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Smart Ball

Smart Ball follows Major League Baseball's history as a sport, a domestic monopoly, a neocolonial power, and an international business. MLB's challenge has been to market its popular mythology as the national ...

Sports and the Racial Divide

Edited by Michael Lomax
Foreword by Kenneth L. Shropshire
Categories: Sports And Recreation

With essays by Ron Briley, Michael Ezra, Sarah K. Fields, Billy Hawkins, Jorge Iber, Kurt Kemper, Michael E. Lomax, Samuel O. Regalado, Richard Santillan, and Maureen Smith, this anthology explores the ...

Reconstructing Fame

Edited by David C. Ogden & Joel Nathan Rosen
Afterword by Jack Lule
Categories: Sports And Recreation

With contributions by Prosper Godonoo, Urla Hill, C. Richard King, David J. Leonard, Jack Lule, Murry Nelson, David C. Ogden, Robert W. Reising, and Joel Nathan Rosen

Reconstructing Fame: Sport, Race, ...

The Egg Bowl

From the contentious delay of the first clash in 1901 to the battle in 2009, The Egg Bowl covers the Ole Miss–Mississippi State rivalry in depth. For each game the narrative includes every scoring drive, ...

Lockstep and Dance

Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture examines popular culture's reliance on long-standing stereotypes of black men as animalistic, hypersexual, dangerous criminals, whose bodies, ...

Tracks

Tracks is a pilgrimage into the wild, beautiful, and lonely places around us. Donald C. Jackson invites the reader to share the trail with him and discover connections to different vistas not only in the ...

Air Ball

John R. Gerdy has seen nearly every side of athletics. He is the son of a high school football coach; he was an All-American and professional basketball player and a legislative assistant for the National ...

Race and Sport

Even before the desegregation of the military and public education and before blacks had full legal access to voting, racial barriers had begun to fall in American sports. This collection of essays shows ...

Paddling the Pascagoula

Science magazine describes the Pascagoula River of southeast Mississippi as the last unaltered large river system in the lower forty-eight states and southern Canada. Along its banks and watershed 600,000 ...

Real Football

Starting Lineup: Dub Jones Greg Pruitt Bert Jones Clendon Thomas Ken Mendenhall Joe Washington, Sr. Tony Peters Joe Washington, Jr. Steve Zabel

Since the 1960s, professional football has been America's ...