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Author Nixon, Howard L., 1944- author.

Title The athletic trap : how college sports corrupted the academy / Howard L. Nixon II.

Publication Info. Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  GV351 .N59 2014    Available  ---
Description xii, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-209) and index.
Contents Commercialization, college sports, and the athletic trap -- The intercollegiate golden triangle -- The business of college sports -- The arms race, inequalities, and the pressures of the college sports business -- Deviance, corruption, and scandals in college sports -- Control and reform in big-time college sports -- Reforming college sports.
Subject College sports -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
College sports -- Corrupt practices.
Universities and colleges -- Corrupt practices.
United States.
ISBN 1421411954 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1421411962 (electronic)
9781421411958 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421411965 (electronic)