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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
By W W Norton Company
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mpn: 9780393057652, ean: 9780393057652, isbn: 0393057658,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews


The Cubs Way: The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse
The Cubs Way: The Zen of Building the Best Team in Baseball and Breaking the Curse
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ean: 9780525492986, isbn: 0525492984,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
The New York Times BestsellerWith inside access and reporting, Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer and FOX Sports analyst Tom Verducci reveals how Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon built, led, and inspired the Chicago Cubs team that broke the longes...


The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino: A Story of Corruption, Scandal, and the Big Business of College Basketball
The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino: A Story of Corruption, Scandal, and the Big Business of College Basketball
By Penguin Press
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From acclaimed New York Times Magazine author Michael Sokolove, the astonishing inside story of the epic corruption scandal that has rocked the NCAA and exposed the rot and hypocrisy at the heart of big-time college sports.At a lavish annual event in...


Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
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In this engaging and readable book, Peter Decherney tells the story of Hollywood, from its nineteenth-century origins to the emergence of internet media empires. He recounts how the studio system rose out of the ashes of Thomas Edison's trust to crea...


Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport
Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport
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mpn: 2 tables, notes, index, ean: 9780807871560, isbn: 0807871567,

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Professional football today is an $8 billion sports entertainment industry--and the most popular spectator sport in America, with designs on expansion across the globe. In this astute field-level view of the National Football League since 1960, Micha...


When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman, Who Leveraged Talent into Power and Influence
When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman, Who Leveraged Talent into Power and Influence
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In When Hollywood Had a King, the distinguished journalist Connie Bruck tells the sweeping story of MCA and its brilliant leader, a man who transformed the entertainment industry— businessman, politician, tactician, and visionary Lew Wasserman. The...


The Feature Film Distribution Deal: A Critical Analysis of the Single Most Important Film Industry Agreement
The Feature Film Distribution Deal: A Critical Analysis of the Single Most Important Film Industry Agreement
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John W. Cones, whose real goal is to stimulate a long-term film industry reform movement, shows how the financial control of the film industry in the hands of the major studios and distributors actually translates into creative control of the industr...


50 Races to Run Before You Die: The Essential Guide to 50 Epic Foot-Races Across the Globe
50 Races to Run Before You Die: The Essential Guide to 50 Epic Foot-Races Across the Globe
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Your essential guide to 50 of the best foot races across the globe.From iconic half marathons and obstacle races, to prestigious marathons and brutal mountain contests, 50 Races to Run Before You Die presents these epic challenges in all of their mud...


Football's Secret Trade: How the Player Transfer Market was Infiltrated (Bloomberg)
Football's Secret Trade: How the Player Transfer Market was Infiltrated (Bloomberg)
By Wiley
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A no-holds-barred exposé on the financial transactions of the world's favourite sportThe transfer fees clubs pay to sign top players now top €4 billion a year but much of the money has been flowing out of the game. A small group of wealthy inves...


NXT: The Future Is Now
NXT: The Future Is Now
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The first comprehensive book on WWE’s hottest brandNXT: The Future Is Now follows the rise of WWE’s popular NXT brand from its conception to the brink of taking over WWE with its own rabid following. For decades, sports-entertainment had no centr...


Larceny Games: Sports Gambling, Game Fixing and the FBI
Larceny Games: Sports Gambling, Game Fixing and the FBI
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Major League Baseball claims it hasn't had a game fixed by gamblers since 1919. Point shaving hasn't admittedly occurred in the NBA since 1954. And the NFL publicly states not one of its games has come under outside influence--ever. This league-spons...


Return of the Buffalo: The Story Behind America's Indian Gaming Explosion
Return of the Buffalo: The Story Behind America's Indian Gaming Explosion
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A small, poverty-stricken California Indian Tribe, the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, successfully fought a long legal battle for the right to operate the business of their choice on their barren reservation―a gambling casino. This is their story...


The Laws of the Ring
The Laws of the Ring
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
“The California Kid,” Mixed Martial Arts pioneer and former featherweight champ in World Extreme Cagefighting, Urijah Faber offers an unconventional and enlightening guide to mental dominance and personal success. The Laws of the Ring combines th...


Lessons Learned at Knight School: Prepare to Win
Lessons Learned at Knight School: Prepare to Win
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Over the 29 seasons that Bob Knight was head basketball coach at Indiana University, more than 100 students served on his staff as managers. Coach Knight relied on this volunteer staff for a wide array of duties that deeply involved them in the inner...


The 16th Minute of Fame: An Insider's Guide for Maintaining Success Beyond 15 Minutes of Fame
The 16th Minute of Fame: An Insider's Guide for Maintaining Success Beyond 15 Minutes of Fame
By Unknown
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes. Andy Warhol coined that prophetic line in 1968. Ironically, in today's modern society, Warhol's statement is arguably more famous than its author. Forty-plus years after he made his seeming...


Champions Way: Football, Florida, and the Lost Soul of College Sports
Champions Way: Football, Florida, and the Lost Soul of College Sports
By W. W. Norton & Company
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A searing exposé of how the multibillion dollar college sports empire fails universities, students, and athletes.With little public debate or introspection, our institutions of higher learning have become hostages to the rapacious, smash-mouth enter...


A Star Is Born: The Moment an Actress Becomes an Icon
A Star Is Born: The Moment an Actress Becomes an Icon
By Head of Zeus
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve: Feted, adored and desired, successful movie actresses are icons of modern culture. But what was it that made them true stars? Was it looks, talent, drive, personality—or just plain luck? What was...


Hollywood 101: The Film Industry
Hollywood 101: The Film Industry
By Renaissance Books
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Looking for a career in the film business? Look no further.Making it in Hollywood is possible. But only if you have a workable strategy. When author Frederick Levy launched his own fledgling career, he didnt' know a soul in the business. But that did...


Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money into Private Profit, Revised and Expanded Edition
Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money into Private Profit, Revised and Expanded Edition
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Field of Schemes is a play-by-play account of how the drive for new sports stadiums and arenas drains $2 billion a year from public treasuries for the sake of private profit. While the millionaires who own sports franchises have seen the value of the...


Kicking Center: Gender and the Selling of Women's Professional Soccer (Critical Issues in Sport and Society)
Kicking Center: Gender and the Selling of Women's Professional Soccer (Critical Issues in Sport and Society)
By Rutgers University Press
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ean: 9780813586779, isbn: 0813586771,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Girls and young women participate in soccer at record levels and the Women’s National Team regularly draws media, corporate, and popular attention. Yet despite increased representation and visibility, gender disparities in opportunity, compensation...



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