Sports Illustrated Almanac 2010

Author: Editors of Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Sports Illustrated

ISBN: 9781603208260

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 576

View: 8022

America's favorite sports almanac, now in its 19th year, is as fact-filled and fun as ever. Packed with stats, standings, and historical data from SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's award-winning staff, this is the essential reference book for every fan. Includes the 2009 baseball playoffs and World Series. 88-page pro football section incudes year-by-year NFL standings back to 1920 as well as game recaps for Super Bowls I to XLIII. Year-in-review calendar revisits the highlights and low points of 2009. Annual results from many professional and amateur sports, including Little League baseball, lacrosse, volleyball, and many more. Year-by-year and 2009 results from NASCAR, IRL, and Formula One. AND MUCH MORE

Sports Illustrated Almanac 2011

Author: Editors of Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Sports Illustrated

ISBN: 9781603208635

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 560

View: 8002

America's favorite sports almanac since its introduction 20 years ago, the Sports Illustrated Almanac now has 2010 covered, from football to fencing, hockey to handball, and everything in between. The Sports Illustrated Almanac features essays by top Sports Illustrated writers; all-time stats and records; and ticketing and venue information for pro baseball, basketball, football and hockey. The Sports Illustrated Almanac 2011 is the ultimate guide to the year in sports.

The World Almanac Fifty Years of American Sports

A Decade-By-Decade History

Author: David Fischer,James Buckley, Jr.,Jim Gigliotti,Timothy Seeberg,Michael Teitelbaum,John Walters,Bob Woods

Publisher: World Almanac Books

ISBN: 9781600571404

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

View: 7745

A comprehensive overview presents fifty years of high points, scandals, records, and championships covering such sports as baseball, basketball, football, golf, hockey, soccer, tennis, horse racing, boxing, and the Olympics.

Scholastic Year in Sports 2011

Author: James Buckley, Jr.,Scholastic, Inc,Jim Gigliotti

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780606152334

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 3560

This must-have sports almanac will tell you everytyhing you need to know about the most thrilling moments of the previous year in sports.

National Geographic Almanac of American History

Author: James Miller,John Thompson

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426200991

Category: History

Page: 384

View: 1385

Presents an in-depth resource on United States history with images, maps, and essays containing historic facts and concise analysis.

FreeDarko Presents: The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac

Styles, Stats, and Stars in Today's Game

Author: Bethlehem Shoals,Lawyer IndianChief,Anna Rotkirch,Silverbird 5000

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

ISBN: 9781596915619

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 603

The indispensible, amazingly illustrated companion to today's NBA—a roundball Rosetta Stone that hilariously decodes the trends and tendencies of pro basketball. The NBA of the moment is a league of hugely charismatic celebrities, crackling aesthetic intrigue, sociopolitical undercurrents, and raw humanity: every Kobe Bryant pump-fake or LeBron James dunk holds within it a Shaq-size load of meaning. The Macro-Phenomenal NBA Almanac is a one-of-a-kind guide to this tumultuous and exciting league. In a series of brilliantly illustrated chapters—from Master Builders like Tim Duncan to Destiny’s Kids like Amare Stoudemire to Lost Souls like Lamar Odom—the almanac breaks down the styles of the NBA’s most colorful characters, showing what each one reveals through his play and conduct, both on the court and off. Filled with some of the smartest, funniest sportswriting known to fankind, this book will cast an entirely new light on one of our favorite games.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2013

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1600571751

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

View: 9685

Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this updated resource. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. Praised as a “treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information” by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® contains thousands of facts that are unavailable publicly elsewhere—in fact, it has been featured as a category on Jeopardy! and is routinely used as a go-to, all-encompassing guide for aspiring game show contestants. The 2013 edition of The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia questions—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more.

Scholastic Year in Sports 2015

Author: James Buckley Jr.

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 054569518X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 4251

The must-have book for sports fans of all ages! For sport fans everywhere, the 2015 edition of Year in Sports will feature full-color action photographs throughout, completely updated facts and stats,bright, colorful interior design, and new Top 10 and Wacky and Weird Moments lists from the past year. With info about all of the top athletes, championships, and legends from the major and secondary sports.

Dallas Cowboys

The Complete Illustrated History

Author: Jaime Aron

Publisher: MVP Books

ISBN: 1610600959

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 9986

Dallas Cowboys: The Complete Illustrated History presents all the legendary games, players, and teams in the history of this iconic franchise, exploring both on-the-field moments and off-the-field exploits of “America’s Team.� One of the most successful programs in pro sports history, the Cowboys have appeared in more Super Bowls than any other NFL franchise and boast a roster of players that reads like an all-time, all-star team—all highlighted here with lavish illustrations, player profiles, game and season recaps, and entertaining stories. This is the ultimate celebration of the silver and blue for fans of all ages.

National Geographic Concise History of the World

An Illustrated Timeline

Author: Neil Kagan

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792283645

Category: History

Page: 416

View: 7560

A fascinating chronology of world history ranges from the dawn of humankind to the present day, examining important events, milestones, ideas, personalities, and more that occurred simultaneously in different regions of the world, and includes dozens of maps, informational sidebars, artifacts, and coverage of local customs, lifestyles, climate, and other topics. 35,000 first printing.

Illustrated Theatre Production Guide

Author: John Ramsey Holloway

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317975286

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 456

View: 1218

Illustrated Theatre Production Guide delivers a step-by-step approach to the most prevalent and established theatreproduction practices, focusing on essential issues related to the construction of wooden, fabric, plastic, and metal scenery used on the stage. A must-have resource for both the community theatre worker who must be a jack of all trades and the student who needs to learn the fundamentals on his or her own, it covers the necessities in great detail, without bogging you down. Offering techniques and best-practice methods from an experienced industry expert, it will allow you to create a foundation on which to build a successful and resourceful career behind the scenes in theatre production. This third edition has been completely restructured to more effectively lead you through the basics of stagecraft. Through detailed lessons and hundreds of drawings, author John Holloway offers you solutions to the problems that you’ll face every day in a production, from rigging to knot tying. New to this edition are guides to jobs in theatre, construction documentation, and video projection methods, with expanded information on Thrust Theatres, lighting, audio and video practices.

National Geographic Almanac of World History

Author: Patricia Daniels,Stephen Garrison Hyslop

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213913

Category: History

Page: 396

View: 1067

Presents a reference guide that provides authoritative maps, charts, and chronologies complemented by informative essays covering all the major periods of human history between the time of the Neanderthals and the nuclear age.


A Sports-Obsessed Memoir of Fatherhood

Author: Josh Wilker

Publisher: PublicAffairs

ISBN: 161039402X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 6090

For most of his life, Josh Wilker has been on the sidelines. Spending his days in a cubicle in the far reaches of Chicago, and his nights in front of Red Sox games, he has been content to let others take center stage. From childhood onward, he sought comfort from anxiety and depression in the archival pages of sports almanacs and stat sheets: a place where forgotten players lingered, and time seemed to stop--a welcome relief from worldly problems. He found joy in the trivia of long-lost athletes, like the former NFL player Walter "Sneeze" Achiu. But when his first child was born in 2011, Wilker found his anxieties put to the test: how do you remain on the sidelines when a tender, fragile baby needs everything from you? How do you go from third-string forward on the winless 1988 Johnson State College Badgers to a strong, responsible father? Bit by bit, Wilker learns to overcome his demons, protect his son, and eventually take a few wobbly steps with him. In homage to his favorite pastimes, Wilker has written Benchwarmer as just that: an A-to-Z reference on failing at sports. In entries from Asterisk to Barry Bonds to "the Yips" to Zero, Wilker mingles his own story among those of famous collapses, errors, and also-rans. A candid, bighearted, funny presence, Wilker writes about sports the way Michael Chabon writes about comics, or Rob Sheffield writes about music: as if the universe was contained in every blocked shot or dropped fly ball. In Wilker's hands, it is.

FreeDarko Presents: The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History

Author: Bethlehem Shoals,Lawyer IndianChief,Anna Rotkirch,Jacob Weinstein

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

ISBN: 9781608190836

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 5468

The history of basketball has always belonged to champions like the Celtics, the Lakers, and the Bulls. Yet the game's history cuts much deeper than that. The bottom line, the record books and retired jerseys, can never fully do justice to this wild, chaotic, and energetic game. In between the championships, there's the sight of Earl Monroe, spinning and cajoling his way to every corner of the court; or Allen Iverson, driving headlong into players twice his size. The real history of the game is not its championships, which are indisputable, but the personalities of its heroes, which are, at least, undisputed. It's in the larger-than-life pathos of Wilt, the secret ties that bind Larry Bird to the flashy ABA, and Michael Jordan when he flew a little too high. From the prehistoric teachings of Dr. James Naismith to pioneering superstars such as LeBron James and Kevin Durant, you'll never see roundball the same way again.

Rural Free

A Farmwife's Almanac of Country Living

Author: Rachel Peden,Sidonie Coryn

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9780253221612

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 381

View: 5266

"Originally published by Alfred A. Knopf and 1961 by Rachel Peden"--T.p. verso.

Michigan's Upper Peninsula Almanac

Author: Ron Jolly,Karl Bohnak

Publisher: Petoskey Pub

ISBN: 9780472032488

Category: History

Page: 580

View: 2342

The most up-to-date and complete reference source on the Upper Peninsula

Backstage Handbook

An Illustrated Almanac of Technical Information

Author: Paul Carter,Sally Friedman Carter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780911747294

Category: Stage machinery

Page: 309

View: 2398

Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing

Author: Linda E. Swayne,Mark Dodds

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506320376

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1960

View: 6893

Request a FREE 30-day online trial to this title at This four-volume set introduces, on the management side, principles and procedures of economics, budgeting and finance; leadership; governance; communication; business law and ethics; and human resources practices; all in the sports context. On the marketing side this reference resource explores two broad streams: marketing of sport and of sport-related products (promoting a particular team or selling team- and sport-related merchandise, for example), and using sports as a platform for marketing non-sports products, such as celebrity endorsements of a particular brand of watch or the corporate sponsorship of a tennis tournament. Together, these four volumes offer a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the state of sports management and marketing today, providing an invaluable print or online resource for student researchers.

Sports Illustrated Almanac 2013

Author: Editors of Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Sports Illustrated

ISBN: 9781603209342

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 544

View: 3204

America's favorite sports almanac since its introduction 22 years ago, the Sports Illustrated Almanac now has 2012 covered, from football to fencing, hockey to handball and everything in between. The Sports Illustrated Almanac features essays by top Sports Illustrated writers; all-time stats and records; and ticketing and venue information for pro baseball, basketball, football and hockey. It's the ultimate argument-ender!