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- University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 19.95
In the mid-1950s three unrecruited black basketball players, coached by a white former prison guard who had never before coached a college team, led a small Jesuit university in San Francisco to two national titles. The Dandy Dons describes for the first time how the unprecedented accomplishment of the Dons, led by coach Phil Woolpert and future hall-of-famers... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 15.00
In Scorecasting, University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketball, baseball, football, and hockey games are played, won and lost. Drawing from Moskowitz's original... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95
Managing Football is the first book to directly respond to the rapid managerial, commercial and global development of the sport and offers a thorough analysis of how the football industry can meet the challenges that flow from these developments. Expertly edited by two well known specialists in football business management, it draws together... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 14.99
120 Great Golf Courses in Australia and New Zealand looks at the layouts that should be on every golfers must-play list from the towering sand hills of Tasmanias Barnbougle Dunes, to Alice Springs (the hottest course in the world), and across the Tasman Sea to the majestic cliff-tops of Cape Kidnappers and Kauri Cliffs.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95
Drawing on research from Britain, Europe, Argentina and the USA this volume examines the culture and loyalties of soccer players and crowds and their relationships to social order, disorder and violence. This informative and accessible book will be of interest to students of Sport Science and to all of those who love the game of soccer. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 75.95
List of contributors, vii Foreword by the IOC, ix Foreword by the FIVB, x Preface, xi 1 Introduction: a brief history of the sport of volleyball, 1 Jonathan C. Reeser Part 1 Basic and Applied Science 2 Energy demands in the sport of volleyball, 11 Jaci L. VanHeest 3 The biomechanics of jumping, 18 Albert Gollhofer and Sven Bruhn... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2011; US$ 14.99
It began, in 1979, as a mad idea of starting a cable channel to televise local sporting events throughout the state of Connecticut. Today, ESPN is arguably the most successful network in modern television history, spanning eight channels in the Unites States and around the world. But the inside story of its rise has never been fully told-until now.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95
Shifting European identities, cultural loyalties and divisions are often expressed more directly through attitudes to 'the people's game' game than in any other arena. This book examines European football journalism from throughout the last century to present a unique cross-cultural analysis of changing European national and regional identities.... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 80.00
The Leaguers offers the first ever examination of the politics of the early football world, from struggles over the finances of the game and the treatment of players to campaigns to popularise football on a national and international basis. The basic features of professional football in Britain as we knew it for most of the twentieth century were established... more...