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15 sports myths and why they're wrong /

Rodney Fort and Jason Winfree.

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Author: Fort, Rodney D.
Other Names: Winfree, Jason
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford Economics and Finance, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2013]
Topics: Sports - Economic aspects - United States. | Professional sports - Economic aspects - United States. | College sports - Economic aspects - United States.
Regions: United States.
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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.

Table of Contents for: 15 sports myths and why they're wrong