The Sports Book

... Kindersley Limited All rights reserved A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library All rights reserved. ... SCORING EVENT Sports for which the number of points or goals scored decides the outcome.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409350339

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 456

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The ultimate armchair companion to over 200 sports The Sports Book, 4th Edition, is the ultimate guide to games, fit for everyone still buzzing from 2012, the amazing year of sport. This new edition presents fully up-to-date information covering all sorts of sports, from equestrian sports, athletics and gymnastics to winter sports and extreme sports. Check out the rules, history, players and events for over 200 of the world's greatest sports such as football, cricket, basketball and golf. Stay ahead of the curve with this amazing sports source with the latest facts and statistics, including updated world and Olympic records from leading experts and sports governing bodies around the globe. You'll also learn the techniques and tactics of the world's best competitors. Plus, all the additional sports featured in the 2012 Olympic Games are included, with an overview of the upcoming games in Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016. The Sports Book, 4th Edition (previous ISBN: 9781405367417) is perfect for sports buffs needing an ultimate quick-reference guide or anyone keen for more information on sports, from the most common to the more obscure.

The Stupidest Sports Book of All Time

Hilarious Blunders, Bloopers, Oddities, Quotes, and More from the World of Sports Kathryn Petras, Ross Petras ... —Fan on top ten NFL teams “This team is like one big family, and I've made 224 The Stupidest Sports Book of All Time.

Author: Kathryn Petras

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 1523501979

Category: Humor

Page: 256

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The thrill of victory, the agony of a tight jockstrap. It’s the reason we love sports—you never know what’s going to happen. Sometimes everything clicks, with the best athlete in the world competing at their peak, and the result is a thing of breathtaking beauty. But sometimes the opposite happens, resulting in moments of breathtaking hilarity, or astonishing inanity, or just plain head-scratching puzzlement. Welcome to The Stupidest Sports Book of All Time. Featuring: The most boring games in sports history Wise(ish) words on winning Stupid mascot antics The strangest things coaches have done to motivate teams And much, much more!

Strategic Sport Communication

SPORTS BOOKS Sports books are forgotten in most discussions about print sport media delivery systems . The writing and publishing of sports books , however , are major aspects of sport communication . Each year thousands of sports books ...

Author: Paul Mark Pedersen

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736065245

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 396

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This is an introduction to the wide-ranging world of sport communication, integral to the successful management, marketing, and operation of sport organisations at all levels. The text outlines the full breadth of the communication industry, including the many professional careers available to students and practitioners.

Sports Betting For Dummies

“ Race and Sports Book , ” and you'll find a big room that looks a little like NASA mission control , except instead of rocket scientists monitoring spacecraft , you'll see bettors monitoring the " big board ” that lists games and odds ...

Author: Swain Scheps

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119748623

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 464

View: 480

The sports gambling book you can bet on Sports betting combines America's national pastime (sports) with its national passion (gambling). In the U.S., more than a third of the population bets on at least one sporting event every year. With the recent lifting of the federal ban on sports gambling, states are pushing legislation to take advantage of the new potential source of revenue. The best sports betting books are data driven, statistically honest, and offer ways to take action. Sports Betting For Dummies will cover the basics, as well as delving into more nuanced topics. You’ll find all the need-to-know information on types of bets, statistics, handicapping fundamentals, and more. Betting on football, basketball, baseball, and other sports Betting on special events, such as the Superbowl or the Olympics Money management Betting on the internet With handy tips, tricks, and tools, Sports Betting For Dummies shows you how to place the right bet at the right time—to get the right payoff.

Basics of Winning Sports Betting

You can make money at sports betting! In this book, I'm not only going to show you the basics of bettingatfootball,baseball, basketball and boxing, but also, how to beat the bookie, and takemoreofhiscash than he'll take of yours.

Author: J. Edward Allen

Publisher: Cardoza Publishing

ISBN: 1580424147

Category: Games & Activities


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This excellent primer on winning at sports betting is packed with crucial information to make you a knowledgeable winner. You'll learn how to bet and win at the major sports: football, baseball, basketball and boxing. This fact-filled book includes: how to read the lines, how the lines are made, the odds faced at the different sports, how the over/under, teasers and parlays work, how to beat the bookies, and much more on winning at sports betting. In just one easy reading, You'll be primed and ready to take on the bookies. 64 pages

Night Day Las Vegas

#70–72: Super Bowl Sunday, the Final Four, the World Series: If you're in Vegas on a big day, find a good sports book and enjoy the action on and off the field. Sports books offer all kinds of exotic wagering that goes way beyond who's ...

Author: Pulse Guides

Publisher: ASDavis Media Group

ISBN: 0975902288

Category: Travel

Page: 207

View: 556

With an unparalleled scene with nightlife that goes until dawn, the world's best chefs competing to outdo each other, and a bevy of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, today's Sin City is all about excitement. Today's savvy travelers rely on NIGHT+DAY Las Vegas -- with its opinionated listings, insightful descriptions, and witty, intelligent writing -- to get the sophisticated edge in travel. From the trendiest tables, hippest hotels, top shops and galleries to the hottest nightspots and coolest attractions, NIGHT+DAY Las Vegas is packed with expert recommendations and insider tips. For discerning travelers, it's the details that make the difference. Night+Day signature sections include the "99 Best" of the city, three unique "Perfect Plan" itineraries, a "Cheat Sheet" of city essentials, a quick and concise "Black Book" index, maps, and more.

Borders and Border Politics in a Globalizing World

The popularity of sports betting in the United States is evident in the construction of mega - sports books in Las Vegas ... Betting lines for all major sports and sporting events are carried in newspapers throughout the United States .

Author: Paul Ganster

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780842051040

Category: Political Science

Page: 354

View: 665

Borders represent an intriguing paradox as globalization continues to leap barriers at a vigorous pace, yet the political boundaries separating peoples remain pervasive and problematic. The first text to explore global borders, this reader brings together key essays on border societies, politics, and economies to explore this complex dynamic. With its careful selection of accessible essays, this text will allow professors in a variety of courses to easily globalize their classroom. The readings have been carefully selected to appeal to undergraduates, offering theoretical concepts for understanding the overarching context of globalization as well as focusing on the experiences of specific peoples and communities.

ESPN The Mighty Book of Sports Knowledge

You may have noticed a spate of sports books out there that assert to be about “The Greatest” game, or “The Last" season, or “The One True" athlete. We make no claim that this is an omnipotent, all-encompassing book. The sports world is ...

Author: Steve Wulf

Publisher: ESPN

ISBN: 0345513088

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 384

In The ESPN Mighty Book of Sports Knowledge, Steve Wulf, acclaimed author and founding editor of ESPN The Magazine, delivers an arena’s worth of sporting wisdom, trivia, best-of lists, curiosities, legendary feats, and sacred objects–from the magic of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech to the lore of hockey’s Stanley Cup to the art of the perfectly thrown Wiffle Ball pitch. Written to remind us all why we love the games, this indispensable reference features contributions from the finest minds at ESPN, as well as guidance from actual professionals. Inside you’ll discover • twenty-five of the greatest sporting nicknames • the keys to being a mascot • what happens during a pit stop • the five best (worst?) on-field temper tantrums • a tour of Donovan McNabb’s locker • how Wayne Gretzky tapes his sticks • the unbeatable secret of rock-paper-scissors • how to tape an ankle, fold a paper football, hit a hole in one, whistle with your fingers, throw a knuckleball, jump rope like a champ, and oil a baseball glove • advice from star athletes–learn to run routes like Jerry Rice, take a penalty kick like Landon Donovan, fake opponents out like Chris Paul, and put on your socks the John Wooden way The ESPN Mighty Book of Sports Knowledge is the perfect antidote to our video-game culture and an essential gift for any fan who ever dreamed of throwing a tight spiral in a Super Bowl, closing out a World Series game, or lining up a putt to win a major. In other words, it’s a book for the young and the young at heart.

Living the Fast Lane The Jimmie Johnson Story Sports Book for Boys Children s Sports Outdoors Books

Baby Professor. LIVING THE FAST LANE THE JOHNSON JIMMIE STORY SPORTS BOOK FOR BOYS Children's Sports & Outdoors Books Speedy Publishing LLC 40 E. Main St. #1156 Newark, DE. Front Cover.

Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1541939301

Category: Travel

Page: 64

View: 425

Who was Jimmie Johnson? This time, let’s explore the world of car racing as seen in Jimmie’s life and career. The sport may seem dangerous but with skills, practice and an extra dose of precaution, it could prove to be the best adrenaline rush you could ever experience! Breathe in, and read about what it’s like to live in the fast lane!

Fun Facts about the Summer and Winter Olympic Games Sports Book Grade 3 Children s Sports Outdoors Books

Baby Professor. FUN FACTS ABOUT THE SUMMER AND WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES SPORTS BOOK GRADE 3 Children's Sports & Outdoors Books Speedy Publishing LLC 40 E. Main St. #1156 Newark, DE. Front Cover.

Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1541920295

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 336

Do you have a budding sports superstar? Then get him/her comfortable by reading this book of sports meant for third graders. Fueling your child’s passion would bring him/her happiness, whether it’s buying sports equipment or getting him/her a copy of this book. Invest in knowledge and know-how. Later, he/she will be converting theories to actions. Grab a copy of this book today!