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Stefan Szymanski

commanded higher salaries. However, a walk is no different from a single (a hit that gets the batter to first base), so if drawing walks (after four balls called by the umpire) is a skill that can be attributed to the batter, then this skill should also be reflected in player compensation. Beane and his

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after and thus positively correlated with their salaries. Using data from 281 free agent Major League Baseball (MLB) position players who signed contracts between 2008 and 2011, this study tested the hypothesis that risk-averse owners pay a premium for players who demonstrated a consistent record of

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Christopher R. Barnhill, W. Andrew Czekanski and Adam G. Pfleegor

sport followed by their perceptions of program quality. Notably, job salary was one of the least influential factors in their study, outranked by ease of major, job availability, prestige of sport managers, convenience of the sport management program at their university, and program quality. A

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Lynley Ingerson and Michael L. Naraine

now and want to commit to the Braves and the city of Buffalo for a long time. Rickard: I agree. While there is talent out there, not everyone wants to come to Buffalo to work. I am thinking we need to consider the expectations of potential candidates other than high salaries. Money alone will not draw

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Ahmed Al-Emadi, Nicholas D. Theodorakis, Donna Pastore, Abdellatif Sellami and Abdulaye Diop

indicated salary and location, fit within the program, and quality of faculty were important. A second framework, theory of planned behavior ( Ajzen, 1991 ), has been utilized in studies across different cultures. The theory of planned behavior predicts “one’s intention to engage in an explicit behavior

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Mark E. Moore

exorbitant salaries paid to administrators, as well as football and basketball coaches, and the development of lavish sport venues that cost millions of dollars to erect. In fact, the authors state that $7.7 billion in debt had been incurred to finance new athletic facilities by 2013. The book outlines

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Emily M. Newell

contracts, and salaries plays in sport. The biggest criticism of the text as a whole is one that the authors themselves address in the preface: the ever-changing nature of sport communication means that by the time this text is consumed, ways in which sport media are produced and consumed will have

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Melinda A. Solmon

but also working smart. Everything that she did was a piece of a puzzle to help her achieve her long-term goals. She never taught summer school and advised me, and others, to get used to living on a 9-month salary. She argued that spending time in the summer on scholarship instead of teaching would

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Emma S. Ariyo

professional sport. The women’s professional volleyball league failed to develop in 1987. Major League Volleyball was created, but it folded because top players opt to play in Europe. Lastly, the six pro leagues vary in their revenue intake and players’ salaries; however, athletes and coaches in these leagues

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Emily A. Hall, Dario Gonzalez and Rebecca M. Lopez

MM: role conflict. Benefits of AM: Role congruency. Barriers of AM: Role strain and work-life balance. ATs in TM had significantly greater stress scores, lower salary ranges, worked more hours, and reported more job dissatisfaction than ATs in the MM. Role congruity: 92% of participants were aware of