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espionage and sport

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 225 words.

Sport and spies appear at first an unlikely pairing, but the incipient and then expansive internationalism of sport make it ideal for the apparently innocent global movement of selected...

Landry, Tom

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1131 words.

Landry, Tom (11 September 1924–12 February 2000), football coach, was born Thomas Wade Landry in Mission, Texas, the son of Ray Landry and Ruth Coffman Landry. The members of the family...

Wade, Margaret

Pamela Grundy.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 1056 words.

Wade, Margaret (30 December 1912–16 February 1995), basketball coach and physical education teacher, was born Lily Margaret Wade, in McCool, Mississippi, the eighth and last child of Robert...

Sheepshanks, David Richard

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 112 words.

CBE 2013

Born London 30 Oct. 1952; s of Robin Sheepshanks and Lilias Sheepshanks; m 1978, Mona Ullbin; one s one dnull...

White, Byron R.

Dennis Hutchinson.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1099 words.

White, Byron R. (08 June 1917–15 April 2002), nationally renowned athlete, lawyer, and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born in Ft. Collins, Colorado, the second son of A....

Rothstein, Arnold

Mark H. Haller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1255 words.

Rothstein, Arnold (1882–06 November 1928), prominent gambling entrepreneur and the suspected fixer of the 1919 World Series, was born in New York City, the son of Abraham Rothstein and...