Challenges Facing Amateur Athletics
Witnesses testified regarding how gambling and commercialization have affected amateur athletics.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Michael Aguirre Chairman National Collegiate Athletic Assn.->Student Athlete Advisory Committee
- Shelley Berkley U.S. Representative [D] Nevada
- Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr. President and CEO American Gaming Association
- Ramogi Huma Founder and President Collegiate Athletes Coalition
- Kevin Lennon Vice President National Collegiate Athletic Assn.->Membership Services
- Tom McMillen Official Knight Intercollegiate Athletics Commission
- Thomas Osborne U.S. Representative [R] Nebraska
- William Saum Representative National Collegiate Athletic Assn.
- Clifford "Cliff" Stearns U.S. Representative [R] Florida
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