Great football writing: Sports illustrated 1954-2006

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Sports Illustrated Books,
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c2006.
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English
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An anthology of acclaimed articles, essays, and other writings from the pages of Sports Illustrated explores various facets of the popular collegiate and professional sport, in works by John O'Hara, Jack Kerouac, Dan Jenkins, and Rick Reilly.
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table_of_contents Introduction / Peter King -- The game that was / Myron Cope -- The day World War II kicked off / S.L. Price -- 0:00 to go / Gary Cartwright -- Frozen in time / Johnette Howard -- Mr. Inside & Mr. Outside / Ron Fimrite -- My career (so to speak) / Alex Hawkins and Myron Cope -- Concrete Charlie / John Schulian -- "I'll do anything I can get away with" / Daphne Hurford -- Gettin' nowhere fast / Robert F. Jones -- The way he was / Leigh Montville -- Muddied but unbowed / Jeff MacGregor -- The tackle / John O'Hara -- Vanity on the gridiron / Jack Kerouac -- Zero of the Lions / George Plimpton -- Bang, you're dead / Don DeLillo -- How does it really feel? / Roy Blount Jr. -- Bottom's up / Austin Murphy -- One play / Peter King -- Six-shooters / John Ed Bradley -- Hang time / Tim Layden -- A name on the wall / William Nack -- A life after wide right / Karl Taro Greenfeld -- Where have you gone, Joe Namath? / Mark Kriegel -- Almost perfect / John Ed Bradley -- A matter of life and sudden death / Rick Reilly -- All the way with O.J. / Dan Jenkins -- Getting there the hard way / Rick Telander -- No team was ever higher / John Underwood -- The immaculate reception and other miracles / Myron Cope -- Seven up / Michael Silver -- The best football game ever played / Tex Maule -- The making of a coach / David Halberstam -- Moment of truth / Gary Smith -- Barry's back / Sally Jenkins -- The toughest coach there ever was / Frank Deford -- His own way / S.L. Price -- The roots of greatness / Bruce Newman -- Let's hand it to him / Rick Telander -- Thanks, your honor / Steve Rushin -- Born to be a quarterback / Paul Zimmerman -- Passing marks / Michael Silver -- Emmitt's domain / S.L. Price -- The wrecking yard / William Nack -- The nightmare of steroids / Tommy Chaikin with Rick Telander -- It's all a part of the game / John M. Barry.
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