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Sports



link to catalog page SMITH, 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 ROBERTS, 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 FIGONE, 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 SURDAM, 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...

link to catalog page SMITH, 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 BELL, 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 SWYERS, 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 KIRSCH, 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 KIMBALL, 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...

link to catalog page RADER, Baseball

Baseball

A History of America's Game

Author: Benjamin G. Rader
Pub Date: May 2008

A succinct history of baseball, newly revised and updated   learn more...

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