Table of contents for Sport in American culture : from Ali to X-games / Joyce D. Duncan.

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Preface
Introduction
Sport in American Culture
From Ali to X-Games
A
Aaron, Henry "Hank" Louis (1934-)
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem (1947-)
Academic Skepticism of Sport
Academics and Sport
Adolescent Sport Novels
Aerobics, as Exercise
Ali, Muhammad (1942-)
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Allen, Mel (1914-1996)
Altruism and Activism
Amateur Athletic Act
Amateur Athletic Union
Amateurism
American Basketball Association
The American Gladiators
America's Cup
Angell, Roger (1926-)
Apparel, in Sport
Archery
Arête
Armstrong, Lance (1971-)
Army-Navy Rivalry
Artists of Sport
Ashe, Arthur Robert, Jr. (1943-1993)
Athlete
Athletes, above the Law
Athletes as Actors
Athletes as Symbolic Heroes
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Audience Rituals
Automobile Racing
B
Banks, Ernest "Ernie" (1931-)
Baseball
Baseball, Minor Leagues
Baseball Films
Baseball Strikes
Basketball
Basketball Hall of Fame
"Battle of the Sexes"
Bear Baiting
Berra, Lawrence Peter "Yogi" (1925-)
Bicycling
Big Business, Sport as
Billiards and Pool
Bird, Larry (1956-)
Black Sox Scandal
Blackouts, Television
Blood Sport
Bloomer Girls
Bollea, Terry Gene "Hulk Hogan" (1953-)
Boone and Crockett Club
Boston Marathon
Bouton, Jim (1939-)
Bowling
Boxing
"Boys of Summer"
Bryant, Paul "Bear" (1913-1983)
Bullfighting
Bulls, Running the
Bungee Jumping
C
Camp, Walter (1859-1925)
Campanella, Roy (1921-1993)
Canadian Football League
Canadian Writers of Sport Literature
Candlestick Park
Card Games
Carnivals
Cartoons and Sport
"Casey at the Bat"
Cheerleading
Children in Sport: Competition and Socialization
Children in Sport: Girls in "Boys' Sports"
Children in Sport: Necessity of Play
Civil Rights and Sport
Clemente, Roberto (1934-1972)
Cockfighting
College Football
College Football Association
Comics and Sport
Communities, Impact of Sport on
The Compleat Angler
Computers and Sport
Connors, James Scott "Jimmy" (1952-)
Coover, Robert (1932-)
Cosell, Howard (1918-1995)
Coubertin, Baron Pierre de (1863-1937)
Curling
D
Dean, Jay Hanna "Dizzy" (1911-1974)
Dempsey, Jack (1895-1983)
Detective Stories and Sport
Devers, Gail (1966-)
Deviance in Sport
DiMaggio, Joe (1914-1999)
Disc Golf
Discrimination, Racial, in Sport
Doubleday, Abner (1819-1893), Myth of
Draft
Dream Team
Dueling
Dumb Jocks
E
Eating Disorders among Athletes
Economics of Golf Courses
Economics of Sport
Edwards, Harry (1942-)
Endorsements
ESPN
Evert, Christine Marie (1954-)
Extreme Sports
F
Fads and Trends
Fan Behavior
Fantasy Games
Faulkner, William (1897-1962)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Fenway Park
Fetishes in Sport
Film and Sport
Fishing, Fly and Bait
Fitness Marketing and Magazines
Football
Ford, Richard (1944-)
Foreign Student-Athletes
Foreman, George Edward (1949-)
Foster, Andrew "Rube" (1879-1930)
Frazier, Joe (1944-)
Frisbee
G
Gambling
Gambling Scandals
Gashouse Gang
Gaston, Clarence "Cito" Edwin (1944-)
Gay Games
Gehrig, Lou (1903-1941)
Gender Testing
Gibson, Althea (1927-)
Golf
Gowdy, Curt (1919-)
Gretzky, Wayne (1961-)
Griffith Joyner, Florence (1959-1998)
H
Hamilton, Scott Scovell (1958-)
Handball
Harlem Globetrotters
Harris, Mark (1922-)
Health, Potential Negative Impact of Sport on
Heisman Trophy
Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961)
Highland Games
Hockey
Hockey, Mythology of
Hockey Hall of Fame
Hogan, William Ben (1912-1997)
Home-Run Race of 1998
Homo Ludens
Homosexuality and Sport
Houston Astrodome
Howe, Gordon "Gordie" (1928-)
Hula-Hoops
Hull, Robert "Bobby" Marvin (1939-)
Humor in Sport
Hunting
I
Immigrants, Community and Sport
Indianapolis 500
International Olympic Committee
Italian Americans in Sport
Ivy League
J
Jackson, Reginald Martinez "Reggie" (1946-)
Jai Alai
Jenkins, Dan (1929-)
Jogging
Johnson, Earvin "Magic," Jr. (1959-)
Johnson, Jack (1878-1946)
Jones, Robert Tyre, Jr. (1902-1971)
Jordan, Michael (1963-)
Jump Shot
K
Kahn, Roger (1927-)
Karras, Alex (1935-)
King, Don (1931-)
Kinsella, William P. (1935-)
Knievel, Robert Craig "Evel" (1938-)
Koufax, Sanford "Sandy" (1935-)
L
Lacrosse
Ladies Professional Golf Association
Landry, Tom (1924-2000)
Language of Sport
Las Vegas, Nevada
Latino Athletes
Latino Sport
Lewis, Carl (1961-)
Literature, Sport in
Little League
London, Jack (1876-1916)
Lopez, Nancy Marie (1957-)
Louis, Joe (1914-1981)
Luge
M
Maclean, Norman (1902-1990)
Madison Square Garden
Madisons (Six-Day Races)
Malamud, Bernard (1914-1986)
Manley, Effa (1900-1981)
Mantle, Mickey Charles (1931-1995)
Marathons
Marbles
Marching Bands
Maris, Roger (1934-1985)
Marketing of Sport
Martial Arts Films
Martin, Alfred Manuel "Billy," Jr. (1928-1989)
Mathewson, Christopher "Christy" (1880-1925)
Mays, Willie Howard, Jr. (1931-)
Men's Issues
Merriwell, Frank
Metaphor, Sport as, for Life
Mexico City Summer Olympic Games, 1968
Montana, Joe (1956-)
Mountaineering
Muscular Christianity
Musial, Stanley "Stan the Man" (1920-)
Music and Sport
Mythology of Sport
N
Namath, Joe (1943-)
do Nascimento, Edson Arantesm "Pelé" (1940-)
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing
National Baseball Hall of Fame
National Basketball Association
National Hockey League
National Rifle Association
Native American Athletes
Native American Mascots
Nazi Olympics
Negro Baseball Leagues
Negro League Teams and Their Communities
Neiman, LeRoy (1927-)
Nelson, Lindsey (1919-1995)
Nicklaus, Jack (1940-)
Nomo, Hideo (1968-)
O
Oates, Joyce Carol (1938-)
Olympic Boycotts: 1976, 1980, and 1984
Olympic Games
Orr, Robert Gordon "Bobby" (1948-)
Outdoor Clubs
Owens, James "Jesse" Cleveland (1913-1980)
P
Paige, Leroy "Satchel" (1906-1982)
Palmer, Arnold (1929-)
Pan-American Games
Parental Involvement
Patriotism and Sport
Patterson, Floyd (1935-)
Payton, Walter (1954-1999)
Petty, Richard (1937-)
Photography, Sport in
Playground Association of America
Plimpton, George (1927-2003)
Political Correctness
Popular Culture and Sport
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
Professional Golfers' Association
"Pumping Iron"
R
Racial Superiority, Myth of
Radio Broadcasting
Recruiting Violations, College
Religion and Sport
Rice, Grantland (1880-1954)
Riots
Robinson, Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" (1919-1972)
Robinson, Sugar Ray (1920-1989)
Rock Climbing
Rockne, Knute (1888-1931)
Rockwell, Norman (1894-1978)
Rodeo
Rodeo Clowns
Rodeo versus Animal Rights Activists
Rodman, Dennis (1962-)
Roosevelt, Theodore "Teddy" (1858-1919)
Rose, Pete (1941-)
Roth, Philip (1933-)
Rowing
Rudolph, Wilma (1940-1994)
Rugby
Running
Runyon, Damon (1884-1946)
Russell, William "Bill" Felton (1934-)
Ruth, George Herman "Babe," Jr. (1895-1948)
Ryan, Lynn Nolan (1946-)
S
Sailing
Sandlot Baseball
Schott, Marge (1928-)
Scuba Diving
Sculpture, Sport in
Simpson, Orenthal James "O. J." (1947-)
Skateboarding
Sneakers
Soccer
Sockalexis, Louis Francis (1871-1913)
Softball
Special Olympics
Sport Cards
Sport in Wars
Sport Journalism
Sport Law
Sport Literature as Discipline
Sport Slang
Sports Illustrated
Spring Training
Stadiums
Statistics of Sport
Stengel, Casey (1890-1975)
Steroids
Sullivan, John L. (1858-1918)
Sumo Wrestling
Supreme Court Decisions
Swimming
Synchronized Swimming
T
Team Colors and Symbols
Team Names
Television, Impact on Sport
Thorpe, James "Jim" Francis (1887-1953)
Title IX
Touch Football
Tourism, Impact of Sport on
Trevino, Lee Buck (1939-)
Triathlon
Tunney, Gene (1898-1978)
Tyson, Mike (1966-)
U
Updike, John (1932-)
Upward Mobility, Sport as
Urban Gymnasiums
V
Valenzuela, Fernando (1960-)
Ventura, Jesse (1951-)
Video Arcades
Video Games
W
Wagner, "Gorgeous George" Raymond (1915-1963) 
Wanderone, Rudolf, Jr., "Minnesota Fats" (ca. 1900/1913-1996)
Wheaties
"White Hope"
Whitworth, Kathy (1939-)
Wide World of Sports
Wild West Shows
Williams, Ted (1918-2002)
Wilson, August (1945-)
Women and Fishing
Women Bicyclists
Women Sportscasters
Women's Basketball
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
Women's Issues
Wooden, John (1910-)
Woods, Eldrick "Tiger"(1975-)
World Cup Competition
World Football League
World Hockey Association
World Wrestling Federation
Wrestling, Professional
Wrigley Field
X
X Games
Y
Yankee Stadium
Yastrzemski, Carl (1939-)
Young, Denton True "Cy" (1867-1955)
Z
Zaharias, Mildred "Babe" Didrikson (1914-1956)
Bibliography
List of Contributors
Index
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sports -- Sociological aspects -- United States -- Encyclopedias.