Joel Maxcy, PhD, of LeBow College of Business, explains the struggle for MLB and its players union to agree on conditions of playing the 2020 season.
Tag: sport management
Q+A: College Athletes Are Closer to Getting Paid
Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, of LeBow College of Business, explains how the NCAA Board of Governors’ latest ruling on name, image and likeness will impact college athletes.
Q+A: Take NCAA’s Surprise Rule Change Announcement with a Grain of Salt
Last month, the NCAA unexpectedly announced a proposal to change the longstanding first-time transfer rule to allow all Division I athletes to immediately play at the new school if they meet established criteria. The announcement […]
Did You See the Oregon Upset? Probably Not.
Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, talks about the economics behind college basketball broadcast decisions.
Q+A: #SheBelieves She Should Get Paid Fairly
On International Women’s Day the 28 members of the U.S. women’s soccer team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation. The lawsuit comes three months before the team will defend its World Cup title in France.
Money Made by NFL Players is Not Limited to Playing Contracts
By Karen Weaver: Thursday night’s NFL Draft (Round One) was an evening to remember. Philadelphia looked her best as more than 70,000 visitors surrounded the newly constructed stage in front of the Art Museum. All […]
How Will Colleges Looking to Compete in DI Football Survive When the Media Dollars Dry Up?
Fueled by football revenue, schools in the Power 5 conferences (Pac-12, Big Ten, Atlantic Coast Conference, Southeastern Conference and the Big 12) are turning what seems like a blind eye to budgeting. As expenses exceed […]
Do Even Losing Sports Teams Benefit a University?
These days, there is no question that the football teams with big names, from big conferences and qualifying for the big playoffs are ‘profitable’. Each of the four teams in this year’s College Football Playoff—Alabama, […]
Pat Summitt’s Legacy and the Work that Remains
By Ellen Staurowsky, Ed.D. Last week, famed college basketball coach Pat Head Summitt passed away. The celebration of her life and mourning of her loss offers an opportunity to reflect on what her career represented […]
Missouri Football Player Strike: College Athletes’ Power to Effect Campus Change
On Saturday, Nov. 7, more than 30 black members of the University of Missouri football team announced that they would boycott all team activities, including games, unless University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe resigned […]