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Author Sack, Allen L.

Title Counterfeit amateurs : an athlete's journey through the sixties to the age of academic capitalism / Allen L. Sack ; foreword by Ara Parseghian.

Imprint University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.043 SAC    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    796.04 SAC    Available
Description xvi, 200 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-188) and index.
Contents Playing football in Ara's era -- Scholastic sports as a pipeline to the pros -- The game of the century -- Politics, protest, and the athletic revolution -- Laying the groundwork for professional college sports -- Taking a stand at Fort Apache -- Building an industry on athletes' backs -- Fighting for market share in the 1990s -- Inside the billion-dollar beast -- College sports in the age of academic capitalism.
Subject National Collegiate Athletic Association.
College sports -- Economic aspects -- United States.
College athletes -- United States -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 9780271033686 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271033681 (cloth : alk. paper)

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