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Missing links in sports management programs

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 25 / 16

O hio University’s Sports Administration Program, the first program of its kind, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Today there are over 800 sports management programs around the world training tomorrow’s sports business leaders. ...

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