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  • Sports Finance and Managementby Jason A. Winfree; Mark S. Rosentraub; Brian M Mills

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 83.95

    The sports business landscape has changed dramatically in the past two decades. Teams and facilities have become integral parts of the businesses of real estate and development, entertainment, and the media. While an understanding of core financial management issues specific to the sports industry is still mandatory, a greater appreciation of financial... more...

  • Multisensory Impact of Sport Eventsby Thorsten Tham

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 73.64

    Thorsten Tham highlights the fundamental changes that have swept Germany?s footballing landscape in recent years and presents theory-based impact hypotheses about forms of stimulus that can raise the loyalty of football-affine target groups before, during and after the game. Based on the example of traditional club VfL Bochum 1848 an online survey... more...

  • American League Franchisesby Frank P. Jozsa Jr.

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 47.26

    This brief analyzes each of the Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises in the American League, their past regular-season and postseason records and financial performances while operating as competitive, popular, and profitable or unprofitable enterprises. Using sport-specific information and relevant demographic, economic, and financial data, this... more...

  • Handgun Training - Practice Drills For Defensive Shootingby Grant Cunningham

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    You have a handgun for self-defense, and have taken a good defensive shooting class. How do you practice and maintain those critical skills? This book has the tools you need to hone your skills at your favorite range. Inside you'll find: Drills you can do on your own Drills you can do with a training partner Drills to help replicate the environment... more...

  • The Sublime Inventionby Michael R Lynn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Ballooning, like the Enlightenment, was a Europe-wide movement and a massive cultural phenomenon. Lynn argues that in order to understand the importance of science during the age of the Enlightenment and Atlantic revolutions, it is crucial to explain how and why ballooning entered and stayed in the public consciousness. more...

  • Punching Above their Weightby Sean McGoldrick

    The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    An account of the history, heritage, successes and failures of Irish boxing. Incorporating interviews with key players including Gary Keegan, Billy Walsh, Katie Taylor, boxers past and present and people closely associated with the sport. more...

  • Watermanby David Davis

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 26.95

    Waterman is the first comprehensive biography of Duke Kahanamoku (1890?1968): swimmer, surfer, Olympic gold medalist, Hawaiian icon, waterman. Long before Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz made their splashes in the pool, Kahanamoku emerged from the backwaters of Waikiki to become America?s first superstar Olympic swimmer. The original ?human fish?... more...

  • Against the Windby Lee DiPietro

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    To one woman, running was more than a passionit was a lesson in perseverance. Lee DiPietro discovered the exhilaration of endurance athletics when she ran her first half marathon in her late twenties. From that day forward, she took on every marathon that she could, and despite having to juggle her running with her responsibilities as mother and... more...

  • Backlundby Bob Backlund; Robert H. Miller; Roddy Piper

    Sports Publishing 2015; US$ 26.99

    Bob Backlund began life as a poor farm boy in the little village of Princeton, Minnesota, with a population of just over 2,000 people. He was a below-average student with a lackluster work ethic and a bad attitude, who hung with the wrong crowd and made a lot of bad choices. He was a kid whose life was headed for disasteruntil a local coach took interest... more...

  • Art Rossby Eric Zweig; Ron MacLean

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 7.99

    The first authorized biography of Art Ross, Hockey Hall of Famer, founding father of the NHL, and long-time member of the Boston Bruins. Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr, Wayne Gretzky, and Sidney Crosbie have all hoisted the trophy that bears his name. Learn about Ross's early crusade for players' rights, and why he was a key to the NHL's success. more...