Category: Sports

Download E-books Mark McGwire: Mac Attack (Superstar Series Baseball) PDF

Mark McGwire made 1998 a season to recollect for baseball fanatics around the world while he blasted a checklist 70 domestic runs. prior to turning himself into essentially the most respected hitters within the online game, notwithstanding, he needed to triumph over bad eyesight and numerous accidents. Rob Rains seems to be at how McGwire quick grew to become a mythical determine in St. Louis, and the way hitting a house run in his first Little League at-bat replaced his profession aspirations.

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Download E-books Money Games: Profiting from the Convergence of Sports and Entertainment PDF

The companies at the back of Dubai activities urban, the branding of David Beckham, and the presence and recognition of fable activities leagues on the net are unmistakable symptoms that the activities and the leisure industries are quick turning into one and a similar. yet, you need not go back and forth a ways or be a troublesome center activities fan to understand this truth. even if you play Madden NFL at the Wii, use Nike+ with your iPod to observe your routines, or channel surf and keep in mind the variety of athlete-driven ads, facts of this alteration is ubiquitous in trendy activities viewing and eating experience.

In fresh years, the fast convergence of activities and leisure has been key to the activities enterprise industry's endured progress and fiscal luck. Money Games not just analyzes how stakeholders have monetized this convergence, but in addition offers readers with solutions to this center query: how can the activities enterprise proceed to benefit from the blurring of activities and leisure? writer David M. Carter considers a big selection of implications for tv content material, video gaming, athlete branding, the net, cellular know-how, playing, sports-anchored actual property improvement, venue know-how, and company marketing—in brief, these parts the place company possibilities exist now that activities and leisure became one.

Money Games is a must-read for pros and destiny leaders of the activities and leisure industries, and activities lovers also will locate an interesting tale in regards to the evolution of the video games that they cherish and follow.

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Download E-books The Rules of Golf in Plain English, Second Edition PDF

By Jeffrey S. Kuhn

"The cry for the simplification of the principles of golfing is a stock-in-trade of the journalist through the iciness months. Countless phrases at the topic were poured out to an ever-tolerant public, yet nonetheless the long-sought simplification doesn't come."—Henry Longhurst, 1937

The hopes of popular author and golfer Henry Longhurst—and thousands of golfers earlier than and after him—have eventually been learned. In The ideas of golfing in simple English, Bryan A. Garner, American English language and utilization professional, and Jeffrey S. Kuhn, volunteer USGA principles reliable, have translated the knotty principles with the encouragement and permission of the USA golfing organization. the result's a contemporary, readable model that provides, for the 1st time, transparent information to either amateurs and professionals.

Based on a 338-word set of 13 ideas written in 1744, the reliable ideas have grown, over and a part centuries, to 40,000 phrases. a variety of individuals and a fancy revision procedure have rendered those ideas so opaque and stylistically inconsistent spouse volume—the 600-page Decisions at the principles of Golf—has been released to assist golfers navigate them.

Both legal professionals and avid golfers, Kuhn and Garner well-known the problems that the language of the foundations of golfing created, particularly in a game that expects avid gamers to name consequences on themselves. through transforming the foundations line through line, note by way of be aware, they've got produced an obtainable source that no golfer—from the duffer to the pro—should be without.

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Download E-books XXL-Leseprobe: Verliebt bis über alle Sterne: Roman (Die Chicago-Stars-Romane 8) (German Edition) PDF

By Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Vorableseprobe zum neuen Band der Die Chicago-Stars-Reihe von Susan Elisabeth Phillips, der am 18. September 2017 erscheint.

Von den fanatics sehnsüchtig erwartet – die Chicago Stars sind zurück!

Piper Dove hat einen Traum: Sie will die beste Privatdetektivin Chicagos werden. Ihr erster activity: den früheren Star-Quarterback der Chicago Stars, Cooper Graham, beschatten. Doch dem fällt natürlich auf, dass diese nervige junge Frau ihm ständig folgt – und ist davon überhaupt nicht begeistert.

Also dreht der attraktive Mann den Spieß einfach um und engagiert Piper selbst. Leider nicht als Bodyguard, wie sie gehofft hatte. Aber wie es scheint, schwebt Cooper in Lebensgefahr, und Piper wird ihn beschützen, ob ihm das nun passt oder nicht. Bald muss auch Cooper sich eingestehen, dass ihn die furchtlose Piper nicht ganz kalt lässt …

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Download E-books Data Analysis and Research for Sport and Exercise Science: A Student Guide PDF

By Craig Williams, Chris Wragg

Data research and study for activity and workout Science is adapted to fit undergraduate activities and workout technology scholars looking a transparent realizing of knowledge and information to aid their clinical examine.

The textual content is split into 3 major parts: study and layout, information research and the translation of Findings. issues coated within the booklet include:

* creation to the clinical examine method
* the literature review
* constructing your examine query and experimental design
* utilizing statistical research to interpret results
* presentation of your data
* discussing your effects and drawing conclusions.

Both authors have supervised many pupil dissertations and feature a great figuring out of the worries and pitfalls dealing with these new to this field.

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Download E-books Winners: How Good Baseball Teams Become Great Ones (and It's Not the Way You Think) PDF

By Dayn Perry

"We’re all winners, as Dayn Perry serves as our depended on advisor in this idiosyncratic yet profoundly informative jogging travel of the good groups and gamers of the previous few decades."
—Rob Neyer,

"Dayn Perry's rather obtained anything right here. half background, half instruction manual, Winners is a vital learn for somebody attempting to know how nice groups get that way."
—Joe Sheehan,

"We examine baseball from such a lot of angles this day that we too frequently put out of your mind the purpose isn't really to examine the sport from a fascinating view for its personal sake, yet to benefit the way it works, within the carrier of studying why groups win. Any fan who desires to recognize will locate their solutions during this book."
—Tim Marchman, baseball columnist, The long island Sun

"Dayn Perry crafts a full of life narrative that blends astute research with smart storytelling. He will get to the ground of what makes an outstanding workforce tick."
—Kevin Towers, normal supervisor and government vp, San Diego Padres

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Download E-books Birds New to Britain and Ireland (Poyser Monographs) PDF

The eighty three species featured during this publication, in date series of discovery, had no longer been recorded in Britain or eire sooner than 1946. the unique money owed of the sightings released in problems with British Birds* among 1947 and 1982 are actually reprinted and supplemented with remark by means of Dr Sharrock on next occurrences and present prestige. additionally, Peter supply presents identity notes drawing consciousness to issues no longer lined within the unique money owed. there's additionally a global distribution map for every species and a line representation to move all of the bills. on the finish of the ebook a piece of plates reproduces eighty one 'first-sighting' photos masking 32 of the species within the ebook.

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