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Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back: Dilemmas of the Modern Fan

This is the book that sports fans didn’t know they needed. Highly recommended for any reader who has felt conflicted about being a sports fan.

Sooner: The Making of a Football Coach—Lincoln Riley’s Rise from West Texas to the University of Oklahoma

As one of the only books about Lincoln Riley, this is a must-have for football collections.

The Q Factor: The Elusive Search for the Next Great NFL Quarterback

While some readers may find it interesting to go back and read about predraft analysis of the 2018 NFL draft class, for more intense NFL fans, information may be repetitive as nothing revolutionary is described in the book.


Growing Up on the Gridiron: Football, Friendship, and the Tragic Life of Owen Thomas

Highly recommended for those wanting to learn more about CTE, especially how it can impact young athletes. This memorable story will stay with readers long after finishing the last pages.

Love, Zac: Small-Town Football and the Life and Death of an American Boy

A tragic, moving story that will linger with readers of sports and biographies in general.

Fear Is a Choice: Tackling Life’s Challenges with Dignity, Faith, and Determination

This memoir will find a home among not just sports fans, but those who enjoy motivational memoirs.

The Inside Game: Bad Calls, Strange Moves, and What Baseball Behavior Teaches Us About Ourselves

Highly recommended for serious followers of baseball and readers interested in how statistical analysis and trends can be applied in any sport.

Intangibles: Unlocking the Science and Soul of Team Chemistry

Recommended for readers interested in sports psychology, as well fan of the San Francisco Giants and the women’s basketball.

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