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Current Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6 (2017) Sport Management Issue

Invited Editorial

Original Research


Does Time Heal all Wounds? A Case Study on Rival Perceptions Before and After Conference Realignment
Cody T. Havard, Daniel L. Wann, Timothy D. Ryan, and Norman O'Neal


Are You Welcomed? A Racial and Ethnic Comparison of Perceived Welcomeness in Sport Participation
Trevor Bopp, Robert Turick, Joshua D. Vadeboncoeur, and Thomas J. Aicher


“I will change the world”: The Intersection of Social Change and Male College Athletes’ Leadership Perspectives
Rhema D. Fuller, C. Keith Harrison, S. Malia Lawrence, Jeff Eyanson, and Danielle McCardle


From Crisis to De-escalation: An Examination of Politics in a U.S. High School Steroid Testing Program
Brennan K. Berg, Kathryn Winsley, Rhema D. Fuller, and Michael Hutchinson


Corporate Social Responsibility: Considerations for Sport Management in the Age of Neoliberalism
Anthony J. Weems, Justin R. Garner, Kristi Oshiro, and John N. Singer


T. Scott Lyons, PhD, FACSM
Western Kentucky University
James W. Navalta, PhD, FACSM
University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Associate Editor-in-Chief

Brian K. McFarlin, PhD, FACSM
University of North Texas

Assistant Editor-in-Chief

Whitley Stone, PhD
University of Central Missouri
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