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By Cory Hillman

activities aren't what they was. New publicly funded stadiums resemble procuring department stores. fanatics compete for money prizes in delusion activities leagues. activities games at the moment are advertising and marketing and public relatives instruments and group trademarks became trendy brands.
the bigger social meanings activities carry for lovers are being eclipsed by way of their advertisement functionality as a way to promote item and attach company sponsors with shoppers. This publication examines how the yankee buyer tradition impacts expert and collegiate activities, lowering lovers to shoppers and trivializing activities themselves.
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