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Sports Law

Sports Law
Author: Michael E. Jones
ISBN 13: 9780136765455
ISBN 10: 136765459
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 1998-10-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $96.20

This book targets undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in standard Sports Law courses as well as lay persons interested in learning more about the subject of sports and the law in contemporary society. It introduces the basic legal principles surrounding the subject of the sports business, focusing on the complex sports/entertainment relationship.


A basic introduction to sports law in intercollegiate and professional sports, discussing areas such as drug testing, Title IX, antitrust and labor laws, collective bargaining, salary caps, free agency, and issues of race and violence. Appendices offer documents and contracts, and list major college sports management and sports administration programs. Includes chapter summaries, reflection questions, and web sites. For undergraduates and graduate students in sports law courses. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.