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|DOWNLOAD E-PUB ♵ Games Colleges Play: Scandal and Reform in Intercollegiate Athletics ♻ Featuring a new introduction by the author, the paperback edition of Games Colleges Play chronicles the history of intercollegiate athletics fromtofrom the early, glory days of Knute Rockne and the Gipper to the modern era of big budgets, powerful coaches, and pampered players John Thelin describes how sports programs although seldom accorded official mention with teaching and research in the university mission statement have become central to university life As administrators search for a proper balance between athletics and academics, Thelin observes, this peculiar institution grows increasingly powerful and controversialThelin examines theCarnegie Foundation Report, the formation of major athletic conferences, the national college basketball scandals after World War II, the dissolution of the Pacific Coast Conference in the s, and the Knight Foundation Report ofHe finds disturbing patterns of abuse and limited reform and explores the implications of these patterns for today s college presidents, faculty, and students Games Colleges Play provides historical background that will inform current policy discussions about the proper place of intercollegiate athletics within the American university