Rivals Legendary Matchups That Made Sports History

ISBN-10: 1557289212

ISBN-13: 9781557289216

Edition: 2010

Authors: David K. Wiggins, R. . Pierre Rodgers

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Publication date: 5/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 491
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. xi
The Purest of Rivalries: Rafer Johnson, C. K. Yang, and the 1960 Olympic Decathlonp. 5
The King and the Bear: The Arnold Palmer-Jack Nicklaus Rivalry and the Rise of Modern Golfp. 29
The Mortality of Kings: Ali versus Frazierp. 49
"We Were about Winning": Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, and the Rivalry That Remade the NBAp. 69
Friendly Rivals: Martina Navratilova and Chris Evertp. 109
The Battle of the Carmens: Debi Thomas versus Katarina Wittp. 133
Team Games
Bitter Foes, but Marketing Pros: The Red Sox-Yankee Rivalryp. 147
A Tale of Two Cities: The Toronto Maple Leafs versus the Montreal Canadiensp. 175
Like Cats and Dogs: The Massillon-Canton McKinley Football Rivalryp. 193
A Rivalry for the Ages: Tennessee-UConn Women's Basketballp. 213
Three Yards and a Pool of Blood: Ohio State versus Michiganp. 239
Corporate Cowboys and Blue-Collar Bureaucrats: The Dallas-Washington Football Rivalryp. 265
Wide, Wide World
Imperial Rivalries: America versus Britain for the Davis Cupp. 293
This Has Nothing to Do with Money: The Ryder Cup and International Rivalry in Golfp. 305
The Match of the Century: The U.S.-USSR Rivalry in Sportsp. 327
Dare to Dream: U.S. Women's Soccer versus the Worldp. 359
Notesp. 383
Contributorsp. 443
Indexp. 451
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