The Dream Team ($11) have been called the ‘Beatles of basketball’, and the Mercury Seven in sneaker,s they are the U.S basketball team who where unleashed on the world in the 1992 Olympics. Jack McCallum, esteemed sports journalist, now brings us the untold story of, quite simply, the greatest basketball team ever assembled. During his job as Sports Illustrated’ssenior staff writer, McCallum had a ringside seat for this most exciting of sporting spectacles and covered the dream team from its inception through to standing on the podium for their gold medals in Barcelona. They turned the NBA into a worldwide sensation, and this is their story told like never before.
Beer has been a favorite drink across the globe for centuries, and is third only behind water and tea in the worldwide popularity stakes. It is also the central figure in an industry worth $450bn.This is the first major reference book of its kind that investigates both the history and the vast appeal of beer. ...[Read More]