Sports Mania

Sports Mania

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qIn these essays, leading scholars tackle a wide range of subjects, including the ways in which people root for their teams and the uses of technology to cultivate fan communities. Taking an interdisciplinary approach through the fields of communication, psychology and telecommunications, this collection explores modern fans, their motives, culture, and their identification with sports and individual teamsq--Provided by publisher.JOHN S. W. SPINDA AND PAUL M. HARIDAKIS Fantasy sports, once a niche hobby conducted by calculating box scores from newspapers, ... over the entire season, or a#39;head-to-head, a#39; meaning win loss records [sic] based on point totals in individual game-day match-upsa€ (p. ... fantasy basketball, fantasy hockey), fantasy football has emerged as the top fantasy sport, with usage estimates ranging from 10anbsp;...

Title:Sports Mania
Author:Lawrence W. Hugenberg,, Paul M. Haridakis, Adam C. Earnheardt
Publisher:McFarland - 2008-07-16


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