ERIC Number: ED469743
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Feb-13
Reference Count: N/A
Challenges Facing Amateur Athletics. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
This hearing examined challenges facing amateur athletics, focusing on several topics identified as relevant to the issue. Witnesses addressed the commercialization of collegiate sports and its impact. They also discussed how gambling affects amateur sports and looked at overall student athlete welfare. Testimony was presented by Michael Aguirre, NCAA Division 1, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee; Congressional Representative Hon. Shelley Berkley; Frank J. Farhrenkopf, Jr., American Gaming Association; Ramogi D. Huma, Chairman, Collegiate Athletes Coalition; Tom McMillen, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics; Congressional Representative Hon. Tom Osborne; and William S. Saum, Director of Agent, Gambling, and Amateurism Activities, National Collegiate Athletic Association. A prepared statement was submitted for the record by Kevin Lennon, Vice President for Membership Services, National Collegiate Athletic Association. A letter was submitted for the record by Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League. (SM)
Descriptors: College Athletics, College Students, Ethics, Hearings, Higher Education, Student Welfare
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.