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HONR. 3400 - 305/ Special Topics: Business of Sports

Topics of the Course

• Business of sports medicine
• Stadium security post Boston Marathon bombing

• Staging global/local events such as the Boston Marathon and Head of the Charles


• Labor and management issues including free agency, and unions and agents to

protect the interest of athletes

• Ownership of sports teams

• New frontiers of the sports industry including fantasy sports and gambling

• The unique challenges of women working in sports’ business

• Non-profit sports sector

• Youth sports

• Sports media business

• Sports Analytics/Sabermetrics

• Breaking into sports business as a career


Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

Rickey: The Life and Legend of an American Original by Howard Bryant. Mariner Books, 2022. 

Racing Green: How Motorsport Science Can Change the World by Kit Chapman. Bloomsbury Sigma, 2022.

Library Suggestions (E-Books in UML Library)

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