Sole Influence: Basketball, Corporate Greed, and the Corruption of America's Youth

Grand Central Publishing, 1 okt. 2000 - 300 pagina's
Explosive and controversial, this expos uncovers the exploitation of college, high school, and even junior high basketball players by the billion-dollar atheltic shoe companies competing for national endorsements. photo insert.

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SOLE INFLUENCE: Basketball, Corporate Greed, and the Corruption of America's Youth

Gebruikersrecensie  - Kirkus

An blistering expos« of the sneaker industry's current role in amateur basketball. The 1984 Nike endorsement signing of Michael Jordan became arguably the biggest story in the history of sports ... Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - mjgrogan - LibraryThing

As I never read about anything but architecture-related crap, and I sort of despise basketball with all my heart, it was inevitable that I would finally get around to reading Sole Influence, the story ... Volledige review lezen

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Over de auteur (2000)

Don Yaeger was an Associate Editor at Sports Illustrated magazine. He is the co-author of Under the Tarnished Dome: How Notre Dame Betrayed Its Ideals for Football Glory, Pros and Cons: The Criminals Who Play in the NFL, and George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution, Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History, and Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle that shaped America's destiny.

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