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The Football Bookby Sports Illustrated
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From the creators of the best-sellingAnd the Crowd Goes Wild, a thrilling collection of the NFLand#8217;s greatest moments, officially endorsed by the NFL Includes an original ten-part documentary on DVD and#12288; The Immaculate Reception. The Ice Bowl. The Music City Miracle. The Catch. For nearly a century, the National Football League has provided fans with pulse-pounding moments on the gridiron. In the tradition of their revolutionary collaborationAnd the Crowd Goes Wild, veteran chronicler of popular history Joe Garner and broadcast icon Bob Costas team up to bring fans this one-of-a-kind compendium of NFL historyand#8212;a lavishly illustrated hardcover book, with gripping text and archival photographs, as well as an original ten-part documentary, produced by an Emmyand#8211;Award winning team, hosted by the inimitable Costas and featuring official NFL video highlights. From the great dynasties to the improbable catches, the legendary coaches to the heroic QBs, the most incredible comebacks to the most notorious flubs,100 Yards of Gloryrelivesand#8212;in text and videoand#8212;the most unforgettable moments in the game. Also available as an enhanced e-book,100 Yards of Gloryis a must-have for any football fan.
This updated edition of the "New York Times"-bestselling book brings to life the bone-rattling impact and the breathtaking athleticism that have made pro football America's true national pastime. Color photographs throughout.
A perennial favorite in "Sports Illustrated's" series of coffee-table books, this revised edition brings to life the bone-rattling impact and breathtaking athleticism that make pro football America's true national pastime.
The NFL has never been hotter--witness the $21.4 billion it will rake in on the TV-rights deals now in place (not to mention its own network), the proliferation of football news and information and the game's booming popularity among sports fans, including the 23 millioin who read SPORTS ILLUSTRATED every week. These 320 pages capture, in breathtaking words and pictures, the essence of America's game: the players and performances, the crucial moments and classic matchups, the enduring dynastics and unique characters that have made pro football the new national pastime.
About the Author
Joe Garner is the author of four bestselling multimedia collections, including We Interrupt this Broadcast (with Brian Williams), And the Crowd Goes Wild and And the Fans Roared (with Bob Costas).
Aandnbsp;nineteen-time Emmy Award winner, Bob Costas is the host of NBC's Football Night in America and the lead anchor for the MLBandnbsp;network. Costas also hosts NBC's coverage of the Olympic Games, theandnbsp;U.S. Open, Kentucky Derby, andandnbsp;more.
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