She's Got Game The Woman's Guide to Loving Sports (or Just How to Fake It!)

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2010-06-08
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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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.

Author Biography

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 Gamesp. xi
The Best White After Labor Day (Home Whites): Major League Baseball (MLB)p. 1
The Gamep. 3
The Seasonp. 9
The Teamsp. 14
Game Structurep. 17
Balls and Strikesp. 23
Chicks Dig the Long Ball: Hittingp. 27
Baserunningp. 32
Playing the Fieldp. 38
Pitchingp. 42
History, Drama, Curses, and Legendsp. 51
Who to Know in History: The Best of the Bestp. 71
Stitches and Seams: Baseball Fashionp. 78
Do the Mathp. 90
The Girlie Girl's Baseball Glossaryp. 93
The Monday-Morning Quarterback Versus the Football Widow: The National Football League (NFL)p. 98
The Gamep. 99
The Seasonp. 101
The Experiencep. 105
Inside the Huddlep. 109
Basics to Knowp. 118
Pointsp. 119
Overheard: Penaltiesp. 121
Historyp. 123
Drama: NFL Rivalsp. 125
Historic NFL Games and Momentsp. 127
The Best and Most Talked-About Players in Historyp. 133
NFL Draft Basicsp. 136
The Other Leaguesp. 138
Football Fashion and Fandomp. 139
The Girlie Girl's Football Glossaryp. 145
The NBA Has a Dress Code; Why Shouldn't You? The National Basketball Association (NBA)p. 149
The Gamep. 152
Offensep. 163
Defensep. 165
History of the Gamep. 168
Decades and Dynasties: What to Knowp. 175
Who to Know in Historyp. 176
Who to Know Now: Future Legendsp. 180
Courtside Chicp. 181
The Girlie Girl's Basketball Glossaryp. 188
Hockey and Heels: The National Hockey League (NHL)p. 194
The Gamep. 196
The Skatersp. 203
Basic Rules to Knowp. 205
Points and Standingsp. 209
History and Dramap. 210
The NHLp. 213
The Miracle on Icep. 217
Who to Know in Historyp. 218
NHL Trophies: End-of-the-Season Awardsp. 222
Fashion and Fandomp. 223
The Girlie Girl's Hockey Glossaryp. 225
College Football and College Basketballp. 228
College Footballp. 228
College Football Versus the NFLp. 232
Divisions and Conferencesp. 233
The BCSp. 236
The Pollsp. 237
The Other Bowlsp. 237
The Seasonp. 239
The Heisman Trophyp. 240
History of College Footballp. 243
The Programsp. 244
Rivals and Dramap. 245
College Football Legendsp. 249
College Football Traditions and Lorep. 251
Tailgating: College Football Editionp. 255
Fashionp. 257
College Basketballp. 259
College Basketball Versus the NBAp. 261
March Madnessp. 262
Rivalsp. 268
College Basketball Coaching Legendsp. 270
The Game Experiencep. 272
The World's Gamesp. 274
Tennisp. 275
The Gamep. 275
The Grand Slamsp. 280
Noteworthy Retired Playersp. 281
Who to Know Nowp. 284
Going to a Tennis Matchp. 286
Tennis Terms to Knowp. 289
Golfp. 290
The Coursep. 291
Parp. 292
The Majorsp. 293
Who to Knowp. 294
Going to a Golf Tournamentp. 296
Golf Terms to Knowp. 299
Major League Soccer (MLS)p. 300
Nascarp. 301
Quick Guide: The Girlie Girl's Cheat Sheet for Information on the Flyp. 305
Acknowledgmentsp. 321
References and Suggested Readingp. 323
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