Unknown Untold and Unbelievable Stories of IU Sports

Discover behind-the-scenes stories of the Olympic Trials featuring Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Chris Mullin, and Steve Alford; the infamous 1997 black football jerseys; Ernie Pyle's outlandish automobile polo match to raise funds for the ...

Unknown  Untold  and Unbelievable Stories of IU Sports

Unknown Untold and Unbelievable Stories of IU Sports

For over 125 years, Hoosier athletes and coaches have grabbed headlines with their accomplishments and accolades. Legendary performers and larger-than-life figures have called Bloomington home, and their stories have been passed down through generations. But for every classic tale about a Hoosier athlete, coach, or program, there's another that's been forgotten. Until now. After gaining unprecedented access to IU archives and longtime employees, authors John Decker, Pete DiPrimio, and Doug Wilson reveal events and images that were lost for decades. Filled with new and entertaining stories of the people who have made IU Athletics legendary, Unknown, Untold, and Unbelievable Stories of IU Sports is a must-have for any fan. Discover behind-the-scenes stories of the Olympic Trials featuring Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Chris Mullin, and Steve Alford; the infamous 1997 black football jerseys; Ernie Pyle's outlandish automobile polo match to raise funds for the IU marching band; A. J. Moye's notorious block against Duke; the time Sam Bell won the bid for an NCAA track meet—without a facility or even bleachers; and many more incredible stories from the renowned IU Athletics program.

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Unknown, Untold, and Unbelievable Stories of IU Sports
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: John C. Decker, Pete DiPrimio, Doug Wilson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-11 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

For over 125 years, Hoosier athletes and coaches have grabbed headlines with their accomplishments and accolades. Legendary performers and larger-than-life figures have called Bloomington home, and their stories have been passed down through generations. But for every classic tale about a Hoosier athlete, coach, or program, there's another that's been
The Quest for Indiana University Football Glory
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Pete DiPrimio
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-01 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

The beginning of a new era in Indiana University football starts with the arrival of head coach Tom Allen. After revolutionizing IU's defense, Allen has the opportunity to stage a Hoosier comeback. But can Allen make the most of this opportunity? And who are the compelling figures poised to make
Indiana University Olympians
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: David Woods
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-04 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

From track and field to swimming and diving, and of course basketball and soccer, Indiana University Olympians celebrates over a century of Indiana University Olympic competitors. Beginning in 1904, at the 3rd summer games in St. Louis, IU's first Olympic medal went to pole vaulter LeRoy Samse who earned a
Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Umberto Eco
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

"Eco wittily and enchantingly develops themes often touched on in his previous works, but he delves deeper into their complex nature . . . this collection can be read with pleasure by those unversed in semiotic theory." --Times Literary Supplement
Picturing History at the Ottoman Court
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Emine Fetvacı
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Circulation, audience, and the creation of a shared court culture Making books at the Ottoman court Sokollu Mehmed Pasha and the illustrated Ottoman histories Chief Black Eunuch Mehmed Agha: negotiating the sultanic image In the image of a military ruler A Venetian Ottomanized: Chief White Eunuch Gazanfer Agha and his

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