A Hurting Sport

A Hurting Sport

An Inside Look at Another Year in Boxing

Book - 2015
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A Hurting Sport marks the tenth annual volume of Thomas Hauser's boxing articles to be published by the University of Arkansas Press. Every year, readers, sportswriters, and critics alike look forward to these collections. In 2014, Booklist observed, "This annual series detailing the year in boxing should be a highlight, not only for fans of the sport but also for those who appreciate journalistic acumen and stylish prose." Other sportswriters have called Hauser "the dean of fightwriters" (TheSweetScience.com) and "our craft's most celebrated practitioner" (15Rounds.com). His readers call him one of the last real champions in boxing and one of the very best who has ever written about this sport. A Hurting Sport continues this tradition of excellence with a behind-the-scenes recounting of 2014's biggest fights, a look at Floyd Mayweather's conduct in and out of the ring, analysis of fight impresario Al Haymon's burgeoning empire, and much more.
Publisher: Fayetteville, AK : The University of Arkansas Press, 2015.
ISBN: 9781557286833
1557286833
Branch Call Number: 796.83 HAUSER
GV1133 .H387 2015
796.83 23
Characteristics: viii, 199 pages ; 23 cm

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