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King Football: Sport and Spectacle in the Golden Age of Radio and Newsreels ...

Michael Oriard - Sports & Recreation - 2005 - 512 pages
This landmark work explores the vibrant world of football from the 1920s through the 1950s, a period in which the game became deeply embedded in American life. Though millions ...
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Bowled Over: Big-Time College Football from the Sixties to the BCS Era

Michael Oriard - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 352 pages
In this compellingly argued and deeply personal book, respected sports historian Michael Oriard--who was himself a former second-team All-American at Notre Dame--explores a ...
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Reading Football: How the Popular Press Created an American Spectacle

Michael Oriard - Sports & Recreation - 1998 - 352 pages
Is football an athletic contest or a social event? Is it a game of skill, a test of manhood, or merely an organized brawl? Michael Oriard, a former professional player, asks ...
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Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Michael Oriard - History - 2007 - 337 pages
Professional football today is a $6 billion sports entertainment industry. In this astute field-level view of the National Football League since 1960, Michael Oriard looks ...
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Dreaming of heroes: American sports fiction, 1868-1980

Michael Oriard - Fiction - 1982 - 382 pages
Analyzes the treatment of baseball, basketball, football, and boxing in American fiction, through the sports novels of such writers as Ring Lardner, Bernard Malamud, Mark ...
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Red Grange and the Rise of Modern Football

John M. Carroll - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 265 pages
Before the Super Bowl, before Monday Night Football, even before the NFL, there was Red Grange. Catapulted into the public eye in 1924 by scoring four touchdowns in twelve ...
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