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Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer: A Road Trip Into The Heart Of Fan Mania
Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer
A Road Trip Into The Heart Of Fan Mania
Paperback      ISBN: 0609807137
A zany journey into the heart of football mania follows the author's odyssey by RV with the world's most obsessive sports fanatics to follow Alabama fans and their Crimson Tide team from game to game across the South, profiling the colorful individuals--including a couple who skipped their own daughter's wedding to attend a game--over the course of a full football season. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times
Big Game
The NFL in Dangerous Times
Hardcover      ISBN: 0399185429
The #1 New York Times best-selling author of This Town presents a scathing analysis of professional football in the present climate of high success, dangerous injuries and scandal.
Paperback      ISBN: 0812989260
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Will Smith, Concussion is the riveting, unlikely story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the pathologist who made one of the most significant medical discoveries of the twenty-first century, a discovery that challenges the existence of America’s favorite sport and puts him in the crosshairs of football’s most powerful corporation: the NFL.
All Rise: The Remarkable Journey of Alan Page
All Rise
The Remarkable Journey of Alan Page
Hardcover      ISBN: 1600785042
Chronicles a former All-Pro and MVP Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen's rise from being one of the "Purple People Eaters" to being elected to the Minnesota Supreme Court, the first African-American to ever win a major election in the state.
The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
The Blind Side
Evolution of a Game
Hardcover      ISBN: 039306123x
The best-selling author of Moneyball follows one young man from his impoverished childhood with a crack-addicted mother, through his discovery of the sport of football, to his rise to become one of the most successful, highly paid players in the NFL. 250,000 first printing. First serial, New York Times Magazine.
Butkus: Flesh and Blood
Flesh and Blood
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385486480
The Chicago Bears' celebrated linebacker recounts his life story, from growing up in a working-class family on Chicago's South Side to his career in the NFL from 1965 to 1973
My Life With the Green & Gold: Tales from 20 Years of Sportscasting
My Life With the Green & Gold
Tales from 20 Years of Sportscasting
Paperback      ISBN: 0870206192
Ever wonder what it’s like to interview famous athletes and coaches? For twenty years, sportscaster Jessie Garcia has done just that. In My Life with the Green & Gold she brings fans to the sidelines at Lambeau Field, inside the locker room, aboard the Packers bus, and into the host’s chair at The Mike McCarthy Show. A self-proclaimed “terrible athlete
Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away: A Love Letter to My Family
Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away
A Love Letter to My Family
Hardcover      ISBN: 1501136607
After five major concussions, NFL tight-end Ben Utecht of the Indianapolis Colts is losing his memories. This is his powerful and emotional love letter to his wife and daughters—whom he someday may not recognize—and an inspiring message for all to live every moment fully. At the age of thirty-four, Ben Utecht has accumulated a vast treasure of memories: tossing a football in the yard with his father, meeting his wife with whom he’d build a loving partnership and bring four beautiful daughters into the world, writing and performing music, catching touchdown passes from quarterback Peyton Manning, and playing a Super Bowl Championship watched by ninety-three million people. But the game he has built his living on, the game he fell in love with as a child, is taking its toll in the most devastating way. After at least five concussions—and an untold number of micro-concussions—Ben is suffering from multiple traumatic brain injuries that have erased his important memories. Knowing that his wife and daughters could someday be beyond his reach and desperate for them to understand how much he loves them, he penned a secret letter for them to read one day after his essential self is gone. Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away chronicles his remarkable journey from his early days throwing a football back and forth with his father in Minnesota to speaking about traumatic brain injury before Congress, and how his faith keeps him strong and grounded as he waits for a difficult future. Ben recounts the experiences that have shaped his life and imparts the lessons he’s learned along the way. Emotionally powerful, inspiring, and uplifting, Ben’s story will captivate and encourage you to make the most of every day and treasure all of your memories.
How Football Explains America
How Football Explains America
Paperback      ISBN: 1629371416
The author explains how America created football and why in this first-of-its-kind journey through the making of America's most complex, intriguing, and popular game.
AFCA's Offensive Football Drills
AFCA's Offensive Football Drills
Paperback      ISBN: 0880115262
Features drills and insights from both college and high school coaches