Sports Illustrated Great Football Writing

Sports Illustrated Great Football Writing

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For more than 50 years, Sports Illustrated has been the gold standard of sports writing, and during that time, footballa€”once a popular college pastime but only a rag-tag professional gamea€”has moved to center stage, taking its unquestioned place as Americaa€™s most popular sport. This book brings together dozens of football classics from the pages of SI, featuring the work of such esteemed writers as John Oa€™Hara and Jack Kerouac, Dan Jenkins and George Plimpton, Don DeLillo and John Undrwood and John Ed Bradley. And, of course, the collection includes many of the longtime favorites of SI readers: Frank Deford and Rick Reilly, Steve Rushin and Gary Smith, Peter King and Rick Telander and the inimitable Dr. Z, Paul Zimmerman. Covering more than half a century of the game at every level from high school to the Super Bowl, this volume will be indispensable reading for serious football fans.L . P R I C E Stiffarming his opponents and critics, Emmitt Smith became the leading rusher in NFL history. ... Running behindan injuryriddled linethata#39;s still learning anew blocking scheme, playingon a mediocreteam for a city andfranchiseanbsp;...

Title:Sports Illustrated Great Football Writing
Author:Editors of Sports Illustrated
Publisher:Time Home Entertainment - 2012-10-30


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