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The Gambling Syndicate, Brooklyn College Basketball and New York Giants Football 1945-1946
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Merle Hapes and Frank Filchock were banned from the National Football League for their failure to report a bribe offer to league officials. The two ended their football careers in Canada. Unfortunately neither betting scandal I have chronicled led to much substantive change in New York laws restricting gambling. My book is illustrated with photos from news accounts of the 1940s betting scandals.
Bill Spivey Kentucky All-American
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Bill Spivey was a Warner-Robbins, Georgia 7-footer who starred for the Kentucky Wildcats for two seasons from 1949-1951. Along with Shelby Linville he was the finest player on Adolph Rupp's teams that advanced to the quarter finals of the NIT Championship (1950) and won the NCAA basketball championship vs. Kansas State in March 1951. Spivey's banishment continued to plague him as a professional.
Offsetting Penalties - A PK Frazier Novel
Series: PK Frazier. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,640. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports
In this third installment of the exciting PK Frazier series of novels, PK must fight an unseen menace to keep his career, reputation and life intact. As a scandal brews that could jeopardize the integrity of a major sports league, PK Frazier finds himself venturing into unknown territory in search of answers to questions that keep changing, finally resulting in a most unforseen conclusion.
Understanding daily sports fantasy league's and winning strategies
Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery
Book for sports fans that want to get involved with playing daily sports fantasy league's for profit. The book offers a background of the industry and also winning strategies.
Jack Sharkey Vs. Primo Carnera June 29, 1933
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
Primo Carnera was shifted to a super-dreadnaught weight class among boxers after he pummeled boxer Ernie Schaaf to death at Madison Square Garden on the night of February 10, 1933. A separate weight division, created in the aftermath of this tragedy, was for boxers of 220 pounds or more. It would've prevented Sharkey-Carnera II from happening. The boxing commission permitted the bout in the end.
Philadelphia's Moonglo Cafe' Bribery and Prostitution in National League Baseball
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Major League Baseball has hidden a secret from public knowledge for 55 years. The secret involves meetings between a Philadelphia prostitute and 3 major leaguers in the 1959 baseball season. The names of the players are known to Philadelphia Phillies' management, the Phila. Police Dept. and MLB execs. Baseball commissioner Ford Frick chose to keep the players' identities hidden from the public.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
The Complete Round Robin Sports Betting Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Mega Media Depot. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
: As a 20+-year sports veteran I am revealing the system I use to bet a small amount of money, and look for the big score. As a better I know what it feels like to have more than one play starting at the same time, so I needed a method for dealing with this situation. I developed The Complete Round Robin Betting Guide to teach players how to bet many games at one time using a small amount of cash.
The 75% Winning System for Sports Gambling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Mega Media Depot. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
The 75% System is a high percentage winning system of wagering on Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey and Boxing. This book will explain a system of betting that when the bets are set up according to the system, you have a 75% chance of winning. If you like to play multiple games, then the 75% system is for you. This book does not teach you which games to play, but a way to play them.