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FreeDarko Presents: The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac: Styles, Stats, and Stars in Today's Game


FreeDarko Presents: The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac: Styles, Stats, and Stars in Today’s Game


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Unlike regimented football or stats-happy baseball, The National Basketball Association is above all else a league of characters. Over the course of a season, games are, of course, won or lost, but for millions of devoted fans, the final result is almost incidental to the way the league’s best players perform on – and off – the court. This book is the indispensible companion to today’s game – a ro…

The NBA Draft Almanac, 2017 edition


The NBA Draft Almanac, 2017 edition


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The 2017 edition of The NBA Draft Almanac is an all-encompassing reference guide that provides in-depth analysis on the top college and international prospects in the 2017 NBA Draft, based on years of research and practical application that have helped professional teams in the past. It also provides detailed reports on the status of all 30 NBA teams heading into the 2017 off-season. Richard Lu ha…

The Kids' World Almanac of Basketball


The Kids’ World Almanac of Basketball


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The Kids’ World AlmanacĀ® of BasketballFascinating basketball facts, from the creation of the game to the NBA’s newest teamsComplete History of the GameNBA Records and Memorable MomentsNBA ChampionsIncredible College RecordsNCAA ChampionsRulesStrategyThe OlympicsAnd More!Who is the only NBA player to score 100 point in a game? (p. 42)Which player won seven straight NBA scoring titles? (p. 100)Whic…













Texas Almanac


Texas Almanac


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First published in 1857, the Texas Almanac has a long history of chronicling the Lone Star State and its residents. The Almanac’s 66th edition is printed in full color and includes hundreds of photographs from every region of the state. Color maps of the state and each of its 254 counties show relief, major and minor roads, waterways, parks, and other attractions. Each county map is accompanied by a profile outlining that county’s history, physical features, recreation, population, and economy. "Special features in the 66th Edition include: " – An article on the birth of the Austin music scene and the influence on it by legendary musician Willie Nelson, written by Nelson biographer Joe Nick Patoski. The Austin music scene is recognized worldwide through Austin City Limits, the longest running music program on American television. – A history of the Civil War in Texas to mark the 150th year since the beginning of that conflict. Composed by Texana writer Mike Cox, the article highlights the unique aspects of the war in Texas, such as the Great Hanging at Gainesville and the Battle of Palmito Ranch. – Newly released 2010 population figures. – A complete history of voter turnout in Texas going back to 1866. – A history of professional football in Texas. – Comprehensive lists of high school football and basketball championships, Texas Olympians, and Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductees. The "Texas Almanac 2012-2013" includes articles and data about: – history and government – population and demographics – the natural environment – sports and recreation – business and transportation – oil and minerals – agriculture – science and health – education – culture and the arts – obituaries of notable Texans – pronunciation guide to town and county names

Sports Illustrated Almanac 2013


Sports Illustrated Almanac 2013


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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

Texas Almanac 20122013


Texas Almanac 20122013


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First published in 1857, the Texas Almanac has a long history of chronicling the Lone Star State and its residents. The Almanac’s 66th edition is printed in full color and includes hundreds of photographs from every region of the state. Color maps of the state and each of its 254 counties show relief, major and minor roads, waterways, parks, and other attractions. Each county map is accompanied by a profile outlining that county’s history, physical features, recreation, population, and economy. Special features in the 66th Edition include: An article on the birth of the Austin music scene and the influence on it by legendary musician Willie Nelson, written by Nelson biographer Joe Nick Patoski. The Austin music scene is recognized worldwide through Austin City Limits, the longest running music program on American television. A history of the Civil War in Texas to mark the 150th year since the beginning of that conflict. Composed by Texana writer Mike Cox, the article highlights the unique aspects of the war in Texas, such as the Great Hanging at Gainesville and the Battle of Palmito Ranch. Newly released 2010 population figures. A complete history of voter turnout in Texas going back to 1866. A history of professional football in Texas. Comprehensive lists of high school football and basketball championships, Texas Olympians, and Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductees. The Texas Almanac 20122013 includes articles and data about: history and government population and demographics the natural environment sports and recreation business and transportation oil and minerals agriculture science and health education culture and the arts obituaries of notable Texans pronunciation guide to town and county names

Texas Almanac 20142015


Texas Almanac 20142015


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FEATURES OF THE TEXAS ALMANAC 20142015 Sketches of eight historic ranches of Texas by Texana writer Mike Cox. Article on the Texas art and artists by Houston businessman and art collector J.P. Bryan, who has amassed the world’s largest Texana collection. Coverage of the 2012 elections, redistricting, and the 2012 Texas Olympic medalists. An update on Major League Baseball in Texas. Lists of sports champions high school, college, and professional. MAJOR SECTIONS UPDATED FOR EACH EDITION The Environment, including geology, plant life, wildlife, rivers, and lakes. Weather highlights of the previous two years, plus a list of destructive weather dating from 1766. Two-year Astronomical Calendar that shows moon phases, times of sunrise and sunset, moonrise and moonset, eclipses, and meteor showers. Recreation, with details on state and national parks and forests, landmarks, and fairs and festivals. Sports, including lists of high school football and basketball champions, professional sports teams, Texas Olympians, and Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductees. Counties section, with detailed county maps and profiles for Texas’s 254 counties. Population figures from the 2010 US Census and State Data Center estimates as of 2012. Comprehensive list of Texas Cities and Towns. Politics, Elections, and information on Federal, State, and Local Governments. Culture and the Arts, including a list of civic and religious Holidays. Religion census of 2010 by denomination and adherents; breakdown on metro areas and counties. Health and Science, with charts of vital statistics. Education, including a complete list of colleges and universities, and UIL results. Business and Transportation, with an expanded section on Oil and Gas. Agriculture, including data on production of crops, fruits, vegetables, livestock, and dairy. Obituaries of notable Texans. Pronunciation Guide to Texas town and county names.

The Baseball Maniac's Almanac


The Baseball Maniac’s Almanac


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An addictive read that is sure to spark conversation wherever baseball is spoken, this updated edition of The Baseball Maniac’s Almanac is part reference, part trivia, part brain teaser, and absolutely the most unusual and thorough compendium of baseball stats and facts ever assembledall verified for accuracy by the Baseball Hall of Fame. In its pages, renowned sportswriter Bert Randolph Sugar presents thousands of fascinating lists, tables, data, and stimulating facts. Inside, you’ll find: Highest batting averages not to win batting titles Home-run leaders by state of birth Players on last-place teams leading the league in RBIs, by season Most triples by position, season Winners of two legs of triple crown since last winner Oldest pitchers with losing record, leading league in ERA Career pitching leaders under six feet tall Managers replaced wile team was in first place Hall of Famers whose sons played in the majors Babe Ruth’s yearly salary Players with palindromic surnames And so much more! Not just a collection of facts or records, this is a book of glorious fun that will astound even the most bookish baseball fan. Read up and amaze your friends! Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sportsbooks about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Almanac


Almanac


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Baseball America’s 2001 Almanac offers a complete recap of the 2000 baseball season from the World Series to the major, minor, independent, and amateur leagues. It is also the only volume to feature in-depth coverage of the annual baseball draft of players at all levels. Additional features include: — Complete major league news and statistics — Complete minor league statistics and "Year in Review" — A comprehensive overview of each organization’s season — Full coverage of college baseball and the 2000 draft — Comprehensive foreign and winter league coverage — Clear, concise, and easy-to-use referencing A great companion to Baseball America’s Directory, this almanac is a fan-friendly, musthave reference.

Official 1998 NFL Pocket Almanac


Official 1998 NFL Pocket Almanac


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The NFL continues to be the America’s favorite spectator sport — by far. In popularity polls and TV ratings, it outscores baseball and basketball by more than 2 to 2. The weather is cool and crisp. Leaves are changing colors. Football is in the air … and the NFL is ready to kick off its seventy-ninth season. Which teams have the best chances of colliding in Super Bowl XXXIII? How did each NFL team perform in 1997? Who has the toughest schedule in 1998? Who are the league’s best players, and who will be the emerging stars this year? The answers to these questions and many more can be found in The Official 1998 NFL Pocket Almanac. The Official 1998 NFL Pocket Almanac — the handiest, most portable NFL guide ever produced — delivers 128 pages jam-packed with detailed facts and figures about the NFL. Each of the thirty NFL teams is featured in a two-page spread containing: — game by game results from 1997 — the 1998 schedule, including kickoff times — all of the vital player statistics from 1997 — off-season roster moves — top draft choices — an assessment of where the team stands going into the new season — basic team information, including mailing address and phone number, training camp location, e-mail address, and web site URL The book includes also 1997 statistical leaders and award winners, all-time NFL leaders, important dates in pro football, a brief history of the Super Bowl, a trivia quiz, and much more. The Official 1998 NFL Pocket Almanac provides a unique mix of convenience and comprehensiveness. It’s perfect for the fan who wants something more substantial than a schedule clipped from the newspaper but less bulky and epensive than areference book. The Official 1998 NFL Pocket Almanac is produced by the NFL.

Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2015


Plunkett’s Sports Industry Almanac 2015


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PLUNKETT'S SPORTS INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2015 Key findings: •Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in Sports and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term. Key Features: •Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence •Market forecasts and Industry Statistics •Industry Associations and Professional Societies List •In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies •Industry Glossary •Buyer may register for free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online •Link to our 5-minutes video overview of this industry Pages: 501 Statistical Tables Provided: 10 Companies Profiled: 368 Geographic Focus: Global A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments. •How is the industry evolving? •How is the industry being shaped by new technologies? •How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies? •What is the size of the market now and in the future? •What are the financial results of the leading companies? •What are the names and titles of top executives? •What are the top companies and what are their revenues? Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include: Major Trends Affecting the Sports Industry 1)Introduction to the Sports Industry 2)NFL (National Football League): The Biggest Money in U.S. Sports 3)Broadcasting Fees, Digital Access and Investment Savvy Boost MLB (Major League Baseball) 4)NBA (National Basketball Association) Regroups Under New Contract 5)NHL (National Hockey League) Team Differences Result in Financial Haves and Have-Nots 6)NASCAR's Best Teams Require Massive Investment 7)Television Rights Contracts Bring in Lucrative Revenues for Major Leagues 8)World Soccer Faces Trouble Due to Lack of Parity/MLS (Major League Soccer) Holds Its Own 9)NCAA College Sports Are Big Revenue Earners 10)PGA (Professional Golf Association) Tournaments Grow in International Markets/Golf Returns to the Olympics 11)Fantasy Sports Post Growth, Creating $3.6 Billion in Revenue Online 12)Sports Equipment and Apparel Manufacturers Offer the Latest High-Tech Advantages Such as Wearable Sensors 13)Lacrosse Is Among the Fastest-Growing Team Sports in America 14)Sports Agents Become Indispensable/ Sports Marketing Booms in China 15)New Electronic Game Consoles Attempt to Revive Sales 16)3-D Games Open New Opportunities/Immersion Games Offer Virtual Reality 17)Hiking, Walking and Running—The Least Expensive Sports Draw the Most Participants 18)Bicycle Sharing Grows in Major Cities, But Financial Outlook Is Poor 19)Aging Baby Boomers Will Cause Significant Changes in the Leisure Sector, Including Sports and Activity-Based Travel 20)Athletic Footwear Draws B

Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2016


Plunkett’s Sports Industry Almanac 2016


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Plunkett'S Sports Industry Almanac 2016 Key Findings: &Bull;Plunkett Research Lists Top 350 Companies in Sports and Names Top Trends Changing the Industry for the Mid Term. Key Features: &Bull;Industry Trends Analysis, Market Data and Competitive Intelligence &Bull;Market Forecasts and Industry Statistics &Bull;Industry Associations and Professional Societies List &Bull;In-Depth Profiles of Hundreds of Leading Companies &Bull;Industry Glossary &Bull;Buyer May Register for Free Access to Search and Export Data at Plunkett Research Online &Bull;Link to Our 5-Minutes Video Overview of This Industry Pages: 500 Statistical Tables Provided: 10 Companies Profiled: 369 Geographic Focus: Global A Complete Market Research Report, Including Forecasts and Market Estimates, Technologies Analysis and Developments at Innovative Firms. You Will Gain Vital Insights That Can Help You Shape Your Own Strategy for Business Development, Product Development and Investments. &Bull;How Is the Industry Evolving? &Bull;How Is the Industry Being Shaped by New Technologies? &Bull;How Is Demand Growing in Emerging Markets and Mature Economies? &Bull;What Is the Size of the Market Now and in the Future? &Bull;What Are the Financial Results of the Leading Companies? &Bull;What Are the Names and Titles of Top Executives? &Bull;What Are the Top Companies and What Are Their Revenues? Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include: Major Trends Affecting the Sports Industry 1)Introduction to the Sports Industry 2)Nfl (National Football League): the Biggest Money in U.S. Sports 3)Broadcasting Fees, Digital Access and Investment Savvy Boost Mlb (Major League Baseball) 4)Nba (National Basketball Association) Regroups Under New Contract 5)Nhl (National Hockey League) Team Differences Result in Financial Haves and Have-Nots 6)Nascar’S Best Teams Require Massive Investment 7)Television Rights Contracts Bring in Lucrative Revenues for Major Sports Leagues 8)Soccer (Football) Leagues in the U.S. and Europe Reap Significant Revenues and Sponsorships 9)Ncaa College Sports Are Big Revenue Earners 10)Pga (Professional Golf Association) Tournaments Grow in International Markets/Golf Returns to the Olympics 11)Fantasy Sports Post Growth, Creating $3.6 Billion in Revenue Online 12)Esports: Electronic Games Become Spectator Sports 13)Sports Equipment Manufacturers Offer the Latest High-Tech Advantages 14)Wearable Sensors Track Exercise Data/Apparel and Shoe Manufacturers Adopt Technologies 15)Lacrosse Is Among the Fastest-Growing Team Sports in America 16)Sports Agents Become Indispensable/ Sports Marketing Booms in China 17)New Video Game Console Technologies and Features Boost Sales 18)Virtual Reality and 3-D Games Open New Opportunities/Immersion Games to Grow 19)Gym Memberships Continue to Rise 20)Hiking, Walking and Running—The Least Expensive Sports Draw the Most Participants 21)Bicycle Sharing Grows in Majo

Minnesota Sports Almanac: 125 Glorious Years


Minnesota Sports Almanac: 125 Glorious Years


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To be hoisted on your teammates’ shoulders after a championship win? To nail the perfect serve? To conquer the wilderness with a pack of dogs in the fore? To crush the Packers? To dust off your pompoms and skip onto the field? To take home the trivia trophy from your local sports bar? Whatever your athletic aspiration, "Minnesota Sports Almanac" is the book for you. Spanning 125 years of feats and follies, this groundbreaking sports bible has it all: Colorful profiles of famous and infamous players and teams in virtually every sport Crowd-pleasing trivia featuring obscure facts and figures Stats of wins and losses, fumbles and scores, games and rankings Insider views of venues and stadiums, sports writers and announcers Thrilling tales of edge-of-your-seat wins, of records set and championships lost Vivid replays of memorable moments for players and teams "Star Tribune" sports reporter Joel Rippel offers the comprehensive history of men’s and women’s sports from high school and amateur to pro. The North Star State’s big four–football, baseball, basketball, and hockey–are packed here with just about every sport championed by Minnesota’s own, including golf, bowling, wrestling, boxing, soccer, tennis, gymnastics, figure skating, dogsledding, curling, luging, snowmobiling, running, bike racing, auto racing, horse racing, hunting, fishing, swimming, water skiing, volleyball, cheerleading, and more.

FreeDarko Presents the Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac: Styles, Stats, and Stars in Today's Game


FreeDarko Presents the Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac: Styles, Stats, and Stars in Today’s Game


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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.

Freedarko Presents :  The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac: Styles, STATS, and Stars in Today's Game


Freedarko Presents : The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac: Styles, STATS, and Stars in Today’s Game


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Buy Freedarko Presents by Bethlehem Shoals in Hardcover for the low price of 23.00. Find this product in Sports & Recreation > Basketball – General, Almanacs.

Vietnam War: Almanac: Almanac


Vietnam War: Almanac: Almanac


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Officially originating in 1941 when a Vietminh guerrilla force was formed under Ho Chi Minh and ending in May 1975 with the fall of Saigon, the Vietnam War took a heavy toll on American troops and greatly affected the political atmosphere of the late 60s and early 70s. "Vietnam War: Almanac" highlights the major events leading up to and during America’s involvement in the war that created great political tensions on the home front: Vietnam and French Colonialism Vietnam and the Cold War Early American Involvement in Vietnam The Fall of Diem The War at Home Vietnam’s Lasting Impact on America And other topics relating to American involvement Also included are sidebars, photographs, maps, timelines, "Words to Know" section, and an index.

Louisiana Almanac


Louisiana Almanac


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This compilation is the most up-to-date source available for Louisiana statistical data. An important reference guide for more than 50 years, the Louisiana Almanac is now in its 18th edition and is packed with more facts and figures than ever before. There are easy-to-locate entries for politics, history, science, business, medicine, education, laws, recreation, agriculture, attractions, and nearly any other informational item one could seek out. Known for its politics, its natural resources, and its colorful history, the Pelican State is one of the most intriguing states in America. Available in paperback and hardcover, this latest edition is a complete, ready reference.

freedarko presents the macrophenomenal pro basketball almanac styles stats


freedarko presents the macrophenomenal pro basketball almanac styles stats


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