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Beyond Basketball

Author : Jake Maddox
ISBN : 9781496563453
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Juniper Jackson is the tallest girl on the team. She might also be the least interested. But with her dad as the coach and the kind of height that gives her a serious advantage -- Juniper needs to figure out how to find something to love about the game.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Beyond Basketball

Author : Mike Krzyzewski
ISBN : 9780759516748
Genre : Business & Economics
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This is a collection of short but extraordinarily powerful essays as to how Coach K of Duke inspires, motivates, and teaches his basketball players about the game of life, both on and off the court.
Category: Business & Economics

Beyond Basketball

Author : Devad akbak
ISBN :
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The Duke University men's basketball team has served as the gold standard in college athletics for well over two decades - and that's all because of the extraordinary impact of Mike Krzyzewski, the highly-respected coach of the Duke squad. Coach K's reputation as a teacher of young men has transcended his extraordinary success as a coach. The Duke team is always ranked at the top of the college game, year in and year out, but what's truly remarkable about Coach K are his players and the legacy they leave behind: Grant Hill, Shane Battier, Elton Brand, Bobby Hurley, and on and on — these are not just great basketball players, but individuals who have become true leaders in American society, all thanks in large part to Coach K's leadership. So how does Coach K do it? In this new book, he reveals his tips, advice, and time-tested guidance on how he coaches and educates his players about life beyond the basketball court.
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Basketball Beyond The Bench Aspire To Be More Than Just A Player

Author : Angela Fields
ISBN : 1733702016
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Many kids grow up wanting to become a star athlete without achieving their dreams. Being on a winning team is more than just watching a star player. Basketball Beyond the Bench is a book that introduces and educated kids about different careers in basketball. To inspire kids to be more than just a player and to use their gifts to be the best at whatever they choose to become. This is an informative book that shares with kids, what is like to work behind the scenes and the many facets of different jobs. Kids will be inspired to be great, whether they are an athlete or non-athlete. But most importantly to be themselves and believe in their abilities.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Crazy Basketball

Author : Charley Rosen
ISBN : 9780803220379
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Crazy Basketball is the story of Charley Rosen's unlikely and crazy basketball journey--from the CBA to his role as commentator for Foxsports.com.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Maryland Basketball

Author : Paul McMullen
ISBN : 0801872219
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 27.21 MB
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All of their stories are told in Maryland Basketball: Tales from Cole Field House.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Give And Go

Author : Thomas Mc Laughlin
ISBN : 9780791478585
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A pickup basketball player looks at the pickup game as a distinctive culture using both personal experience and cultural studies theory.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Coaching Youth Basketball

Author : Bill Gutman
ISBN : 9781440696084
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 85.29 MB
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Here's the guide for current and prospective coaches that covers every aspect of effectively coaching youth basketball: teaching good sportsmanship, running an effective practice, coaching to a player's age and skill level, teaching offensive and defensive skills and drills, rules of the game, executing winning plays and strategies, dealing with parents.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Knight

Author : Bob Knight
ISBN : 9781466826069
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 70.65 MB
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Bob Knight was a head coach in college basketball at twenty-four, coach of an unbeaten NCAA champion at thirty-five, coach of the last amateur team to win the Olympic men's basketball gold medal at forty-three, and out of a job at not quite sixty. His shock, disappointment and anger over Indiana University's manner of firing a twenty-nine-year employee comes through clearly in his account of his last turbulent year there. And it is his account. Few people in sports have had more books written about them. This is the first by Bob Knight - one of the most literate, candid, quoted and outspoken men in American public life telling in this first-person account of his full, rich life. Much of that life has been in basketball, most of it because of basketball, but it also has brought him forward as a coach who has proved academic responsibility and production of championship college athletic teams not only can co-exist but should. His excitement as things start anew for him at Texas Tech is matched here by his characteristic frankness and remarkable recollection of a life he clearly has enjoyed. You'll see why, as he tells story after story - some delightful, some hilarious, some poignant, none of them dull. Knight, as a sophomore front-line reserve on the Ohio State team that won the NCAA championship, became the first man to play on and coach a championship team when he led his 1975-76 Indiana team to a 32-0 season that was capped by an 86-68 victory over Michigan in the NCAA championship game at Philadelphia. His Indiana teams in 1980-81 and 1986-87 also won NCAA titles, making him one of just four coaches in history to win as many as three championships. Twenty-six years later, the 1975-76 Indiana team still stands as the last unbeaten team in major- college men's basketball. Knight's coaching career includes six seasons at Army, where his teams - during the years when the Vietnam War made recruiting for West Point difficult - won 102 games and lost 50. He is one of five coaches who have won seven hundred games, and the only coach whose teams have won championships in the NCAA tournament, the National Invitation Tournament, the Olympic Games and the Pan American Games. During all that he has been at the heart of more controversies while running a winning and squeaky-clean program than any coach of any sport any time or anywhere. His excitement as things start anew for him is matched here by his candor and remarkable recollection of a life he clearly has enjoyed. You'll see why, with story after story - some delightful, some hilarious, some poignant, none of them dull: the story of Bob Knight's life.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Glory Days

Author : Bill Reynolds
ISBN : 0312207174
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 76.71 MB
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Bill Reynolds built his youth around sports. As a boy in a blue-collar Rhode Island town, he spend his hours shooting hoops and dreaming of stardom. From his adolescence to high school fame to a scholarship at Brown University, Reynolds enjoyed the perks of athletic glory. But those days soon ended and the onetime star drifted between his past and an uncertain future. Glory Days is a warm, touching, and funny book about what happens when jocks grow older --about getting a life without losing touch with your dreams.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Beyond The Rules

Author : Al Babtistia
ISBN : 9781450734325
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Sports Marketing

Author : Professor Emeritus (Late Of) Providence College Robert I Krasner
ISBN : 9781449648480
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In Sports Marketing: The View of Industry Experts, industry leaders discuss how they achieved their position, what their daily schedules look like, and what interesting projects and challenges are currently upon them. Through these bios, readers will get a behind the scenes look at the many different opportunities available in the wide field of sports marketing, as well as a look at the fundamentals of the positions described.
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Working Toward Excellence

Author : Paul Buyer
ISBN : 9781614481775
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 67.53 MB
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“Weaves together thoughts, stories, and quotes from top performers in music, business, and sports to help you achieve excellence” (Jeff Janssen, founder and president of the Janssen Sports Leadership Center). Does excellence relentlessly drive you? Does mediocrity constantly bother you? In Working Toward Excellence, Clemson University professor Paul Buyer identifies eight values for achieving excellence in work and life including hunger, effort, process, quality, consistency, leadership, time, and perseverance. Each chapter features inspiring stories, questions, and quotes from respected professionals who have achieved uncommon success in business, sports, education, and the arts such as John Maxwell, Jim Collins, Stephen Covey, John Wooden, Mike Krzyzewski, Wynton Marsalis, Isaac Stern, and many others. Also included is a Working Toward Excellence Evaluation to help you and your organization reach your true potential and further develop, improve, and measure these essential attributes of success. “Working Toward Excellence has captures my attention in a big way. It is filled with valuable and practical information. It will make a major difference in your life.” —Pat Williams, Orlando Magic, senior vice president, author of Leadership Excellence
Category: Business & Economics

World Sports A Reference Handbook

Author : Maylon Hanold
ISBN : 9781598847796
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 26.51 MB
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This book covers a wide range of issues and controversies within the world of sports—including drug use, economics, ethics, ethnicity, gender, globalization, politics, race, sexuality, and technology—from both a U.S. and global perspective. • A chronology of important events or innovations in sports • A list of important sports organizations with descriptions of each • A glossary of relevant terms such as "blood doping"
Category: Sports & Recreation

If These Walls Could Talk Chicago Bulls

Author : Kent McDill
ISBN : 9781633190030
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 54.47 MB
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The Chicago Bulls are one of basketball's most storied teams—from Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Phil Jackson to Hall of Famers and MVPs, the Bulls' NBA championship legacy will likely never be surpassed. Author and Bulls' beat reporter Kent McDill provides a closer look at the great moments of the 1990s championship teams, which saw the Bulls win six championships in eight seasons. Through multiple interviews conducted with current and past Bulls, readers will meet the players, coaches, and management and share in their moments of greatness and defeat. If These Walls Could Talk: Chicago Bulls will make fans a part of the Bulls' history from a new perspective.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The People Talking In My Head

Author : Adriana Jai Wynn-Yeldell
ISBN : 9781452059495
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Aira is at it again yall. The ex-school teacher is now happily married and a full-time mother. She and Adam has provided love and security for their family in the big house nestled between trees on the land he had always dreamed of owning. Is there a such thing as happily ever after? Or is it more realistic to take it day by day? They wanted it all and went after it, and Aira's journal became thick with her ideas, poems and stories of The Mayfield's and their big crazy family. Still grounded in traditions, her friendship with Mercedes and Debra, she describes in her special way the detail of their lives, and the bond that helps them all through the changes and adversity we all journey through each day. They are wild, loyal and generous just like the people you know.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Success Cycle

Author : Roger Cawiezell, CLU, CHFC
ISBN : 9781469151540
Genre : Study Aids
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Within a few hours of reading this book, the novice or veteran sales person will learn how to employ a sales system that will take them to the level of success enjoyed by Top Sales Professionals. The Success Cycle will reveal a proven system for sales success in any and every type of sales marketing. By learning and mastering each of the 10 areas of The Success Cycle, sales success can be literally guaranteed. This system is the key to long term sales success. Absolutely a must read for those who desire a track to run on. Cawiezell reveals how this system put him in the top 1% of sales people within 2 years of mastering it. Cawiezell’s philosophy, “The situation is the boss and the results are the judge”. “In order to win the game you have to be in the game”. The Success Cycle will keep you in the game so you can ultimately win the game! The reader will have a ready resource to refer to over and over again and will understand the 5 areas needed to grow success. These are all of the secrets of proven winners! This system teaches you how to get through the following curves: the knowledge curve, the skills curve, the confidence curve, the experience curve, and ultimately enjoy the success curve.
Category: Study Aids

Lost Indianapolis

Author : John P. McDonald
ISBN : 9781439630181
Genre : Photography
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In 1816, the U.S. Congress decided to give the newly formed State of Indiana four square miles of land to lay out a capital city. Just where the capital city would be platted, however, was unknown. Four years later, the spot was finally chosen near where Fall Creek meets the White River. From that moment forward, despite a few bumps along the way, Indianapolis began its development into one of the nation's great cities. Over the course of that development, many buildings, companies, legends, and people have come and gone. While they are now only shadows of the past, they help to form the history and heart of Indianapolis.
Category: Photography

Slam Dunk Science Projects With Basketball

Author : Robert Gardner
ISBN : 076603366X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Presents several science experiments and science project ideas using physics and basketball"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Beyond Stereotypes

Author : Ari F. Sclar
ISBN : 9781557536990
Genre : History
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In the decades after the Civil War, sports slowly gained a prominent position within American culture. This development provided Jews with opportunities to participate in one of the few American cultures not closed off to them. Jewish athleticism challenged anti-Semitic depictions of Jews' supposed physical inferiority while helping to construct a modern American Jewish identity. An Americanisation narrative emerged that connected Jewish athleticism with full acceptance and integration into American society. This acceptance was not without struggle, but Jews succeeded and participated in the American sporting culture as athletes, coaches, owners, and fans. The diversity of topics in this volume reflect that the field of the history of American Jews and sports is growing and has moved beyond the need to overcome the idea that Jews are simply "People of the Book." The contributions to this volume paint a broad picture of Jewish participation in sports, with essays written by respected historians who have examined specific sports, individuals, leagues, cities, and the impact of sport on Judaism. Despite the continued belief that Jewish religious or cultural identity remains somehow distinct from the American idea of the "athlete," the volume demonstrates that American Jews have had a tremendous contribution to American sports - and conversely, that sports have helped construct American Jewish culture and identity.
Category: History