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link to catalog page CARROLL, Red Grange and the Rise of Modern Football Author: John M. Carroll
Pub Date: Cloth: 1999; Paper: 2004

To understand the forces that helped create the modern superstar athlete, begin with Red Grange   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sweet Charlie, Dike, Cazzie, and Bobby Joe

Sweet Charlie, Dike, Cazzie, and Bobby Joe

High School Basketball in Illinois

Author: Taylor H. A. Bell
Pub Date: October 2004

The first comprehensive history of high school basketball in Illinois   learn more...

link to catalog page QUIRK, The Ultimate Guide to College Football

The Ultimate Guide to College Football

Rankings, Records, and Scores of the Major Teams and Conferences

Author: James Quirk
Pub Date: August 2004

College football's collected "tales of the tape"   learn more...

link to catalog page MILLS, A View from the Bench

A View from the Bench

The Story of an Ordinary Player on a Big-Time Football Team

Author: George R. Mills
Pub Date: April 2004

The memoir of an average college football player at one of the most dominant college football programs   learn more...

link to catalog page ROBERTS, Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey

The Manassa Mauler

Author: Randy Roberts
Pub Date: June 2003

An incisive and fast paced biography about one of boxing all time greats and Heavyweight Champion of the World from 1919 to 1926   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Nazi Olympics

The Nazi Olympics

Sport, Politics, and Appeasement in the 1930s

Author: Edited by Arnd Krüger and William Murray
Pub Date: September 2003

The preparation and presentation of the Nazi Olympics as seen by the host country and by the main competing countries   learn more...

link to catalog page GUTTMANN, The Olympics

The Olympics

A History of the Modern Games (2d ed.)

Author: Allen Guttmann
Pub Date: January 2002

The classic account of the modern Olympic movement   learn more...

link to catalog page BRUNS, Preacher

Preacher

Billy Sunday and Big-Time American Evangelism

Author: Roger A. Bruns
Pub Date: March 2002

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link to catalog page MILLER, The Sporting World of the Modern South Author: Edited by Patrick B. Miller
Pub Date: April 2002

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link to catalog page HENDERSON, Ball, Bat and Bishop

Ball, Bat and Bishop

The Origin of Ball Games

Author: Robert W. Henderson
Pub Date: May 2001

Henderson traces the origins of ball sports to religious rites in ancient Egypt and debunks the myth that Abner Doubleday invented baseball in 1839.   learn more...

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