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.

Why Football Matters, Mark Edmundson

1
A fascinating reflection on the role of football in modern society and what it means to play.

Review: The Meaning of Sports by Michael Mandelbaum

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Why do people watch sports? And, in particular, why do they watch the sports they do? These are the central concerns in The Meaning of Sports.

Review: Kansas City vs Oakland by Matthew C Ehrlich

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Not entirely about football, Kansas City vs Oakland looks at how the rivalry between the cities played out in football, baseball and elsewhere.

Not For Long, Robert W Turner

6
A timely book about the rights of players and what happens to them after their careers are over.

Brainwashed, Merril Hoge

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In Brainwashed, Hoge argues that the evidence for a link between football and CTE is overstated, incomplete or mistaken and that it is being exaggerated by people who plan to use it to destroy football.

Review: Scoreboard, Baby by Ken Armstrong and Nick Perry

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Ken Armstrong and Nick Perry's excellent book on the scandal-soaked 2000 Washington Huskies is an essential read.
Growing up on the gridiron

Growing Up On the Gridiron by Vicki Mayk, review

2
The story of Penn player Owen Thomas, who took his own life aged 21, and was later found to have CTE.