Books tagged: football reference

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Game-Day Goddess: Learning Football's Lingo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,110. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
"Game-Day Goddess: Learning Football's Lingo" documents the action you'll see on television or hear on the radio, or in the stands, and the essentials of the game. A handy reference covering the most important phrases and words used in today's game at the pro and college level, this concise dictionary features simple entries.
2012 Playbook for Fantasy Football Dominaton
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
It's that time of the year, you are checking the sports pages and watching pre-season football games. Where do you start and how do you go about creating a dynamic Fantasy Football team to compete against friends, family and even strangers? The 2012 Playbook for Fantasy Football Domination will help you with all of the aspects of managing your team from the pre-draft to the playoffs.
Pete Elliott's 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970