The Business of Sports
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The Business of Sports : Off the Field, in the Office, on the News

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The Business of Sports provides a comprehensive foundation of the economic, organizational, legal and political components of the sports industry. Geared for journalism, communication and business students, but also an excellent resource for those working in sports, this text introduces readers to the ever-increasing complexity of an industry that is in constant flux. Now in its third edition, the volume continues to offer a wealth of statistics and case studies, up to date with the newest developments in sports business and focused on cutting-edge issues and topics, including the many changes in international sports and the role of analytics in decision-making and tax rules that have a major effect on athletes and teams.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 454 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 635g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • 1138913200
  • 9781138913202

Table of contents

Introduction: What Makes Sports a Unique Business?


Chapter 1 - The Structure of Professional Team Sports


Chapter 2 - The Structure of Individual Sports


Chapter 3 - The Structure of College and High School Sports


Chapter 4 - The International Sports System


Chapter 5 - Sports Contracts


Chapter 6 - Labor Relations in Sports


Chapter 7 - Sports Agents


Chapter 8 - Team Relocation and Facility Issues


Chapter 9 - Sports Gambling


Chapter 10 - Analytics in Sports


Chapter 11 - Sports Injuries


Chapter 12 - Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports)


Chapter 13 - Discrimination in Sports


Chapter 14 - Intellectual Property and Sports


Chapter 15 - Traditional and New Media in Sports


Chapter 16 - Taxation and Sports
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About Mark Conrad

Mark Conrad is Associate Professor of Law and Ethics at Fordham University's School of Business Administration, where he is also the director of the Sports Business Program.
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