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The game's not over : in defense of football
The game's not over : in defense of football
Easterbrook, Gregg, author.
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Publication Information:
New York, NY : Public Affairs, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2015]

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xvi, 222 pages ; 22 cm
Expounds on the benefits of football and throws its many problems into relief, arguing that the work of reforming and changing one of our great pastimes is as American as the game itself.
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Includes index.
America's love-hate relationship with the NFL -- A not-so-distant mirror -- What comedians know about football -- How the NFL got game -- You ain't seen nothin' yet -- Hey, that's me in the NFL mirror -- Where Barack Obama was wrong about the NFL -- Is the NFL bad for boys and good for girls? -- Knocking pro football down to size -- Captain Kirk will be an NFL fan -- Bonus #1. Memorable moments in professional football -- Bonus #2. Ye gods, why are they punting? -- Bonus #3. Maybe you're not reading enough football poetry -- Bonus #4. Predict NFL winners without even knowing who's playing -- Bonus #5. Irons laws of the gridiron -- Bonus #6. Football maxims to live by.
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