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Sport History and Culture: Law and Politics

A guide to selected resources on the history of sport, with special attention to social and cultural issues.

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Antitrust Law United States

Professional Sports Contracts

Professional Sports Law and Legislation

Sports Corrupt Practices

Sports Law and Legislation

names of specific sports and "law and legislation," such as Baseball Law and Legislation

names of specific sports and "corrupt practices," such as Soccer Corrupt Practices



Here Comes the Judge: Sports and the Law

Banner, Stuart. The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption. KF3989 B36 2013.

De Snctis, Fausto Martin. Football, Gambling, and Money Laundering: A Global Criminal Justice Perspective. GV943 D473 2014.

Duquette, Jerold J. Regulating the National Pastime: Baseball and Antitrust. Also available in print, KF3989 D87 1999.

Edmonds, Edmund P. Baseball Meets the Law: A Chronology of Decisions, Statutes and Other Legal Events. KF3989.2 E36 2017.

Gould, William B., IV. Bargaining with Baseball: Labor Relations inn an Age of Prosperous Turmoil. GV880 G68 2011.

Greenfield, Steve, and Guy Osborn. Regulating Football: Commodification, Consumption and the Law. 2001.

Grow, Nathaniel. Baseball on Trial: the Origin of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption. KF3989 G76 2014.

Kudlac, Christopher S. Fair or Foul: Sports and Criminal Behavior in the United States. 2010.

Kurlantzick, Lewis, ed. Legal Issues in Professional Baseball. KF3989 A75 L44 2005.

Surdam, David George. 2015. The Big Leagues Go to Washington: Congress and Sports Antitrust, 1951-1989. Also available in print, KF3989 S87 2015.


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