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Chad Seifried, Brian Soebbing and Kwame J.A. Agyemang

wider audience as the number of conference barriers decreased, Frito-Lay (Tostitos) secured the title rights to the Fiesta Bowl in 1996 similar to why Nokia obtained naming rights for the Sugar Bowl. 89 Combined with the ABC television contract, which controlled all three bowl games, the Tostitos

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Matt C. Crockett and Ted Butryn

high price of membership presented a financial barrier to all but those who have disposable incomes or are willing to sacrifice other luxuries. However, this socioeconomic obstacle did not limit the ethnic and racial diversity of the space, which reflected the multiethnic workforce unique to Silicon

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Lin Yu, Hanhan Xue and Joshua I. Newman

Shanghai. The Shanghai government agencies are very creative and highly service-oriented. For example, international sporting events might face many barriers in other cities when they come to China; whereas in Shanghai those sporting events would easily get accepted and recognized and then gain support

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Patricia Vertinsky

by which we speak to each other and which no barrier… can diminish in communicative power” ( Shawn, 1963 , p. 90). “He was always brimming with ideas,” said Lloyd, “enthusiastically adopting Delsarte’s ‘oppositions,’ ‘parallelisms’ and ‘successions’” ( Lloyd, 1949 , pp 28–9). Singleton ( 2010 ) has

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Udi Carmi and Orr Levental

Israeli athletes were used as ambassadors. It pointed out how professional criteria did not present a barrier even to those who did not meet them. The athletes’ political mission was more important than their achievements in sports events. Toward the end of the first decade of statehood, changes began

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Matthew Lamont and Sheranne Fairley

, one common theme revealed by extant studies is a willingness to push one’s individual limits, and specifically, to push through pain barriers despite risking physical injury ( Allen Collinson & Hockey, 2007 ; Atkinson, 2008 ; McCarville, 2007 ). According to Atkinson ( 2008 ), flirting with pain

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Elizabeth A. Taylor, Allison B. Smith, Natalie M. Welch and Robin Hardin

hours? I am still excited”: Female sport management students’ perceptions of barriers toward a future career in sport . Advancing Women in Leadership, 35 , 12 – 21 . Glick , P. , & Fiske , S.T. ( 1996 ). The ambivalent sexism inventory: Differentiating hostile and benevolent sexism . Journal

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Mallory Mann and Vikki Krane

). Accordingly, research has found that lesbian athletes have faced challenges and barriers based on their assumed and/or acknowledged sexual orientation (e.g.,  Griffin, 1998 ; Kauer & Krane, 2006 ; Krane, 1997 ; Melton & Cunningham, 2012 ). All female athletes contend with the stereotype that masculine

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Brian Wilson and Nicolien VanLuijk

“sport journalism for peace” (SJP) possible?’ Wilson ( 2012 ) offered a tentative “yes”—acknowledging on one hand the agency of (sport) journalists (following Hackett, 2006 ), while on the other hand recognizing barriers to doing peace-oriented journalism that exist in the culture and politics of sport

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Gregory A. Cranmer and Sara LaBelle

forwarded as potential barriers to athletes’ reporting of concussion symptoms, including their knowledge and attitudes about concussions, the availability of medical staff, and athletes’ desire to both continue to play and not let their teammates and coaches down ( Chrisman, Quitiquit, & Rivara, 2013