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Unpublished Paper
Sports Scandals from the Top-Down: Comparative Analysis of Management, Owner, and Athlete Discipline in the NFL & NBA
ExpressO (2015)
  • Jaimie K. McFarlin, Harvard University
  • Joshua S.E. Lee, Harvard University
Abstract

This article serves to discuss the current landscape of professional sports discipline and commissioner power in the NFL & NBA, specifically understanding the discipline of management and ownership in the major leagues as compared to player discipline when franchise ownership interests and commissioner power conflict. Furthermore, these particular events illuminate the differences between discipline in professional sports and non-sports contexts.

Keywords
  • NFL,
  • NFLPA,
  • unions,
  • collective bargaining
Publication Date
June 11, 2015
Citation Information
Jaimie K. McFarlin and Joshua S.E. Lee. "Sports Scandals from the Top-Down: Comparative Analysis of Management, Owner, and Athlete Discipline in the NFL & NBA" ExpressO (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jaimie_mcfarlin/5/