World Sports: A Reference Handbook covers a wide variety of sports-related controversies, including ethical, political, technological, business, and social issues related to the phenomenon of sports. Many of the larger topics are covered from multiple angles, often providing both a global and American perspective. The work provides unique insights into the commonly addressed subject of sports, supplying information that most readers will find unfamiliar and thought-provoking. Addressing forms of sports as diverse as American football, skateboarding, NASCAR auto racing, ultrarunning, and the disciplines of the Olympic Games, the title's topics are discussed in depth to illuminate the sport's specific issues and are backed with information from relevant sports organizations, biographies of important people, chronologies, and charts and graphs. The information within this handbook is based upon the latest academic research but presented in very accessible language, making it appropriate for high school and undergraduate students as well as general readers.Potential host regions or cities prepare a Request for Proposal (RFP) according to NFL guidelines. ... the information pertaining to stadium, tickets, security, accommodations, media center, transportation plan, venues for satellite events, ... In particular, the contracts that ensure anti-gouging practices from all the service organizations are critical to a successful bid ... NFL owners began calling Tampa asking for more incentives such as free hanger North American Sport Bidding for andanbsp;...
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