Big Time College Sport 1

Big Time College Sport 1 - Problems of Excess Big-Time...

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Problems of Excess Big-Time College Sport Part 1
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Benefits of School Sports Uniting all segments of school and community. Remind constituents of the school which may lead to monetary and other support. Tool for social control. Educational goals can be accomplished.
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Negatives of School Sport Elitist Can overshadow academic endeavors. Intense pressure to win. Pressure can prevent enjoyment of sport. Abuse by coaches. Poor sportsmanship. Intolerance of losers. Dislike of opponents. Cheating. Failure.
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Big-Time College Sports Ultraelitist. Money and facilities tend to go disproportionately to male revenue- producing sports. Illegal and immoral behavior of coaches, school administrators, and alumni.
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Fundamental Problems with Recruiting Violations Such behaviors have no place in an educational setting, yet they are done by some educators and condoned by others. These practices by so-called respected
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course STAT 110 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '07 term at South Carolina.

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