping policy in major league baseball : experience, incentives, and challenges
LC subject Professional sports -- Economic aspects
Sports -- Economic aspects
Sports -- Finance
Sports administration
ISBN 9781439902820 (cloth : alk. paper)
1439902828 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439902837 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1439902836 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781439902844 (e-book)
1439902844 (e-book)