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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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The Fix Is in: The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR

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Professional sports in America: it’s all about fair play and the goal of winning championships. At least that’s the spin. But could it be a massive showbiz operation filled with greedy owners, crooked referees, and coddled players, all with the unstated goal of grabbing as much money as possible?

Author Brian Tuohy provides a full-sourced saga of the corruption that has infected the storied histories of the NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL, and NASCAR.

With reality obscured by a complacent and often complicit sports media, The Fix Is In shines a light on a hidden history of clandestine arrangements between television networks and sports leagues, all against a background of drinking, drugging, and crime.

Finally, here’s a book that unflinchingly examines the sordid underbelly of the American sports industry.

Brian Tuohy maintains the website thefixisin.net and is a frequent contributor to the CBS Sports website bleacherreport.com, where he chronicles sports scandals and conspiracies as the stories break. Brian has been interviewed by The New York Times, ESPN, Fox Sports, and The Power Hour radio program.

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Factual accounts expose how professional sports manipulate the outcomes of games for TV ratings and profits.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932595819
Author:
Tuohy, Brian
Publisher:
Feral House
Subject:
Baseball - Essays & Writings
Subject:
Basketball - General
Subject:
Football - General
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 BandW illustrations and photographs
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 13 oz

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