Playersa#39; salaries nearly tripled over the next five years, as owners outbid each other to stock their teams with the best players (Rader, American Sports  352). In professional basketball, the bidding wars between the NBA and the rival ABA also resulted in higher salaries for players. ... Many Native Americans, among the poorest of U.S citizens, languished on desolate reservations or in urban ghettos.
|Title||:||Sports in American History|
|Publisher||:||Human Kinetics -|