In An Era When College Football Coaches Frequently Command Higher Salaries Than University Presidents, Many Call For Reform To Restore The Balance Between Amateur Athletics And The Educational Mission Of Schools This Book Traces Attempts At College Athletics Reform From 1855 Through The Early Twenty First Century While Analyzing The Different Roles Played By Students, Faculty, Conferences, University Presidents, The NCAA, Legislatures, And The Supreme Court Pay For Play A History Of Big Time College Athletic Reform Also Tackles Critically Important Questions About Eligibility, Compensation, Recruiting, Sponsorship, And Rules Enforcement Discussing Reasons For Reform To Combat Corruption, To Level The Playing Field, And To Make Sports Accessible To Minorities And Women Ronald A Smith Candidly Explains Why Attempts At Change Have Often Failed Of Interest To Historians, Athletic Reformers, College Administrators, NCAA Officials, And Sports Journalists, This Thoughtful Book Considers The Difficulty In Balancing The Principles Of Amateurism With The Need To Draw Income From Sporting Events.
Ronald A Smith is Professor Emeritus of Exercise and Sport Science at Pennsylvania State University He has written, edited, or collaborated on several books on sport history.
- 360 pages
- Pay for Play
- Ronald A. Smith
- 21 February 2018 Ronald A. Smith