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The Social Media Response From Athletes and Sport Organizations to COVID-19: An Altruistic Tone

Stirling Sharpe, Charles Mountifield, and Kevin Filo

media content has been driven by altruism, with little to no focus on the commercial aspects of sport. Of course, one could argue that there is likely to be a positive brand association derived from the altruistic posts highlighted above that can translate to longer-term commercial benefits. The

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The Causal Effect of Voluntary Roles in Sport on Subjective Well-Being in European Countries

Pamela Wicker and Paul Downward

add to well-being ( Wilson, 2012 ). Well-being effects can also occur from the development of new contacts and the development or rebuilding of employment skills ( Meier & Stutzer, 2008 ). Exercising altruism has been identified as another possible mechanism ( Becchetti et al., 2008 ; Binder

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Peer Mentoring After Experiential Learning

Molly Hayes Sauder, Donna C. Grove, and Dexter Davis

explored volunteer motivations at Super Bowl LI specifically in a sample of sport management students and found that professional development and altruism were important motivating factors for this group. According to Ledford et al., upper-level students (i.e., juniors and seniors) were more motivated by

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Testing the Learning Styles Hypothesis: An Assessment of the Learning Styles, Learning Approaches, and Course Outcomes in the Sport Management Classroom

Megan B. Shreffler, Adam R. Cocco, Regina G. Presley, and Chelsea C. Police

current events. For instance, in a sport ethics class in which students are expected to understand different ethical theories (e.g., egoism, altruism, utilitarianism) surface approaches to learning this content would rely simply on memorization of definitions for each of the theories. To encourage deep

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Volunteerism During COVID-19: Sport Management Students’ Career Interests Against Public Health Risks

Kyu-soo Chung, Jennifer Willet, B. Christine Green, and Nari Shin

by college students does not stem from pure altruism; it can also be driven by career self-interest ( Bang & Lee, 2014 ; Johnson et al., 2017 ). This self-interested aspect is particularly true for academic disciplines that emphasize practical experience in their curriculum, such as sport management

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Arthur Ashe, Privacy, and the Media: An Analysis of Newspaper Journalists’ Coverage of Ashe’s AIDS Announcement

Pamela C. Laucella

Arthur Ashe made history as the first Black man to win a Grand Slam title in professional tennis. More important than Ashe’s 33 singles titles, however, was his commitment to education and social justice. As only the second prominent professional athlete to publicly admit having HIV (after professional basketball player “Magic” Johnson), Ashe’s indefatigable strength of spirit endured despite the forced disclosure. This research investigates how newspaper journalists portrayed Ashe, USA Today, and AIDS. The sample of 76 articles came from newspapers from 6 major markets nationwide and 1 regional market. The study reveals the complexities of ethical decision making for journalists in their coverage of privacy and health issues. Although there was ambivalence in journalists’ coverage of USA Today and its pursuit of Ashe, journalists collectively praised his character and commitment to humanity. Journalists framed Ashe as a victim, pioneer, role model, and hero by stressing his altruism, activism, and spirit.

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The Donors Supporting Charity Sport Event Participants: An Exploration of the Factors Driving Donations

Kevin Filo, David Fechner, and Yuhei Inoue

 al., 2010 ). Nonetheless, tax incentives may be more impactful among CSE donors, as this may represent one of the few tangible benefits that donors can receive in this context. Fourth, altruism reflects donations as a means to achieve outcomes and positive impact for the charitable organization ( Bekkers

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Applied Ethics for Sport Managers

Susan P. Mullane

understanding of how morality and moral behavior are related. Chapter 4, “Becoming an Ethical Sport Manager,” covers teleological and deontological theories of ethics and provides a comprehensive explanation of specific theories under each category, for example, egoism, altruism, utilitarianism, and virtue

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Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Sport: A Perspective From Athletes

Adam Love and Seungmo Kim

, 1996 ) have suggested several taxonomies of OCB. The two-factor model, proposed by Smith et al. ( 1983 ), was the first to measure the concept of OCB types. The model consisted of two dimensions of OCB: altruism and generalized compliance. Altruism represents behaviors that help other members of an

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Sports Media as Empathy Facilitator: The Contrasting Influence of Paralympic and Olympic Content

Kim Bissell, Andrew C. Billings, and Bumsoo Park

, C.D. , Ahmad , N. , Lishner , D.A. , Tsang , J. , Snyder , C.R. , & Lopez , S.J. ( 2002 ). Empathy and altruism . In S. Lopez & C.R. Synder (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of hypo-egoic phenomena ( 2nd ed. , pp.  161 – 174 ). Oxford . Batson , C.D. , Polycarpou , M.C. , Harmon