Big Time College Sport 2

Big Time College Sport 2 - Means to Maintain Obedience....

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Problems of Excess Big Time College Sport Part 2
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Plantation System Is the NCAA and plantation system a fair comparison? Is this exaggerated? If participation is voluntary, is there a problem?
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Problems Athletes are exploited economically. Athletes are controlled with restricted freedoms. They are subjected to physical and mental abuse by their overseers. The master-slave relationship is accepted by the athletes as legitimate.
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Contradiction of Big Money in an Amateur Activity What constitutes a scholarship or grant-in- aid?
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Importance of Amateur Status Keeping expenses low. Tax implications.
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Restrictions on Athletes Length of Scholarship. Transfer Rules. Right to Privacy. Freedom of Choice Issues (Red-Shirting, Position Changes, Weight Demands, Mandatory Study Halls, Courses and Majors). Restrictions on Political and Social Involvement.
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Physical and Mental Cruelty Verbal Abuse Physical Abuse Practice Times, Losing Games, Etc.
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Unformatted text preview: Means to Maintain Obedience. Academic Issues Lower graduation rates for football and male basketball players. Special treatment in the admissions process. Time spent on sport and physical and mental fatigue. Anti-intellectual atmosphere in the jock subculture. Purpose of attending college. Possible Reforms Pay the athletes. Maximize education and graduation. Athletes Bill of Rights. Female Sports and Money Comparison of MBB & WBB TV Deals. Rules Infractions. Steroid Use. Graduation Rates. Sports Gambling. Female Sports Sexist idea that women are more upright and innocent and must be protected from the evils men are more equipped to handle. The system legitimizes the willingness to do anything to win. Women are shut out in decision-making as access on the field grows. Female Sports What was the AIAW? Percentage of Womens Coaches and Athletic Administration....
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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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