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Author Smith, Ronald A. (Ronald Austin), 1936-

Title Pay for play : a history of big-time college athletic reform / Ronald A. Smith.

Publication Info. Urbana, Chicago : University of Illinois Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 Levine Library - Circulating Collection  GV347 .S65 2011    Available
Description xii, 344 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Sport and society
Sport and society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Student-controlled athletics and early reform -- Faculty, faculty athletic committees, and reform efforts -- Early interinstitutional reform efforts -- Presidents: promoters or reformers? -- Football, progressive reform, and the creation of the NCAA -- NCAA: a faculty debating society for amateurism -- 1920s and the Carnegie report on college athletics -- Individual presidential reform: Gates, Hutchins, and Bowman -- Presidential conference reform: the 1930s Graham plan failure -- NCAA and the sanity code: a national reform gone wrong -- Ivy league presidential reform -- Scandals and the ACE reform effort in the 1950s -- Lowly standards: chaos in the sports yards -- Hanford Report, rejected reform, and Proposition 48 -- Title IX and governmental reform in women's athletics -- African Americans, freshman eligibility, and forced reform -- Presidential control, minor reform, and the Knight commission -- NCAA reorganization, the board of presidents' reform, and the APR -- Faculty reform efforts: CARE, the Drake Group, and COIA -- Freshman rule: a nearly forgotten reform.
Subject National Collegiate Athletic Association -- History.
College sports -- United States -- History.
College sports -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- History.
College sports -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780252035876 (cloth) (alkaline paper)
0252035879 (cloth) (alkaline paper)
9780252077838 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
0252077830 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
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