603 pages , McFarland , 2016-03-17 The Olympic Games, revived in 1896, are the most well known international multisport gathering—but since 1896, hundreds of other competitions based on the Olympic Games model have been established whose histories have not been well documented. The Encyclopedia of International Games captures (in one alphabetical sequence) the historie...[Read More]
240 pages , Penguin Group Australia , 2016-08-29 Today Victor Trumper is, literally, a legend - revered for deeds lost in time, a hallowed name from the golden era from before the moving image began to dictate memories and Bradman reset the records. In life, Trumper was Australia's first world beater - at his peak just after Federation, he was not just a cricketer but an...[Read More]
232 pages , Classic Sports , 2018 "In Classic Bengals, authors Steve Watkins and Dick Maloney give a tour of the best moments in the Bengals's long history, which will evoke special memories from longtime fans and delight those who currently follow the team"--
336 pages , Simon & Schuster , 2019-06-04 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “One of the best golf books this century.” —Golf Digest Tom Coyne’s A Course Called Scotland is a heartfelt and humorous celebration of his quest to play golf on every links course in Scotland, the birthplace of the game he loves. For much of his adult life, bestselling author Tom Coyne has bee...[Read More]
256 pages , Wiley , 2006-03-10 Advance Praise for THE 50 GREATEST RED SOX GAMES "Here's the deal. It costs about $43 for a grandstand seat at Fenway Park these days, unless you buy the ticket from a scalper, which makes the cost $2 million. If you went to just 50 games of any dimension that means the cost would be either $2,150 or $100 million. Here, for considerably les...[Read More]
292 pages , McFarland , 2007-07-23 In 1908 baseball was the only game that mattered in the South. With no major league team in the region, rivalries between Southern Association cities such as Atlanta, Birmingham, Memphis, and New Orleans were heated. This season, however, no city was as baseball-crazed as Nashville, whose Vols had been league doormat in 1907. After an u...[Read More]
384 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2011-12-07 A veteran hockey writer takes on hockey culture and the NHL—addressing the game's most controversial issue Whether it's on-ice fist fights or head shots into the glass, hockey has become a nightly news spectacle—with players pummeling and bashing each other across the ice like drunken gladiators. And while the NHL may actual...[Read More]
208 pages , Three Rivers Press , 2001 A guide to coaching girls' basketball that includes information on the game's rules, drills and strategies, motivating players, helping girls learn from their playing experiences, and other related topics.