Books tagged: sports management

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Looking into the business of boxing
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
The Sport of Professional Boxing is rapidly approaching crossroads in its existence. Many Coaches, Managers, and Fighters are looking for new pathways to success, while simultaneously mantaining control over there teams destiny. This book is a how to manual with simple principles and instructions to help facilitate change. "Team ownership" is the new era of "Boxing team" management.
Developing a Model Soccer Club
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
Soccer clubs of all levels and sizes play vital roles in their communities, yet most face challenges that prevent them from achieving their goals each year. This book documents the practices of the best-run clubs and provides straightforward guidelines to bring these practices to your club. This book is required reading for all administrators, coaches, and parents who want more from their club!
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
From Peach Baskets to Dance Halls and the Not-so-Stern NBA
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The 21st century version of the National Basketball Association will never be confused with the various leagues that cropped up after Dr. James Naismith came up with a game in the fall of 1891 at a Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA. Dr. Naismith put up some peach baskets and gave 18 players a soccer ball and the game of "basket ball" was born. A century later, basketball was a global sensation.
Diamond Dollars: The Economics of Winning in Baseball
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
An insightful, provocative analysis of the business of baseball by a consultant to MLB teams. Gennaro addresses key questions that affect how teams make decisions about their roster and their bottom line. How does winning affect revenue? What is the relative cost of developing talent vs. buying it in the free agent market? What is the dollar value of Cubs’ fans loyalty? Gennaro does the math.
Baseball Research Journal Vol. 43 Issue 1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The Baseball Research Journal is the flagship research publication of the Society for American Baseball Research. Founded in 1971, SABR now has over 6,000 members investigating every aspect of the sport, from statistical analysis to biographical research, to psychology, economics, physics, and more. Includes stories on Allan Roth, John McGraw, attendance factors, physics of hitting, and more.
WARNING: Professional Sports Don't Make Millionaires
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
In part 1 of a 3 book series, “Warning: Professional Sports Don’t Make Millionaires”, the story futures a rookie super star athlete who recently was drafted to play professional basketball. Joining him on this journey is his veteran teammate, who turned into his mentor teaching critical business strategies on how to excel in his professional career from a business perspective.
Sport in America — Builder of Character or “Characters”?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,640. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This book looks specifically at the practice in the United States of permitting the type of sport competition in which fair play, honesty, and sportsmanship actually decline in the course of a university experience. The author also explores the belief of most that winning is the only thing that matters rules supreme, as well as the lack of intramural athletics in the schools, etc.