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  • What It Means to Be a Huskyby Greg Brown; Don James

    Triumph Books 2007; US$ 15.99

    Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the University of Washington football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Husky football is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen... more...

  • Sports and Educationby Anna Marie Frank

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This work takes an unbiased look at the positive and negative effects of school-sponsored sports on the American education system. It shows how sports become ingrained in the school system, and includes statistics on participation rates, budgets, and other relevant data. more...

  • The Sports Scholarships Insider’s Guideby Dion Wheeler

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2009; US$ 16.99

    Did you know that $1 billion are awarded in sports scholarships each year? Sports Scholarships Insider's Guide shows students that an athletic scholarship is within their grasp no matter what their sport or division. more...

  • Economics of College Sportsby John L. Fizel

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 111.00

    Operating behind a veil of amateurism, the NCAA and collegiate athletic departments oversee big business sports programs. These entities generate revenues comparable to professional sports, practice and play in facilities that rival those found in professional sports, and pay their top coaches salaries comparable to the salaries paid to coaches of... more...

  • Sports for Herby PENNY HASTINGS

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 81.00

    Today, one in every three high school girls plays sports, and the number of sports offered to these young women has increased dramatically in the past decade. This unique resource explores these sports from a girl's perspective, while examining sports issues as they pertain to young women. Individual chapters cover the most popular sports offered... more...

  • Beer and Circusby Murray Sperber

    Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 19.99

    A no-holds-barred examination of the troubled relationship between college sports and higher education from a leading authority on the subject Murray Sperber turns common perceptions about big-time college athletics inside out. He shows, for instance, that contrary to popular belief the money coming in to universities from sports programs never makes... more...

  • College Sports Inc.by Frank P. Jozsa Jr.

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    aiFor several decades in America, athletic programs in colleges and universities received financial support and resources primarily from their respective schools and such sources as alumni and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). More recently, however, college coaches assigned to athletic departments and the presidents and marketing... more...

  • An Absence of Competitionby Neil Longley

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book takes a multi-disciplinary approach to analyzing the nature of ?competition? and ?competitive advantage? within the U.S. pro sport industry. By many measures, the four major pro sports leagues in the U.S. ? the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL), and Major League Baseball (MLB)... more...

  • The High School Athlete's Guide to College Sportsby College Bound Sports

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2005; US$ 9.99

    This is a guide for high school athletes who wish to leverage their talent to get into the best possible college of their choice. In addition to ranking schools according to value, academics, best housing, and even "hot and trendy," the book provides a step-by-step plan for an athlete to present him or herself to a wide array of possible colleges.... more...

  • Varsity Greenby Mark Yost

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 25.95

    This book is a no-nonsense look at the business, economics, and culture of college sports. more...