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Varsity green : a behind the scenes look at culture and corruption in college athletics

Author: Mark Yost
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010.
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This book is a no-nonsense look at the business, economics, and culture of college sports.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Yost, Mark.
Varsity green.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009022487
(OCoLC)373561253
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Yost
ISBN: 9780804773393 0804773394
OCLC Number: 646067946
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages)
Contents: The entertainment product --
An inauspicious beginning --
Who's really the BCS champion? --
Money madness --
Mud rooms and electron microscopes --
How much does that stadium really cost? --
Coaches cash in, too --
A boost up --
Breakin' all the rules --
The NCAA : cartel or mafia? --
The kids.
Responsibility: Mark Yost.

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