Sports & Recreation - Football

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The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

Michael Lewis

By the author of the bestselling Moneyball: in football, as in life, the value we place on people changes with the rules of the games they play. The young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story will one day be amo...

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Published: Sep 2007

Belichick and Brady: Two Men, the Pat...

Michael Holley

New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley takes readers behind the scenes of the relationship that transformed the Patriots from a middling franchise to the envy of the NFL. No head coach-quarterback pair has been more su...

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Published: Sep 2017

No Plan B: Peyton Manning's Comeback ...

Mark Kiszla

Peyton Manning is America's quarterback. And America loves a great comeback story. Less than two years after Manning was fired from the Indianapolis Colts, he led the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl and won pro football's Most Valuab...

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Published: Aug 2014

Countdown to Super Bowl: How the 1968...

Countdown to Super Bowl tells the whole story of the game of the century, written by the man who followed every movement of the Jets from the first kick-off of the season, who lived, breathed, and agonized with them for the ten nerve-...

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Published: Oct 2018

100 Things Oklahoma State Fans Should...

Robert Allen

Most Cowboys fans have taken in a game or two at Boone Pickens Stadium and have cheered to the rhythm of hundreds of banging paddles. But only real fans know the full history of the Bedlam Series or can name all the football stars who...

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Published: Sep 2017

Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant...

Steve Almond

A New York Times Best Seller"Powerful...an important read."—Publishers WeeklyNew York Times bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America's biggest sacred cow: footballIn Against Football, Steve Almond details why, afte...

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Published: Aug 2015

So You Think You're a Cowboys Fan?: S...

Jaime Aron

So You Think You’re a Dallas Cowboys Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of America’s Team. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you’ll get details behind each—stories that bring to life players and coac...

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Published: Sep 2016

So You Think You Know Football?: The ...

Ben Austro

So You Think You Know Football? is the motherlode of NFL rules and their interpretations. Whether you know everything about on- and off-field rules or are a true novice, Austro deftly illustrates the ins and outs of the NFL rulebook u...

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Published: Sep 2015

Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return o...

John U. Bacon

The paperback version of Endzone includes an all-new, 57-page Afterword covering Michigan's triumphant 2015 season, and never-dull 2016 off-season. Informed by exclusive, in-depth interviews with Jake Rudock, Blake O'Neill, Jake Butt...

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Published: Sep 2016

Fourth and Long: The Fight for the So...

John U. Bacon

The New York Times bestseller about the state of college football: Why we love the game, what is at risk, and the fight to save it—"A fascinating saga" (Booklist).In search of the sport's old ideals amid the roaring flood ...

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Published: Sep 2014

Unbeatable: Notre Dame's 1988 Champio...

Jerry Barca

Perhaps the best undefeated team in the history of college football--the dramatic true story of the 1988 Notre Dame Fighting Irish and their incredible unbeaten seasonThey were an unlikely crew tasked with a seemingly impossible missi...

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Published: Aug 2014

The System: The Glory and Scandal of ...

Jeff Benedict

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year NCAA football is big business. Every Saturday millions of people file into massive stadiums or tune in on television as "athlete-students" give everything they've got to make their te...

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Published: Aug 2014

Giants Among Men: Y.A., L.T., the Big...

Ira Berkow

Forty years' worth of columns from one of the New York Times' most popular sportswriters  Former New York Times columnist Ira Berkow captures the spirit of the Giants in this unforgettable collection of opinions, stories, and observa...

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Published: Sep 2015

If These Walls Could Talk: Clemson Ti...

Sam Blackman

Chronicling the Clemson Tigers from the national championship in 1981 to the college football playoff in 2015, the authors provide insight into the Tigers' inner sanctum as only members of the Clemson athletic department can. Whether ...

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Published: Aug 2016

If These Walls Could Talk: New Englan...

Drew Bledsoe

The New England Patriots are one of the most successful teams in the NFL, with five Super Bowl championships and a perpetual playoff presence. Author Scott Zolak, as a broadcaster and former player for the Patriots, has gotten to witn...

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Published: Sep 2018

Pumped: The Patriots Are Four-Time Su...

Triumph Books

Captures, game-by-game in insightful words and riveting images, the Patriots' indomitable march to their fourth Super Bowl triumph  This ultimate comeback story is recounted in PUMPED, produced by the Boston Globe, which has chronicl...

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Published: Feb 2015

The Miracle Season

Kathy Bresnahan

Includes Bonus Movie Section! Q&A with author Kathy Bresnahan and Helen Hunt along with photos from the movie set. The Miracle Season is the story of 17-year-old volleyball player Caroline Found and the inspiration for the motion pict...

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Published: Mar 2018

The Art of Smart Football

Chris B. Brown

Masterfully blending thought provoking analysis with engrossing storytelling, The Art of Smart Football examines football's most innovative and enduring strategies and ideas, through the lens of the sport's best coaches and players. ...

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Published: Jul 2015

100 Things 49ers Fans Should Know & D...

Daniel Brown

Whether a die-hard booster from the days of Joe Montana or a new supporter of Jim Harbaugh, San Francisco 49ers fans will discover the top 100 things to know, and do, in their lifetime through this unique team history book and guide. ...

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Published: Sep 2013

If These Walls Could Talk: Detroit Li...

Lomas Brown

A closer look at the great moments and the lowlights from one of the NFL’s most historic teams  Written by Lomas Brown, the former Detroit Lions offensive tackle who paved the way for Barry Sanders, and Mike Isenberg, this work is ...

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Published: Oct 2016

What If?: A Closer Look at College Fo...

Matt Brown

We may look up to our favorite sports heroes as gods: powerful, athletic, and able to do no wrong. Yet their fate is in the hands of decision makers who are far from perfect.Nowhere is this truer than in the storied world of college f...

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Published: Jul 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers Fans' Bucket ...

Scott Brown

Every Pittsburgh Steelers fan has a bucket list of activities to take part in at some point in their lives. But even the most die-hard fans haven't done everything there is to experience in and around Pittsburgh. From tailgating to st...

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Published: Sep 2016

NFL Draft Elite 60: The 2016 Supersta...

Dane Brugler

NFL Draft Elite 60: The 2016 Superstars of Tomorrow is the must-have guide for football fans interested in learning more about the cream of the crop of college prospects, the players bound to make a major impact on the field and in fa...

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Published: Apr 2016

Dear Football Moms: A No-Nonsense Gui...

Alvianne Brule'

The years of cheering on our high school athletes as they rack up points on the football field every Friday night without the grades, knowledge, or preparation to obtain eligibility and scholarships for college are over! We must think...

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Published: Oct 2018

100 Things Buckeyes Fans Should Know ...

Andy Buchanan

With traditions, records, and Buckeye lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Ohio State fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorabl...

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Published: Sep 2014

100 Things Texas A&m Fans Should Know...

Rusty Burson

Describing the personalities, events, and facts that any and every Aggies fan should know, this work stands as a complete guide to one of the most accomplished and unique histories in college football. Highlighting the traditions that...

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Published: Sep 2013

The Georgia Bulldogs Fans' Bucket Lis...

Jason Butt

Every Georgia Bulldogs fan has a bucket list of activities to take part in at some point in their lives. But even the most die-hard fans haven’t done everything there is to experience in and around Athens, Georgia. From taking part ...

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Published: Sep 2017

100 Things Byu Fans Should Know & Do ...

Jeff Call

This guide is the ultimate resource for true fans of the BYU Cougars. Whether you were there for the 1984 championship season or cheered along with Jimmermania, these are the 100 things every fan needs to know and do in their lifetime...

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Published: Sep 2017

Football Morsels: Quarterbacks: An Un...

MR Julio C. Castaneda Jr

This book tackles the subject of comparing quarterbacks from different eras by developing an unbiased methodology to identify the best. Since changes in the game have affected the statistical significance of performance metrics, the ...

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Published: Feb 2015

Bull in the Ring: Football and Faith:...

Joe Castellano

The thread of the book is an account of the 1970 Missouri large schools high school state football championship my St. Louis University High team won. We were unlikely champions: undersized, not very fast, no home field, high academic...

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Published: Aug 2017
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