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PUBLISHING NEWS & NOTES: NHL JOINS THE FUN WITH TOTAL SPORTS
Published January 30, 1998
The NHL has licensed Total Sports to produce "Total Hockey," a comprehensive hockey encyclopedia. The book will contain complete playing records of every player in league history. It will be co-published with KC-based Andrews McMeel Publishing, and is expected to run around 1,600 pages. Look for "Total Hockey" this September (NHL). NOTES: The Source plans to launch a sports title in September called The Source Sports, which "will also have an urban hiphop orientation" (MEDIAWEEK, 1/26)....Two new books on NASCAR: Ballantine publishes "Wide Open: Days and Nights On the NASCAR Tour" by ESPN Magazine's Shaun Assael, while Wiley Books has released "The NASCAR Way: The Business That Drives The Sport," by Robert Hagstrom (THE DAILY).