The NFL lockout and the NHL’s approved sale of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg hold various implications for current and future sport managers. Whether you are an instructor or professional, please share how these events will affect you and/or your students:
Are you or your students being directly affected by these current events? Have you worked professionally with these leagues or their teams?
Will your students have an opportunity to gain field experiences, or might those field experiences be jeopardized?
Will you bring your own personal views--or any direct impact you, your students, or your region will face--into the classroom?
What lessons can future sport managers learn from these current topics and how can these events demonstrate textbook concepts?