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She's Got Game is the perfect resource for women who have it all together but just don't understand the rules-when it comes to professional and college sports, that is.
Melissa Malamut has worked in public relations for the National Hockey League and Professional Golfers Association of America. She was the editor-in-chief of Touchdown Illustrated magazine and a researcher for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN Books. She held a weekly sports beat for Tribune newspapers while simultaneously working as a beauty editor for an upstart fashion magazine. Malamut has been writing sports, beauty, fashion, and lifestyle pieces for ten years.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Girlie Girl's Guide to the Games||p. xi|
|The Best White After Labor Day (Home Whites): Major League Baseball (MLB)||p. 1|
|The Game||p. 3|
|The Season||p. 9|
|The Teams||p. 14|
|Game Structure||p. 17|
|Balls and Strikes||p. 23|
|Chicks Dig the Long Ball: Hitting||p. 27|
|Playing the Field||p. 38|
|History, Drama, Curses, and Legends||p. 51|
|Who to Know in History: The Best of the Best||p. 71|
|Stitches and Seams: Baseball Fashion||p. 78|
|Do the Math||p. 90|
|The Girlie Girl's Baseball Glossary||p. 93|
|The Monday-Morning Quarterback Versus the Football Widow: The National Football League (NFL)||p. 98|
|The Game||p. 99|
|The Season||p. 101|
|The Experience||p. 105|
|Inside the Huddle||p. 109|
|Basics to Know||p. 118|
|Overheard: Penalties||p. 121|
|Drama: NFL Rivals||p. 125|
|Historic NFL Games and Moments||p. 127|
|The Best and Most Talked-About Players in History||p. 133|
|NFL Draft Basics||p. 136|
|The Other Leagues||p. 138|
|Football Fashion and Fandom||p. 139|
|The Girlie Girl's Football Glossary||p. 145|
|The NBA Has a Dress Code; Why Shouldn't You? The National Basketball Association (NBA)||p. 149|
|The Game||p. 152|
|History of the Game||p. 168|
|Decades and Dynasties: What to Know||p. 175|
|Who to Know in History||p. 176|
|Who to Know Now: Future Legends||p. 180|
|Courtside Chic||p. 181|
|The Girlie Girl's Basketball Glossary||p. 188|
|Hockey and Heels: The National Hockey League (NHL)||p. 194|
|The Game||p. 196|
|The Skaters||p. 203|
|Basic Rules to Know||p. 205|
|Points and Standings||p. 209|
|History and Drama||p. 210|
|The NHL||p. 213|
|The Miracle on Ice||p. 217|
|Who to Know in History||p. 218|
|NHL Trophies: End-of-the-Season Awards||p. 222|
|Fashion and Fandom||p. 223|
|The Girlie Girl's Hockey Glossary||p. 225|
|College Football and College Basketball||p. 228|
|College Football||p. 228|
|College Football Versus the NFL||p. 232|
|Divisions and Conferences||p. 233|
|The BCS||p. 236|
|The Polls||p. 237|
|The Other Bowls||p. 237|
|The Season||p. 239|
|The Heisman Trophy||p. 240|
|History of College Football||p. 243|
|The Programs||p. 244|
|Rivals and Drama||p. 245|
|College Football Legends||p. 249|
|College Football Traditions and Lore||p. 251|
|Tailgating: College Football Edition||p. 255|
|College Basketball||p. 259|
|College Basketball Versus the NBA||p. 261|
|March Madness||p. 262|
|College Basketball Coaching Legends||p. 270|
|The Game Experience||p. 272|
|The World's Games||p. 274|
|The Game||p. 275|
|The Grand Slams||p. 280|
|Noteworthy Retired Players||p. 281|
|Who to Know Now||p. 284|
|Going to a Tennis Match||p. 286|
|Tennis Terms to Know||p. 289|
|The Course||p. 291|
|The Majors||p. 293|
|Who to Know||p. 294|
|Going to a Golf Tournament||p. 296|
|Golf Terms to Know||p. 299|
|Major League Soccer (MLS)||p. 300|
|Quick Guide: The Girlie Girl's Cheat Sheet for Information on the Fly||p. 305|
|References and Suggested Reading||p. 323|
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