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Sports



link to catalog page SOLBERG, Creating the Big Ten

Creating the Big Ten

Courage, Corruption, and Commercialization

Author: Winton U. Solberg
Pub Date: January 2018

How an athletic conference turned college football into big business   learn more...

Pigskin Nation

How the NFL Remade American Politics

Author: Jesse Berrett
Pub Date: April 2018

The incendiary union of two all-American institutions   learn more...

link to catalog page TAMTE, Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football Author: Roger R. Tamte
Pub Date: April 2018

The man who turned a muddy scrum into athletic poetry   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bloomer Girls

Bloomer Girls

Women Baseball Pioneers

Author: Debra A. Shattuck
Pub Date: February 2017

America, its women, and its game   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dream Shot

Dream Shot

The Journey to a Wheelchair Basketball National Championship

Author: Josh Birnbaum
Pub Date: November 2017

Photographs of the uphill battles and crowning triumph of a storied athletic program   learn more...

link to catalog page, Football and Manliness

Football and Manliness

An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL

Author: Thomas P. Oates
Pub Date: April 2017

Tackling the problem of how the NFL measures men   learn more...

link to catalog page, Globetrotting

Globetrotting

African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Author: Damion L. Thomas
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2017

Deploying African American sports stars in the Cold War   learn more...

link to catalog page, I Fight for a Living

I Fight for a Living

Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Author: Louis Moore
Pub Date: October 2017

Hardworking prizefighters and the battle against a racist America   learn more...

link to catalog page PEARSON, Illini Legends, Lists, and Lore Author: Mike Pearson
Pub Date: September 2017

A fact-filled salute to over 130 years of athletic triumph   learn more...

link to catalog page, Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles

Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles

The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports

Author: Edited by Steven Gietschier
Pub Date: December 2017

Reviewing the play on your favorite classic moments in sports   learn more...

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