IUB SPH-M 333 - M333 - Exam 2 (49 pages)

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Sph-M 333 - Sport in America: Hist Perspectv
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Chapter 7 8 10 16 2014 The Essential Myth of Big Time College Athletics Campus administrators took control 1890 1910 Professional coaches replaced student captains Business managers precursor to athletic directors Primetime schools professional model Highest priority is winning British concept of amateurism Stratified society o The elite were born to their status o Only in a society where a hereditary upper class existed could the English amateur system work Sports Historian Ronald A Smith If college had truly been amateur sport it would lose contests and thus lose prestige If college acknowledged outright that professional sport it would lose respectability Be amateur and lose athletically to those were less amateur be outright professional and lose social esteem NCAA Until the mid 1950 s responsibilities were limited to writing rules for playing games and making a national presence In 1920s Lacked adequate jurisdiction over their members in matters of recruiting eligibility standards and financial aid for athletes Supervision and regulation of athletic programs was the responsibility of individual institution By 1920 faculties had largely given up any hope of abolishing big time football Financial incentives to lure athletes to campus was crucial to building a successful program Coaches were professionals that were paid more than senior professors o Including benefit packages Faculty oversight committees required that athletes had to be in good academic standing to represent their institution Coaches were primarily concerned with the best athletes Academic dishonesty remained an issue Support Off Campus Booster alumni On Campus students o Supported football because a wide range of campus social activities that were connected to the game Football Driving the Bus By 1920 s football was the driving financial force for athletic departments Attendance more than doubled People were willing to pay good money for a ticket Universities began to construct large stadiums o



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