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By Cory Hillman

activities should not what they was. New publicly funded stadiums resemble buying department shops. fanatics compete for funds prizes in myth activities leagues. activities games at the moment are advertising and public relatives instruments and workforce trademarks became stylish brands.
the bigger social meanings activities carry for lovers are being eclipsed via their advertisement functionality as a method to promote item and attach company sponsors with shoppers. This ebook examines how the yank shopper tradition impacts expert and collegiate activities, decreasing enthusiasts to shoppers and trivializing activities themselves.
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