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Product Description: Part introspective soul searching, part cultural analysis, Tribal tackles the controversies plaguing college athletics, tracing the dubious historical underpinnings of Americans’ most popular sport, offering a visceral and often funny analysis of its tribal thrills and deep contradictions...read more

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9780062342621 | Harpercollins, October 27, 2015, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Part introspective soul searching, part cultural analysis, Tribal tackles the controversies plaguing college athletics, tracing the dubious historical underpinnings of Americans’ most popular sport, offering a visceral and often funny analysis of its tribal thrills and deep contradictions.

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9780062342638 | Harpercollins, October 25, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Part introspective soul searching, part cultural analysis, Tribal tackles the controversies plaguing college athletics, tracing the dubious historical underpinnings of Americans’ most popular sport, offering a visceral and often funny analysis of its tribal thrills and deep contradictions.
9780441000906, titled "Clipjoint" | Ace Books, September 1, 1994, cover price $4.99 | also contains Clipjoint | About this edition: Two years after taking part in a cyber-film to make enough money to leave Earth--a film that left their friend Dosh dead and them fleeing for their lives--Cass and Moke return to uncover the truth about the tragedy

Is there anything more universally American than NFL football?Love of the NFL runs deep and broad. It is a primetime TV event on multiple national networks, subsidized by public funds and popular from Mount Rainier to Miami Beach. The 2015 Super Bowl, a thriller between the Patriots and Seahawks, was the most-watched program in the history of television, with more than a third of the country watching.Yet football is in trouble. Public anxiety over football spiked in 2014 during the heat of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal, the ongoing concussion crisis and the league's appropriations of tax money for its own ends. The mounting problems have led some to question the ethics of watching America's beloved game.In this sharply argued, witty, observant book, Gregg Easterbrook makes a spirited case in defense of the NFL. As he shows, the league brings together Americans of all stripes, providing a rare space to talk about what matters. Indeed, the various issues we see in the league are often microcosms of the ones we see elsewhere, whether it's suspicion of the rich, or gender politics or even concern over bullying. The NFL's social, economic and legal problems are real, but they also produce some of our best and most valuable discussions of those issues. Football is a magnificent incarnation of our national character. It has many flaws, and they need fixing—but the game's not over.

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9781610396486 | Public Affairs, December 8, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Is there anything more universally American than NFL football?

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9781610397452 | Public Affairs, September 6, 2016, cover price $14.99

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Product Description: Super Bowl Sunday has become akin to a national holiday with over 16.5 million Americans requesting the following Monday off from work or calling in sick last year.Now after reaching its 50th anniversary, it is a perfect time to look back at the game...read more

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9781493018758 | Lyons Pr, September 6, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Super Bowl Sunday has become akin to a national holiday with over 16.

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Product Description: [Read by Mirron Willis] In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of America's most beloved sporting event -- the Super Bowl -- an authoritative collection of the most pivotal plays through the decades, compiled by the legendary Jerry Rice...read more

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9780062302601 | Dey Street Books, November 3, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of America’s most beloved sporting event—the Super Bowl—an authoritative collection of the most pivotal plays through the decades, compiled by the legendary Jerry Rice, and illustrated with dozens of color photographs.

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9780062302618 | Dey Street Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: [Read by Mirron Willis] In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of America's most beloved sporting event -- the Super Bowl -- an authoritative collection of the most pivotal plays through the decades, compiled by the legendary Jerry Rice.

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Product Description: This exciting new series introduces readers to the greatest players and most memorable moments in the history of professional sports. Each title details the most impressive statistics and inspiring stories of a featured major league sport...read more

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9781489650504 | Reprint edition (Av2 by Weigl, July 1, 2016), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This exciting new series introduces readers to the greatest players and most memorable moments in the history of professional sports.

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9781489648013 | Av2 by Weigl, July 1, 2016, cover price $27.13 | About this edition: This exciting new series introduces readers to the greatest players and most memorable moments in the history of professional sports.

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9781517677114 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 6, 2015, cover price $14.99
9781438793252 | Intl Business Pubns USA, September 9, 2009, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: -
9780345342379 | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, June 1, 1988), cover price $3.99 | also contains NFL Football: A History of America's New National Pastime | About this edition: -

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Product Description: "It's sure to be a hit with any gridiron fan." --American Profile "A superb book for fans and a compelling history of a great game." --BookPage At the heart of Football's Greatest Stars is author Allan Maki's picks for the 50 greatest and most exciting players in the history of professional football...read more

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9781770852464 | 2 rev upd edition (Firefly Books Ltd, August 1, 2013), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Praise for the first edition: It's sure to be a hit with any gridiron fan.
9781554073894 | Firefly Books Ltd, September 12, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An exciting history of the game, with profiles of its greatest players.

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9781770855953 | 3 edition (Firefly Books Ltd, October 1, 2015), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "It's sure to be a hit with any gridiron fan.
9781554077441 | Firefly Books Ltd, August 22, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An exciting history of the game, with profiles of its greatest players.

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Product Description: Foreword by Dwight Clark, 2-Time San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Champion! Super Bowl 50: Celebrating Fifty Years of America's Greatest Game commemorates the awaited golden anniversary of the biggest annual event in the world of sports...read more

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9780986085000 | Jkr Ventures Llc, September 15, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Foreword by Dwight Clark, 2-Time San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Champion!

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9780986085017 | Jkr Ventures Llc, September 15, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Foreword by Dwight Clark, 2-Time San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Champion!

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Product Description: Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer and with an introduction by pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, When It Was Just a Game tells the fascinating story of the ground-breaking AFL–NFL World Championship Football game played on January 15, 1967: Packers vs...read more

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9781589799202 | Taylor Pub, September 30, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer and with an introduction by pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, When It Was Just a Game tells the fascinating story of the ground-breaking AFL–NFL World Championship Football game played on January 15, 1967: Packers vs.

A New York Times Bestseller and Boston Globe Bestseller!It’s America’s most popular sport, played by thousands, watched by millions, and generating billions in revenues every year. It’s also America’s most controversial sport, haunted by the specter of life-threatening injuries and plagued by scandal, even among its most venerable personalities and institutions. At the college level, we often tie football’s tales of corruption and greed to its current popularity and revenue potential, and we have vague notions of a halcyon time—before the new College Football Playoff, power conferences, and huge TV contracts. Perhaps we conjure images of young Ivy Leaguers playing a gentleman’s game, exemplifying the collegial in collegiate. What we don’t imagine is a game described in 1905 as “a social obsession—this boy-killing, man-mutilating, education-prostituting, gladiatorial sport.”In The Opening Kickoff, Dave Revsine tells the riveting story of the formative period of American football between 1890 and 1915. In just a quarter century football spread across the nation, captivating people from coast to coast. It was a time that saw the game’s meteoric rise, fueled by overflow crowds, breathless newspaper coverage, and newfound superstars—including one of the most thrilling and mysterious the sport has ever seen. But it was also a period racked by controversy in academics, recruiting, and physical brutality that, in combination, threatened football’s very existence. A vivid storyteller, Revsine brings it all to life in this captivating narrative.

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9780762791774 | Lyons Pr, July 29, 2014, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller and Boston Globe Bestseller!

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9781493009527 | Reprint edition (Lyons Pr, September 1, 2015), cover price $16.95

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Product Description: From an award-winning sports journalist and college football expert: “A beautifully written mix of memoir and reportage that tracks college ball through fourteen key games, giving depth and meaning to all” (Sports Illustrated), now with a new Afterword about the first ever College Football Playoff...read more

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9781451627817 | Scribner, August 19, 2014, cover price $25.00

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9781451627824 | Reprint edition (Scribner, August 11, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From an award-winning sports journalist and college football expert: “A beautifully written mix of memoir and reportage that tracks college ball through fourteen key games, giving depth and meaning to all” (Sports Illustrated), now with a new Afterword about the first ever College Football Playoff.

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Product Description: Americans are obsessed with football, yet they know little about the man who shaped the game to make it uniquely technical, physical, and 'man-making' at once. Walter Camp, the "Father of American Football," was the foremost authority on American athletics and arguably the greatest amateur American athlete of his time...read more

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9780199925629 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 8, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Americans are obsessed with football, yet they know little about the man who shaped the game to make it uniquely technical, physical, and 'man-making' at once.

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Product Description: The first authorized and definitive biography of the man behind the most famous individual award in sports, including never-before-published photos and correspondence.No other football trophy captures the country’s imagination like the Heisman does...read more

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9781451682915 | Howard Pub Co, October 2, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The first authorized and definitive biography of the man whose life has been memorialized by the eponymous Heisman Trophy, written by his great-nephew.

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9781451682946 | Reprint edition (Howard Pub Co, July 18, 2015), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: The first authorized and definitive biography of the man behind the most famous individual award in sports, including never-before-published photos and correspondence.

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9781469273204 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, December 4, 2012), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: To the select fraternity of men who have won the Heisman Trophy since its inception in 1935, the award is so much more than just a football trophy.
9781469273228 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, December 4, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: To the select fraternity of men who have won the Heisman Trophy since its inception in 1935, the award is so much more than just a football trophy.

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Product Description: Corruption, scandals, and reports of wrongdoing in college football are constantly in the news. From Penn State’s Joe Paterno to Ohio State’s Jim Tressel, we have come to learn that some of the most lauded coaches don’t always live up to their saintly reputations...read more

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9781442248250 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 16, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Corruption, scandals, and reports of wrongdoing in college football are constantly in the news.

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Product Description: This narrative history of minor league football teams in Connecticut in the 1960s and 1970s is based on extensive newspaper and periodical research and interviews with nearly 70 former players, broadcasters and journalists. Only a few players--like Marv Hubbard, Lou Piccone and Bob Tucker--made it to the NFL, but many more played for as little as $25 per game in their quest to make it big or just have fun...read more

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9780786478330 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 15, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This narrative history of minor league football teams in Connecticut in the 1960s and 1970s is based on extensive newspaper and periodical research and interviews with nearly 70 former players, broadcasters and journalists.

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Product Description: The Most Important Innovation in the History of Football In 1913, a small, up-and-coming school came to West Point to challenge the great Army football team. The opposing quarterback dropped back, raised the football, and threw a perfect spiral to his wide open teammate...read more

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9781594160523 | 1 edition (Westholme Pub Llc, October 31, 2007), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Most Important Innovation in the History of Football In 1913, a small, up-and-coming school came to West Point to challenge the great Army football team.

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9781594162169 | Westholme Pub Llc, September 18, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Most Important Innovation in the History of Football In 1913, a small, up-and-coming school came to West Point to challenge the great Army football team.

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Product Description: The Game before the Money recounts the National Football League’s story and the evolution of America’s most popular sport in the vivid words of men who built the NFL. This unprecedented look at football history from the players’ perspective combines the stories of icons such as Frank Gifford and Bart Starr with those of journeymen who shared the huddle with Johnny Unitas and rallied to halftime speeches from legendary coaches Vince Lombardi and George Halas...read more

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9780803255739 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Game before the Money recounts the National Football League’s story and the evolution of America’s most popular sport in the vivid words of men who built the NFL.

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Product Description: College football is one of the most popular sports in the United States. Fans follow their favorite team with unfailing loyalty, and nowhere do the colors come out more fervently than when rivals face off. These games bring out the passion, the rituals, and even the rage of football fans across the country...read more

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9781442229839 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 14, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: College football is one of the most popular sports in the United States.

1967. Two rival football teams. Two legendary coaches. Two talented quarterbacks. Together they broke the color line, revolutionized college sports, and transformed the NFL.1967. TWO RIVAL FOOTBALL TEAMS. TWO LEGENDARY COACHES. TWO STAR QUARTERBACKS. TOGETHER THEY BROKE THE COLOR L INE, REVOLUTIONIZED COLLEGE SPORTS, AND TRANSFORMED THE NFL. In September 1967, after three years of landmark civil rights laws and three months of devastating urban riots, the football season began at Louisiana’s Grambling College and Florida A&M. The teams were led by two extraordinary coaches, Eddie Robinson and Jake Gaither, and they featured the best quarterbacks ever at each school, James Harris and Ken Riley. Breaking the Line brings to life the historic saga of the battle for the 1967 black college championship, culminating in a riveting, excruciatingly close contest. Samuel G. Freedman traces the rise of these four leaders and their teammates as they storm through the season. Together they helped compel the segre­gated colleges of the South to integrate their teams and redefined who could play quarterback in the NFL, who could be a head coach, and who could run a franchise as general manager. In Breaking the Line, Freedman brilliantly tells this suspenseful story of character and talent as he takes us from locker room to state capitol, from embattled campus to packed stadium. He captures a pivotal time in American sport and society, filling a missing and crucial chapter in the movement for civil rights.

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9781439189771 | Simon & Schuster, August 13, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: 1967.

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9781439189788 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, August 12, 2014), cover price $17.99

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Product Description: This wide-ranging history synthesizes scholarship and media sources to give the reader an inside view of the television contracts, labor issues, and other off-the-field forces that shaped the National Football League. Historian Richard Crepeau shows how Commissioner Pete Rozelle's steady leadership guided the league's explosive growth during the era of Monday Night Football and the Super Bowl's transformation into a mid-winter spectacle...read more

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9780252032899 | Univ of Illinois Pr, August 19, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This wide-ranging history synthesizes scholarship and media sources to give the reader an inside view of the television contracts, labor issues, and other off-the-field forces that shaped the National Football League.

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9780252080203 | Univ of Illinois Pr, July 21, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This wide-ranging history synthesizes scholarship and media sources to give the reader an inside view of the television contracts, labor issues, and other off-the-field forces that shaped the National Football League.
9780345342386, titled "The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, June 1, 1990), cover price $5.99 | also contains The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton
9780345342379, titled "Tarzan and the Golden Lion" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, June 1, 1988), cover price $3.99 | also contains Tarzan and the Golden Lion | About this edition: -

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Product Description: Forgotten Sundays is the coming-of-age story of a father-son relationship and the value of a good name, which Gerry Sandusky knows all too well. He has had to endure having an unfortunate name in sports, but to him the Sandusky name means something entirely different: honor, integrity, endurance, and suffering and sadness...read more

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9780762452484, titled "Forgotten Sundays: A Son's Story of Life, Loss, and Love from the Sidelines of the NFL" | Running Pr Book Pub, April 22, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Forgotten Sundays is the coming-of-age story of a father-son relationship and the value of a good name, which Gerry Sandusky knows all too well.

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Product Description: To the select fraternity of men who have won the Heisman Trophy since its inception in 1935, the award is so much more than just a football trophy. The Heisman is a national symbol of collegiate football experience and competitiveness...read more
By Mark Boyd (narrator)

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9781469273860 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, December 2, 2013), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: To the select fraternity of men who have won the Heisman Trophy since its inception in 1935, the award is so much more than just a football trophy.
9781469273907 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, December 2, 2013), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: To the select fraternity of men who have won the Heisman Trophy since its inception in 1935, the award is so much more than just a football trophy.

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Product Description: Football Nation: Four Hundred Years of America's Game from the Library of Congress is an unprecedented look at football from its early days in colonial America to the professional and college game in the twenty-first century. This visually stunning social and cultural history contains nearly 400 images, many rare or never before published, including memorabilia, cartoons, fine art, and game photographs...read more
By Athena Angelos (editor), Library of Congress (corporate author) and Susan Reyburn

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9780810997622 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 8, 2013, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Football Nation: Four Hundred Years of America's Game from the Library of Congress is an unprecedented look at football from its early days in colonial America to the professional and college game in the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: Gregg Easterbrook, author of the wildly popular ESPN.com column Tuesday Morning Quarterback takes on football's place in American society.Gridiron football is the king of sports – it's the biggest game in the strongest and richest country in the world...read more

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9781250011718 | Thomas Dunne Books, September 24, 2013, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Gregg Easterbrook, author of the wildly popular ESPN.

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