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link to catalog page, Pay for Play

Pay for Play

A History of Big-Time College Athletic Reform

Author: Ronald A. Smith
Pub Date: December 2011

A rigorous investigation of reform in college sports   learn more...

link to catalog page MARTIN, Benching Jim Crow

Benching Jim Crow

The Rise and Fall of the Color Line in Southern College Sports, 1890-1980

Author: Charles H. Martin
Pub Date: August 2010

A benchmark study of racial exclusion in college athletics   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dusty, Deek, and Mr. Do-Right

Dusty, Deek, and Mr. Do-Right

High School Football in Illinois

Author: Taylor H. A. Bell
Pub Date: August 2010

A colorful history of high school football in Illinois   learn more...

link to catalog page TURRINI, The End of Amateurism in American Track and Field Author: Joseph M. Turrini
Pub Date: May 2010

How the stars of track and field won control of their sport   learn more...

link to catalog page, Wrigley Regulars

Wrigley Regulars

Finding Community in the Bleachers

Author: Holly Swyers
Pub Date: August 2010

A unique exploration of creating community in a fragmented world   learn more...

link to catalog page RIESS, The Chicago Sports Reader

The Chicago Sports Reader

100 Years of Sports in the Windy City

Author: Edited by Steven A. Riess and Gerald R. Gems
Pub Date: February 2009

A celebration of the fast, the strong, the agile, and the tricky throughout Chicago's storied sports history   learn more...

link to catalog page KEMPER, College Football and American Culture in the Cold War Era Author: Kurt Edward Kemper
Pub Date: August 2009

Waging the Cold War's ideological battles on the gridiron   learn more...

link to catalog page ORIARD, The End of Autumn

The End of Autumn

Reflections on My Life in Football

Author: Michael Oriard
Pub Date: August 2009

A classic recollection of college and pro football, from a player's inside perspective   learn more...

link to catalog page, Golf in America Author: George B. Kirsch
Pub Date: December 2009

An inclusive narrative of golf's history and popularity in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sports in Zion

Sports in Zion

Mormon Recreation, 1890-1940

Author: Richard Ian Kimball
Pub Date: January 2009

A unique look at the Latter-day Saints' recreational efforts intended to "Mormonize" a rising generation of young men and women   learn more...

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