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Sports teams & clubs

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sports teams & clubs category. Presented with a red border are the Sports teams & clubs books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sports teams & clubs books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Classic Cavs The 50 Greatest Games in Cleveland Cavaliers History

Classic Cavs The 50 Greatest Games in Cleveland Cavaliers History

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

This is a countdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers' greatest games. It's far too easy to allow the national media and disparaging fans to undermine Clevelanders' views of their professional sports teams. While the Browns, Indians, and Cavaliers have caused more than their fair share of frustration and heartbreak over the past century, there are countless moments of glory in the fertile athletic history of Northeast Ohio that receive little notice east of Shaker Heights or west of Rocky River. Jonathan Knight's Classic Cleveland series sets out to combat this trend, bringing together the most memorable moments of Cleveland's beloved athletic clubs. In three separate publications, Knight ranks the fifty greatest games in each franchise with entertaining accounts of each contest, properly placing them in the broad landscape of civic history. Regardless of what the current editions of the Browns, Indians, and Cavaliers accomplish, every contest played is another chapter in an epos connecting each generation of fans to the ones before it. The Classic Cleveland series colorfully illustrates that regardless of today's final score, the simple continuation of the saga is reason enough for reflection and celebration. Classic Cavs counts down the fifty greatest Cleveland Cavaliers games, from their 67-loss inaugural NBA season in 1970-71 through their record-breaking 66-win campaign in 2008-9. The rich, four-decade history of the Cavs is woven into these tales, tying together the early games at rickety old Cleveland Arena, the incredible highs and heartbreaking lows played out at Richfield Coliseum, and the fierce battles waged at the 'Q'.

World Cup Cricket - A Complete History

World Cup Cricket - A Complete History

Author: Peter Murray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2019

Wales Player by Player

Wales Player by Player

Author: Liam McCann Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2017

Game of My Life Denver Broncos Memorable Stories of Broncos Football

Game of My Life Denver Broncos Memorable Stories of Broncos Football

Author: Jim Saccomano Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/08/2016

How do you measure the soul of a city? In Denver, for the better part of five decades it's been by the Broncos. From an ugly and inauspicious beginning to the first nationally televised Monday-night game in 1973, through postseason games that included back-to-back World Championships and five other Super Bowl appearances, the Broncos have provided the Mile-High City's primary identity on a national level. The nation's first truly regional sports franchise, the Broncos were the first major league team to call Denver home, beginning play as a charter member of the American Football League, with its first season in 1960. In this newly revised edition of Game of My Life Denver Broncos, fans past and present will relive the greatest moments of Mile-High football through the eyes of the players themselves. Floyd Little shares the pride and joy of scoring a touchdown in his last game as a Bronco and John Elway describes the glory of leading the Broncos to their first Super Bowl victory in 1998. From those infamous striped socks to back-to-back Super Bowl Championships, Game of My Life Denver Broncos has it all a must-have for any Broncos fan. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports books 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.

National Football League Franchises Team Performances, Financial Consequences

National Football League Franchises Team Performances, Financial Consequences

Author: Frank P., Jr. Jozsa Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/08/2016

The National Football League (NFL) is the most influential, popular, and prosperous professional sports league in America. As such this book focuses on the development and maturity of the organization and its members, but most importantly, how each of them performed in seasons and postseasons and then to what extent they have succeeded as a business enterprise despite competition for market share from other types of entertainment. Each chapter contains two core themes as sections-Team Performances and Franchise Business. The former highlights which and how teams won division and conference titles and championships like Super Bowls while the latter lists and compares financial data including their revenue, gate receipts, and operating income. By linking and comparing the historical performances of NFL teams to financial information about them as business organizations, this book provides a unique contribution to the literature on the sports industry. This book connects franchise popularity and all-time records with recent estimated market value, net worth, and other financial data. In sum, National Football League Franchises explains why particular teams located in large, midsized, or small markets win more games and titles than others. In addition, it provides ways to individually, and by division and/or conference, to compare teams from a financial perspective.

Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2014 Sports Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2014 Sports Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Author: Jack W. Plunkett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2013

Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac covers the entire sports industry, providing competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis. In addition to major sporting leagues and teams, related sectors include sporting goods manufacturing, sports apparel, sporting events broadcasting and retailing. Sports and professional athletes attract companies interested in endorsements, advertising, merchandising and marketing opportunities. Our coverage includes sports business trends analysis and sports industry statistics. Topics include major leagues and their revenues, sports equipment and technologies, sports broadcasting, pay per view, Internet broadcasting, new stadiums, sports league expansion into China and sports related advertising. We also include a sports business glossary and a listing of sports industry contacts, such as industry associations. Next, we profile the world's top 350 teams, leagues, sporting goods retailers, sporting equipment manufacturers and sports sector companies. Profiles include business descriptions and up to 27 executives by name and title. Purchasers will find a form in the book enabling them to register for 1-year, 1-seat online access to tools at Plunkett Research Online, including the ability to view the market research/industry trends section and industry statistics. You have access, at no additional charge, to the very latest data posted to Plunkett Research Online. Online tools enable you to search and view selected companies, and then export selected company contact data, including executive names. You'll find industry analysis, an overview and market research report of the sports, sporting goods, sports marketing, stadiums, teams and leagues businesses in one value-priced package.

Rooting for the Home Team

Rooting for the Home Team

Author: Daniel A. Nathan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2013

Rooting for the Home Team examines how various American communities create and maintain a sense of collective identity through sports. Looking at large cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, and Los Angeles as well as small rural towns, suburbs, and college towns, the contributors consider the idea that rooting for local athletes and home teams often symbolizes a community's preferred understanding of itself, and that doing so is an expression of connectedness, public pride and pleasure, and personal identity. Some of the wide-ranging essays point out that financial interests also play a significant role in encouraging fan bases, and modern media have made every seasonal sport into yearlong obsessions. Celebrities show up for big games, politicians throw out first pitches, and taxpayers pay plenty for new stadiums and arenas. The essays in Rooting for the Home Team cover a range of professional and amateur athletics, including teams in basketball, football, baseball, and even the phenomenon of no-glove softball. Contributors are Amy Bass, Susan Cahn, Mark Dyreson, Michael Ezra, Elliott J. Gorn, Christopher Lamberti, Allison Lauterbach, Catherine M. Lewis, Shelley Lucas, Daniel A. Nathan, Michael Oriard, Carlo Rotella, Jaime Schultz, Mike Tanier, David K. Wiggins, and David W. Zang.

Rooting for the Home Team

Rooting for the Home Team

Author: Daniel A. Nathan Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/05/2013

Rooting for the Home Team examines how various American communities create and maintain a sense of collective identity through sports. Looking at large cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, and Los Angeles as well as small rural towns, suburbs, and college towns, the contributors consider the idea that rooting for local athletes and home teams often symbolizes a community's preferred understanding of itself, and that doing so is an expression of connectedness, public pride and pleasure, and personal identity. Some of the wide-ranging essays point out that financial interests also play a significant role in encouraging fan bases, and modern media have made every seasonal sport into yearlong obsessions. Celebrities show up for big games, politicians throw out first pitches, and taxpayers pay plenty for new stadiums and arenas. The essays in Rooting for the Home Team cover a range of professional and amateur athletics, including teams in basketball, football, baseball, and even the phenomenon of no-glove softball. Contributors are Amy Bass, Susan Cahn, Mark Dyreson, Michael Ezra, Elliott J. Gorn, Christopher Lamberti, Allison Lauterbach, Catherine M. Lewis, Shelley Lucas, Daniel A. Nathan, Michael Oriard, Carlo Rotella, Jaime Schultz, Mike Tanier, David K. Wiggins, and David W. Zang.

Plunkett's Wireless, Wi-Fi, RFID & Cellular Industry Almanac 2013 Wireless, Wi-Fi, RFID & Cellular Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Plunkett's Wireless, Wi-Fi, RFID & Cellular Industry Almanac 2013 Wireless, Wi-Fi, RFID & Cellular Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Author: Jack W. Plunkett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2012

Rapid development of new technologies is leading to ever more versatile, multipurpose mobile devices, including 3G and 4G Internet-enabled cell phones. Wireless networking and wireless Internet access are developing and expanding on a global basis at a rapid rate. Meanwhile, RFID (radio frequency identification) will revolutionise wireless tracking, inventory and logistics, from manufacturing to shipping to retailing. We analyse mobile advertising, mobile banking, WiMax, LTE and other wireless standards. Mobile entertainment is covered, including TV and other programming adapted for the cell screen. In addition, we cover wireless markets in India, China and Africa, competition between handset manufacturers, as well as the iPhone and other smartphones. Our coverage includes business trends analysis and industry statistics. We also include a wireless and cellular business glossary and a listing of industry contacts, such as industry associations and government agencies. Next, we profile hundreds of leading companies. Our 330 company profiles include complete business descriptions and up to 27 executives by name and title. Purchasers will find a form in the book enabling them to register for 1-year, 1-seat online access to tools at Plunkett Research Online, including the ability to view the market research/industry trends section and industry statistics. You have access, at no additional charge, to the very latest data posted to Plunkett Research Online. Online tools enable you to search and view selected companies, and then export selected company contact data, including executive names. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package.

Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2013 Sports Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2013 Sports Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Author: Jack W. Plunkett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2012

Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac covers the entire sports industry, providing competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis. In addition to major sporting leagues and teams, related sectors include sporting goods manufacturing, sports apparel, sporting events broadcasting and retailing. Sports and professional athletes attract companies interested in endorsements, advertising, merchandising and marketing opportunities. Our coverage includes sports business trends analysis and sports industry statistics. Topics include major leagues and their revenues, sports equipment and technologies, sports broadcasting, pay per view, Internet broadcasting, new stadiums, sports league expansion into China and sports related advertising. We also include a sports business glossary and a listing of sports industry contacts, such as industry associations. Next, we profile the world's top 350 teams, leagues, sporting goods retailers, sporting equipment manufacturers and sports sector companies. Profiles include business descriptions and up to 27 executives by name and title. Purchasers will find a form in the book enabling them to register for 1-year, 1-seat online access to tools at Plunkett Research Online, including the ability to view the market research/industry trends section and industry statistics. You have access, at no additional charge, to the very latest data posted to Plunkett Research Online. Online tools enable you to search and view selected companies, and then export selected company contact data, including executive names. You'll find industry analysis, an overview and market research report of the sports, sporting goods, sports marketing, stadiums, teams and leagues businesses in one value-priced package.