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Football for a Buck

The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL

by Jeff Pearlman

Hardcover, 366 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $28 |

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Football for a Buck
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The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL
Author
Jeff Pearlman

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Traces the three seasons of existence of the United States Football League, revealing its early success, how it launched the careers of many football superstars, and how it ultimately crashed and failed due to the influence of Donald Trump and other teamowners.