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Sport in America

From Wicked Amusement to National Obsession

by David K. Wiggins

  • 303 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Human Kinetics Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • United States,
  • Sociology Of Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • USA,
  • Sports Medicine,
  • History,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8376940M
    ISBN 100873225201
    ISBN 109780873225205

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Originally published inJames A. Michener’s explosive, spectacular Sports in America is a prescient examination of the crisis in American sports that is still unfolding to this day. Pro basketball players are banned for narcotics use, while a Major League pitcher is arrested for smuggling drugs across the Mexican by:   Sports in America.

Originally published inJames A. Michener’s explosive, spectacular Sports in America is a prescient examination of the crisis in American sports that is still unfolding to this day/5. Originally published inJames A. Michener’s explosive, spectacular Sports in America is a prescient examination of the crisis in American sports that is still unfolding to this day.

Pro basketball players are banned for narcotics use, while a Major League pitcher is arrested for smuggling drugs across the Mexican border/5(17).

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Sports in America on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: HarperCollins Publishers. Sport in America: From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization, Volume II, presents 18 thought-provoking Sport in America book focusing on the changes and patterns in American sport during six distinct eras over the past years.

The selections are entirely different from those in the first volume, discussing diverse topics such as views of sport in the Puritan society of colonial New England, 5/5(1). Los Angeles TimesThere is a crisis in American sports, and it's getting worse.

Drugs, violence, and the corrupting effects of money and fame. Even before these problems made national headlines, master writer James A. Sport in America book was growing concerned about the state of sports in America.

Michener's encyclopedic overview of today's sports scene is prompted by his gratitude for the lifelong enjoyment he's derived from competitive games and by the pained recognition that sports have changed&#;for the worse.

The wholesome luster is gone: big money wars, cynical franchise peddling, the growing awareness of the unequal status of women, the "flesh market" in athletes lured. A wonderful book for sports fans, "A History of American Sports in Objects" picks objects, often those belonging to famous athletes, and describes their significance.

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14 Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's. 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 sinceextreme sports, and women in sports.

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Micheners explosive, spectacular Sports in America is a prescient examination of the crisis in American sports that is still unfolding to this day. The forthcoming Olympics in Rio inand the FIFA World Cup in Brazil inhighlight the profound importance of sport in Latin America.

This book is the first to offer a broad survey of the way that sport is managed, governed and organized across the Latin American region, drawing on cutting-edge contemporary scholarship in management.

Kenneth L. Shropshire, the David W. Hauck Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, is the author of several award-winning books such as The Business of Sports, The Business of Sports Agents, The Sports Franchise Game, In Black and White, Sports and the Law, and Basketball Jones.4/5(4).

He edited the Library of America anthologies Football: Great Writing about the National Sport and, with George Kimball, At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing; and is the author, most recently, of the novel A Better Goodbye. Charles P. Pierce, who had provided a foreword to the collection, has been a working journalist since The Best Sports Writing is a yearly anthology of magazine articles on the subject of sports published in the United States.

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