The meaning of sport-related events in the process of becoming and being a fan : a grounded theory study of highly committed sport fans

@inproceedings{Jones2003TheMO,
  title={The meaning of sport-related events in the process of becoming and being a fan : a grounded theory study of highly committed sport fans},
  author={Melinda Jones},
  year={2003}
}
Newspapers across the country and around the world are filled with reports of events that have occurred within the sporting world. These events range from summaries of wins/losses and statistics of the players in the game to reports of more significant even�s ( e.g., a player's retirement, a team relocation, a league folding, or a player's legal 

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