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Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of Iowa, 1985
M.A., Mass Communication, University of Kentucky, 1979
A.B., Radio-Television, Morehead State University, 1977


Media and Sports
New Media Technologies
Media Law & Regulation

Three books and dozens of book chapters and articles. Most recent book is Centerfield Shot: A History of Baseball on Television. Articles in Journal of Communication, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture, and Journal of Sport and Social Issues, among others.

Founding Editorial Board Member, Communication & Sport

Founding Editorial Board Member, NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture.

(Fmr.) Editorial Board Member, Journal of Sport and Social Issues

(Fmr.) Chair, Research Board,Sports Division, Broadcast Education Association.

(Fmr.) Chair, Research Board, Mass Communication Division, Southern States Communication Association.

Founding Member, International Association of Communication and Sports; Keynote Speaker at 4th Bi-Annual Summit on Sports and Communication.