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Bridging the Gap
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
For the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, the USA sent 18 African-American athletes. 14 medaled, three with roots in the Community College system. In the decades since, Community College athletes from all races and both genders have surpassed expectations athletically and academically. Bridging Gap captivates with vital accounts from a socio-educational entity that continues to score magnificent results
“Where’s the Manure?”/Goofiest Sports Quotes of the 21st Century (so far)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Dave Roos has been collecting and collating this odd assortment of sports quotes since the turn of this century for his day job – OK, make that night job – as a sports copy editor for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, KY. They come from superstars, has-beens and hangers-on throughout the sports universe, proving you don’t necessarily need crazy skills to say crazy things.
The Sporting Stings
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
If you loved motion pictures like The Hustler and The Sting, and books on which they were based, you'll love The Sporting Stings. This book is full of amazing stories about prominent athletes and coaches like Muhammad Ali, Evel Knievel, Joe Namath, Pete Rose, John Madden, Red Auerbach, Lee Trevino, Casey Stengel, Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King.
Sequins and Scandals: Reflections on Figure Skating, Culture, and the Philosophy of Sport
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Is figure skating sport or art? Is the judging corrupt? Why has figure skating's popularity gone into a death spiral? These beautiful essays address these questions and more. Informed by the author's training in philosophy and her familiarity with the work of noted dance critics, this book will help you glide effortlessly to a deeper understanding of the mysterious world of figure skating.