Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia

Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia
Author: Tom Wallace
Publsiher: Sports Publishing LLC
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2002
ISBN: 9781582615691
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia

University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia
Author: Tom Wallace
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2016-10-18
ISBN: 1613218931
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia Book Excerpt:

The Kentucky Wildcats are the winningest program in the history of college basketball, and this newly revised edition of the University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive book ever assembled on the history of this extraordinary team. Written in a unique, easy-to-read style that brings to life the exploits of Wildcats teams and players, this definitive source includes details about “The Fabulous Five,” “Rupp’s Runts,” “The Unforgettables,” Jamal Mashburn, Rex Chapman, Melvin Turpin, Kenny Walker, John wall, and so many more. Coaching greats Adolph Rupp, Joe B. Hall, Eddie Sutton, Rick Pitino, Tubby Smith, and John Calipari are also featured, as are each of their eight NCAA championships. Without a doubt this is a must-have for any Kentucky 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.

The University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia

The University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia
Author: Tom Wallace
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2012-01-13
ISBN: 1613214790
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia Book Excerpt:

The Kentucky Wildcats are the winningest program ever in the history of college basketball, and The University of Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive book ever assembled on the history of the team. Written in a unique, easy-to-read style that brings to life the exploits of Wildcat teams and players, the book includes details about “The Fabulous Five,” “The Fiddlin’ Five,” “Rupp’s Runts,” “The Unforgettables,” Jamal Mashburn, Rex Chapman, Melvin Turpin, Kenny Walker, John Wall, and more. Coaching greats Adolph Rupp, Joe B. Hall, Eddie Sutton, Rick Pitino, Tubby Smith, and John Calipari are also featured, as are each of their seven NCAA championships. This is a must read for all Kentucky basketball fans.

The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky

The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky
Author: Paul A. Tenkotte,James C. Claypool
Publsiher: University Press of Kentucky
Total Pages: 1072
Release: 2014-10-17
ISBN: 0813159962
Category: Reference
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky Book Excerpt:

The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky is the authoritative reference on the people, places, history, and rich heritage of the Northern Kentucky region. The encyclopedia defines an overlooked region of more than 450,000 residents and celebrates its contributions to agriculture, art, architecture, commerce, education, entertainment, literature, medicine, military, science, and sports. Often referred to as one of the points of the "Golden Triangle" because of its proximity to Lexington and Louisville, Northern Kentucky is made up of eleven counties along the Ohio River: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. With more than 2,000 entries, 170 images, and 13 maps, this encyclopedia will help readers appreciate the region's unique history and culture, as well as the role of Northern Kentucky in the larger history of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the nation. Describes the "Golden Triangle" of Kentucky, an economically prosperous area with high employment, investment, and job-creation rates Contains entries on institutions of higher learning, including Northern Kentucky University, Thomas More College, and three community and technical colleges Details the historic cities of Covington, Newport, Bellevue, Dayton, and Ludlow and their renaissance along the shore of the Ohio River Illustrates the importance of the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport as well as major corporations such as Ashland, Fidelity Investments, Omnicare, Toyota North America, and United States Playing Card

The Kentucky Encyclopedia

The Kentucky Encyclopedia
Author: John E. Kleber
Publsiher: University Press of Kentucky
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN: 9780813128832
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia

The Kentucky Basketball Encyclopedia
Author: Tom Wallace
Publsiher: Sports Publishing LLC
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2001-01-01
ISBN: 9781582612942
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia
Author: Gerald L. Smith,Karen Cotton McDaniel,John A. Hardin
Publsiher: University Press of Kentucky
Total Pages: 684
Release: 2015-08-28
ISBN: 0813160677
Category: Reference
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia Book Excerpt:

The story of African Americans in Kentucky is as diverse and vibrant as the state's general history. The work of more than 150 writers, The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia is an essential guide to the black experience in the Commonwealth. The encyclopedia includes biographical sketches of politicians and community leaders as well as pioneers in art, science, and industry. Kentucky's impact on the national scene is registered in an array of notable figures, such as writers William Wells Brown and bell hooks, reformers Bessie Lucas Allen and Shelby Lanier Jr., sports icons Muhammad Ali and Isaac Murphy, civil rights leaders Whitney Young Jr. and Georgia Powers, and entertainers Ernest Hogan, Helen Humes, and the Nappy Roots. Featuring entries on the individuals, events, places, organizations, movements, and institutions that have shaped the state's history since its origins, the volume also includes topical essays on the civil rights movement, Eastern Kentucky coalfields, business, education, and women. For researchers, students, and all who cherish local history, The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia is an indispensable reference that highlights the diversity of the state's culture and history.

Basketball

Basketball
Author: David L. Porter
Publsiher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Total Pages: 589
Release: 2005
ISBN: 0313309523
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Basketball Book Excerpt:

Presents 577 biographical entries on the lives and careers of individuals important to the history of basketball, from its origins to the present.

Kentucky High School Basketball Encyclopedia

Kentucky High School Basketball Encyclopedia
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN: 9781942613886
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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100 Things Wildcats Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

100 Things Wildcats Fans Should Know   Do Before They Die
Author: Ryan Clark,Joe Cox,Dan Issel
Publsiher: Triumph Books
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2020-10-27
ISBN: 1641255145
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

100 Things Wildcats Fans Should Know Do Before They Die Book Excerpt:

The University of Kentucky men's basketball program is the winningest in the history of the sport, and this lively guide explores those victories along with the personalities, events, and facts that any and every Wildcats fan should know. Influential players from more than a century of success are highlighted, including Louie Dampier, Jamal Mashburn, John Wall, Anthony Davis, and Karl-Anthony Towns. The team's colorful coaches are also profiled. Covering important dates, behind-the-scenes tales, memorable moments, and must-do activities, this is the ultimate resource guide for all Kentucky faithful.

Voice of the Wildcats

Voice of the Wildcats
Author: Alan Sullivan,Joe Cox
Publsiher: University Press of Kentucky
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2014-09-04
ISBN: 0813147050
Category: Transportation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Voice of the Wildcats Book Excerpt:

After the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood of 1937, the L&N Railroad remained one of the country's most efficient lines. It is a southern institution and a railroad buff's dream. When eminent railroad historian Maury Klein's definitive History of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was first published in 1972, it quickly became one of the most sought after books on railroad history. This new edition both restores a hard-to-find classic to print and provides a new introduction by Klein detailing the L&N's history in the thirty years since the book was first published.

Adolph Rupp and the Rise of Kentucky Basketball

Adolph Rupp and the Rise of Kentucky Basketball
Author: James Duane Bolin
Publsiher: University Press of Kentucky
Total Pages: 398
Release: 2019-03-15
ISBN: 0813177243
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adolph Rupp and the Rise of Kentucky Basketball Book Excerpt:

An in-depth look at the life of the influential University of Kentucky basketball coach and his legacy. Known as the “Man in the Brown Suit” and the “Baron of the Bluegrass,” Adolph Rupp (1901–1977) is a towering figure in the history of college athletics. In Adolph Rupp and the Rise of Kentucky Basketball, historian James Duane Bolin goes beyond the wins and losses to present the fullest account of Rupp’s life to date based on more than one-hundred interviews with Rupp, his assistant coaches, former players, University of Kentucky presidents and faculty members, and his admirers and critics, as well as court transcripts, newspaper accounts, and other archival materials. His teams won four NCAA championships (1948, 1949, 1951, and 1958), the 1946 National Invitation Tournament title, and twenty-seven Southeastern Conference regular season titles. Rupp’s influence on the game of college basketball and his impact on Kentucky culture are both much broader than his impressive record on the court. Bolin covers Rupp’s early years?from his rural upbringing in a German Mennonite family in Halstead, Kansas, through his undergraduate years at the University of Kansas playing on teams coached by Phog Allen and taking classes with James Naismith, the inventor of basketball?to his success at Kentucky. This revealing portrait of a pivotal figure in American sports also exposes how college basketball changed, for better or worse, in the twentieth century. Praise for Adolph Rupp and the Rise of Kentucky Basketball “This detailed and richly researched biography is written in a clear and engaging manner that reflects the work of a historian at the top of his game. Bolin is definitely fully engaged with Adolph Rupp’s multi-faceted life and has demonstrated his mastery of his wide-ranging sources. An excellent book!” —Richard O. Davies, Distinguished Profess or History, Emeritus, University of Nevada, Reno “An incisive analysis of Adolph Rupp’s role in creating the Big Blue Nation . . . . An unvarnished and well-sourced examination of a flawed human being . . . . A must-read for any true Kentucky fan.” —Roberta Schultz, WVXU Radio Cincinnati

Encyclopedia of Social Networks

Encyclopedia of Social Networks
Author: George A. Barnett
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 1112
Release: 2011-09-07
ISBN: 1506338259
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Social Networks Book Excerpt:

Request a FREE 30-day online trial to this title at www.sagepub.com/freetrial This two-volume encyclopedia provides a thorough introduction to the wide-ranging, fast-developing field of social networking, a much-needed resource at a time when new social networks or "communities" seem to spring up on the internet every day. Social networks, or groupings of individuals tied by one or more specific types of interests or interdependencies ranging from likes and dislikes, or disease transmission to the "old boy" network or overlapping circles of friends, have been in existence for longer than services such as Facebook or YouTube; analysis of these networks emphasizes the relationships within the network . This reference resource offers comprehensive coverage of the theory and research within the social sciences that has sprung from the analysis of such groupings, with accompanying definitions, measures, and research. Featuring approximately 350 signed entries, along with approximately 40 media clips, organized alphabetically and offering cross-references and suggestions for further readings, this encyclopedia opens with a thematic Reader's Guide in the front that groups related entries by topics. A Chronology offers the reader historical perspective on the study of social networks. This two-volume reference work is a must-have resource for libraries serving researchers interested in the various fields related to social networks.

Pitino

Pitino
Author: Rick Pitino
Publsiher: Diversion Books
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2018-09-04
ISBN: 1635765633
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pitino Book Excerpt:

On September 26, 2017, the biggest recruiting scandal in college basketball history sent shock waves through the world of sports. Caught up in a massive FBI and NCAA investigation—and the intense media spotlight—was Rick Pitino, the Louisville Cardinals’ Hall of Fame coach. Here, from Pitino himself, comes the real story of the ongoing case and the hard truth about how college hoops has been pushed to the brink of disaster by greed, bad actors, and shoe company money. Rick Pitino has spent a lifetime in basketball. He is the recruiting and coaching maestro behind Final Four appearances with three different teams, and National Championships at two of them. He worked the early days of the legendary Five-Star camp and scouted players without the influence of agents, runners, or shoe companies. And he has run today’s recruiting gauntlet of sports apparel marketing, corrupted assistant coaches, unethical youth coaches, and powerful organizations hellbent against him. Rick Pitino has seen it all, dealt with it all, and now tells it all. Pitino is the story of an epic coaching career and the evolution of NCAA basketball to the multi-billion-dollar enterprise it is today. It is also a master’s course on the arts of coaching and recruiting. And in the telling, the one and only Rick Pitino lays all his cards on the table in addressing scandals of his past and the current headline-grabbing investigation that led a packed Board of Directors at Louisville to derail his career.

Fightin Words

Fightin  Words
Author: Joe Cox,Ryan Clark
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2016-10-11
ISBN: 1613219261
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fightin Words Book Excerpt:

The long-standing rivalry between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals is one of the most heated in college basketball. Facing off against each other on the court for over a century, the intrastate rivalry became red-hot over thirty years ago when the two faced each other in 1983 NCAA tournament, and Louisville narrowly edged out the Wildcats to advance to the Elite Eight. The heat hasn’t died down since ’83; in fact, the animosity between the two has only gotten stronger, with numerous face-offs—both on and off the court. In Fightin’ Words, Joe Cox and Ryan Clark expertly narrate the blow-by-blows of all the most important moments in the history of the Kentucky-Louisville rivalry. Fightin’ Words, first published in 2014 and now newly updated in paperback, covers the hundred-plus year span of the feud. From the twelve games played prior to the fated 1983 meeting, to the Wildcat-Cardinal meet-up in the Final Four round of 2014 NCAA tournament, and every game in between through the 2014-15 season, all the games covered include insightful pregame evaluation, commentary on the games’ most important plays, and expert postgame analysis, along with interviews from key players. From off the court, read how Louisville coach Denny Crum craftily out-recruited Kentucky coach Joe Hall or the athletes in inner-city Louisville; discover a blow-by-blow of Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino’s move from the Wildcats to the Cardinals; and learn how John Calipari transformed a losing Kentucky team into NCAA Champions. With individual chapters chronicling every meet-up, Fightin’ Words is a must-have for every true fan of college basketball. 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.

Basketball Championships Most Wanted

Basketball Championships  Most Wanted
Author: David L. Hudson Jr.
Publsiher: Potomac Books, Inc.
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2007-03-01
ISBN: 159797014X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Basketball Championships Most Wanted Book Excerpt:

Two books on hoops weren’t enough, so now there’s a third: Basketball Championships’ Most Wanted™, focusing on the best, worst, greatest, and most amusing from basketball’s long history of championships in college and the pros—mens’ and womens’, ABA and CBA, and the Olympics as well! March Madness is one of the most exciting times of year, when anything can happen and Cinderella looks for her prince, sometimes even finding him. And when May and June roll around and the NBA playoffs are in full swing, the intensity ratchets up as the professionals take center stage. Basketball Championships’ Most Wanted™ celebrates both of these and more, with fifty top-ten lists on topics like unlikely heroes and fantastic freshmen in the NCAA tournament, some of the best long-range gunners in play-off history, players who stepped up big-time with a triple-double in important games, the best buzzer-beaters of all time, and even teams that excelled in the regular season but withered in the pressure cooker. The championship hunt is the most thrilling and action-packed time of the year in basketball, and now you can relive all the excitement. Get in on all the “hoopla” with Basketball Championships’ Most Wanted™: The Top 10 Book of March Mayhem, Playoff Performances, and Tournament Oddities.

Indiana University Basketball Encyclopedia

Indiana University Basketball Encyclopedia
Author: Jason Hiner
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2013-09-01
ISBN: 1613216173
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Indiana University Basketball Encyclopedia Book Excerpt:

The tradition of college basketball excellence that reigns at Indiana University can only be matched by a handful of other elite programs, while the fierce devotion of IU basketball fans has been selling out arenas and inspiring generation after generation of Hoosier fans for over a century. This newly revised edition of the Indiana University Basketball Encyclopedia captures the glory, the tradition, and the championships, from the team’s inaugural games in the winter of 1901 all the way through the 2011–12 season. The most comprehensive book ever written about IU basketball, this encyclopedia covers every season and every game the Hoosiers have played throughout their illustrious history, including all of the program’s Big Ten Conference championships and NCAA championships. Fans will relive the most exhilarating victories and the most heart-wrenching defeats. Included within are profiles of legendary Hoosiers stars, from Don Schlundt and the Van Arsdale twins all the way through Calbert Cheaney and Damon Bailey. The rivalries, excitement, and history of the Hoosiers are captured here with vivid detail and unparalleled statistical accuracy. Indiana University Basketball Encyclopedia is a must-have for the library of every devoted IU basketball fan and a fitting guide to one of the most storied traditions in all of college basketball.

The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia

The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia
Author: National Basketball Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 766
Release: 1989
ISBN: 9780394580395
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia Book Excerpt:

Features stats for players in the NBA and ABA, official NBA rules, and information on the league, the teams, and the coaches

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives 2006 2008

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives  2006 2008
Author: Kenneth T. Jackson,Karen Markoe,Arnie Markoe
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1998
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: United States
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives 2006 2008 Book Excerpt:

Includes persons who made significant contributions while living in the United States, whether or not they were U.S. citizens, and who died in the five-year period covered by each volume. Includes an index by occupation.

Kentucky s Domain of Power Greed and Corruption

Kentucky s Domain of Power  Greed and Corruption
Author: Betty Boles Ellison
Publsiher: iUniverse
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2001-02-01
ISBN: 0595159915
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Kentucky s Domain of Power Greed and Corruption Book Excerpt:

Referring to college athletics as amateur sports is as archaic as football’s flying wedge that was outlawed almost a century ago. College athletics are all about multi-million-dollar programs, billion-dollar television contracts, corporate control and cronyism. Power greed and corruption have turned the top athletic programs into money-making machines controlled as much by people outside the program as university presidents and athletics directors. Few, if any, books written about college athletics closely examine the behind the scenes deal making, how lucrative contracts are awarded and the favored few who benefit. This book reveals how and why sports decisions were made at the University of Kentucky, one of the nation’s top programs, how they were influenced by powerful elements who profited, sometimes by questionable legal and ethical tactics from these actions. Six years of solid academic research stands behind the facts revealed in this book.