The sport industry is estimated to generate over $375 billion dollars annually. The growth of ESPN has brought a wide variety of "sports" into numerous households daily. This presentation is a discussion on the many definitions of "sport" in society. Should an activity be classified a “sport” just because it is broadcast on ESPN, is part of the Olympics, or is performed by athletic individuals?
|Presenters:||Wendy Barney (Graduate Student)
Derek Mellenthine (Graduate Student)
|Topic:||Physical Education and Sport|
|Time:||1:15 pm (Session III)|
Mediterranean Passages: Religious, Linguistic, and Cultural
8:45 am - 7 pm
Writers Forum: Calvin Trillin