Sports

KPL staff-selected resources. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

Staff Recommends

The ESPN World Cup Companion: everything you need to know about the planet's biggest sports event by David HirsheyOutcasts United: a refugee soccer team, an American town by Warren St. JohnThe Global Game: writers on soccer by John TurnbullCoaching Kids' Soccer: fun, safe and positive soccer for all ages by Stuart PageSoccer by Hugh HornbyMarch of the Hooligans: soccer's bloody fraternity by Dougie Brimson

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World Cup 2010 logo2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

Official site of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, the premier international association football (soccer) tournament, with news, national associations, competitions, results, fixtures, development, and more.

Databases (most require KPL library card)

InfoTrac All Using PowerSearch

Magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, ebooks available in the library or at home with your KPL library card or with your Michigan Driver's License or ID by going to Mel.org
Includes Computer Database; Custom Newspapers; General Reference Center Gold; Grand Rapids Press; Expanded Academic ASAP; General Business File ASAP; Legal Trac; InfoTrac Onefile; Health Reference Center Academic ASAP

MeL Michigan eLibrary

Magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books provided to Michigan libraries and Michigan residents at home with their Michigan Driver's License or ID or from libraries in Michigan.  Also includes links to Michigan related websites.

NetLibrary

Michigan eLibrary collection of ebooks.

Websites

Directory of Sports and Teams around the USA

Professional and non professional sport teams by state, includes Sports Organizations, Sports Associations and Halls of Fame.

Olympic Games

Features profiles of athletes, the events, news, and history of the event. 

World Stadiums

Information profiles on more than 7500 stadiums, covering 206 countries.

Auto Racing

NASCAR

Information on races, drivers, news, and article features.

Baseball

Baseball Hall of Fame

Information about new and former inductees, historical tid bits about the sport, and museum exhibits.

BaseballCards1887-1914

2,100 early baseball cards dating from 1887 to 1914.

Baseball-Reference.com

Access major league baseball stats and player information from this in depth reference site.

Detroit Tigers

The official site of the Detroit Tigers features team and player stats, profiles, schedule, and news.

Kalamazoo Kings

Official Home Page of the Kalamazoo Kings.

Major League Baseball MLB@BAT

Team, player, schedule, and news information.

WMU - Bronco Baseball

The official site of Western Michigan University's Baseball Team.

WMU - Bronco Softball

The official site of the Western Michigan University's Softball Team.

Basketball

Detroit Pistons Home Court

News, player profiles, schedule, and stats.

Official Site of the National Basketball Association

Team, player, schedule, and news information.

WMU - Bronco Men's Basketball

The official site of Western Michigan Univeristy's Men's Basketball Team.

WMU - Bronco Women's Basketball

The official site of the Western Michigan University Women's Basketball Team.

Football

Detroit Lions

The official web site featuring information about their schedule, team and player stats, transactions, and much more.

Michigan High School Football

Michigan high school football won-loss records from the 1950's.

NFL

Features team, player, schedule, trade, and news information. 

Super Bowl

Participating teams, stats, MVP winners, and more.

WMU - Bronco Football

Official site of the Western Michigan University Football Team.

Hockey

Detroit Red Wings

Their schedule, team and player stats, transactions, and much more.

National Hockey League

Team, player, schedule, trade, and news information.

WMU - Bronco Hockey

The official site of Western Michigan University's Hockey Team.

Soccer

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

Major League Soccer

The official site of Major League Soccer.

WMU - Bronco Men's Soccer

The official site of the Western Michigan University's Men's Soccer Team

WMU - Bronco Women's Soccer

The official site of the Western Michigan University's Women's Soccer Team.

Tennis

United States Tennis Association

USTA news, tours, and more.

USA Table Tennis

Information about the organization, players, tournaments, rules, and clubs.

WMU - Bronco Men's Tennis

The official site of the Western Michigan University's Men's Tennis Team.

WMU - Bronco Women's Tennis

The official site of the Western Michigan University's Women's Tennis Team.


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Memphis forward Joey Dorsey

NCAA Michigan St Memphis Basketball, Memphis forward Joey Dorsey (3) dunks against Michigan State in the first half of an NCAA South Regional semifinal basketball game, Friday, March 28, 2008, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Source: AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive database