Bump and Run

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Berkley Publishing Group, Aug 1, 2001 - Fiction - 352 pages
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In Vegas, they called him the Jammer. The kind of guy who got things done. But when Jack Molloy inherited half of the NFL's New York Hawks, he had to take a crash course in steroids, gambling, crooked quarterbacks, idiot sportswriters, control-freak coaches, and philandering announcers. He had to huddle up with characters like Tire Iron Timmons, an ordained minister of WHUP, and Mo Jiggy, rap star turned agent. And, as an instant celebrity, he had to steel himself for a season in tabloid hell...

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Lupica, a well-known sports reporter, TV analyst, and author (Parcells), knows the economics and politics of owning a National Football League (NFL) franchise. His story focuses on Jack Malloy, the ... Read full review


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Michael Lupica (born on May 11, 1952 in Oneida, New York) is an American newspaper columnist. At the age of 23, Lupica began his newspaper career covering the New York Knicks for the New York Post. In 1977, he became the youngest columnist ever at a New York newspaper when he started working for the New York Daily News. He has also written for numerous magazines during his career including Golf Digest, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, ESPN: The Magazine, Men's Journal and Parade. In 2003, he received the Jim Murray Award from the National Football Foundation. He has been a television anchor for ESPN's The Sports Reporters and hosted his own program The Mike Lupica Show on ESPN2. Lupica has written both fiction and non-fiction books. His novels include Dead Air; Limited Partner; Jump; Full Court Press; Red Zone; Too Far; Wild Pitch; and Bump and Run. He also writes the Mike Lupica's Comeback Kids series. He co-wrote autobiographies with Reggie Jackson and Bill Parcells and collaborated with William Goldman on Wait Till Next Year. His other non-fiction works include The Summer of '98; Mad as Hell: How Sports Got Away from the Fans and How We Get It Back; and Shooting from the Lip.

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