Sports Scandals (Scandals in American History)

By: Finley, Peter; Finley, Laura L.; Fountain, Jeffrey

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Cheaters, gamblers, drugs, and violence. Sound like the latest action/adventure film? It is most likely playing in a stadium, ice rink, track field, basketball court, or ballpark near you. We're talking about the larger-than-life scandals that often surround and sometimes engulf the world of sports. Covering everything from the little leagues to college and professional sports, this indespensable book offers students an intriguing, readable guide to the most notorious scandals in American sports history.

Each chapter focuses on a specific category of scandal, including race-related, gender-related, drug-related, violence-related, recruiting and academic-related, and coaching scandals. Insightful, in-depth entries offer and overview of the historical and cultural context, what occurred and who was involved, as well as the response to the scandal. Entries within chapters clearly outline the diversity of viewpoints surrounding the scandal as well as the associated ethical, moral, and legal issues. Highlighting why sport scandals matter to athletes, to coaches, to teams, to organizations, to the media, and to the public, this volume is an ideal resource for both ready reference and for reading cover-to-cover.

Title: Sports Scandals (Scandals in American History)

Author Name: Finley, Peter; Finley, Laura L.; Fountain, Jeffrey

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Greenwood:

ISBN Number: 0313344582

ISBN Number 13: 9780313344589

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: ING9780313344589

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