February 21, 2001:
the price for Sports
Bowen's new book questions the value of college athletics
In their 1998 book The
Shape of the River, former Princeton president William G. Bowen
*58 and former Harvard president Derek Bok examined a set of 90,000
alumni, from classes entering 30 selective colleges and universities
throughout the country in 1951, 1976, and 1989, to assess the impact
of race-sensitive admission policies.
the Big Leagues
It isn't all fun and games for executives in today's pro
by Matt Golden and Dan
Sport is no longer simply
about competition; it's about event presentation, stadium financing,
television contracts, player egos, public expectations, market size,
sponsorships, and revenue sharing.