Ty Lewis can't believe it when Coach V recruits him for the football team. This is Ty's big chance to prove how fast he is on the field, get a fresh start in a new school, and be like his older brother, Thane "Tiger" Lewis, who's about to graduate from college—and is being courted by the NFL.
But Ty's guardian, Uncle Gus, won't let him play. Uncle Gus needs Ty to scrub floors and toilets for his cleaning business while he cooks up gambling schemes with the local mob boss, a man called "Lucy."
When Lucy hears just how famous Ty's older...
Before it became a ‘‘brand,’’ the National Football League
had an image. In fact, for most of its first half-century, the nfl had a serious
image problem. Football in the United States developed over the final third of
the nineteenth century as an intercollegiate game, and colleges created the
standard against which other forms of football would be measured into the
Since completing a doctoral degree in 1977 at Georgia State University
and while authoring eight books on the business and economics of professional
team sports between the late 1990s and 2009, I continued to research
topics about successful organizations such as the National Football League
(NFL). Numerous readings have discussed different aspects of professional
football and especially the problems of the NFL.
For sportswriter John Eisenberg growing up in Dallas in the 1960s, the NFL's Cowboys and their concrete Cotton Bowl stadium loomed larger than life. It mattered little that these were not the perennial Super Bowl contenders…
Take your wildest dream, the thing you want to happen more than anything else, the
thing that you absolutely can’t live without, and then make it come true.
Stand at its doorstep. That’s what it feels like to be standing in the stadium tunnel
waiting to play for the NFL Championship in the Super Bowl. It’s like a first kiss.
The game is bigger than life.
My first Super Bowl was in Pasadena, California, before more than 100,000 people. It
was surreal, like going on that first date, waiting for that first kiss. I was so excited. It
is the greatest thing to ever happen to a...
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August 11, South Bend, Ind. —I feel
His gaze. I feel those granite eyes
on me before I turn to meet them.
Making my unhurried way across the
Notre Dame campus on a still August
evening, heading east on a thoroughfare
named for one Moose Krauss, I am captivated,
as usual, by the monument to my
right, the tan-bricked colossus that is
Notre Dame Stadium. I’ve covered huge
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