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ITHACA, NY — Undrafted and Harvard educated, Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks is the NBA’s first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent. Lin is making a big splash in a big way. Why? Ithaca College professor of sport management and media Stephen Mosher offers two reasons for Linsanity.

“With the retirement of Shanghai-born Yao Ming [who ended his...

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 ITHACA, NY — According to a 2010 study by Ithaca College researchers and the National College Players Association, an athlete advocacy group, the average Division I athlete on a “full scholarship” ends up annually paying $2,951 worth of school-related expenses not covered by grants-in-aid. Earlier this week, more than 300 Division I football and men’s basketball...

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ITHACA, NY—Not long after Labor Day, the Pittsburgh Pirates clinched their 19th consecutive losing season—the longest stretch of futility in any major professional American sport. Yet, thanks to revenue sharing, television contracts and other non-gate income, Pirate owners have been making millions of dollars annually. In fact, the cost of signing top-flight players to lucrative...

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ITHACA, NY — With the negotiations over a new NFL collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between billionaire owners and millionaire players going nowhere and the current agreement due to expire March 4, will the dispute be resolved by the time the 2011 season starts in September? If so, will fans agree to buy season tickets and merchandise at higher prices and pay higher taxes to finance...

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