(ALL CLASSES ACTUALLY EXIST)
?Coaching Football, University of Florida (2 credits). Students must scout one game and put tog-ether a playbook. Guest lecturer: Steve Spurrier.
?The Modern Olympic Games, Penn State (3 credits). Made popular by now retired professor John Lucas, who was named North America's official International Olympic Committee (IOC) lecturer by IOC I president Juan Antonio Samaranch in 1993. The title of one I lecture: "Television and Corporation Monies. 'Thank You, I Peter Ueberroth!' "
INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS-COLLECTIVE
?The Economics of Collective Bargaining in Sports, Cornell (3 credits). Or you could just rent Jerry Maguire when it goes to video.
FINE ARTS 237
?The Architecture of Sport and Spectacle in Ancient Rome, Harvard (one half-course credit). Did the Colosseum I have a retractable roof? (Maybe.) Christian and lion locker rooms? (Sort of.) How did the facilities built by the Greeks and the Romans differ? (You'll have to take the course to find out.)
SOCIAL SCIENCE 200
?Fields of Dreams: Baseball, American Culture and the Open Road, Alabama (3 credits). Professor Rich Megraw's syllabus refers to spring break as the "seventh-inning stretch." The course includes a five-day field trip to see games played at five levels, from the low-level minors to the major leagues.