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Commoditization of Sports: Hockey as a Good

As the popularity of a sport begins to grow, and when it peaks as one of the four major national professional sports leagues, the role it plays in the construction of national and local identities slowly becomes evident. The idea … Continue reading

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Maintaining Male Order and Suppression of Gay Jocks

My research question is: What are the social, emotional, financial, and political ramifications for homosexual football players at the elite and/or professional level? The book¬†Taking the Field¬†is written by Michael A. Messner, a professor at USC and the Past President … Continue reading

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