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Sports in America /

edited by Lynn M. Messina.

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Names: Messina, Lynn.
Published: New York : H.W. Wilson, 2001.
Series: Reference shelf ; v. 73, no. 2.
Topics: Sports - United States.
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Part 1. America's pastimes -- Sports and life : lessons to be learned / Jeff Kemp -- Hitting the sweet spot / Stephen Lehman -- Out of their league / Jay Stuller -- An American sport revs up -- They got more than just game / Sara Hammel and Anna Mulrine -- Tennis racket / Patrick Hruby -- Part 2. Youth sports -- Challenger baseball / Kerry Pianoforte -- As American as Volvos and Rovers / Bedra Galant -- Out of control / William Nack and Lester Muson -- Second impact syndrome : sports confront consequences of concussions / Jeffrey H. Tyler and Michael E. Nelson -- Part 3. College and semi-pro sports -- Athletes in big-time college sport / Dave Meggyesy -- Backlash against Title IX : an end run around the female athletes / Andrew Zimbalist -- College athletes deserve some equity / Craig Greenlee -- Inside the NBA : springing a league / Jackie MacMullan and David Sabino -- Base hits : there are major-league benefits in the minors / Matthew J. Bernthal and Peter J. Graham -- Part 4. The good, the great, and the ugly -- The greatest show on earth / Rick Reilly -- Touched by greatness / David Scott -- God bless Lance Armstrong / Heather Lende -- A season of shame / Mark Starr and Allison Samuels -- Boxing reformers should go for KO / Jack Newfield and Wallace Matthews -- Part 5. The business of sports -- From Hearst to Stern : the shaping of an industry over a century / Rick Burton -- Goal lines, baselines, and bottom lines : can pro sports survive prosperity? / Robert Jabaily -- What price victory? Too much for most fans / Mark Dolliver -- The ultimate expansion / Eric M. Leifer -- Is it a stadium or a commercial? / Filip Bondy -- Going to extremes / Laura Petrecca -- Part 6. The Olympics -- The Special Olympics : a tradition of excellence / Chris Privett -- "The athletes are the games" / Carl Lewis -- Women of the world / Cathy Harasta -- World strives to purify Olympic flame / Ilene R. Prusher ... [et al.] -- Drug scandal shines spotlight on image / Bruce Horovitz.

Table of Contents for: Sports in America