The Gospel According To Espn

Author: Jay Lovinger
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 9780786888962
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An anthology of essays and illustrations profiles the top sports figures in modern society and their place in modern society, and celebrates the role of sports in American life as a powerful secular religion.

The Gospel According To Gipper

Author: Joe Hamlet
Publisher: Innovo Publishing
ISBN: 1936076829
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hy the title, The Gospel According to Gipper? Why another book that has “The
Gospel According to . . .”? There's The Gospel According to Peanuts, The Gospel
According to ESPN, The Gospel According to Disney, The Gospel According to
the Simpsons, and lest we leave them out, there are the gospels according to
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. If you want more book and article titles with “The
Gospel According to . . .,” Google that phrase and you will have more than a
million ...

Espn

Author: Travis Vogan
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252097866
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ESPN.com, September 9, 2003. http://espn.go .com/page2/s/thompson/030909.
html. ———. Hey Rube! Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward
Spiral of Dumbness. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. ———. Introduction to
The Gospel according to ESPN: The Saints, Saviors & Sinners of Sport, edited by
Jay Lovinger, 1–8. New York: ESPN Books, 2002. ———. “A Sad Week in
America.” ESPN.com, April 10, 2003. http://espn.go.com/ page2/s/thompson/
030410.html.

Sportscasters Sportscasting

Author: Linda Fuller
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135696799
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... Charles Hirshberg's ESPN 25: 25 Mind-Bending, Eye-Popping, Culture
Morphing Years of Highlights (2004), Jay Lovinger's The Gospel According to
ESPN: The Saints, Saviors, and Sinners of Sports (2003), Keith Olbermann and
Dan Patrick's The Big Show: Inside ESPN's SportsCenter (1997), and Shelly
Youngblut'sThe Quotable ESPN (1998).That last one has some funny slips and
clips, such as: • Billy Crystal, talking about Mickey Mantle: “He just was everything
. If it wasa hot, ...

The Gospel According To Disney

Author: Mark I. Pinsky
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 1611644275
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As recently as October 2003, New Republic editor and ESPN commentator
Gregg Easterbrook, writing about the Miramax release Kill Bill by director Quentin
Tarantino, referred to Eisner and Miramax head Harvey Weinstein as “Jewish
executives” who “worship money above all else, by promoting for profit the
adulation of violence.” Easterbrook, a senior editor, wrote on the magazine's Web
site that “Disney's C.E.O., Michael Eisner, is Jewish; the chief of Miramax, Harvey
Weinstein, ...

The Edge

Author: Roger Pielke
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press
ISBN: 1938901622
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Prologue Victor Conte, Twitter post, August 18, 2015, https://twitter.com/
VictorConte/status/633553012884017152. An ESPN film about Coach Bill
McCartney and his Colorado football team does a nice job of explaining that era
in Boulder: Jim Podhoretz, dir., “The Gospel According to Mac,” ESPN 30 for 30
Film (November 2015); http://espn.go.com/30for%)/film?page=
thegospelaccordingtomac. United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural
Organization, “International Convention ...

A Matrix Of Meanings

Author: Craig Detweiler
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 080102417X
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Hunter S. Thompson, “Enough to Make a Man Believe,” in The Gospel according
to ESPN For many of us, friendships forged and lessons learned on athletic fields
still mean plenty. Trophies from Little League or youth soccer still gather dust on
a shelf. We saved the program and ticket stub from the first sporting event we
witnessed in person. We cherish the baseball cards and athletes' autographs
collected over the years. Before I (Craig) was a filmmaker, before I was a divinity
student, ...

Battling Siki

Author: Peter Benson
Publisher:
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He came across that way in a 1929 Italian novel loosely based on his life, Orio
Vergani's lo, povero negro; in an HBO special in the late eighties — "Not So
Great Moments in Sports"; in a chapter in Nigel Collins's 1990 book Boxing
Babylon; and in a strange 2002 compilation of sports legend, Jay Lovinger's The
Gospel According to ESPN: Saints, Saviors, and Sinners. But a counter-
representation has also taken shape. All along, where black fighters trained,
Siki's name continued to ...

K Blows Top

Author: Peter Carlson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786741562
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Published for the fiftieth anniversary of the trip, K Blows Top is a work of history that reads like a Vonnegut novel.

The Seventies In America

Author: John C. Super
Publisher: Salem Pr Inc
ISBN:
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The Gospel According to ESPN. New York: Hyperion, 2003. P. Graham Hatcher
See also Feminism; King, Billie Jean; Sports; Tennis; Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972; Women's rights. □ Battlestar Galactica Identification
Television science-fiction series Date Aired from 1978 to 1979 Despite being
criticized for its lack of scientific consistency and its plot elements, Battlestar
Galactica provided entertainment to a generation of viewers that had become
fascinated with the ...