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- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 16.99
On December 6, 1969, the Texas Longhorns and Arkansas Razorbacks met in what many consider the Game of the Century. In the centennial season of college football, both teams were undefeated; both featured devastating and innovative offenses; both boasted cerebral, stingy defenses; and both were coached by superior tacticians and stirring motivators,... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2006; US$ 16.95
Chronicles the 1940 phenomenon of the T-formation offense, from the hiring of coach Clark Shaughnessy to his marshalling of the untapped talents of such future standouts as Frankie Albert, Hugh Gallarneau and Pete Kmetovic, and Norm Standlee, to his reintroduction of the out-of-favor T-formation and its profound and enduring effect on football. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 12.95
As Harvard graduate Roger Angell once said, ?The Game picks us up each November and holds us for two hours and...all of us, homeward bound, sense that we are different yet still the same. It is magic.? For hundreds of thousands of alumni and fans, the annual clash between Harvard and Yale inspires a sense of nostalgia and pride unequaled anywhere... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 14.00
It happens once a year, creating a seismic divide throughout the country. It pits brother against brother. It breaks up business deals. It ruins relationships. And once it?s finished, all both sides want is for another year to pass by so they can do it again. It is the Texas/Texas A& M football game. And in the football-obsessed state that is Texas,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.21
Austin Murphy knows a thing or two about football. His twenty-three years at Sports Illustrated include six covering the NFL and a decade chronicling the college game. In Saturday Rules , Murphy leaves no doubt as to which beat he preferred. Does the NFL have better athletes? Yes. Does it entail more direct flights? Undoubtedly. Which game is better,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.95
It?s difficult to imagine today?when the Super Bowl has virtually become a national holiday and the National Football League is the country?s dominant sports entity?but pro football was once a ramshackle afterthought on the margins of the American sports landscape. In the span of a single generation in postwar America, the game charted an extraordinary... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 15.99
How many great catches have there been in the history of the NFL? Hundreds? Thousands? Mention "The Catch,"though, and fans will think of only one: Joe Montana to Dwight Clark, the NFC Championship game, the Dallas Cowboys vs. the San Francisco 49ers, January 10, 1982. It changed the game and The Game. This is the story of the pieces that fell into... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 20.00 US$ 18.00
?There is something here for anyone who wants to coach or have a better understanding of the game. . . . It fills the gaps in many areas that aficionados may not even think about.? -- Jon Gruden , Super Bowl winning coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers If you're new to football or share the couch with a die-hard fan, this is the book that tackles your... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
?The best book on college football I?ve read in a generation?.If you love college football, you?ll love this book.? ? Jeff Pearlman, New York Times bestselling author of Boys Will Be Boys and The Bad Guys Won! Part Season on the Brink , part Fever Pitch , On Rocky Top is a rollicking, all-access pass to the rough-and-tumble... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99
From the leather helmet era to the media circus of college football today, Travers presents a carefully researched examination of college football and its role in our society. Photographs complement the text, providing a deep sense of how the sport has evolved, details our obsession with identifying winners, and uses examples of popular culture? the... more...