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George B. Cunningham and Calvin Nite

In 2019, the Atlanta Hawks (of the National Basketball Association; NBA) hosted a “Love Wins” night, with a focus on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community ( Evans, 2019 ). Activities included lighting portions of the outside of the arena to create a rainbow effect. The

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Sarah Zipp, Tavis Smith and Simon Darnell

activity, these products are very important because many girls fear embarrassing leaks during rigorous movements such as running and jumping ( Forde, 2009 ; Women in Sport, 2018 ). At school, education on menstrual health is often limited, laden with social restrictions, or missing altogether, leaving

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Stefan Walzel, Jonathan Robertson and Christos Anagnostopoulos

, while scholarly research activity on CSR is also gathering pace ( Breitbarth, Walzel, Anagnostopoulos, & van Eekeren, 2015 ; Paramio-Salcines, Babiak, & Walters, 2013 ). This increased interest in CSR engagement has manifested both by (or in) and through sports ( Kent, 2016 ). Indeed, CSR by sports has

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Brendan O’Hallarn, Stephen L. Shapiro, Marion E. Hambrick, D.E. Wittkower, Lynn Ridinger and Craig A. Morehead

social media site, along with the passion of sport fans and their real-time consumption pattern, can combine to generate activity akin to a Habermasian public sphere. O’Hallarn ( 2015 ) illustrates how the potential exists within Twitter hashtag discussions to create public sphere-like conditions. Figure

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Anna Gerke and Yan Dalla Pria

constructions that are determined by underlying social structures. Research in this area has investigated how social networks and their actors (notably venture capitalists and law offices) affect economic activity ( Ferrary & Granovetter, 2009 ; Suchman, 1994 ). Proximity as a multifaceted concept impacting

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Yonghwan Chang, Daniel L. Wann and Yuhei Inoue

which an individual feels fully immersed and “in the zone” in a given ongoing activity without experiencing reflective self-consciousness ( Csikszentmihalyi, 1990 ; Jackson & Csikszentmihalyi, 1999 ). Following a similar logic, in the context of spectator sports, when fans reach the state of being in

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Ben Larkin, Brendan Dwyer and Chad Goebert

Fantasy sport is a tremendously popular activity, achieving steady growth in participation in the nearly 30 years since the Fantasy Sport Trade Association began tracking activity. According to the Fantasy Sport Trade Association, there were nearly 60 million participants in the USA and Canada in

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Marlene A. Dixon and Per G. Svensson

It all started with a group of thugs. I was spending time in Kibera with a group of high school boys who were involved in all aspects of gang activity. We talked about what if we turned this area in Kibera from this section to that section into a place of hope? Into a place that brought restoration

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Grace Yan, Dustin Steller, Nicholas M. Watanabe and Nels Popp

increasingly embraced perception that digital platforms function as a critical site that allows users to engage their interest for sport through content generation and other networked communicative activities ( Jensen, Ervin, & Dittmore, 2014 ; Popp, McEvoy, & Watanabe, 2017 ; Watanabe, Yan, Soebbing

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Kathryn E. Shea

opportunities that have arisen with media convergence have led to questions about the role of governments and the effectiveness of existing governing structures in regulating media activities. Humphreys and Simpson provide strong evidence that a new governance framework is necessary for the media