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Never Ran, Never Will

Boyhood and Football in a Changing American Inner City

by Albert Samaha

Hardcover, 343 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $28 |

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Never Ran, Never Will
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Boyhood and Football in a Changing American Inner City
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Albert Samaha

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Describes the history and impact of the Mo Better Jaguars, a football team in a poor Brooklyn neighborhood and the people who have had their lives shaped for the better by playing and participating.

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Mo Better Jaguars' coaches and players huddle at the end of practice at Betsy Head Park in Brownsville, Brooklyn in September 2014. Courtesy of Albert Samaha hide caption

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Poor Students More Likely To Play Football, Despite Brain Injury Concerns

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