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Braggin Rights

Author : Bill Cromartie
ISBN : PSU:000007994104
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Category: Sports & Recreation

Braggin Rights

Author : Kenna White
ISBN : 9781594939013
Genre : Fiction
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Taylor Fleming is a thirty-six year old Texas rancher who covets her independence enough to keep her life simple, no strings attached. As partner to her father’s vast cattle ranch, she has enough to keep her busy without taking on a serious relationship with any of the women who clamor for her attention. When a neighboring aging rancher fills the Fleming’s life with aggravation and vandalism, Taylor is forced to confront the old man’s estranged daughter, Jen Holland. But convincing Jen to intervene becomes another task entirely. After an accident leaves Taylor with imposed bed rest, her cowgirl independence is tested to the limit. Soon Jen is facing an ultimatum. To keep her father’s property from being sold on the courthouse steps, Jen must dust off her nursing skills and take on a job she could never have anticipated—being caregiver to the stubborn Taylor Fleming…
Category: Fiction

The 100 Greatest Moments In St Louis Sports

Author : Bob Broeg
ISBN : 1883982316
Genre : History
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The 1904 Olympics, the man who created tennis's Davis Cup, a record-smashing seventy home runs in one season, a man named Stan, the first forward pass in football, and the richest collection of soccer talent in North America: Hall of Fame journalist Bob Broeg recounts these tales and others in The One Hundred Greatest Moments in St. Louis Sports. Originally scripted for KFNS radio as part of a series read by Bob Costas, Broeg's vignettes cover the people and events of fourteen different St. Louis sports. With his behind-the-scenes perspective, the author highlights legendary feats and the untold stories that surrounded them. Discover how the St. Louis Stars' "Cool Papa" Bell, the renowned speedster of the Negro Leagues, once scored from first base on a bunt; and how trainers stimulated Thomas J. Hicks, the winner of the marathon at the 1904 Olympics, with doses of strychnine, brandy, and egg whites during the race. Broeg's descriptive storytelling and anecdotal style are accompanied by lavish illustrations. In a 1993 article in U.S. News and World Report, Harrison Rainie wrote, "If there is a common language in socially atomized, economically stressful, morally wandering America, it revolves around sports." Athletics is a defining factor for a region's identity, and for St. Louis, it has always played a significant role in the city's economic and social life. Broeg describes not only the lure and legacy of these sports moments, but also how they contribute to a shared identity for the city.
Category: History

An Ethnography Of Football And Masculinities In Jamaica

Author : William Tantam
ISBN : 9781350056619
Genre : Social Science
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What can football among young men in Jamaica tell us about class, wealth, age, and concepts of masculinity? William Tantam presents an ethnographic study of the impact of football on men's lives in contemporary Jamaica. He illuminates how the football field relates to social and economic inequalities, and whether playing football in a mixed group has the effect of levelling the playing field between the more and less economically wealthy.Tantam presents insights into the life histories and football biographies of individuals, the relationship between wealth, education, and class, and explores how socioeconomic inequalities are embodied and enacted. With rich ethnographic detail, he analyses how the experience of watching international football matches and the English Premier League locates groups of spectators in relation to wider movements of capital. The book features case studies of individuals who play football in Jamaica, and penetrates an under-examined area in academic discussion of sport and masculinity. This will be a valuable addition to students of anthropology, sociology, football studies, cultural studies and gender studies.
Category: Social Science

Illinois Register

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ISBN : MINN:31951P01035200K
Genre : Administrative law
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Life As It S Lived

Author : Jack Boyd
ISBN : PSU:000017338141
Genre : Humor
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Meet the fine folks of Cedar Gap as they spin their tales and trade community news at the Palace Café.
Category: Humor

Panel World

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00848408Z
Genre : Plywood industry
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Includes annual: Directory/buyer's guide.
Category: Plywood industry

Hip Hop Connection

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ISBN : UOM:39015078318964
Genre : Hip-hop
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Braggin Rights

Author : Bill Cromartie
ISBN : 0932520545
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Braggin Rights

Author : J. L. Roberts
ISBN : 1418416487
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Braggin' Rights is the first and only book dedicated to die-hard fantasy football gamers. No, it's not the only fantasy football book out there, but it's the only one that contains a comprehensive fantasy history. It's loaded with information and the stats are catered specifically to fantasy football. "Section One" gives you a very detailed, week by week scoring summary of every player that accumulated a fantasy statistic in 2003. It also contains 2004 projections and draft information for many individual players. "Section Two" has the weekly top five players at every fantasy position with highlights. It also includes the top twenty scoring weeks at every position. "Section Three" is the cream of the crop. It's a complete history of every fantasy season from 1991 to 2003. It includes the actual NFL draft (only offensive scorers), pre-season player projections, top players at every position and news from each season. There are also fantasy facts and jokes throughout the entire book that only people involved in this game can relate to. Now sit back, kick your feet up, take a deep breath and crack the binding.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Texas Braggin Rights

Author : Barry Shlachter
ISBN : 1892588013
Genre : Cooking
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We've scoured the state and brought back the winners in a back pocket-sized cookbook. From the State Fair of Texas to the Terlingua International Chili Championship, some of the Lone Star State's finest dishes are now explained. The best cobblers from Texas peach country, best homemade ice cream, most scruptious kolaches from Tex-Czech parts and the world's best chilis.
Category: Cooking

Bragging Rights

Author : Richard Ernsberger, Jr.
ISBN : 0871319616
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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An inside look at the SEC's most prominent programs as they unfolded during the 1999 season, this book includes in-depth profiles of the league's top players and best coaches. 22 photos.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Travel Leisure

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ISBN : PSU:000055081016
Genre : Travel
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105111758475
Genre : Architects
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Golf Bragging Rights Guide

Author : HowExpert
ISBN : 9781647587826
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 28.57 MB
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• Chapter 1: A gentle introduction into advice that every other golfer will try and pass off as good knowledge, but will ultimately lead to your demise. • Chapter 2: Exposing all golfers’ worst nightmare, practice, and explaining the importance of being “in the know” when it comes to golf. • Chapter 3: Dusting away the cobwebs of your bank account may be the only way to show off to your friends, especially when you are under practiced • Chapter 4: The correct mindset is essential to complete a full round of golf, without your head screwed on you’ll lose shots left and right, but not centre. • Chapter 5: This chapter is for the deceitful, there are ways to make it easier by cheating through it. Unfortunately, doesn’t show much sportsmanship, but what’s sportsmanship between friends. • Chapter 6: Odd bits and bobs that didn’t fit into the body of the text but are helpful to keep in mind for any sort of occasion. • Chapter 7: Learning how to play the shots you have always wanted to, they are hard but with some instruction might seem easier than ever before. About the Expert: My name is Danial Naqvi and I am a teenager with a big dream and determined ambitions. I study Human Geography at Queen Mary University of London and hope to inspire a generation to assist an unrepresented society in the global sphere. I have played golf for 12 years and gained a rather unique insight into the game. I have a passion for explaining the psychology of golf to anyone who wants to hear it, that’s how you can improve. Between golf and university, I enjoy writing freelance for companies and hanging out with friends. HowExpert publishes quick 'how to' guides on all topics from A to Z by everyday experts.
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Bragging Rights

Author : Taiwo Oyadiran
ISBN : 9781999047429
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Today, as in Paul's day, there is a wave of ?Christian? Judaizers trying to foist Judaism on Christianity, the very thing that Paul cursed. They talk about temples, blood moons, shemitahs, eclipses, wars and the earthly Jerusalem, ?desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.? Paul's letter to the Galatians shows us that putting the Christian under the Law or human effort to attain God's approval is a negation, not just a relegation of faith in Christ. He saw it is a matter of eternal consequences and was unapologetic in his rebuke of those who pushed it: ?Foolish Galatians! Who bewitched you This book hopefully is a reenactment enough of Paul's Spirit-led apoplexy to remind the Christian that the Cross is our only brag: We stand justified by faith, Abraham the paradigm, Israel but a parable of the Law's weakness.

The Right Kind Of Heroes

Author : Kevin Horrigan
ISBN : 0060975784
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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East St. Louis, Illinois, is arguably the most dangerous and desolate city in America, perhaps our starkest example of urban collapse. With the nation's highest murder rate, it's a city in which half of the 41,000 residents are unemployed and 75 percent receive public assistance. In a city where most young men wind up on the streets, in jail, or dead, the high school football coach has sent dozens of his players on to college on football scholarships. He has done it with hard work and absolute dedication to virtues that went out of style in East St. Louis decades ago. He's done it by refusing to desert boys who need his attention and discipline. "If I don't care about them, who will?" he asks. This is the story of Coach Bob Shannon and the East St. Louis Flyers. It is a true story about a coach who won't give up and a team that has beaten all the odds. Author Kevin Horrigan, former sports editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, tells this story by focusing on two heartstopping seasons - 1990, when the Flyers lost the state championship, and 1991, when they won it back. He tells it from up close. We are there on the bench with the boys and their coach for every game. We follow them into the pitiful excuse for a locker room to hear the coach's credo firsthand: "Get it done". No water for the sinks, the toilets, the urinals? Try upstairs. No toilet paper? Bring your own. No money for new uniforms? Wear the old ones until they are rags. Get it done. Just get the job done. Coach Shannon has gotten the job done right for twenty-three years. In his fifteen seasons as East St. Louis High's head coach, the Flyers have won 152 of 173 games and the state championship six times. The Sporting Newshas named Shannon the High School Coach of the Year five times. This is the story of the kind of battle being waged at the core of many American cities - the power of human pride pitted against the power of poverty. In East St. Louis, pride is winning, inch by inch, with a coach and his team carrying the flag.
Category: Sports & Recreation