For Some Football Fans, a Travel Season

Larry the dog, yet another die-hard fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Larry the dog, yet another die-hard fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Debbie Elliott, NPR hide caption

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NPR's Debbie Elliott explores the nature of sports fandom with author Warren St. John. His lifetime passion for the University of Alabama's Crimson Tide leads him to spend a football season with fellow fans who travel in vast recreational vehicles to every game — no exceptions.

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