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Sports



link to catalog page, Qualifying Times

Qualifying Times

Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

Author: Jaime Schultz
Pub Date: March 2014

How technologies and trends challenge the boundaries for women in sport   learn more...

link to catalog page GORN, A Brief History of American Sports Author: Elliott J. Gorn and Warren Goldstein
Pub Date: December 2013

A provocative look at the centrality of sports to 400 years of American society and culture   learn more...

link to catalog page, Friday Night Fighter

Friday Night Fighter

Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing

Author: Troy Rondinone
Pub Date: May 2013

The rise of televised boxing and one of its most watched and beloved fighters   learn more...

link to catalog page, Nikkei Baseball

Nikkei Baseball

Japanese American Players from Immigration and Internment to the Major Leagues

Author: Samuel O. Regalado
Pub Date: March 2013

How Japanese immigrants embraced America's pastime   learn more...

link to catalog page, Rooting for the Home Team

Rooting for the Home Team

Sport, Community, and Identity

Author: Edited by Daniel A. Nathan
Pub Date: May 2013

Civic pride and personal identity in local sports teams   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Sons of Westwood

The Sons of Westwood

John Wooden, UCLA, and the Dynasty That Changed College Basketball

Author: John Matthew Smith
Pub Date: October 2013

College basketball's most dynamic dynasty, on and off the hardwood   learn more...

link to catalog page RING, Stolen Bases

Stolen Bases

Why American Girls Don't Play Baseball

Author: Jennifer Ring
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: February 2013

A revealing look at the history of women's exclusion from America's national pastime   learn more...

link to catalog page, Before the Curse

Before the Curse

The Chicago Cubs' Glory Years, 1870-1945

Author: Edited by Randy Roberts and Carson Cunningham
Pub Date: January 2012

The early days and glory days of the Chicago Cubs   learn more...

link to catalog page, Cheating the Spread

Cheating the Spread

Gamblers, Point Shavers, and Game Fixers in College Football and Basketball

Author: Albert J. Figone
Pub Date: December 2012

College sports' ignominious history of game fixing   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Rise of the National Basketball Association Author: David George Surdam
Pub Date: November 2012

How the NBA went from nothing . . . to "nothing but net"   learn more...

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