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作者 Gaul, Gilbert M., author
書名 Billion-dollar ball : a journey through the big-money culture of college football / Gilbert M. Gaul
出版項 New York, New York : Viking, [2015]
國際標準書號 9780670016730
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  GV959 .G385 2015    在架上    30610020505038
說明 xix, 249 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Preface: A Real University -- The Gilded Age Of College Football -- The Unlikely Charity Known As College Football -- Return On Investment: The Art Of Paying A Coach $23 Million Not To Coach -- Walking With Mr. Baldwin: In The Land Of Accidental Students -- Why The South Lost The War But Wins At Football -- How Women's Rowing Saved College Football: Working The Bar Scene For Recruits -- To Have And Have Not: How College Presidents Fumbled Reform -- Epilogue: The Death Star
Examines the economics and culture surrounding college football, discussing how in the last decade football programs have overtaken universities, creating entertainment factories where sports are more important than education
主題 College sports -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
College sports -- Corrupt practices -- United States
Football -- Corrupt practices -- United States
National Collegiate Athletic Association
National Collegiate Athletic Association. fast (OCoLC)fst00533113
College sports -- Corrupt practices. fast (OCoLC)fst00867928
College sports -- Moral and ethical aspects. fast (OCoLC)fst00867937
Football. fast (OCoLC)fst00931362
Football -- Corrupt practices. fast (OCoLC)fst00931376
United States. fast (OCoLC)fst01204155
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