What: Association of Diversity in Sport (ADS) Panel – ‘Amateur Hour: The Commercialization of College Athletics’
When: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 (5:00 p.m.)
Where: University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Student Union Ballroom
Amateur Hour will touch on many polarizing topics surrounding the current collegiate sports landscape. Some of the topics covered will be conference realignments, illegal benefits for students, the overspending of athletic departments, and academic eligibility and what that means for the student-athlete.
- Glenn Wong, sport law professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
- Kevin Blackistone, veteran sports columnist, frequent panelist on ESPN’s Around the Horn, and journalism professor at the University of Maryland
- Andrew Zimbalist, renowned sport economist and economics professor at Smith College
- Jackie Campbell, NCAA Director of Division I
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