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This Year’s ABA Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries Boasts Stellar Panels

With gambling always a major issue in the sports industry and the Raiders contemplating a move to sin city, Las Vegas would seem to be the perfect destination for the annual Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries. And then there’s some stellar panels, which are detailed below. If interested in attending the conference, which…
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UNC Professor Barbara Osborne Discusses the Importance of Funding Athletic Programs

UNC Sports Law Professor Barbara Osborne, whose “research focuses on legal issues in intercollegiate athletics and gender discrimination in sport,” made this observation in regard to gender issues discussed at one recent school board meeting. “Sports teach people teamwork, sportsmanship, persistence and how to rise above failure, and they lead to a real edge in…
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University of San Francisco’s Dan Rascher Sees the Outside Hiring of College ADs as Temporary Trend

Last year, Syracuse hired ESPN’s John Wildhack, the network’s Executive Vice President for Production and Programming, to manage its athletic department. Having no experience in athletic administration, one might think this to be a gamble. On the other hand, college athletics have certainly become a business, so why not get yourself a successful businessman with…
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