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2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 217 - Sports, Gambling and the Media


This course explores gambling as a cultural phenomenon in the United States, focusing particularly on the role of mass media in three major sports gambling scandals: the 1919 Black Sox, boxer Primo Carnera, and point-shaving in college basketball.

Credits: 3