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Selected eBooks

Before March Madness: The Wars for the Soul of College Basketball
Mascot Nation: The Controversy over Native American Representations in Sports
The Black Athlete Revolt : The Sport Justice Movement in the Age Of #BlackLivesMatter
Women's Sports : What Everyone Needs to Know
Offside: Soccer and American Exceptionalism
More Than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan
LGBT Athletes in the Sports Media
Rising From the Deep : The Seattle Kraken, a Tenacious Push for Expansion, and the Emerald City's Sports Revival
Olimpismo: The Olympic Movement in the Making of Latin America and the Caribbean
Stand up and Shout Out : Women's Fight for Equal Pay, Equal Rights, and Equal Opportunities in Sports
The Ideals of Global Sport: From Peace to Human Rights
Sports Business Unplugged: Leadership Challenges from the World of Sports
Fighting Visibility: Sports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC
Carry the Rock: Race, Football, and the Soul of an American City
Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914
The Black Man in Brazilian Soccer
Pediatric Collections: Sports Medicine Playbook
Sports Crazy: How Sports Are Sabotaging American Schools

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