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Author Fort, Rodney D., author

Title 15 sports myths and why they're wrong / Rodney Fort and Jason Winfree
Published Stanford, California : Stanford Economics and Finance, [2013]
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Contents Revenue sports pay for nonrevenue sports -- An arms race drives college sports spending -- Athletic departments are a drag on the university budget -- Conference revenue sharing levels the football field and basketball court -- Pay-for-play will bankrupt college athletic departments -- Title IX compliance must come at the cost of men's participation -- The FBS playoff will be better than the BCS -- Owners and general managers are inept -- Owners lose money on their sports teams -- Player salary demands increase ticket prices -- Failure to act on the issue of competitive balance is hurting some sports leagues -- Player drafts and revenue sharing will improve competitive balance -- Owners should be more vigilant in policing performance-enhancing drugs -- Everybody loses when labor-management relations go south -- Major League Baseball should emulate the National Football League
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject College sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Professional sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Winfree, Jason (Jason A.), author
ISBN 0804790531 (electronic bk.)
9780804790536 (electronic bk.)
(cloth : alk. paper)
(cloth : alk. paper)
Other Titles Fifteen sports myths and why they're wrong