"Game-Day Goddess: Learning Basketball's Lingo" documents the action you'll see on television or hear on the radio, or in the stands, and the essentials of the game. A handy reference covering the most important phrases and words used in today's game at the pro and college level, this concise dictionary features simple entries.
This is the inside factual story of how point shaving scandals hit several colleges in the 1940s and 1950s. The most affected school was the University of Kentucky, which had won three national championships and an Olympics in the four years preceding the disclosure of how gamblers had paid players to influence the outcome of important games.
From "Which #16 seed lost by one point to Georgetown in the 1989 NCAA Tournament?" to "What year did Wisconsin and North Carolina both advance to the Final Four as #8 seeds?" Bathtub Hahn serves up 240 trivia questions that capture the historic heroics, unforeseen upsets and obscure origins of coaches and programs that make the NCAA Tournament the best sporting event on the planet.
The year 2012 really was a fantastic year in sports, and join author, journalist and blogger Aaron Torres in looking back at it all, through a collection of his best articles from the website www.aarontorres-sports.com.
In 1974, little Stancil College’s basketball program was about to fade into oblivion after years of failure, until assistant coach Charlie Nash came up with an idea how to put them back on the college basketball map.
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.