Sport and Economy - SPAD 391 New Stadiums Including Sports...

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SPAD 391 -  20/11/2007 08:09:00 New Stadiums Including Sports Malls New Facilities publicly subsidized Reorganization of teams Trend in location of population 82% Urban Americans; expected 90% by 2010 Megalopolises (Boswash, Chipitts) Intercollegiate Sport Gender equity biggest issue Budget cuts = varsity sports suffer Emphasis on revenue-producing Increased interest in academic accountability  Interscholastic Sport Internet broadcast high school events Elitism, specialization Increase financial problems; non-revenue sports cut Increased interest in big time sport; sponsorship Youth Sport Increased participation Fewer publicly funded programs Coaching education/certification Focus more on development that recreation Alternative Sports Spectators Watch more sports; fueled by cable Increased obesity
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Increased gambling, esp. internet
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course SPAD 391 taught by Professor Webber during the Spring '08 term at University of Louisville.

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