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Sada Reed and Guy Harrison

than sourced content. However, this literature also suggests there are instances when using anonymous sources may be acceptable—if not more accurate—when the information is sensitive and/or salary-related and would not otherwise be shared (see Berghel, 2017 ; Lashmar, 2017 ). Through the lens of NBA

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Ryan P. Terry

national media had called KU football the worst Power Five program in the country and ESPN’s Dan Le Batard suggested it might be “. . . the worst thing in sports” (as cited in Grathoff, 2017 , para. 4). During a period between 2010 and 2014, KU paid $22.5 million in head coach salaries for 11 wins—or a

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collected, a team’s efforts to examine the relationships among variables, and the ways in which this information could be applied to personnel and salary decisions. On the other hand, big data afford athletes the opportunity to embrace the “quantified self” and take advantage of analytics. Athletes can use

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Ryan King-White and Adam Beissel

, 2018 ). Put differently, it is on this playing field—a playing field of shiny new facilities both sporting and entertainment—where the university is endeavoring to compete against similar-tier colleges and universities, and not necessarily with respect to increasing faculty salaries, decreasing class

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Dawn Heinecken

celebrates Griner’s physical abilities in its opening sequence, showing Griner dunking in slow motion alongside statistics listing her height, wingspan and shoe size. Revealing the enormous difference between Griner’s salary of 49,000 in the WNBA and her 600,000 salary in China, the film reveals the

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Zachary McCarver, Shelby Anderson, Justine Vosloo and Sebastian Harenberg

Opportunity Commission [ EEOC], 2016 ). In SEP, there have been previous accounts of gender and racial discrimination. For example, Roper, Fisher, and Wrisberg ( 2005 ) documented that unfair hiring practices, salary discrepancies, “glass ceilings,” and work–life-balance concerns may be barriers for female

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Thilo Kunkel, Daniel C. Funk and Daniel Lock

consumers’ league brand associations through rule changes (e.g., a change in salary cap to enhance player quality) and league-wide marketing campaigns (e.g., television commercials) as a way to increase the attractiveness of the league brand and provide support to teams. Therefore, the A-League provides a

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Philip E. Martin, Mary E. Rudisill, Bradley D. Hatfield, Jared Russell and T. Gilmour Reeve

influence decisions such as promotions, reappointments, merit-based salary adjustments, and award nominations. Procedures for annual evaluations include the timing and period covered by the review, who is responsible for conducting assessments, documentation of activities reported by individual faculty, and

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Roger Gilles

running “hippodromes”—fixed events for which the hired hands made only a modest salary—but the intensity of the competition, the race contracts, and the women themselves tell a different story. 11 These women took themselves very seriously indeed, and the best of them trained year round and drew

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Megan B. Shreffler, Samuel H. Schmidt and James Weiner

-level sales positions. The reasoning provided for this was that master’s students tended to believe they deserved more, specifically related to pay and job duties, because of their degree. This issue can be addressed through sport sales courses in which students not only learn about sales and typical salaries