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BEHIND the Curtain of the NCAA: The Imbalances in the Definition of the Student-Athlete By Brian McDonnell, Quaron Pinckney
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This book examines the practices of the NCAA and its member institutions and their treatment of the 'student-athlete.' It takes a behind the scenes look at the history of the NCAA and how and why it... More > was established and how it has evolved into the organization that it is today. In particular, the book focuses on Division I institutions that put a higher priority on athletics than academics. It addresses the definition of a student-athlete, according to the NCAA and what that means for college athletes today? As authors, we the come to the conclusion that the NCAA needs to continue reforming in order to better provide for the well-being of its student-athletes.< Less
The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams: A Game-by-Game Guide to the 1985 NCAA Tournament By John Schaefer
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While many of the great games and heroes produced by the NCAA tournament are well-known to sports fans, there are countless stories that have been forgotten. That changes with 'The Villanova Miracle... More > and 63 Other Dreams'. This book, which was produced after countless hours of meticulous research, chronicles every game played in the NCAA tournament in 1985, when the field was expanded to 64 teams, setting the stage for the explosive growth in popularity of an event that rivals the Super Bowl as America's favorite sports spectacle. The familiar stories, such as Villanova's improbable run to the championship, are all here and told in rich detail. But what makes 'The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams' special is that it delves into every game that was played in that unforgettable tournament, with summaries that bring to light surprising facts and memorable moments from each step in the championship chase.< Less
The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams: A Game-by-Game Guide to the 1985 NCAA Tournament By John Schaefer
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While many of the great games and heroes produced by the NCAA tournament are well-known to sports fans, there are countless stories that have been forgotten. That changes with 'The Villanova Miracle... More > and 63 Other Dreams'. This book, which was produced after countless hours of meticulous research, chronicles every game played in the NCAA tournament in 1985, when the field was expanded to 64 teams, setting the stage for the explosive growth in popularity of an event that rivals the Super Bowl as America's favorite sports spectacle. The familiar stories, such as Villanova's improbable run to the championship, are all here and told in rich detail. But what makes 'The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams' special is that it delves into every game that was played in that unforgettable tournament, with summaries that bring to light surprising facts and memorable moments from each step in the championship chase.< Less
Volume 0083, 1962 NCAA Division I-A football season --- 1963 Australian Formula Junior Championship By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0083, 1962 NCAA Division I-A football season---1963 Australian Formula Junior Championship Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge... More > and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 0083, 1962 NCAA Division I-A football season --- 1963 Australian Formula Junior Championship By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0083, 1962 NCAA Division I-A football season---1963 Australian Formula Junior Championship Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge... More > and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 0147, 1988 Detroit Lions season --- 1988 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0147, 1988 Detroit Lions season---1988 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 0148, 1988 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship --- 1988–89 Asian Club Championship By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0148, 1988 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship---1988–89 Asian Club Championship Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human... More > knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 0155, 1990 Football League Trophy Final --- 1990 NCAA Division I baseball season By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0155, 1990 Football League Trophy Final---1990 NCAA Division I baseball season Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 0156, 1990 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament --- 1990–91 Buffalo Sabres season By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0156, 1990 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament---1990–91 Buffalo Sabres season Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 0271, 2006–07 NCAA football bowl games --- 2006–07 UCI Asia Tour By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0271, 2006–07 NCAA football bowl games---2006–07 UCI Asia Tour Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less