From A Multiple New York Times Bestselling Author, The Rollicking, Outrageous, You Can T Make This Up Story Of The USFL The United States Football League Known Fondly To Millions Of Sports Fans As The USFL Was The Last Football League To Not Merely Challenge The NFL, But Cause Its Owners And Executives To Collectively Shudder It Spanned Three Seasons, 1983 85 It Secured Multiple Television Deals It Drew Millions Of Fans And Launched The Careers Of Legends But Then It Died Beneath The Weight Of A Particularly Egotistical And Bombastic Owner A New York Businessman Named Donald J Trump The League Featured As Many As 18 Teams, And Included Such Superstars As Steve Young, Jim Kelly, Herschel Walker, Reggie White, Doug Flutie And Mike Rozier In Football For A Buck, The Dogged Reporter And Biographer Jeff Pearlman Draws On Than Four Hundred Interviews To Unearth All The Salty, Untold Stories Of One Of The Craziest Sports Entities To Have Ever Captivated America From 1980s Drug Excess To Airplane Brawls And Player Coach Punch Outs, To Backroom Business Deals, To Some Of The Most Enthralling And Revolutionary Football Ever Seen, Pearlman Transports Readers Back In Time To This Crazy, Boozy, Audacious, Unforgettable Era Of The Game He Shows How Fortunes Were Made And Lost On The Backs Of Professional Athletes And Also How, Thirty Years Ago, Trump Was A Scoundrel And A Spoiler For Fans Of Terry Pluto S Loose Balls Or Jim Bouton S Ball Four And Of Course Pearlman S Own Stranger Than Fiction Narratives, Football For A Buck Is Sports As High Entertainment And A Cautionary Tale Of The Dangers Of Ego And Excess.
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- 384 pages
- Football for a Buck
- Jeff Pearlman
- 18 February 2018 Jeff Pearlman