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reviewed A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez. June 19, 2013
A-ROD The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez
A-Rod, by Selena Roberts, doesn't take long to cut to the heart of what it really is. You can tell what it is easily by looking to the top of the cover, where it mentions that Roberts is the Sports Illustrated …
Tom Brady vs. the NFL: The Case for Football's Greatest Quarterback
The Debate is Over: Tom Brady is the Greatest Quarterback in NFL History Sean Glennon has written a well-organized, cogent argument why Tom Brady is the best quarterback in NFL History.  He does …
reviewed Solo: A Memoir of Hope. September 23, 2012
Solo: A Memoir of Hope
My, how a lot can change in just a few years. When Hope Solo was benched in the 2007 World Cup, everybody loved her, backed her, and believed it to be a mistake. When the team turned against her for publicly …
reviewed When Pride Still Mattered : A Life Of.... September 09, 2012
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I have now in order read biographies of the two greatest football coaches of the 20th century.  I hadn't intended to, but after finishing Paterno, and with Maraniss' highly-honored biography …
reviewed The Last Boy. May 21, 2012
The Last Boy
I tend to dismiss most baseball books that have the word "last" in the title, unless it's a reference to a last-place team. "Last" in the context of the passage of time is usually a look through the nostalgia …
Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton
Jeff Pearlman has written a real biography of Walter Payton. This is not some glam filled, highlight reel of the best of Walter Payton. It's a real biography that tells about the real bitter sweet …
Play Like You Mean It: Passion, Laughs, and Leadership in the World's Most Beautiful Game
Rex Ryan is an obnoxious, undisciplined, loud mouth jerk just like his father. When I saw he "wrote" a book, I could help myself. I had to read it.      I still believe Rex …
reviewed Shaq Uncut: My Story. February 11, 2012
Shaq Uncut: My Story
   When I told someone I was reading Shaquille O'Neal's new autobiography they laughed and said: "Why? His life has been an open book." I had to chuckle. While it is true there …
reviewed America's Game. December 21, 2011
America's Game
Note: I first wrote this review for Epinions in early 2006.    Americans live in Footballworld. I myself live in Footballtown number four. (Buffalo, New York - four AFC titles in a …
reviewed Loose Balls. November 14, 2011
Loose Balls
No one can accuse Jayson Williams of not holding himself to a high standard about his book, Loose Balls. Admittedly I’m probably the wrong person to interpret Williams’s claim that Loose Balls …
reviewed Amazin'. July 30, 2011
Amazin'
My friend Matt told me this story: Understand that Matt is a major fan of the New York Mets. In 2009 he became a father for the first time, and one day he decided it was time to introduce his daughter, …
reviewed Sweet Lou and the Cubs. July 14, 2011
Sweet Lou and the Cubs
I must make an apology to all of the Cubs fans who may be reading this. In my recent attempt to honor the recently retired all-time managing great Lou Piniella, I set out to read and review a book about …
Moving the Chains: Tom Brady and the Pursuit of
   This is undoubtedly one of the oddest biographies I have ever read.  And one of the most intriguing.      Author Charles Pierce tries to uncover what makes Tom Brady …
Badasses: The Legend of Snake, Foo, Dr. Death, and
   Love them or hate them, the 1970s Oakland Raiders under John Madden were certainly an entertaining cast of misfits in the guise of one the best professional football teams of their era.  …
Bigger Than the Game: Bo, Boz, the Punky QB, and
   Bigger than the Game is an outstanding treatise on the self-aggrandizement of the modern athlete. The author chose the year 1986 as somewhat of a watershed year. 1986 saw: Bo Jackson play …
Take Your Eye Off the Ball: How to Watch Football
   For avid football fans this book is pretty much useless.   It’s too basic and really not that interesting.  Almost everything in the book the avid fan will already know.   …
reviewed Bleachers. December 15, 2010
Bleachers
If you're looking for a legal thriller, "Bleachers", neither legal nor thriller, is certainly not the drink for which you thirst! In a quiet, pastoral yet moving style of writing which he …
The Best Show in Football: The 1946-1955 Cleveland
   This is an extremely comprehensive history of the Cleveland Browns from 1946-1955.  It is also a very well done argument that the Cleveland Browns team of that era is the greatest dynasty …
Then Belichick Said to Brady: The Best New England
There are so many “The Best Stories Ever Told” books about the New England Patriots and other NFL teams it all starts to get jumbled together and there is very little to distinguish between …
The Birth of the New NFL: How the 1966 NFL/AFL
   Despite the stodgy prose this is a comprehensive history of the merger between the American Football League and the National Football League in 1966.       The most …
Total Patriots: The Definitive Encyclopedia of the
   Being a rather comprehensive encyclopedia of the New England Patriots this is clearly a must have for any Patriots fan.  It has a synopsis of ever single New England Patriots season …
Game Changers: The Greatest Plays in New England
   This is a well organized illustrated compendium of the greatest plays in the New England Patriots history.  From the heart warming and happiest moments like Adam Vinatieri’s 45 …
reviewed Sweetness and Blood: How Surfing Spre.... September 14, 2010
Sweetness and Blood: How Surfing Spread from
To be honest, I think that the appeal of Sweetness and Blood is limited to those serious or semi-serious surfers. It's a great read if you're familiar with surfing people and their environs, but at times …
Wrestling at the Chase: The Inside Story of Sam
   Wrestling at the Chase is a nice little memoir of old time professional wrestling the way it was supposed to be.  Back in the days with tough, realistic matches, and big mean, but realistic …
Brody: The Triumph and Tragedy of Wrestling's
   When I was a kid growing up watching professional wrestling, Bruiser Brody was one of the scariest wrestlers and one I enjoyed watching the most.  His matches were often extreme and …
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