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Book Review: The Economics of Intercollegiate Sports

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  • Marvin Washington

    (University of Alberta)

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    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is the most dominant institution organizing collegiate and amateur athletics in the United States and potentially the world. The NCAA, founded in 1906, is composed of more than 1,000 schools, organizes competition for 40 sports, and coordinates the athletic competitions of more than 90 championships. As the commercial shown during the men’s Division I postseason basketball tournament (March Madness) states, the NCAA organizes competitions for more than 300,000 student athletes, most of which will be going pro in something other than sports.

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    Article provided by Fitness Information Technology in its journal International Journal of Sport Finance.

    Volume (Year): 4 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 151-152

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    Keywords: book review; NCAA; economics; intercollegiate;

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