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  1. Qualifying Times
    This perceptive, lively study explores U.S. women's sport through historical "points of change": particular products or trends that dramatically influenced both women's participation in sport and cultural responses to... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2014
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  2. Rocky Marciano
    Published: 9th February 2005
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  3. The Revolt of the Black Athlete

    The Revolt of the Black Athlete

    By Harry Edwards

    Series Sport and Society

    University of Illinois Press

    The Revolt of the Black Athlete hit sport and society like an Ali combination. This Fiftieth Anniversary edition of Harry Edwards's classic of activist scholarship arrives even as a new generation engages with the issues he explored.... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2017
    Hardback / £25.99
  4. Bloomer Girls
    Disapproving scolds. Sexist condescension. Odd theories about the effect of exercise on reproductive organs. Though baseball began as a gender-neutral sport, girls and women of the nineteenth century faced many obstacles on their... Learn More
    Published: 14th March 2017
    Hardback / £82.00
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  5. The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism
    For decades, amateurism defined the ideals undergirding the Olympic movement. No more. Today's Games present athletes who enjoy open corporate sponsorship and unabashedly compete for lucrative commercial endorsements.   Matthew... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2016
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  6. Sex Testing
    In 1968, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) implemented sex testing for female athletes at that year's Games. When it became clear that testing regimes failed to delineate a sex divide, the IOC began to test for gender... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2016
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  7. Game Faces
    Sports figures cope with a level of celebrity once reserved for the stars of stage and screen. In Game Faces , Sarah K. Fields looks at the legal ramifications of the cases brought by six of them--golfer Tiger Woods, quarterback... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2016
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  8. Cold War Games
    It is the early Cold War. The Soviet Union appears to be in irresistible ascendance, and moves to exploit the Olympic Games as a vehicle for promoting international communism. In response, the United States conceives a subtle,... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2016
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  9. Team Chemistry
    In 2007, the Mitchell Report shocked traditionalists who were appalled that drugs had corrupted the "pure" game of baseball. Nathan Corzine rescues the story of baseball's relationship with drugs from the sepia-toned... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2016
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  10. Wounded Lions
    The Jerry Sandusky child molestation case stunned the nation. As subsequent revelations uncovered an athletic program operating free of oversight, university officials faced criminal charges while unprecedented NCAA sanctions... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2016
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  11. Changing the Playbook
    In Changing the Playbook , Howard P. Chudacoff delves into the background and what-ifs surrounding seven defining moments that transformed college sports. These changes involved fundamental issues--race and gender, profit and... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2015
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  12. I Wore Babe Ruth's Hat
    David W. Zang played junior high school basketball in a drained swimming pool. He wore a rubber suit to bed to make weight for a wrestling meet. He kept a log as an obsessive runner (not a jogger). In short, he soldiered through... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2015
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  13. Marvin Miller, Baseball Revolutionary
    Marvin Miller changed major league baseball and the business of sports. Drawing on research and interviews with Miller and others, Marvin Miller, Baseball Revolutionary offers the first biography covering the pivotal labor leader's... Learn More
    Published: 26th January 2015
    Hardback / £29.99
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  14. NFL Football
    This wide-ranging history synthesizes scholarship and media sources to give the reader an inside view of the television contracts, labor issues, and other off-the-field forces that shaped the National Football League. Historian... Learn More
    Published: 19th August 2014
    Hardback / £77.00
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  15. The Sons of Westwood
    For more than a decade, the UCLA dynasty defined college basketball. In twelve seasons from 1964 to 1975, John Wooden's teams won ten national titles, including seven consecutive championships. The Bruins made history by breaking... Learn More
    Published: 16th September 2013
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  16. Cheating the Spread
    Delving into the history of gambling and corruption in intercollegiate sports, Cheating the Spread recounts all of the major gambling scandals in college football and basketball. Digging through court records, newspapers, government... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2012
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