Intro Sport Man Notes

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/12/09 Intro To Sport Management 9-10-07
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5/12/09 Questions for Freshmen Who do I want to model my career after? Where should I concentrate my focus my freshman year? When should I consider narrowing my vision? What is Sport Management at Umass?
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5/12/09 What is Management? The running and operation of business The Mission Statement of the UMass Sport Management Department is: “The University of Massachusetts Department of Sport Management strives to be a global leader in the education and development of students, and the creation and dissemination of
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5/12/09 10 Concentrations: Sports Law Sports Finance Sports Marketing College Athletics Agency Sports Broadcasting Operations Management
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/12/09 Introduction: Sport Management 9-12-07
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5/12/09 Sport Management Structures Exploration of roots: Clubs, leagues, professional tournaments Primary Theme: Evolution due to broad social changes and/or to address specific values Secondary themes: Honest play and inclusion (democratic
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5/12/09 The Club System England: birthplace of modern sport and sport management 18th century: development of sports clubs with limited membership 19th century: continued club evolution Standardization of rules Settlement of disputes
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5/12/09 Thoroughbred Racing Races drew a broad and diverse audience; no admission charged Local club system initially – racing existed for entertainment only, not financial gain 1830s: rail system allowed horses to compete nationally: speed of horse became important
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5/12/09 The Jockey Club (Newcastle) Club settled disputes, established rules, determined eligibility, designated officials, regulated breeding and punished unscrupulous participants Organized, sponsored, promoted local events Met need for strong national governing body that would establish
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5/12/09 Present-Day Club Structure Commitment to serving broad membership and managing elite sports enterprise Organize youth teams and academies. Adult recreational leagues, and social events for members Large built-in memberships and loyal fan bases
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5/12/09 American Structures European club system did not suit U.S. Lack of aristocratic tradition and prohibition against gambling Evolution of harness racing: Sport of the common person Better spectator
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5/12/09 Leagues Baseball: first sport to move to a league system Cincinnati Red Stockings: first pro team League existed with some teams being paid and some not – created controversy 1871 – Creation of National
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5/12/09 William Hulbert Czar of Baseball Took over management of National Leage of Professional Baseball Players Believed stability only achieved if teams run like businesses Teams should compete against each other and nor collude (as in harness
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5/12/09 William Hulbert Understood that: Strict rules needed to ensure honest
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