Football's Fearless Activists

Football’s Fearless Activists by Mike Freeman, review

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Journalist Mike Freeman tells the story of anti-racism protests by NFL athletes and the backlash they faced from the NFL, right-wing fans and even the President.
Love Zac by Reid Forgrave review

Love, Zac by Reid Forgrave, review

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Youth football, concussions and masculinity are examined in this tragic story of a 24-year-old stricken by CTE.
The Dynasty by Jeff Benedict

The Dynasty by Jeff Benedict, review

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The New England Patriots have dominated the NFL for two decades. With unprecedented access to the organisation’s key figures, Jeff Benedict examines the reasons for their success.
Growing up on the gridiron

Growing Up On the Gridiron by Vicki Mayk, review

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The story of Penn player Owen Thomas, who took his own life aged 21, and was later found to have CTE.

Blindsided by KC Joyner, review

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A book that aims to be an evidence-based look at football assumptions is less enlightening than it could be.
Giants Stadium

No Medals for Trying by Jerry Izenberg, review

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Jerry Izenberg follows the 1989 New York Giants for one week as they prepare for a crunch game against the Eagles.
Chasing the Bear

Chasing the Bear by Lars Anderson, review

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Lars Anderson looks at the careers of two legendary Alabama coaches - Bear Bryant and Nick Saban.
Bill Belichick

The Education of a Coach by David Halberstam, review

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David Halberstam's look at what Bill Belichick learned from the coaches he worked with is the closest anyone has come to being schooled in Belichick’s view of the game.