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Author Weiler, Paul C.
Title Leveling the playing field : how the law can make sports better for fans / Paul C. Weiler.
Publisher Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.
book jacket
 Oakdale Circulating (2nd Floor)  KF3989 .W45 2000    AVAILABLE

Description xii, 367 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes index.
Contents Prologue : Sports on trial -- I. The integrity of sports. Misconduct on the field -- Honoring civil rights in sports -- The deadliest sin in sports - The sports war on drugs -- Athletes as role models -- The moral ideal for American sports -- II. Owners versus players. Show us the money -- Sports joins the union -- Opening the Flood-gates -- What antitrust did for players -- How to level the player field -- Salary sharing among players -- III. Owners versus owners--and fans. The brave new world of franchise free agency -- How far have we traveled? -- What the law should do with Raiders -- Stadium socialism or a stadium cap? -- Sports in intellectual space -- What should leagues be like? -- Expand or break up the big leagues? -- A better world for fans -- Epilogue : A performance-enhancing law for sports.
Subject Sports -- Law and legislation -- United States.
ISBN 0674001656 (alk. paper)
OCLC 43063166

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