A History Of Sports Highlights

Author: Ray Gamache
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786456647
Size: 44.53 MB
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This book traces the development and popularity of the sportscast highlight—the dominant news frame in the crowded medium of electronic sports journalism—as the primary means of communicating about sports and athletes.

Sports In American Life

Author: Richard O. Davies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118121376
Size: 46.86 MB
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This new edition of Davies’ highly praised narrative of American sports history makes use of the very latest research and now includes updated and expanded coverage of major sporting events since 2006, extreme sports, and women in sports.

Oregon Sports Stories

Author: Bob Robinson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625846126
Size: 71.32 MB
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In these twenty essays, Robinson offers a unique, behind-the-scenes account of some of Oregon's greatest sports moments and game-changing personalities.

Espn 25

Author: Charles Hirshberg
Publisher: ESPN Books
ISBN: 9781401337049
Size: 42.58 MB
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ESPN has grown from one cable station into a sports empire. ESPN25, the book, celebrates the people behind ESPN, the sports they cover, the athletes that play their hearts out, and, of course, the fans who care.

American Sports

Author: Murry R. Nelson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313397538
Size: 76.33 MB
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America loves sports. This book examines and details the proof of this fascination seen throughout American society—in our literature, film, and music; our clothing and food; and the iconography of the nation.

Sport And Ireland

Author: Paul Rouse
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198745907
Size: 52.83 MB
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This book offers a unique insight into the British Empire in Ireland; it also assesses the relationship between sport and national identity, and the manner in which states make policy in respect of sport.

The Story Of Your Life

Author: James Lambie
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1848762917
Size: 65.45 MB
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It was the Queen Mother’s love of horseracing that made her such an avid reader of the Life and coverage of that sport forms the core of this book, but there is so much more to fascinate the reader including eyewitness accounts of the ...


Author: Daniel M. Rosen
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313345201
Size: 28.63 MB
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This book chronicles the types and advances in doping techniques used by amateur and professional athletes over the last century.

A History Of The World Cup

Author: Clemente A. Lisi
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442245735
Size: 79.90 MB
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Though other histories of the World Cup largely ignore the United States' contribution to the competition, this volume highlights the progress of the American teams over the last several decades.

Sport And The Literary Imagination

Author: Jeffrey Hill
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783039107094
Size: 50.10 MB
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Rarely, though, has the work of the creative writer been considered in detail. This book directs its attention to this neglected area, examining a selection of novels in which the subject of sport has featured prominently.