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American sports : a history of icons, idols, and ideas

Author: Murry R Nelson
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2013.
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Examines the intersection of sports and American popular culture from the early 1900s to the present.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murry R Nelson
ISBN: 9780313397523 031339752X 9780313397530 0313397538
OCLC Number: 811850356
Description: 4 volumes (xxv, 1573 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. A-D --
v. 2. E-L --
v. 3. M-R --
v. 4. S-Z. Vol. 1 --
Aaron, Hank (1934- ) --
AAU basketball --
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem (1947- ) --
Adidas --
Advertising and sport --
Agassi, Andre (1970- ) --
Ali, Laila (1977- ) --
Ali, Muhammad (1942- ) --
"Alibi Ike" (1915) --
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) --
Allen, Mel (1913-1996) --
All-star game (Baseball) --
American Basketball Association (ABA) --
American Football League (AFL) --
America's Cup --
Angels in the Outfield (1951, 1994) --
Arena football --
Armstrong, Lance (1972- ) --
The A's (Athletics) --
Ashe, Arthur (1943-1993) --
Astrodome --
Auerbach, Arnold "Red" (1917-206) --
Auriemma, Geno (1954- ) --
Autry, Gene (1907-1998) --
The Babe Ruth story (1948) --
The bad news bears (1976) --
Ball four (1970) --
Bang the drum slowly (1956) --
Banks, Ernest "Ernie" (1931- ) --
Barkley, Charles (1963- ) --
Barry, Rick (1944- ) --
Baseball cards --
Baseball Hall of Fame --
"Baseball's Sad Lexicon" (1910) --
Belichick, Bill (1952- ) --
Benoit Samuelson, Joan, (1957- ) --
Berra, Yogi (1925- ) --
The Big House (Michigan Stadium) --
Big Red Machine --
Bird, Larry (1956- ) --
Black Power salute (1968 Olympics) --
Black Sox scandal (1919) --
Blair, Bonnie (1964- ) --
Blazejowski, Carol (1956- ) --
The blind side (2009) --
Blue, Vida (1949- ) --
Bonds, Barry (1964- ) --
Bonneville Salt Flats --
Boston Celtics --
Boston Marathon --
Boston Red Sox --
Bowl Championship Series (BCS) --
Bowl games --
Bradshaw, Terry (1948- ) --
Breaking away (1979) --
Brian's song (1971) --
Brooklyn Dodgers --
Brosnan, Jim (1936- ) --
Bryant, Kobe (1978- ) --
Bryant, Paul "Bear" (1913-1983) --
Bud Bowl --
Bull Durham (1988) --
Burns, Ken (1953- ) --
Butkus, Dick (1942- ) --
Caddyshack (1980) --
Caray, Harry (1914-1998) --
"Casey at the bat" (1888) --
"The catch" (1982) --
CCNY 1950 double championships --
Chamberlain, Wilt (1936-1999) --
Champion (1949) --
Chastain, Brandi (1968- ) --
Cheerleading --
Cheeseheads --
Chest bump --
Chicago Bears --
Chicago Bulls --
Chicago Cubs --
Chicago Defender --
Chuck Taylor All Stars --
Cinderella man (2005) --
Citation --
Clemens, Roger (1962- ) --
Clemente, Roberto (1934-1972) --
Cleveland Indians --
Coach --
Coachman, Alice (1923- ) --
Cobb (1994) --
Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) --
College basketball scandals --
Concussion --
Connors, Jimmy (1952- ) --
Cool runnings (1993) --
Cooper, Cynthia (1963- ) --
Cornbread, Earl and me (1975) --
Cosell, Howard (1920-1995) --
Costas, Bob (1952- ) --
Cousy, Bob (1928- ) --
Cowboys Stadium --
Crabbe, Buster (1908-1983) --
Cuban, Mark (1958- ) --
Dallas Cowboys --
Damn Yankees --
Davis, Al (1929-2011) --
Davis, Ernie (1939-1963) --
Daytona International Speedway --
Dean, Dizzy (1910-1974) --
Death of a salesman --
Death Valley, LSU football --
Deford, Frank (1938- ) --
Didrikson, Babe (1911-1956) --
DiMaggio, Joe (1914-1999) --
Dipping and baseball --
Disco Demolition Night (1979) --
Ditka, Mike (1939- ) --
Dream Team --
Dungy, Tony (1955- ) --
Dunk --
Durant, Kevin (1988- ). Vol. 2 --
EA Sports --
Earnhardt Ralph Dale, Sr. (1951-2001) and Earnhardt, Ralph Dale, Jr. (1974- ) --
Earthquake World Series (1989) --
Ederle, Gertrude (1905-2003) --
Enberg, Dick (1935- ) --
Erving, Julius (1950- ) --
ESPN channels --
ESPN College game day --
ESPY Awards --
Evert, Chris (1954- ) --
Fab Five --
Facenda, John (1913-1984) --
Fantasy leagues --
Favre, Brett (1969- ) --
Fear strikes out (1957) --
Federer, Roger (1980- ) --
Feller, Bob (1918-2010) --
Fences (1985) --
Fenway Park --
Field of dreams (1989) --
The fighter (2010) --
Final Four --
Finch, Jennie (1980- ) --
Finding Forrester (2000) --
Finley, Charlie (1918-1996) --
Fleming, Peggy (1948- ) --
Flood, Curt (1938-1997) --
Flutie, Doug (1962- ) --
Fogerty, John (1945- ) --
Four Horsemen --
Fox Sports --
Friday night lights --
Gatorade --
Gay games --
Gehrig, Lou (1903-1941) --
Gibson, Althea (1927-2003) --
Gibson, Bob (1935- ) --
Gibson, Josh (1911-1947) --
Golden boy (1937) --
Gordon, Jeff (1971- ) --
Grange, Red (1903-1991) --
The great white hope (1970) --
The greatest show on turf, 1999-2001 St. Louis Rams --
Green Bay Packers --
Greenberg, Hank (1911-1986) --
Gretzky, Wayne Douglas (1961- ) --
Griffey, Ken, Jr. (1969- ) --
Griffith Joyner, Florence (1959-1998) --
Gwynn, Tony (1960- ) --
Halas, George (1895-1983) --
Hamill, Dorothy (1956- ) --
Hamm, Mia (1972- ) --
Happy Gilmore (1996) --
Happy Valley, Penn State football --
Harlem Globetrotters --
Harris, Mark (1922-2007) --
Hawk, Tony (1968- ) --
Hawkins, Connie (1942- ) --
Hayes, Bob (1942-2002) --
Hayes, Woody (1913-1987) --
Heiden, Eric (1958- ) --
Heisman Trophy --
High five --
Homestead Grays --
Honus Wagner card --
Hoop dreams (1994) --
Hoosiers (1986) --
Hot dogs --
Hunter, Jim "Catfish" (1946-1999) --
The hustler (1961) --
Hyman, Flo (1954-1986) --
I spy --
Iditarod --
"Immaculate reception" --
Imus, Don (1940- ) --
Indianapolis Clowns --
Indianapolis 500 --
Iverson, Allen (1975- ) --
Jackson, Bo (1962- ) --
Jackson, Phil (1945- ) --
Jackson, Reggie (1946- ) --
James, Bill (1949- ) --
James, LeBron (1984- ) --
Jansen, Dan (1965- ) --
Jenner, Bruce (1949- ) --
Jerry Maguire (1996) --
Jeter, Derek (1974- ) --
Johnson, Earvin "Magic" (1959- ) --
Johnson, Jack (1878-1946) --
Johnson, Jimmie (1975- ) --
Johnson, Michael (1967- ) --
Johnson, Rafer (1935- ) --
Jones, Bobby (1902-1971) --
Jones, Marion (1975- ) --
Jordan, Michael (1963- ) --
Joyner-Kersee, Jackie (1962- ) --
Jumbotron --
Kahanamoku, Duke (1890-1968) --
Kentucky Derby --
King, Billie Jean (1943- ) --
Knight, Bobby (1940- ) --
Koufax, Sandy (1935- ) --
Krone, Julie (1963- ) --
Krzyzewski, Mike (1947- ) --
Ladies' Day --
Lake Placid --
Landis, Kenesaw Mountain (1866-1944) --
Lardner, Ring (1885-1933) --
Las Vegas and sports betting --
A league of their own (1992) --
Lee, Spike (1957- ) --
Legal decisions --
Leslie, Lisa (1972- ) --
Lewis, Carl (1961- ) --
Lieberman, Nancy (1958- ) --
Lingerie Bowl --
Little League World Series --
Lombardi, Vincent T. (1913-1970) --
The Long Count --
Lopez, Nancy (1957- ) --
Los Angeles Dodgers --
Los Angeles Lakers --
Louganis, Greg (1960- ) --
Louis, Joe (1914-1981) --
Love & basketball (2000). Vol. 3 --
Madden, John (1936- ) --
Madden NFL --
Madison Square Garden --
Magnificent Seven (1996) --
Man O' War --
Manning, Peyton (1976- ) --
Mantle, Mickey (1931-1995) --
Maravich, Peter "Pete" (1947-1988) --
March Madness --
Marching band --
Marichal, Juan (1937- ) --
Maris, Roger (1934-1985) --
Mascots --
The Masters --
Mays, Willie (1931- ) --
Mazeroski Homer, game seven, 1960 World Series --
McEnroe, John (1959- ) --
McGwire, Mark (1963- ) and Sosa, Sammy (1968- ) --
Mikan, George (1924-2005) --
Miller, Cheryl (1963- ) --
Million dollar baby (2004) --
Miniature golf --
Miracle on ice (1980) --
Mitchell report --
Monday night football --
Moneyball (2003) --
Montana, Joe (1956- ) --
Murderball (2005) --
Murderer's row (1927) --
Musial, Stan "The Man" (1920-2013) --
Naismith, James (1861-1939) --
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame --
Namath, Joe (1943- ) --
NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) --
National Basketball Association (NBA) --
National Football League (NFL) --
The natural (1984) --
Navratilova, Martina (1956- ) --
NBA draft --
NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) --
Negro League --
Neiman, LeRoy (1921-2012) --
New Orleans Saints --
New York Mets --
New York Rens (Renaissance) --
New York Yankees --
Nicklaus, Jack (1940- ) --
Nike, Inc. --
1994 FIFA World Cup --
1999 FIFA Women's World Cup --
1972 Miami Dolphins --
1958 NFL Championship Game --
1932 Olympic Games, Lake Placid --
1932 Olympic Games, Los Angeles --
1960 Olympic Games, Squaw Valley --
1968 Olympic Games, Mexico City --
1984 Olympic Games, Los Angeles --
1996 Olympic Games, Atlanta --
1975 World Series sixth game --
Nipplegate --
North Dallas Forty (1973) --
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football --
Ohio Stadium --
Ohno, Apolo (1982- ) --
Olajuwon, Hakeem (1963- ) --
O'Neal, Shaquille (1972- ) --
Owens, Jesse (1913-1980) --
Owens, Terrell "T. O." (1973- ) and Ochocinco, Chad (1978- ) --
Paige, Satchel (1906-1982) --
Palmer, Arnold (1929- ) --
Paper lion (1966) --
Parade magazine all-Americans --
Paralympic Games --
Paterno, Joe (1926-2012) --
Patrick, Danica (1982- ) --
Payton, Walter (1954-1999) --
Petty, Richard (1937- ) --
Phelps, Michael (1985- ) --
Philadelphia Phillies --
Pine Tar Incident --
The pit --
Pittsburgh Crawfords --
Plimpton, George (1927-2003) --
Point shaving and 1950s college basketball --
Presidents and opening day in baseball --
The pride of the Yankees (1942) --
Pro Football Hall of Fame and Museum --
Pujols, Albert (1980- ) --
Puma --
Raging bull (1980) --
Ramirez, Manny (1972- ) --
Remember the Titans (2000) --
Retton, Mary Lou (1968- ) --
Rice, Grantland (1880-1954) --
Rice, Jerry (1962- ) --
Ripken, Cal, Jr. (1960- ) --
Robertson, Oscar (1938- ) --
Robinson, Eddie G. (1919-2007) --
Robinson, Frank (1935- ) --
Robinson, Jackie (1919-1972) --
Rockne, Knute (1888-1931) --
Rockwell, Norman (1894-1978) --
Rocky (1976) --
Rodeo --
Rodriguez, Alex (1975- ) --
Rodriguez, Chi Chi (1935- ) --
Roethlisberger, Ben (1982- ) --
Roller derby --
Rooney rule --
Rose Bowl --
Rose, Pete (1941- ) --
Rucker Park --
Rudolph, Wilma Glodean (1940-1994) --
Rudy (1993) --
Russell, Bill (1934- ) --
Ruth, Babe (1895-1948) --
Ryan, Nolan (1947- ) --
Ryder Cup matches. Vol. 4 --
Sampras, Pete (1971- ) --
Sanders, Barry (1968- ) --
Saperstein, Abe (1902-1966) --
Saratoga Springs, New York --
Sayers, Gale (1943- ) --
Schilling, Curt, bloody sock of (2004) --
Schulz, Charles (1922-2000) and Peanuts --
Scott, Jack (1943-2008) --
Scully, Vin (1927- ) --
Seabiscuit --
Seaver, Tom (1944- ) --
Secretariat --
Selig, Bud (1934- ) --
Shelton, Ron (1945- ) --
Shot heard 'round the world --
Simpson, O.J. (1947- ) --
Skateboarding --
Slam dunk contest --
Slap shot (1977) --
Smith, Emmitt (1969- ) --
Smith, Red (1905-1982) --
Soccer moms --
Space jam (1996) --
"Spahn and Sain and pray for rain" --
Spelling bees --
Spitz, Mark (1950- ) --
The sporting news --
Sports agents --
Sports and drugs/doping --
Sports bars --
Sports clothing --
Sports drinks --
Sports food --
Sports illustrated --
Sports memorabilia, vintage and autographed --
Sports metaphors --
Spring training --
St. Louis Cardinals --
Stanley Cup --
Steel Curtain --
Steinbrenner, George (1930-2010) --
Stengel, Casey (1890-1975) --
Stern, David (1942- ) --
Steroids --
Street, Picabo (1971- ) --
Strikes and lockouts --
Stringer, C. Vivian (1948- ) --
Strode, Woody (1914-1994) --
Substance abuse --
Summitt, Pat (1952- ) --
Super Bowl --
"Super Bowl Shuffle" --
Superdome --
The swamp --
Swoopes, Sheryl (1971- ) --
Tailgating --
Take me out (2002) --
"Take me out to the ballgame" --
"Talkin' baseball" (1981) --
Taurasi, Diana (1982- ) --
Texas Western wins the 1966 NCAA basketball title --
That championship season (1972) --
Thorpe, Jim (1888-1953) --
Three-point shot --
Thrilla in Manila --
Tillman, Pat (1976-2004) --
Title IX --
Tommy John surgery --
Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan scandal (1994) --
Torres, Dara (1967- ) --
Trevino, Lee (1939- ) --
Triple Crown --
Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) --
Turner, Ted (1938- ) --
2002 Olympic Games, Salt Lake City --
2008 Redeem Team --
Tyson, Mike (1966- ) --
UCLA basketball --
Uecker, Bob (1935- ) --
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) --
Unitas, John (1933-2002) --
Valenzuela, Fernando (1960- ) --
VanDerveer, Tara (1953- ) --
Veeck, Bill (1914-1986) --
Vick, Michael (1980- ) --
Videogames --
Violence, guns, and sport --
Vitale, Richard J. (Dick) (1939- ) --
Walker, Herschel (1962- ) --
Walton, Bill (1952- ) --
Weissmuller, Johnny (1904-1984) --
West, Jerry (1935- ) --
Westminster Kennel Club/Westminster Dog Show --
WGN Television --
Wheaties-The breakfast of champions --
White men can't jump (1992) --
The white shadow --
White, Shaun (1986- ) --
White, Willye Bertha (1939-2007) --
"Who's on first?" --
Willialms, Doug (1955- ) --
Williams, Serena (1981- ) --
Williams, Ted (1918-2002) --
Williams, Venus (1980- ) --
The winning team (1952) --
Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) --
Women's Professional Basketball League (WBL) --
Women's Tennis Association (WTA) --
Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA) --
Wooden, John (1910-2010) --
Woods, Tiger (1975- ) --
World Series --
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) --
Wrigley Field --
X games --
XFL --
Yankee Stadium --
Yao Ming (1980- ).
Responsibility: Murry R. Nelson, editor.

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