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The Return of the King's Youth, 1386–88

Christopher Fletcher

in Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546916
eISBN:
9780191720826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546916.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the process by which Richard II's youth, which had been absent from acceptable public discourse since January 1380, made its return in the Appeal lodged by the ‘Lords Appellant’ ... More


Analyzing Wimbledon: The Power of Statistics

Franc Klaassen and Jan R. Magnus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199355952
eISBN:
9780199395477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355952.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The game of tennis raises many questions that are of interest to a statistician. Is it true that beginning to serve in a set gives an advantage? Are new balls an advantage? Is the seventh game in a ... More


Andy Murray: Savior from Outside the Margins

Lisa Doris Alexander and Dan Travis

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

British tennis star and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is the focus of this chapter. Born and raised in Scotland, Murray’s national identity as a British athlete is explored amid the tensions between ... More


Billie Jean King, Inc.: Womensports, the Women's Sports Foundation, and World Team Tennis

Susan Ware

in Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834541
eISBN:
9781469603384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877999_ware.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Billie Jean King's first retirement that occurred after winning Wimbledon in 1975. It didn't stick, but she was already devoting increasing time to a variety of business and ... More


British “Heritage” and the Transatlantic Marketplace

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter offers a discussion on British “heritage” and the transatlantic marketplace. The U.S. market expanded for British cultural commodities. The 1970s revealed the mounting intensity of the ... More


Warming up

Franc Klaassen and Jan R. Magnus

in Analyzing Wimbledon: The Power of Statistics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199355952
eISBN:
9780199395477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355952.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Why study tennis? Why use statistics? In addition to answering these questions, this introductory chapter discusses the difference between correlation and causality, how sports data can tell us ... More


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