Are Big Time Sports Good for America?

Frank Splitt agrees with claims that America’s obsession with modern sports is eroding American life and undermining traditional American values essential to the well-being of the nation.  Splitt addresses questions such as, “Have sports lost their relevance?”, ” Is sport just mindless entertainment?”, “Is our enormous investment in sports as educational tools appropriate for a nation that needs graduates to compete in the information-based, global economy of the twenty-first century?”,  “Do organized sports continue to promote positive ideals?” and “What do sports, in the age of television, corporate skyboxes, and sneaker deals, represent?”

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