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The sports industry"s war on athletes

Peter S. Finley

The sports industry"s war on athletes

by Peter S. Finley

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Published by Praeger Security International in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Sports -- Corrupt practices -- United States.,
  • Racism in sports -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Finley and Laura Finley.
    ContributionsFinley, Laura L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV716 .F56 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 198 p.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22736443M
    ISBN 100275991725

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Cited by: 5. "The sports industry in the United States is among the 11 largest industries in the United States. This gross commercialization of sports has led to a host of ills. In America, sports are a popular passion, and an astoundingly lucrative business as well.

Americans pay out millions of dollars annually for channels and stadiums to bring them closer to their favorite players, and every year, young athletes go to greater lengths to reach those exalted fields of play themselves.

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