For All Who Love the Game

Lessons and Teachings for Women
Author: Harvey Penick
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439128731
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
View: 5674
EVERY WOMAN CAN PLAY GREAT GOLF Known in the world of golf as one of the game's greatest teachers, Harvey Penick worked with U.S. Open winners, great champions, and five out of the thirteen women who are members of the LPGA Hall of Fame. Mickey Wright, Sandra Palmer, Betsy Rawls, Kathy Whitworth, Judy Rankin, and Betty Jameson all had the privilege and honor of working with Penick. While he was proud of their success and achievements, Penick took just as much pleasure from the accomplishments of the countless women who came to him hoping only to be able to hit a ball in the air for the very first time. In For All Who Love the Game, Harvey shares the lessons he's learned from female golfers: techniques to help women gain greater physical and psychological power, advice on the perfect swing, and tips for developing areas of the game where women can and should outplay their male counterparts. Interwoven with Penick's ever-present blend of common sense and insight, For All Who Love the Game is a gift to every woman who wants to enjoy the game of golf to its fullest.

The Texas Book Two

More Profiles, History, and Reminiscences of the University
Author: David Dettmer
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292728743
Category: History
Page: 309
View: 4104
In every corner of the sprawling enterprise that is the University of Texas at Austin, you will find teaching, research, artistic creation, and sports achievement that are among the best in the world. Mandated by the Texas constitution to be “a university of the first class,” UT Austin strives for excellence across the curriculum, from the most traditional of liberal arts disciplines to the cutting edge of science and technology. For Texans interested in progress, whether students of the university or members of the public, there are few pleasures greater than uncovering the intellectual treasures that can be found by exploring the university’s “Forty Acres” and all that they contain. The Texas Book, edited by Richard A. Holland and published in 2006, offered the first in-depth exploration of UT’s history and traditions through a collection of profiles, histories, and reminiscences. Now The Texas Book Two continues the story, with a variety of contributors recalling particular events and personalities that have helped shape the university and the people whose lives it has touched. Twenty-one essays present personalities such as John A. Lomax, Anna Hiss, J. R. Parten, Harvey Penick, John W. Hargis, and Jorge Luis Borges; accounts of legislative battles and debates over campus architecture; histories of crown jewels such as the McDonald Observatory and Austin City Limits; and the reminiscences of Barbara Smith Conrad, Sam Hurt, and Cat Osterman, among others.

In the Shadow of the Standpipe

Author: R. Kilgore
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595366147
Category: Fiction
Page: 140
View: 1529
In the Shadow of the Standpipe is a collection of anecdotes. This first published work of Mr. Kilgore reflects his perceptions of small town Ohio in the 1940's and '50's. He celebrates a selection of unforgettable characters drawn from his family and the community. He takes us into his boyhood home, to the golf course and to the courtroom. He rages against the waste and futility of both the Viet Nam and Iraq wars. All of these events and characters are seen through the prism of the author's undisguised pride in his parents' journey from desperately poor and uneducated tenant farmers to wage earners and the resulting expansion of his personal horizons.

Diamonds in the Rough

The Untold History of Baseball
Author: Joel Zoss,John Bowman,John Stewart Bowman
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803299207
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 437
View: 1867
Pairing their detailed, informative research with a sophisticated anecdotal approach, Joel Zoss and John Bowman have written a fascinating, original, literate, and concise compendium of the history and issues surrounding America's national pastime. Addressedøare such diverse topics as the origins of the game, the contributions of minorities and women, the evolution of umpiring, baseball's influence on literature and music, substance abuse, on- and off-field tragedy, and the game's international presence. Diamonds in the Rough is an invaluable and stimulating resource both for those who already study the game and for those who would like to learn its revealing history.

The 30 Greatest Sports Conspiracy Theories of All-Time

Ranking Sports' Most Notorious Fixes, Cover-ups, and Scandals
Author: Elliott Kalb,Mark Weinstein
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602396787
Category: Social Science
Page: 353
View: 1062
Separating the facts of each case from the myths that surround them, the thirty greatest conspiracies in sports are examined and reviewed, including Roger Clemens' testimony before Congress and NBA referee Tim Donaghy's role in fixing games. Original.

Child and Adult Development

A Psychoanalytic Introduction for Clinicians
Author: Calvin A. Colarusso
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1475796730
Category: Psychology
Page: 220
View: 7934
Developmental theory is the essence of any psychodynamic psychother apy, and certainly of psychoanalysis. It is through an understanding of progressive life events, and the way these events relate to associated biological and social events, that we come to understand both psycho pathology and psychological strengths. For a long time we have needed a clinically oriented book that surveys normal development in both childhood and adulthood. This book should be particularly helpful to all mental health professionals whose daily work requires a constant awareness and appraisal of devel opmental issues. Dr. Colarusso has integrated and summarized a tremen dous amount of theoretical, empirical, and clinical material in a format that makes it come alive through clinical examples. This book should be of great interest to all students of human behav ior as well as to seasoned clinicians. SHERWYN M. WOODS, M. D. , PH. D. vii Preface Each year as I gave a lecture series on child and adult development to the adult and child psychiatric residents at the University of California at San Diego, someone inevitably would ask, "Is there a book that I could understand that has all of this information in it?" I would reply that I did not know of any single source, but I could refer the person to many articles and books on development.

Character Design for Mobile Devices

Author: NFGMan
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780240808086
Category: Computers
Page: 191
View: 9852
Mobile gaming on cell phones and portable consoles is a huge business, and many characters have become design icons. However, the physical limitations of these small screens, and the technological challenges of different gaming platforms, mean that designers have had to become experts at creating characters with just a few points of light. Creating art for these devices is a completely different process than used when creating art for highly sophisticated 3D games. The difference between pixel art and art created for 3D games is two-fold: there are practical considerations that must be addressed as well as aesthetic considerations. This book will cover both subjects as well as examining the evolution of gaming graphics--explaining the significance of the changes we've seen in game artistry and what we can learn from examining successful icons and graphics created in the past. Character Design for Mobile Devices looks at the techniques, the inspiration, the technologies, and the creative challenges behind designing characters with only a few pixels at your disposal. Filled with: *Practical and inspirational tutorials that enable you to clearly understand the processes involved in creating art for mobile devices *Timely and inspirational information *Features over 400 full-color images to inspire and instruct

Those Who Love the Game

Glenn "Doc" Rivers on Life in the NBA and Elsewhere
Author: Glenn Rivers
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1466885084
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
Page: 159
View: 7576
Glenn "Doc" Rivers plays ball the way an artist writes: he practices endlessly to perfect his technique, he constantly thinks of the whole, the game, ahead of himself; and in those moments of inspiration when "the ball starts to move," that's when the real fun starts. Talking with award-winning author Bruce Brooks, Rivers tells us about the game he loves. Beginning with schoolyard contests in Chicago against Isiah Thomas and clashes with an older brother who was his toughest one-on-one challenge, he shows us the determination, the competitive fire, and the brains he needed to succeed. We find out about mentors like Johnny Davis and Moses Malone, infuriating opponents like Michael Jordan and Kevin McHale--and coaches like Hank Raymond and Pat Riley, whose techniques Doc will use someday when he gets to lead a team. Doc has a good life in the NBA, but he looks directly at the racial problens sports hides, at the distortion that comes when a game turns into a highlight film, at the pressure on himself and his family that comes from being a too-often-absent dad, and at the day every athlete dreads: retirement. Looking back to last year's play-offs and ahead to his future, Doc Rivers guides us on a thought-provoking, readable journey into the mind of one special ballplayer--one of Those Who Love the Game.

An Act of Love for All

Author: Chuck Calderon
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1467068713
Category: Fiction
Page: 304
View: 2320
Chuck Calderon was born in Cali, Colombia. He migrated to Chicago, Illinois at the age of four to live with his mother and sister. Chuck's formal education all took place in Chicago from Grammar School, to High school and finally College. He has been employed through the years in the bank industry, as a cab driver, as an outside salesman and also as a small business owner. He began writing poetry and prose in Highschool. He freely admits his writing style is influenced by Ernest Hemingway (More in Attitude).His stories draw on his Chicago roots and his catholic upbringing showing his perspective of a flawed man in an even more flaw world. Chuck at this time, has begun his second novel dealing with prejudices and racism in the world of the games against today's society.

If These Walls Could Talk: New York Yankees

Stories from the New York Yankees Dugout, Locker Room, and Press Box
Author: Jim Kaat
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1633192032
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
View: 6207
The New York Yankees are one of baseball's most iconic franchises and as much a part of New York as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. From Joe DiMaggio and Derek Jeter to Babe Ruth and Masahiro Tanaka, from Hall of Famers to rookie busts, the Yankees are baseball's most beloved franchise. Jim Kaat, who has the unique experience of playing for the Yankees as well as calling games for them in the booth, had a prime seat to watch it all unfold. In this book, Kaat and Greg Jennnings provide a closer look at the great moments and the lowlights that have made the Yankees one of baseball's keystone teams. Through the words of the players, via multiple interviews conducted with current and past Yankees, readers will meet the players, coaches, and management and share in their moments of greatness and defeat. Readers will find access to the clubhouse as Kaat recounts moments such as Jeter's last contest at Yankee Stadium; David Wells' perfect game; and the elation of the 1996, 1998, 1999, and 2000 World Series championships. It is a book that New York baseball fans will not want to be without.

A Statistical History of Rugby League - Volume I

Author: Stephen Kane
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479757551
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 922
View: 432
The Greatest Game of All or Rugby League as it is known to some has given me nearly a half a century of pleasure and a little pain. In 1966 at the ripe old age of 6 I was introduced to our game when my Uncle Harry moved into the bedroom I shared with my younger brother in a 2 bedroom fibro joint in Rockdale(Dragon Territory). Harry was playing lower grades for Jack Gibson s Roosters and went on to play for St George in the 1971 Grand Final against my other front rower mate John Sattler and his Rabbitoh s. By the age of 9 I had memorized every player in the Big League magazine. The game became my obsession. Even if I had not been lucky enough to play over 100 games in the best competition in the world(arguably in any sport) Rugby League was in my blood. As a Rothmans Medal winner (the official player of the year award in 1983 succeeded by The Dally M Medal) I have always been aware of the history of our great game and its effect on society especially in the northern states of Australia. Apart from obtaining a Law degree at Sydney University I studied the Politics in Sport while completing my Arts Degree at Macquarie University. I believed our game was ahead of sports like baseball, gridiron and basketball that relied heavily on statistics to rate their great players. Ours is a game of passion made for the blue collar working classman relying on guts and determination not on how many yards and minutes someone makes or plays. However as we get older we all like to dig deep into history and see who had the ability and drive to play even one game in the toughest competition playing the greatest game of all. This book does what none other has attempted to do tell a story using numbers and statistics about our great game. It is something every player and fan would do well to study. Stephen Kane the author of this book could be a reincarnation of Stephen Harold Gascoigne, better known as Yabba whose statue stands proudly at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Yabba was known for his knowledgeable witticisms shouted loudly from The Hill , a grassy general admissions area of the SCG. A lot like Yabba Kaney can be found every winter Sunday on the hill at Greenfield Park Albury(or away in Junee, Temora or Wagga) cheering his beloved Thunder to victory in the Group 9 Premiership loudly and clearly from 10 am to 5.30pm. In his spare time since breaking his back 7 years ago he has collected statistics on players in the NSWRL(now known as the NRL) dating back to 1908. The first words Kaney said to me was I have every Rugby League Week ever published as he showed me his EELS tattoo . You got sin binned once in your career at North Sydney Oval in 1983 or was it 1984? ? I knew I was in the company of a Rugby League tragic. This study of our game will help all of us who love the game and those of us lucky enough to have played it a better insight into the players of the greatest game of all from the top to the bottom. Written by Mike Eden, who played 110 Games for Manly, Easts, Parramatta and Gold Coast, is Gold Coast Player Number 1, and Won the Dally M award for Player of the Year in 1983

A Statistical History of Rugby League

Author: Stephen Kane
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1483643956
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 785
View: 8016
A Statistical History of Rugby League I always wanted to produce these stats as just a way to take my mind off my back injury and help fi ll in my days but I also wanted them to be as accurate as I could make them, so as I found stats I had to cross check them with other books and websites and to try to be as acurate as possible and with various sites and books and micrfi sch fi lms I actually went through every game ever played. there are the players stats in alphabetical order then there is the order of Darren Lockyer on 355 games down to every player that just played 1 game, (1 game is still more than most players ever got a chance to play), then there is the list of games played at 1 club and then the lists of pointscorers from Hazam El Masri all the way down to the guys that kicked 1 fi eld goal for a solitary point, as well as the pointscorers at 1 club, also the tryscorers lists from The Great Ken Irvine on 212 all the way to 1 and at 1 club Ken Irvine on 171 to 1 again, then goalkickers and fi eld goal kickers. then with the club stats I have added in the records for more than 1 try in a game and all the Hat tricks 4’s, 5’s, 6’s 7’s and eight in a game also the most points, tries, goals f/goals in a game season and career at every club including the clubs that are no longer around, like Cumberland who where only in for 1 season. now with these statistics there may be people out there that are either the players or family of the players that the stats are about and corrections may be needed and I am happy for any feedback, but please remember this is as accurate as I could fi nd with the resources I had available, and there is no opinion involved just cold hard stats, some of the sin binned players I had to go back through some 1000 hours of DVD’s and video tapes to find which particular brawl or punch having said that there is 2 of these stats where I have included my opinion the fi rst is for the Golden Boot Award, there was a period between 1991-1998 where the award wasnt given, so I have listed the players that I believe should have won the award, butI took into consideration the RLW player of the Year the Dally M award, the English Player of the Year and various other Awards that were on off er in those years, the other one and I hope this causes much discussion is in the State of Origin Records, in particular the 1987 Series, if you ask a Queenslander the Game in Los Angeles was an Exhibition Match, but the way I see it if it was a joke match why did they send a full strength Team, so with New South Wales winning Games 1 and 4 and Queensland winning Games 2 and 3 the series was Drawn 2 all, I know that with Queensland winning the Last 7 Series it Doesn’t mean much as they have the Series Overall lead Anyway, but as a Passionate Blues Supporter this is a Wrong that Historically should be Righted. Anyway that all being said I hope you enjoy the read and maybe even end some arguments with these stats as much as I have enjoyed bringing them to you and I will continue to do so in the future.

Surprised by Laughter Revised and Updated

The Comic World of C.S. Lewis
Author: Terry Lindvall
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1595554793
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 496
View: 680
For C. S. Lewis, merriment was serious business, and like no book before it, Surprised by Laughter explains why. Author Terry Lindvall takes readers on a highly amusing and deeply meaningful journey through the life and letters of one of the most beloved Christian thinkers and writers. As Lindvall shows, the unique magic of Lewis's approach was his belief that explosive and infectious joy dwells deep in the heart of Christian faith. Readers can never fully understand Lewis, his life or his legacy until they learn to laugh with him.

Chronicles of a Nomad

Memoirs of an Immigrant
Author: A. A. Alvarez
Publisher: A. A. Alvarez Publishing
ISBN: 9609309186
Category: Fiction
Page: 282
View: 8217
A provocative novel that challenges many of the common misconceptions about today's young immigrants. The story, rich in satire, evolves around the life of Carlos Rodriguez, a hopeful expatriate who sits down to write his memoirs hoping to find what he has been missing - a place in the world where he can feel at home. The book is told in first-person view and highlights the events that propelled him to immigrate to the United States, where he ended up overstaying the time allowed on his tourist visa. Join him in his exciting adventure as he confides in you, sharing his most precious memories about love, family, culture, religion, politics, education, and of course, immigration.

Enlightenment to Enlightenment

Intercritique of Science and Myth
Author: Henri Atlan
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791414514
Category: Philosophy
Page: 416
View: 2974
This book is a thorough and critical, comparative analysis of the logic of modern scientific thought and of traditional teachings generally referred to as mythological and mystical. Different rationalities with different domains of interest and legitimacy exist, which should not be confused and cannot be unified in any theory of "Ultimate Reality." Atlan suggests they must coexist in practice, although each of them presents itself as an exclusive and all-encompassing truth. The book introduces teachings from Jewish talmudic, midrashic, and kabbalist sources and text from Zen and Taoism to exemplify the kind of rationality or controlled irrationality at work in such traditional thinking.

Getting Everything You Can Out of All You've Got

21 Ways You Can Out-Think, Out-Perform, and Out-Earn the Competition
Author: Jay Abraham
Publisher: Truman Talley Books
ISBN: 9780312271466
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 384
View: 1457
A trusted advisor to America's top corporations and recognized as one of today's preeminent marketing experts, Jay Abraham has created a program of proven strategies to help you realize undreamed-of success! Unseen opportunities face each of us every day. Using clear examples from his own experience, Jay explains just how easy it can be to find and/or create new opportunities for wealth-building in any existing business, enterprise, or venture. And just how easy can it be? One entrepreneur took the concept of the ballpoint pen and refined it into a mulimillion-dollar idea: roll-on deodorant. Fred Smith of Federal Express took the methods that banks use for clearing checks to develop an overnight delivery company that has revolutionized the way we do business. Now, what have you seen-- or are going to see-- that you could take and turn to your advantage? In Getting Everything You Can Out of All You've Got: 21 Ways You Can Out-Think, Out-Perform, and Out-Earn the Competition, the program focuses on helping you spot the hidden assets, overlooked opportunities, and untapped resources around you, and gives you, and gives you fresh eyes with which to see and capitalize on them. You'll also learn how to adapt and apply these tools to your unique circumstances to maximize your income, influence, power, and success.

A Candy for All Seasons

Author: Lisame!
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1615792732
Category: Religion
Page: 136
View: 6738
When I was just a little girl, I began to hear about Jesus. I learned wonderful songs of how he walks with me and talks with me along life's narrow way. And how to Trust and Obey for there is no other way. And a little light that was 'mine' I was supposed to let it shine. As I began to grow up I had many questions in my heart. I loved Jesus there was no question of that. But I never really understood how He could walk with me and talk with me, or what it meant to truly trust and obey. And I was not sure at all about having a light that would shine. God used candy to help teach me the answers to many of these questions. He became real to me through the years of seeking Him, in how to share Him with others, so they could truly know Him and experience Him, without pretence. I invite you into the world of A Candy Ministry where candy becomes the focal point. (Candy is a non-threatening (focal point/subject) to begin sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with others). Where candy is coded not coated so it melts in your heart not your hands. You will experience messages that will speak to the nature of the heart of the child inside of you, no matter your age. This touch, taste, and feel ministry is brought to you with the hope that you will have a better understanding of God and His love for you. I pray as you read this book that you will experience "life changes." We experience trials of many kinds and need support and encouragement as we go through them. Candy messages offer a new way to look at things based on God's word.

"We Respect You; We Admire You; Most of All, We Love You."

June, 1990, Nelson Mandela--African National Congress (A.N.C.) Tour in the United States Press Clips
Author: Mozambique Support Network
Publisher: N.A
Category: United States
Page: N.A
View: 8583

All That I Got Is You

Author: Oc The
ISBN: 0615237118
Category: Fiction
Page: 246
View: 4215
If the one you loved was suspected of a crime they did not commit, would you protect them by becoming their alibi? Deidra, Sandra, and Rachel all agree to do just that for the man they love. The only problem is they all are in love with the same man. Parish 'Panther' Coles. When Panther, a larger than life gangster from Miami, is the prime suspect in the murder of a wealthy banker, he must figure out who is trying to frame him. Before going underground, Panther asks the three women in his life to cover for him, and claim to be his alibi for when the crime took place. Deidra, Sandra, and Rachel are all strong, independent women with careers they love and dating the man of their dreams. Panther has been their world since coming into their lives, and they will do their part to help maintain his freedom. But when the police find their way to each of the women's homes, their trust in Panther is shaken and they are forced to make a choice between love and their own freedom.

Hello to All That

A Memoir of War, Zoloft, and Peace
Author: John Falk
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1466853204
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 304
View: 6798
An off-the-wall, heartbreaking, and often hilarious memoir of a correspondent reporting from the front lines while also battling his lifelong nemesis-chronic depression His own chemistry was his worst enemy, and it took John Falk to some very strange places-from Garden City, Long Island, to sniper-infested Sarajevo during the Bosnian bloodbath. But through it all, in the face of chronic depression, he kept reaching out for the life he'd always wanted. Hello to All That is his story-crazed, comic, poignant, suspenseful, hopeful. Falk was an average Long Island kid, until depression left him ashamed and trapped behind an impenetrable chemical wall. Barely surviving on "chin-up" tips from his big, loyal, boisterous family, Falk tried to fight his disease-or hide it. But by twenty-four, he was alone, living on books by war correspondents, their adventures his only escape. Then he found a blue pill called Zoloft and set out on a mission to make his own name as a correspondent during one of the most dangerous conflicts in recent memory. Falk's journey has never been predictable, and neither is his moving, outrageous, and sometimes frightening memoir. Here is the riveting tale of a man's lifelong battle-the struggle to defeat his greatest enemy and to connect, cure himself, and finally live.