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Author Gurney, Gerald Sherman, author

Title Unwinding madness : what went wrong with college sports-and how to fix it / Gerald Gurney, Donna Lopiano, Andrew Zimbalist
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, [2017]
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Contents Part I. Lessons of history. 1. How college sports lost its way I -- 2. How college sports lost its way II -- Part II. What needs to be fixed. 3. Academic integrity -- 4. Governance -- 5. Athlete health and welfare -- 6. A continuing disgrace : discrimination based on gender, race, ethnicity, and disability -- 7. The NCAA's unsustainable economics -- Part II. A return to sanity. 8. Two paths to meaningful reform -- 9. Anchors for reform : guidelines and conclusion
Summary A critical look at the tension between the larger role of the university and the commercialization of college sports Unwinding Madness is the most comprehensive examination to date of how the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) has lost its way in the governance of intercollegiate athletics#x97;and why it is incapable of achieving reform and must be replaced. The NCAA has placed commercial success above its responsibilities to protect the academic primacy, health and well-being of college athletes and fallen into an educational, ethical, and economic crisis. As long as intercollegiate
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject National Collegiate Athletic Association.
College sports -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Lopiano, Donna A., author
Zimbalist, Andrew S., author
LC no. 2016049282
ISBN 0815730039 (electronic bk.)
9780815730033 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)