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Excerpt — Social Issues in Sport-3rd Edition

Critical Theorists and the Financing of Sport Venues

How would a critical theorist respond to the public financing of sport venues? Explain your answer. Here’s an example to ponder.

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Less television, more internet

On a daily basis, viewers in the United States watched about 12 minutes less television in 2014 than they did a year earlier. Overall, viewers spend about 14.5 hours per month watching video on their phones and tablets - or about a tenth of a tenth of the time they spend watching TV (Luckerson 2014).

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Sport as Monopoly

Some people argue that professional sports in the United States are unique in that they clearly constitute monopolies and that no other U.S. business operates under the same favorable set of rules. Let’s examine this argument, beginning with a historical review.

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