Books tagged: national football league

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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.
Look Up, Canton! A Walking Tour of Canton, Ohio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Canton, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
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
Green Bay Packers IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 30. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Think you know Packers history? Think again. With stories from every era in team history and 350 brand new trivia questions, there’s something here for every cheesehead—so test your skills, wrack your brain, it’s your Green Bay Packers IQ, the ultimate test of true fandom.
Sleeping with the Autistic Vampire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Amber Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Stephen is more than just a star football player and a normal person. He has quite the surprise to share with Jennifer and her friends. Read along to find out just what that surprise is. Could it be possible that he is not a person? Could he be a vampire? Follow this story as Jennifer meets the hottest guy on campus for a coffee date and learns he has a deep dark secret she must crack.
A Lion's Despair Alex Karras And NFL Gambling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Not since the 1946 NFL Championship game had two NFL players been caught up in betting on professional football games. Two New York Giants' players had been banished for their failure to report being approached by gamblers prior to the '46 title game. In 1963 an NFL gambling scandal emerged that was more widespread. It also involved two of the league's elite players, Alex Karras and Paul Hornung.
Breaking the Color Barrier: The Story of the First African American NFL Head Coach, Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The history of sports and race is messy. In baseball Jackie Robinson is universally touted as the first black major league player, which conveniently forgets Moses Fleetwood Walker and other players of color who appeared on 19th century diamonds. Football deals with the messiness a different way. The sport employs the term "modern era" instead. So Kenny Washington is the first black player of th