POPULAR vs. SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS:
Popular Sources are designed for the general population. They are typically written by a non-expert through the use of secondary sources and whose reliability can be limited.
Examples include: Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News, Time Magazine.
Scholarly or Academic journals report original scientific research. Submitted articles are usually peer-reviewed by a panel of experts and scholars in the field.
Examples include Journal of Sport Management, Journal of Sports Economics, Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology