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Sports



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 FIELDS, Female Gladiators

Female Gladiators

Gender, Law, and Contact Sport in America

Author: Sarah K. Fields
Pub Date: June 2008

How school-aged girls used the legal system to gain access to contact sports   learn more...

link to catalog page FEEZELL, Sport, Play, and Ethical Reflection Author: Randolph Feezell
Pub Date: 2006

A philosophical analysis of the nature, attraction, and limits of sport   learn more...

link to catalog page SULLIVAN, Rocky Marciano

Rocky Marciano

The Rock of His Times

Author: Russell Sullivan
Pub Date: April 2005

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the final fight of boxing's only undefeated heavyweight champion   learn more...

link to catalog page NATHAN, Saying It's So

Saying It's So

A Cultural History of the Black Sox Scandal

Author: Daniel A. Nathan
Pub Date: September 2005

How meaning was manufactured following the national pastime's darkest hour   learn more...

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