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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
Basketball Book By Maggie and Britt Andrews
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This book is an easy read for anyone interested in knowing more about basketball. It is the grandmother's guide to watching basketball.
College Football America 2014 Yearbook Encyclopedia By Kendall Webb, Matthew Postins, Chuck Cox
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College Football America is the most complete college football annual yearbook on the market featuring team pages and capsules for every known college football program in the United States and... More > Canada. This includes 'quick-take' conference previews for every college football conference in the country including all four levels of the NCAA along with the NAIA and the junior colleges of the NJCAA and the CCCAA. Additionally, the independent programs of the USCAA and the NCCAA are covered as are the Canadian football programs and conferences. Finally, there are reports on Mexican college football, college club football, postgraduate prep and sports academies and the United States national team. More than 900 programs are covered within the 451 pages of the College Football America 2014 Yearbook Encyclopedia.< Less
Be a College Athlete By Mary Wegzyn
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Play-by-play guide to the college athletic recruiting process and college athletic scholarships. Easy, duplicatable system for taking a student-athlete from not being recruited to playing sports at... More > the college or university level. A simple six-step method to market a student-athlete to college coaches. This guide benefits the top 1% elite athletes as well as those athletes with limited high school varsity experience. There is a place for everyone to play at the next level whether it is Division 1 NCAA or in a small school in one of the other five athletic governing organizations. Why put your future in someone else's hands instead, take charge of your future! This is the ultimate playbook if you want to win the recruiting game. Don't delay! Prepare to BE A COLLEGE ATHLETE! For additional information visit: BeACollegeAthlete.com< Less
YOUR NEXT MOVE! FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO COLLEGE SPORTS: A PARENT JOURNEY IN 10 SIMPLE STEPS! By Judith Thomas
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One of my most memorable moments in Jerel's journey to becoming the best at playing basketball was when he hit 34 points in a High School Basketball game! I was away planning an event in... More > Philadelphia, I remember him calling me after the game and saying, "Mom, I was in a zone and the ball was falling in the basket." I knew God's Angels had their arms around him and all his dreams will be fulfilled with God's guidance. Jerel says to me all the time, " I know wherever my mom is she is praying for me to win not just a basketball game but to win in life." I was clueless when it came to preparing my son's video presentation to forward to coaches. I like to share with you 10 simple steps I used to help J.T. enter the NCAA. I pray by sharing this information you will begin your Journey! It's not how you start; it's how you finish! Good luck!< Less
Sports Law Handbook By William Glover
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Sports Law Handbook contains an overview of sports and its relationship to various categories of law, including the legal liabilities and responsibilities of coaches, administrators, managers, and... More > institutions related to the sports field. This book will enable coaches and administrators to: (1) Identify the relationship of sports to various categories of the law, including torts, crimes, and discrimination; (2) Understand the role of the attorney and agent when representing athletes; (3) Relate principles of agency law to the sports context; (4) Better understand contracts and contractual terms; (5) Differentiate between the legal issues unique to professional and amateur sports; (6) Observe how criminal law differs from civil law in the context of sports; (7) Better understand labor issues in the sports world; (9) and gain insight into the drug testing of athletes.< Less
All That's Best of Winter Light By Mark Fogarty
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Poetry Man, hero of ALL THAT'S BEST OF DAY AND NIGHT and ALL THAT'S BEST OF DARK AND BRIGHT, becomes the temporary coach of the Monroe Metrics and promptly pledges to win ten games in a row with a... More > losing team. At the same time his wife, the permanent coach of the Metrics, is about to give birth to their first child. The two events converge to show the Poetry Man what's important in "this thing of ours," as the women's basketball niche jokingly refers to itself. With holdovers from the team featured in ALL THAT'S BEST OF DAY AND NIGHT, this third book in the MARCH MADNESS series has many new teammates and new challenges, hopes and fears as they get ready to inaugurate their new basketball palace, the Wreck.< Less
Game On: Transgender Athletes Competing Against a Binary World By Miranda Jonswold
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There are a number of sports that are sex-segregated, and there is a group of people caught in the middle of this line: transgender athletes. This book explores the particular issues that these... More > athletes face, and provides medical findings as well as legal protection for these individuals. Fortunately, as of fall of 2011, the National Collegiate Athletic Association officially launched a national policy for transgender student-athletes. Read the new policy, gain insight from the athletes’ points-of-view, and be more involved in an ever-changing push toward equal opportunity for all.< Less