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The Game's Not Over

In Praise of Football

by Gregg Easterbrook

Hardcover, 222 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $24.99 |


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The author of Sonic Boom documents how broadcasting misjudgments during the infamous 1968 "Heidi Bowl" competition reflected key issues in football's growing "venal culture" of bullying, misogyny, financial misconduct and racial inequality in a cultural report that makes recommendations for strategic reform.


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