Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 62 items

  • Keywords: Sports x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Striking Beauty: A Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts

Barry Allen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231172721
eISBN:
9780231539340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172721.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The first book to focus on the intersection of Western philosophy and the Asian martial arts, Striking Beauty studies the historical and philosophical traditions of Asian martial arts practice and ... More


Puritan Revolution

Ronald Hutton

in The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203636
eISBN:
9780191675911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203636.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the differences between divisions of attitude to popular festivities in mid-Tudor and early Stuart England. The latter period separated the monarch from the majority of ... More


‘The Rotherham project’: young men represent themselves and their town

Nathan Gibson, Zanib Rasool, and Kate Pahl

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter turns to ‘the Rotherham project’, in which participants aged between 12 and 16 were involved in youth projects at Rotherham United Community Sports Trust. The project aimed to use ... More


Surviving an Era of Crisis

Jim Host and Eric A. Moyen

in Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As television eclipsed radio, Host wanted to move his company forward, so HCI merged with Bray Cary’s company Creative Sports Marketing, forming Host Creative. After one year, however, it appeared ... More


My Last Great Pitch for the NCAA

Jim Host and Eric A. Moyen

in Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After successfully implementing the concept with individual universities, Host approached NCAA president Ced Dempsey about a “bundled rights” package for all NCAA media rights and marketing. Host met ... More


A Time of Transition

Jim Host and Eric A. Moyen

in Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After Coca-Cola’s NCAA sponsorship, CBS ended its contract with HCI. Bull Run brought in Gordon Whitener as Host’s replacement, and Host resigned as CEO in 2003. No longer involved in operating the ... More


ABC’s Wide World of Sports: “The Seedbed of Modern Sports Television” and the Cold War

Travis Vogan

in ABC Sports: The Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520292956
eISBN:
9780520966260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292956.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 2 turns to Wide World of Sports, ABC Sports’ signature show and the primary testing ground for its creative approach. The Saturday afternoon anthology possessed a meager budget that permitted ... More


“The Network of the Olympics”: Starring Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell

Travis Vogan

in ABC Sports: The Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520292956
eISBN:
9780520966260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292956.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 3 discusses how ABC adapted Wide World of Sports to cover the Olympics. The show offered year-round promotion for the athletes who would eventually compete in the Olympics, and the high ... More


Adventure Capitalists: Paris–Dakar Redux

Cathal Kilcline

in Sport and Society in Global France: Nations, Migrations, Corporations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781781382899
eISBN:
9781789629323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382899.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The popularity of the Paris-Dakar rally in the 1980s drew on both a growing market for new adventure sports in France and nostalgia for colonial-era narratives of desert exploration. Since its ... More


In the “Twilight Warzone”: Overt and Covert Dimensions of the US Sports Offensive

Toby C. Rider

in The Whole World Was Watching: Sport in the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610187
eISBN:
9781503611016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610187.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the early Cold War years, the US government created a sprawling propaganda machinery that developed along overt and covert lines. This essay focuses on the sporting dimension of this ... More


Chiefs vs. Raiders, Part I

Matthew C. Ehrlich

in Kansas City vs. Oakland: The Bitter Sports Rivalry That Defined an Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042652
eISBN:
9780252051500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042652.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the heyday of the Kansas City Chiefs-Oakland Raiders American Football League rivalry. Their face-offs during the 1968 and 1969 seasons took place amid racial revolt, including ... More


What Is a Sports Videogame?

Ian Bogost

in How To Talk About Videogames

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816699117
eISBN:
9781452952406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699117.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Sports videogames aren’t simulations of sports, they are variants of them. In this chapter, Bogost rejects the idea that sports videogames are aiming to simulate real sports games seen on TV. He ... More


Introduction

Anthony Lloyd

in The Harms of Work: An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529204018
eISBN:
9781529204063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204018.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter introduces the themes and issues at the heart of the book. Starting with an account of Sports Direct and its recent publicity for treatment of employees, this chapter establishes the ... More


Regression to the mean— father/son data

Steve Selvin

in The Joy of Statistics: A Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833444
eISBN:
9780191872280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833444.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

A historic observation that tall fathers tend to have shorter sons and short fathers tend to have taller sons is explored. The “Sports Illustrated jinx” is related and also described.


All Our Yesterdays: A History of Media Sport

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Provides a social history of the media sport relationship. Examines newspapers, radio, film and television. Sets the present study in an historical context.


The Race Game: Media Sport, Race and Ethnicity

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Examines the role sport plays in representing race in the media. Looks at how television and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around race, ethnicity and sport. It ... More


Playing the Game: Media Sport and Gender

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Examines the role sport plays in representing gender in the media. Looks at how television and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around gender and sport. It examines the ... More


Games Across Frontiers: Mediated Sport and National Identity

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Examines the role sport plays in representing national identity in the media. Looks at how television and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around national stereotypes and ... More


The Sports Pages: Journalism and Sport

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Examines the role of sports journalism across the media industries. Looks at how sports journalism differs across print, online and broadcast. It examines the practices of sports journalism and the ... More


Consuming Sport: Fans, Fandom and the Audience

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Examines the role fan culture plays in sports culture. Looks at how social media and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around fandom and sport. It examines the ... More


View: