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Big Time Sports In American Universities

Author : Charles T. Clotfelter  |  Pub Date : 2011-03-07  |  Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139499163
ISBN 13 : 1139499165

For almost a century, big-time college sport has been a wildly popular but consistently problematic part of American higher education. The challenges it poses to traditional academ..


Sports And Freedom

Author : Ronald A. Smith  |  Pub Date : 1990-12-27  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0195362187
ISBN 13 : 9780195362183

Perhaps more than any other two colleges, Harvard and Yale gave form to American intercollegiate athletics--a form that was inspired by the Oxford-Cambridge rivalry overseas, and t..


Ethics And College Sports

Author : Peter A. French  |  Pub Date : 2004-01-01  |  Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 074251272X
ISBN 13 : 9780742512726

Explores ethical questions surrounding intercollegiate athletics in American universities, discussing the true nature of amateurism, the belief that sports act as a path to good mo..


Beer And Circus

Author : Murray Sperber  |  Pub Date : 2011-04-01  |  Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 142993669X
ISBN 13 : 9781429936699

A no-holds-barred examination of the troubled relationship between college sports and higher education from a leading authority on the subject Murray Sperber turns common perceptio..


Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Author : Walter Byers  |  Pub Date : 1997-03  |  Publisher : University of Michigan Press

ISBN 10 : 0472084429
ISBN 13 : 9780472084425

Walter Byers, who served as NCAA executive director from 1951 to 1987, was charged with the dual mission of keeping intercollegiate sports clean while generating millions of dollar..