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|Material Type:||Audio book, etc., Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tobias J Moskowitz; L Jon Wertheim; Zach McLarty; Random House Audio Publishing.
|Notes:||Title from container.
|Performer(s):||Read by Zach McLarty.|
|Description:||8 sound discs (9 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Whistle swallowing : why fans and leagues want officials to miss calls --
Go for it : why coaches make decisions that reduce their team's chances of winning --
How competitive are competitive sports? : Why are the Pittsburgh Steelers so successful and the Pittsburgh Pirates so unsuccessful? --
Tiger Woods is human (and not for the reason you think) : how Tiger Woods is just like the rest of us, even when it comes to playing golf --
Offense wins championships, too : is defense really more important than offense? --
The value of a blocked shot : why Dwight Howard's 232 blocked shots are worth less than Tim Duncan's 149 --
Rounding first : why .299 hitters are so much more rare (and maybe more valuable) than .300 hitters --
Thanks, Mr. Rooney : why black NFL coaches are doing worse than ever --
and why this is a good thing --
Comforts of home : how do conventional explanations for the home field advantage stack up? --
So, what is driving the home field advantage? : Hint: vocal fans matter, but not in the way you might think --
There's no I in team : but there is an m and an e --
Off the chart : how Mike McCoy came to dominate the NFL draft --
How a coin toss trumps all : why American Idol is a fairer contest than an NFL overtime --
What isn't in the Mitchell Report? : Why Dominican baseball players are more likely to use steroids --
and American players are more likely to smoke weed --
Do athletes really melt when iced? : Does calling a time-out before a play actually work? --
The myth of the hot hand : do players and teams ride the wave of momentum? Or are we (and they) fooled into thinking they do? --
Damned statistics : why "four out of his last five" almost surely means four of six --
Are the Chicago Cubs cursed? : lf not, then why are the Cubs so futile?
|Responsibility:||Tobias J. Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim.|