Sports



link to catalog page KEMPER, Before March Madness

Before March Madness

The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball

Author: Kurt Edward Kemper
Pub Date: August 2020

Idealism, power, and the campaign to monetize college hoops   learn more...
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link to catalog page WENN & BARNEY, The Gold in the Rings

The Gold in the Rings

The People and Events That Transformed the Olympic Games

Author: Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney
Pub Date: February 2020

The fascinating financial history of selling the Olympics   learn more...
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link to catalog page CREPEAU, NFL Football

NFL Football

A History of America's New National Pastime

Author: Richard C. Crepeau
Pub Date: September 2020

The evolution of an American passion   learn more...
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link to catalog page ARIAIL, Passing the Baton

Passing the Baton

Black Women Track Stars and American Identity

Author: Cat M. Ariail
Pub Date: November 2020

How African American women athletes tested a nation's image of itself   learn more...
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link to catalog page ORTIZ, The Sport Marriage

The Sport Marriage

Women Who Make It Work

Author: Steven M. Ortiz
Pub Date: August 2020

Survival and sacrifice with the ultimate team players   learn more...
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link to catalog page EHRLICH, Kansas City vs. Oakland

Kansas City vs. Oakland

The Bitter Sports Rivalry That Defined an Era

Author: Matthew C. Ehrlich
Pub Date: September 2019

Chiefs-Raiders, Royals-A's, and the wildest time in American sports   learn more...
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link to catalog page RADER, Baseball

Baseball

A History of America's Game

Author: Benjamin G. Rader
Pub Date: November 2018

The pastime from its origins to analytics, now in an updated new edition   learn more...
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link to catalog page SOLBERG, Creating the Big Ten

Creating the Big Ten

Courage, Corruption, and Commercialization

Author: Winton U. Solberg
Pub Date: April 2018

How an athletic conference turned college football into big business   learn more...
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link to catalog page HARDY, Hockey

Hockey

A Global History

Author: Stephen Hardy and Andrew C. Holman
Pub Date: November 2018

Cold steel, cold war, and the epic of hockey   learn more...
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link to catalog page BILLINGS & BLACK, Mascot Nation

Mascot Nation

The Controversy over Native American Representations in Sports

Author: Andrew C. Billings and Jason Edward Black
Pub Date: October 2018

Looking for consensus on one of the most divisive issues in sports   learn more...
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