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Jon Michael Mills and George L. Daniels

The amount of time dedicated to sports coverage in local news has decreased substantially in recent years. In fact, some networks have eliminated traditional sports segments or outsourced them to national organizations. The now defunct Sinclair Broadcast Group’s SportsCentral represented a cost-efficient way to produce local sports segments in multiple media markets, and this study sought to understand how SportsCentral broadcasts compared with traditional broadcasts in 3 markets. An analysis of SportsCentral segments over a 17-month period in the Birmingham, AL; Oklahoma City; and Tampa–St. Petersburg markets showed that traditional sportscasts provided more local sports coverage than shows airing SportsCentral. While relying more heavily on satellite-generated content, sportscasts using SportsCentral had a wider variety of stories and aired more sports feature stories and franchises than the traditional sportscast. However, local newscasts found ways to integrate sports coverage into the news broadcast to cover late-breaking or important local stories.

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Richard Pringle

. ( 1974 ). Performance and meaning: A socio-cultural view of women in sport (Stencilled Occasional Paper Series No. 17). Birmingham, UK : Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies .

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Brian Wilson and Nicolien VanLuijk

occurring, what the protest entailed, and who was involved in the protest. Consider the following line from The Province : “The tent village has the support of more than 50 local groups that want an end to homelessness, condo development and police harassment in the Downtown Eastside” ( Birmingham, 2010

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maintenance. Exploring girls’ engagement in secondary school physical education Tidmarsh, G. 1 , Kinnafick, F. 2 , and Johnston, J. 3 1 University of Birmingham, UK; 2 Loughborough University, UK; 3 Nottingham Trent University, UK Girls are participating in physical activity less than the daily

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Damian Haslett, Javier Monforte, Inhyang Choi and Brett Smith

sociopolitical and Para sport contexts (i.e., naturalistic generalizability; Smith, 2018 ). Participants and Sampling After gaining ethical approval for the study from the University of Birmingham, UK, participants were recruited through three purposive sampling strategies: maximum variation, criterion based

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Anthony Amorose, Illinois State University, USA Lindsey Blom, Ball State University, USA Ian Boardley, University of Birmingham, UK Steven Bray, McMaster University, Canada Mark Bruner, Nipissing University, Canada Travis Dorsch, Utah State University, USA Andy Driska, Michigan State University

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John Vincent, Jason W. Lee, Kevin Hull and John Hill

strategy firm hired after the campaign’s development to empirically evaluate its results, were also examined. Our document analysis included the UA student newspaper, the Crimson White; local newspapers the Tuscaloosa News and Birmingham News;; and the University of Alabama Alumni magazine

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Kendra R. Todd and Kathleen A. Martin Ginis

). Rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries . World Journal of Orthopedics, 6 ( 1 ), 8 . PubMed ID: 25621206 doi:10.5312/wjo.v6.i1.8 10.5312/wjo.v6.i1.8 National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center . ( 2016 ). Spinal cord injury (SCI) facts and figures at a glance . Birmingham : University of Alabama at

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Bradley J. Cardinal

’s Health. Kinesiology Review, 5, 87–97. doi:10.1123/kr.2015-0057 2016 Kathleen M. Armour University of Birmingham, United Kingdom Armour, K.M. (2017). Pedagogical cases: A new translational mechanism to bridge theory/research practice gaps in youth physical activity education (PAE). Kinesiology Review

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Melissa Pangelinan, Marc Norcross, Megan MacDonald, Mary Rudisill, Danielle Wadsworth and James McDonald

outside the local area, 10–13% obtain positions in larger cities within 150 miles of Auburn (e.g., Birmingham, Montgomery, Columbus, Atlanta). A minority of students obtain opportunities outside of Alabama or Georgia. Although the internship coordinator and academic advisors maintain a repository of