Traces the development of athletics in the United States by examining the sporting experience of Native Americans, African Americans and the immigrant groups of the United States from Colonial times to the present.This occurred at a time when sport was simultaneously making stars, superstars, and megastars or celebrities out of a few African American athletes. ... the five top -paid football players a only white quarterbacks were represented a nor among the top hockey players. ... While the salaries of most professional athletes pale in comparison to the preceding group, the average salary in the NBA and MLBanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Ethnicity and Sports in the United States|
|Author||:||George B. Kirsch, Othello Harris, Claire Elaine Nolte|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2000-01-01|