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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...
Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
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mpn: 10 illustrations, ean: 9780199943548, isbn: 0199943540,
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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
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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
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mpn: 9780812972177, ean: 9780812972177, isbn: 0812972171,
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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...
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
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ean: 9781936239771, isbn: 1936239779,
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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
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ean: 9780897894333, isbn: 0897894332,
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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
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ean: 9780062112415, isbn: 9780062112415,
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“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
By David Skibinski and IBJ Book Publshing
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ean: 9781939550002, isbn: 1939550009,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
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...
A Star Is Born: The Moment an Actress Becomes an Icon
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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
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ean: 9781580631235, isbn: 9781580631235,
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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...
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