1) Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read the assigned articles/reading resources for the week.
Describe the tactics used by professional sports leagues in seeking to find a balance between the cooperation and competition necessary for success at the league level. What problems arise when implementing such measures? Provide examples from the course text and from your experiences. Sum up your ideas in 200-250 words.
2) Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read the assigned articles/reading resources for the week.
Identify the structural and operational differences between the closed (American Professional Sports Leagues) and open (European Professional Sports Leagues) team sports leagues. Based on your review what do you consider to be strengths or weakness with each model of professional sports leagues? Include a detailed description of why one professional league model may be more effective than the other.