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Matthew D. Bird and Brandonn S. Harris

.1080/10413200490485595 10.1080/10413200490485595 Gardner , F.L. ( 2001 ). Applied sport psychology in professional sports: The team psychologist . Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 32 , 34 – 39 . doi:10.1037/0735-7028.32.1.34 10.1037/0735-7028.32.1.34 Griffis , S.E. , Goldsby , T.J. , & Cooper , M

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Nicholas M. Watanabe, Grace Yan, Brian P. Soebbing and Ann Pegoraro

). Measuring discrimination in major league baseball: Evidence from the baseball hall of fame . Applied Economics, 34 ( 2 ), 167 – 177 . doi: 10.1080/00036840010034244 Kahn , L.M. ( 1991 ). Discrimination in professional sports: A survey of the literature . Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 44

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Fraser Carson, Julia Walsh, Luana C. Main and Peter Kremer

previously worked as a consulting sport and performance psychologist for a number of professional sports organizations. References Allen , J.B. , & Shaw , S. ( 2009 ). Women coaches’ perceptions of their sport organisations’ social environment: Supporting coaches’ psychological needs? The Sport

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Sebastián Feu, Javier García-Rubio, Antonio Antúnez and Sergio Ibáñez

regional governments delegate the organization of sport in the Sports Federations. Sports federations organize amateur and professional sports. In some sports, such as soccer, basketball, and handball the professional leagues organize the competition. Democracy in Spain was re-established in 1979, growing

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Zachary W. Arth, Darrin J. Griffin and Andrew C. Billings

Long a frequently discussed and controversial topic in the United States, immigration is experiencing a recent upsurge in media relevance ( Hanna, 2018 ). Somewhat surprisingly, one area where immigration is not discussed as frequently is in professional sports ( Anderson, 2016 ). This could be

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Daniel Maderer, Petros Parganas and Christos Anagnostopoulos

professional sports organizations use Pinterest as a communications and relationship-marketing tool . Communication & Sport, 3 ( 4 ), 434 – 457 . doi:10.1177/2167479513518044 10.1177/2167479513518044 Hambrick , M.E. , Simmons , J.M. , Greenhalgh , G.P. , & Greenwell , T.C. ( 2010 ). Understanding

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Anthony Krautmann, Peter von Allmen and Stephen J.K. Walters

. The existing literature on player–agent relationships in professional sports is fairly thin. This is likely the case because, as discussed in Solow and von Allmen ( 2016 ), the agent’s services are assumed to be simply a fixed (although necessary) cost of transacting—in contrast to the product of an

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Stéphanie Turgeon, Kelsey Kendellen, Sara Kramers, Scott Rathwell and Martin Camiré

professional sports or the Olympics. As we close in on the third decade of the 21st century, the age-old question remains as pertinent (and loaded) as ever. Do we want a competitive and talent-driven sport system that primarily serves the interests of the select and gifted few or one in which access is

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Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones

implications this has for professional sports were observed by Barnsley and Thompson ( 1988 ) when they reported that adolescent and professional ice hockey players in the NHL had birth dates heavily skewed toward the beginning of the selection year. Wayne Gretzky is again an example of the phenomenon, being

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Erin Morris, Ryan Vooris and Tara Q. Mahoney

college athletics, including coaching, administration, and governance. For instance, at the college level, only 22.3% of athletic directors are women ( Acosta & Carpenter, 2014 ). The representation issue also extends to the professional sports world. While 46.8% of the U.S. workforce is female ( U