The 100-Yard War: Inside the 100-Year-Old Michigan-Ohio State Football Rivalry

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 20, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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"A rough-and-tumble pop-culture look at the history of this storied game."
—National Review Online

The 100-Yard War showcases two great football teams who want nothing more than to beat each other, celebrating their storied history and going behind the scenes with the players and the fans to reveal the bitterness, the passion, and the pride surrounding the Game.

ESPN called it the number one sports rivalry of the century. It transcends the years, the standings, and all other distractions. And thanks to the countless remarkable football games between Michigan and Ohio State—and hundreds of thousands of devoted alumni and followers—the rivalry is now an enormous cultural event.

 

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I loved everything about this book...well, this is no surprise given I am a college football nerd and aficionado. This is a great book about the 100th anniversary of the great Ohio State v. Michigan ... Read full review

Contents

THE EARLY YEARS
BORN AND BRED
COLD
TWO MEN AND A RIVALRY
BOYS TO
BROKEN HEARTS AND BALLOONING WALLETS
GO BUCKS GO BLUE
COUNTDOWN
ONE HUNDRED
POSTGAME
APPENDIX
NOTES
Acknowledgments
INDEX
Copyright

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GREG EMMANUEL is the author of Extreme Encounters: How It Feels to Be Drowned in Quicksand, Shredded by Piranhas, Swept Up in a Tornado, and Dozens of Other Unpleasant Experiences. He has written for ESPN the Magazine, GQ, Esquire, TV Guide, Time Out New York, FHM, Maxim, NYLON, and Stuff, as well as for MTV and VH1. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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