Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, NBA, Olympics, Basketball, Dream Team, George M. Steinbrenner, Competition, Equality
National Basketball Association; Basketball; Competition, unfair; Olympics; Equality; Steinbrenner, George M. (George Michael), 1930-2010
It may be difficult to concentrate on anything else after seeing Fidel Castro do the Wave, but with the end of the Pan-American Games it might be worthwhile to reflect on the meaning of international sports competition, especially in light of the special treatment offered to the U.S. Basketball team, and the plans to allow the NBA big guys to compete at the next Olympic Games in Barcelona.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Dream Team - Importance of Competiton in sport" (1991). On Sport and Society. 300.