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School and college athletics.

  • ACC Basketballby J. Samuel Walker

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    Since the inception of the Atlantic Coast Conference, intense rivalries, legendary coaches, gifted players, and fervent fans have come to define the league's basketball history. In ACC Basketball , J. Samuel Walker traces the traditions and the dramatic changes that occurred both on and off the court during the conference's rise to a preeminent position... 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...

  • Air Ballby John R. Gerdy

    University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 30.00

    John R. Gerdy has seen nearly every side of athletics. He is the son of a high school football coach; he was an All-American and professional basketball player and a legislative assistant for the National Collegiate Athletic Association; and he served as an associate commissioner for the Southeastern Conference. In Air Ball: American Education's... more...

  • Amateur Athleticsby Alan Marzilli

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 32.95

    Some fear that the commercialism surrounding sports is corrupting the young people who play them. 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...

  • Bigger Faster Strongerby R. Gregory Shepard

    Human Kinetics 2009; US$ 21.95

    Bigger Faster Stronger is now bigger and better than ever! This second edition presents the most popular strength training system for today?s high school and college athletes. Establish the solid foundation you need to compete successfully and advance your athletic career. more...

  • College Athletes for Hireby ALLEN SACK; ELLEN STAUROWSKY

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 98.00

    Many books have been written on the evils of commercialism in college sport, and the hypocrisy of payments to athletes from alumni and other sources outside the university. Almost no attention, however, has been given to the way that the National Collegiate Athletic Association has embraced professionalism through its athletic scholarship policy. Because... 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...

  • Die Gladiatorenby Christian Mann

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 9.01

    ? manche konnten wegen der Wunden, die sie empfangen hatten, andere vor Erschöpfung den Kampf nicht mehr fortsetzen, wieder andere waren im Verlauf des Gefechtes von ihren Gegnern entwaffnet worden. Gab ein Gladiator auf, so stoppte der Schiedsrichter den Kampf und fiel dem Sieger in den Arm. Nun kam es zu dem Akt, der die eigentliche Besonderheit... 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...