Industry Connection: Collaboration between academia, athletics, and architecture for a post-COVID future of sport

by Kiernan O. Gordon, Department of Business, University of New England and Scott R. Schiamberg, Perkins Eastman Abstract A group of professionals with expertise across sport architecture, design, athletic administration, and academia convened as a response to the COVID-19 global pandemic to consider resultant impacts of the pandemic on sport. The group’s formation, collaboration, andContinue reading “Industry Connection: Collaboration between academia, athletics, and architecture for a post-COVID future of sport”

White Paper: COVID-19 and Sport: What Are We Really Missing?

Stacy Warner, East Carolina University & Tiesha R. Martin, Radford University In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, sport fans, athletes, and sport managers are navigating an unprecedented time. The most comparable event many of us in the United States have witnessed is likely the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks in 2001. WhileContinue reading “White Paper: COVID-19 and Sport: What Are We Really Missing?”

Incentives and Unintended Consequences: Lessons from Sport

Robert Butler and David Butler, University of College Cork, Ireland Abstract This paper explores the relationship between changing incentives and unintended consequences in the context of the sports labor market and sports broadcasting. Appealing to two recently published studies, we demonstrate how the introduction of bonus points in rugby union, and intervention by broadcasting regulatorsContinue reading “Incentives and Unintended Consequences: Lessons from Sport”