Drake Group Report: O’Bannon, Amateurism, and the Viability of College Sport(4/10/2013)-Our goal in this report is to provide information on whether NCAA restrictions on athletes’ free participation in the lucrative market for their images, likenesses and names is necessary either to uphold the principles of amateurism or to preserve the activity of intercollegiate athletics. The Drake Group is a national organization of faculty and others, […]
Collegiate Athletics Reform: The Tainted Glory of College Sports(1/14/2012)-No doubt, Ridpath’s book will be considered by NCAA , college, and government officials as well as media supporters and other defenders of the status quo, as just the latest in a very long list of revelatory books on the corrupt college sports entertainment business – books they seem to believe are akin to attacks […]
Collegiate Sports Reform: On Taxing College Sports Related Revenues(1/14/2012)-University athletics benefit from in what can be likened to a stealth entitlement. Donors can usually write off gifts for athletic facilities and the right-to-purchase tickets. For example, federal tax revenues are lost because more than 1,000 university sports departments are eligible to extort deductible gifts as a condition for ticket sales. »Read more
Stanley Katz, a Drake Group member, as well as a member of the Drake Group Advisory Council, was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama in 2011. Mr. Katz is the Director for the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. Full Biography...
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