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Author Solberg, Winton U., 1922-

Title Creating the Big Ten : Courage, Corruption, and Commercialization
Published Champaign : University of Illinois Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (261 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Part One: From Disorder to Order; 1 The Beginning of the Big Ten; 2 Michigan Withdraws from the Conference; 3 The Crisis over Amateurism; 4 The Conference and the War; Part Two: From Order to Disorder; 5 The Big Ten in the Golden Age of Sports; 6 The Commissioner and the Conference; 7 The Big Ten Stadiums; 8 Red Grange and the Lure of Professional Football; 9 The Conference at Work; 10 The True Spirit of the University; 11 The Carnegie Report; 12 The Big Ten Censures Iowa; 13 Cross Currents; 14 Closing Out Half a Century; Epilogue
Appendix 1: Conference RulesAppendix 2: Faculty Representatives; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes Print version record
Subject Big Ten Conference (U.S.) -- History
Big Ten Conference (U.S.)
College sports -- Corrupt practices -- United States
College sports -- United States -- Finance
College sports -- United States -- History
Football -- United States -- History
College sports -- Corrupt practices.
College sports -- Finance.
College sports.
GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0252050258 (electronic bk.)
9780252050251 (electronic bk.)