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Murray Sperber

Murray Sperber is a regular media commentator on college sports. A professor of English and American studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, his previous books include College Sports, Inc.; Onward to Victory: The Creation of Modern College Sports; and Shake Down the Thunder: The Creation of Notre Dame Football.

Murray Sperber

Onward to Victory

Murray Sperber
Henry Holt and Co.
Henry Holt and Co.

From the acclaimed author of Shake Down the Thunder.

With the 1940 release of the classic film Knute Rockne, All American, the myth of the hero scholar-athlete was born, and...

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Beer and Circus

Murray Sperber
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

In this fascinating book, Sperber uses original research culled from students, faculty, and administrators around the country, to argue that what universities offer instead of a meaningful undergraduate...

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