Sports and Freedom: The Rise of Big-Time College Athletics

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CONTENTS
CHAPTER I
The English Background
of Early American College Sport 3
CHAPTER II
Sport, the Extracurriculum,
and the Idea of Freedom 13
CHAPTER III
The First Intercollegiate Sport:
Crew and the Commercial Spirit 26
CHAPTER IV
Crew: Internationalism, Expansion,
and the Yale-Harvard Pullout 38
CHAPTER V
The Rise of College Baseball 52
CHAPTER VI
From the Burial of Football
to the Acceptance of Rugby 67
CHAPTER VII
The Americanization of Rugby Football:
Mass Plays, Brutality, and Masculinity 83

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