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Against Football

Pub Date : 2014-08-26 | Author : Steve Almond | Publisher : Melville House

ISBN 10 : 9781612194165
ISBN 13 : 1612194168

A New York Times Best Seller “Powerful...an important read." —Publishers Weekly New York Times bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America’s biggest sacred cow: football..


Against Football

Pub Date : 2015-08-18 | Author : Steve Almond | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1612194915
ISBN 13 : 9781612194912

With American Football becoming an increasingly popular sport in the UK, concerns are also being raised about the health impact the sport can have on players. The scary facts about..


Against Football

Pub Date : 2014-08-26 | Author : Steve Almond | Publisher : Melville House Pub

ISBN 10 : 161219415X
ISBN 13 : 9781612194158

Argues that not only is American football hazardous to players' health, and especially to their brains, but also that American support of the sport encourages violence, prejudices,..


Why Football Matters

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Mark Edmundson | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780143127642
ISBN 13 : 0143127640

Acclaimed essayist Mark Edmundson reflects on his own rite of passage as a high school football player to get to larger truths about the ways America's Game shapes its men Football..


Football Against The Enemy

Pub Date : 2011-07-21 | Author : Simon Kuper | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781409137856
ISBN 13 : 1409137856

The classic winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Throughout the world, football is a potent force in the lives of billions of people. Focusing national, politi..


League Of Denial

Pub Date : 2013-10-08 | Author : Mark Fainaru-Wada | Publisher : Three Rivers Press

ISBN 10 : 9780770437558
ISBN 13 : 0770437559

“PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYERS DO NOT SUSTAIN FREQUENT REPETITIVE BLOWS TO THE BRAIN ON A REGULAR BASIS.” So concluded the National Football League in a December 2005 scientifi..


Against The Grain

Pub Date : 2014-05-13 | Author : Bill Courtney | Publisher : Weinstein Books

ISBN 10 : 9781602862258
ISBN 13 : 1602862257

In Against the Grain, Bill Courtney shares his convictions on the fundamental tenets of character, commitment, service, leadership, civility, and others that, in his decades of suc..