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Sports in America.

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Published: Ipswich, Massachusetts : H. W. Wilson , a division of EBSCO Publishing, Inc., 2013.
Series: Reference shelf ; v. 85, no. 4.
Topics: Sports - United States - History.
Regions: United States.
Genres: History. | Nonfiction.
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Preface : An introduction to American sports culture and history : the case of Lance Armstrong -- 1. Youth sports : The perks and pitfalls of youth sports ; Straight outta Compton / Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian ; Learning to play and playing to learn : organized sports and educational outcome / Ann Rosewater ; A review of organized youth sport in the United States / Jay Albrecht and Bradford Strand ; Gender in school athletics / Shelby L. Kinke Smith ; Youth sports can be expensive, but they aren't played by just the wealthy / Dave Barber ; Youth Olympic Games: from vision to success / Ng Ser Miang -- 2. Gender and Title IX: Title IX, women, and sports ; 40 years later, Title IX is still fighting perception it hurt men's sports / Gloria Goodale ; Cheer factor / Sean Gregory ; A sporting chance / Elinor Nauen ; Title IX at 40 : examining mysteries, myths, and misinformation surrounding the historic federal law / Mary Jo Kane -- 3. The big business of collegiate sports : The money game in college sports ; How television changed college football - and how it will again / Andy Staples ; Share the wealth / Harry Edwards ; How the SEC became the richest conference in college sports / Victor Luckerson ; Women's basketball matures, but not without growing pains / Libby Sander ; Game on! : why Rupert Murdoch wants to tackle ESPN / Sam Gustin -- 4. The concussion culture: Responsible solutions to concussion-related injuries ; Former Packer Tauscher backs concussion bill / Scott Bauer ; Genetic research on sports injuries takes an NFL veteran to a California college / David Glenn ; The NFL's concussion culture / Nate Jackson ; Concussions in youth sports / Matt Terl ; Truth and consequences of concussions / Brianna Kerr -- 5. The doping era: Race to the top : performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports ; Armstrong's Ahab / Bill Saporito ; Steroids loom large over programs / Associated Press ; The doping dilemma / Michael Shermer ; Steroid era's lineup / Gabe Lacques ; Is doping-free sport a utopia? / Stephen Seiler, Ralph Beneke, Shona L. Halson, Franco M. Impellizzeri, Inigo Mujika, David B. Pyne, and Carl Foster ; The man who fell to Earth / Michael Hall -- 6. The rise of fantasy sports: Fantasy sports, the internet, and casino gambling ; A winning strategy in a quarterback age / Gene Menez ; Daily fantasy sports become a gambling reality / Oskar Garcia ; Fantasy football gaining in popularity with kids / Beth Teitell ; Fantasy sports leagues challenged as illegal gambling / Anita M. Moorman.

Table of Contents for: Sports in America