My first-ever published academic article, this was thanks in no small part to the tutelage of my mentor and friend, Dr. Paul Pedersen. The article idea came out of a research seminar I took during my first semester as a doctoral student, and the general idea was that ESPN The Magazine might be giving preferential coverage to certain sports over others, based on the status of the television contract. Somewhat surprisingly, no such relationship was uncovered. This article was published in 2007 in the International Journal of Sport Management.

Here’s the article in PDF form: Clavio and Pedersen – 2007