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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 39 related to Cheering for Self: An Ethnography of the Basketball Event.   

Cages to Jump Shots: Pro Basketball's Early Years

Robert Peterson - Sports & Recreation - 1990 - 226 pages
Basketball is now over a century old. Cages to Jump Shots offers an unforgettable glimpse of its exciting and eccentric early years, beginning in 1891 when James Naismith drew ...
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Pioneers of the Hardwood: Indiana and the Birth of Professional Basketball

Todd Gould - Sports & Recreation - 1998 - 264 pages
As fire is to prairie or water to fish, so is basketball part of the natural environment in Indiana. Round ball, or Hoosier Hysteria is so much a part of the state's heritage ...
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Golden Hurricane Basketball at the University of Tulsa

Chad Bonham - History - 2004 - 128 pages
Traces the great sports moments, players, and coaches that have donned the Blue and Gold of the University of Tulsa's basketball team, from Paul Pressey, Steve Harris, Tracy ...
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Tricksters in the Madhouse: Lakers Vs. Globetrotters, 1948

John Christgau - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 219 pages
The story of the pivotal first meeting between the all-white Minneapolis Lakers and the black Harlem Globetrotters in 1948 re-creates the game play by play and demonstrates how ...
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Runnin' Rams: University of Rhode Island Basketball

William Woodward - History - 2002 - 128 pages
One hundred years ago, the game of basketball was introduced to Rhode Island State College, a small agricultural school in the village of Kingston. The sport became the ...
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Crime Science: Methods of Forensic Detection

Joe Nickell - Sports & Recreation
In 1974, Nancy Winstel joined the women’s college basketball team at Northern Kentucky University as a walk-on. She had little basketball experience, never having played on a ...
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When Nothing Else Matters: Michael Jordan's Last Comeback

Michael Leahy - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 448 pages
As one of the greatest, most celebrated athletes in history, Michael Jordan conquered professional basketball as no one had before. Powered by a potent mix of charisma, nearly ...
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Sweet Charlie, Dike, Cazzie, and Bobby Joe: High School Basketball in Illinois

Taylor H. A. Bell - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 248 pages
Far from the jaded professionals, the stories in Taylor Bell's Sweet Charlie, Dike, Cazzie, and Bobby Joe are of hungry young men playing their hearts out, where high-tops and ...
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