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The Canadian Football League: The Phoenix of Professional Sports Leagues (Revised Edition) By Steve O'Brien
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North American football was born in Canada in the 1860s. For decades, though,the growth of Canadian football was slow to change from its rugby traditions. In recent decades, it has been in the shadow... More > of its largest competitor, the National Football League. Although hockey is held up as Canada's number one sport, the CFL has enjoyed as rich and storied a tradition in Canadian sports history. This book is not the usual general history detailing on-field accomplishments, Grey Cup winners etc. Instead, it combines an historical look through 2003 with discussion of continuous themes which have shaped the League. These include the role of the Canadian player, competition from other pro sports, the media's role in creating an image of the CFL, Canadians' attitudes towards pro sports, and how the CFL continually struggles to survive - often in spite of itself.< Less
If You Can't Join 'Em, Beat 'Em : A Remembrance of the American Football League By Sal Maiorana
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Sportscaster Curt Gowdy once said that “the story of the AFL, how the league grew and became popular, is one of the best sports stories of all-time.” This is that story. It was... More > considered “a joke” by Chicago Bears’ patriarch George Halas, and other NFL luminaries predicted a rapid demise for the AFL. Instead, it gained a strong foothold in the pro football marketplace with its entertaining style of play, and ultimately it forced the NFL - albeit grudgingly – to accept the AFL as its equal. The two leagues merged in time for the 1970 season, and it wasn’t long before this superpower entity created a seismic shift in this nation’s sporting passions as pro football surpassed Major League Baseball as our national pastime. Hunt and his cronies were told they couldn’t join the NFL, so in the end, they simply beat them. In these pages you will re-live some of the greatest games in AFL history, and meet a wonderful cast of characters who shepherded the AFL from the humblest of beginnings to Super Bowl glory.< Less
Pen and Paper Football By John Stater
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Pen & Paper Football is football without the commercials, endless merchandizing and prison sentences. A few dice and some paper is all you need to simulate an American football game. Just find... More > some friends (or play solo), roll up some teams and pit them against each other in League Play, which requires eight simple dice rolls to play a game, or in Head-to-Head play, which simulates a game play-by-play. P&PF has all the rules you need to play a whole season of football, with rules for passing, running, kicking, penalties, injuries and even off-season rules for team development. There are dozens of sample teams you can use and handy record sheets for teams, leagues and games.< Less
Pen & Paper Football By John Stater
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Pen & Paper Football is football without the commercials, endless merchandizing and prison sentences. A few dice and some paper is all you need to simulate an American football game. Just find... More > some friends (or play solo), roll up some teams and pit them against each other in League Play, which requires eight simple dice rolls to play a game, or in Head-to-Head play, which simulates a game play-by-play. P&PF has all the rules you need to play a whole season of football, with rules for passing, running, kicking, penalties, injuries and even off-season rules for team development. There are dozens of sample teams you can use and handy record sheets for teams, leagues and games.< Less
Sprint Football: A Century of Tradition By Jeffrey Coburn
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"Sprint football, formerly called lightweight football, is a varsity sport played by United States colleges and universities, under rules similar to American football. The sport is currently... More > governed by the Collegiate Sprint Football League. Unlike conventional collegiate football which places a premium on body weight and strength, sprint football emphasizes speed and agility. Players must maintain a weight of 172 lbs or less and a minimum of 5% body fat to be eligible to play."< Less
The Thrill of Victory:Tales from the Little Leagues By William J. Smith
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The Smith family is a typical middle American family who are wild about sports.Eventually all three of their children,William,Andrew,and Carol Anne catch "Sports Fever",especially once... More > William wins a trophy with the little league baseball team that won the league title,and though all three end up proving to be superior athletes,all three learn what it takes to experience that great "Thrill of Victory",hard work,teamwork,and dedication.< Less
The Thrill of Victory:Tales from the Little Leagues By William J. Smith
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The Smith family is a typical middle American family who are wild about sports.Eventually all three of their children,William,Andrew,and Carol Anne catch "Sports Fever",especially once... More > William wins a trophy with the little league baseball team that won the league title,and though all three end up proving to be superior athletes,all three learn what it takes to experience that great "Thrill of Victory",hard work,teamwork,and dedication.< Less
The Thrill of Victory:Tales from the Little Leagues By William J. Smith
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The Smith family is a typical middle American family who are wild about sports.Eventually all three of their children,William,Andrew,and Carol Anne catch "Sports Fever",especially once... More > William wins a trophy with the little league baseball team that won the league title,and though all three end up proving to be superior athletes,all three learn what it takes to experience that great "Thrill of Victory",hard work,teamwork,and dedication.< Less
The Thrill of Victory: Tales from the Little Leagues By William J. Smith
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The Smith family is a typical middle American family who are wild about sports.Eventually all three of their children,William,Andrew,and Carol Anne catch "Sports Fever",especially once... More > William wins a trophy with the little league baseball team that won the league title,and though all three end up proving to be superior athletes,all three learn what it takes to experience that great "Thrill of Victory",hard work,teamwork,and dedication.< Less
J.j. Watt: The Inspirational Story Behind One of Football’s Greatest Defensive Players By Andrew McKay
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Learn the Inspirational Story Behind One of Football's Greatest Defensive Players, J.J Watt! This short & unauthorized biography of J.J. Watt highlights his accomplished career. Ever since he... More > entered the league with a chip on his shoulder, J.J. Watt has cemented himself as one of the greatest defensive ends to ever play in the NFL. In this book, we’ll explore J.J.'s journey to the national football league along with the impact that he has had on the game. Whether you are a fan of the Texans, or simply a fan of the game of football, J.J.’s story is an inspiring one of how one defensive end beat all the odds to ultimately became one of the most prized players of his class. Here is a preview of what you'll find in this book: Childhood and Early Life High School Years Quick Facts About Him College Years J.J.’s NFL Career J.J’s Legacy And Much More.... Get the ultimate story behind the journey of how J.J. Watt became one of the most dominant figures in the history of football!< Less

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