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

Cheating is Encouraged: A Hard-Nosed ...

Mike Siani

Straight from the mouths of the legends of the Silver and Black, Cheating Is Encouraged recapitulates the many infamous stories from the last team to play "outlaw" football.Regardless of whether you loved or hated them, the ...

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Published: Aug 2017

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

Football: Football Made Easy: Beginne...

Ace McCloud

Do you wish there was something more you could do to help your team win? Tired of getting pushed around on the field?Whether (1) you are just starting out, (2) you want to discover some new tactics to give you the edge on your competi...

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Published: Mar 2017

100 Things Wild Fans Should Know & Do...

Dan Myers

Featuring traditions, records, and lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Minnesota Wild fan should know. Whether you greeted the team at its inception or whether you're a more recent supp...

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Published: Nov 2019

The Browns Blues: Two Decades of Utte...

Terry Pluto

Cleveland Browns fans want to know: Why can't this team ever win? From their return in 1999 through the winless 2017 season, the Browns had the worst record in the NFL. And fans had ulcers. Veteran sports columnist Terry Pluto explain...

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Published: Nov 2018

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

Football Family: The Story of Jim Alg...

M. Bridget Algeo

Come along for the ride with Coach Jim Algeo, his family, and the Rare Breed of Lansdale, one of Pennsylvania's most storied high school football traditions. In Football Family, readers are invited to join the nearly fifty-year journe...

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Published: Oct 2019

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

100 Things Virginia Tech Fans Should ...

Andy Bitter

Most Virginia Tech fans have taken in a game at Lane Stadium, can tell you all about the 2000 BCS title game, and remember all their favorite wins over the Wahoos. But only real fans know how the "Enter Sandman" tradition started, kno...

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Published: Sep 2019

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 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

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

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
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