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Rush

By Shae Ross
  • ISBN Code: : 1633756327
  • Publisher : Entangled: Embrace
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
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They're changing the rules... College Quarterback Preston Rush is living the dream. He's leading his team to the National Championship and days away from earning a 'first round draft pick' label. When he meets Little Bo Peep at a Halloween party, he thinks he's scored big. Instead, he wakes up in a jail cell with the corseted beauty. Because of him, she's in trouble and when he discovers her true identity, he realizes, his nightmare is just beginning. The always shooting-for-perfection Priscilla Winslow can't believe her good deed has cost her a soccer career. Even though she knows it isn't Preston's fault, she can't forgive him for the disaster that is her life. She just wishes her damn body would get the message. Every time she sees him, it's all she can do not to kiss him. When everything crashes down around him, Preston will have to decide if doing the right thing is worth losing it all.

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  • Pdf File: 100-things-49ers-fans-should-know-do-before-they-die.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Whether you're a die-hard from the days of Joe Montana or a new supporter of Jimmy Garoppolo, San Francisco 49ers fans will discover the top 100 things to know and do, in their lifetime through this unique guide. Inspired by and written for the devout fan, this lively and detailed book explores important facts and figures from the team's storied history, including the early years of Y. A. Tittle; the golden era of Bill Walsh, Montana, Steve Young, and Jerry Rice; the wild saga of Colin Kaepernick, and more. From the most important facts about the team to the traditions that define what being a 49ers fanatic is all about, this guide also highlights such essential experiences as the best places to soak in 49ers lore.

So You Think You're a Philadelphia Eagles Fan?

By Skip Clayton
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1683580966
  • Total of Pages : 178
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 118
  • Pdf File: so-you-think-you-re-a-philadelphia-eagles-fan.pdf

Book Short Summary:

So You Think You’re a Philadelphia Eagles Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of The Birds. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you’ll get details behind each—stories that bring to life players and coaches, games and seasons. This book is divided into four parts, with progressively more difficult questions in each new section. The Rookie section contains the most basic questions. Next come the Starter and All-Pro sections, followed by the biggest challenge: the Hall of Fame. Also, you’ll learn more about the great Eagles players and coaches of the past and present, including Norm Van Brocklin, Steve Van Buren, Chuck Bednarik, Pete Retzlaff, Harold Carmichael, Dick Vermeil, Mike Quick, Randall Cunningham, Reggie White, Andy Reid, and Carson Wentz.. Some of the many questions that this book answers include: Who scored the winning touchdown in the 1960 NFL Championship Game?When Donovan McNabb became the starting quarterback during the 1999 season, who did he replace?Who threw the longest touchdown pass in Eagles history?Who are the only three Eagles players to lead the league in scoring?This book makes the perfect gift for any fan of Philadelphia football!

Distant Memories

By Danny Jones
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 9781463463632
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Games & Activities
  • Members : 940
  • Pdf File: distant-memories.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The 26 men featured in this book have one thing in common: They were all great football players. These legends were the superstars of the NFL and AFL during the glorious 60s and the fun-loving 70s. However, only 2 of these legends are in the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. These stars revolutionized the game of Pro Football with their brilliant performances and were Pro Footballs biggest gate attractions. As the years go by, and the 60s and 70s have become a distant memory, these outstanding football players and mavericks have been unappreciated and forgotten. These heroes and legends of the fall contributed to the success of the NFL and made Pro Football the most popular and exciting sport in America. Distant Memories- The NFLs Best Ever Players of the 60s and 70s focuses on Pro Footballs forgotten stars and legendary heroes from the glorious past. Its about pioneers and great players from yesteryear. I have always wanted to write a book like this. Since I was a former amateur football player and have the knowledge and resources about football, I thought I would be the right person to write this book and do it with class and style. I have watched every football player in this book play every week and have seen all of the weekly highlight shows. I have followed their entire careers and I have seen every touchdown they scored. I watched all NFL and AFL games on TV in the 60s and 70s. In 1970, when the AFL and NFL merged to become one league, I watched every game on TV during the 70s.I can remember my golden Sunday mornings and early afternoons when I played football during the 70s. I always hurried home from my games so I could watch the NFL on TV. You can ask my wonderful mother. She knew where I was every Sunday afternoon during the football season when I was young. I would like the players in this book to finally receive the recognition they deserve for their outstanding accomplishments. Danny Jones http://www.starsofthenfl.com/index.html

The Game Before the Money

By Jackson Michael
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Book Code : 0803262973
  • Total of Pages : 344
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 567
  • Pdf File: the-game-before-the-money.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Game before the Money recounts the National Football League’s story and the evolution of America’s most popular sport in the vivid words of men who built the NFL. This unprecedented look at football history from the players’ perspective combines the stories of icons such as Frank Gifford and Bart Starr with those of journeymen who shared the huddle with Johnny Unitas and rallied to halftime speeches from legendary coaches Vince Lombardi and George Halas. Featuring players from the 1930s through the 1970s, these personal accounts trace professional football in its journey from post-barnstorming days through the first two decades of the Super Bowl. The Game before the Money offers backstories to classic games and the men who made history in them before multi-million dollar contracts. Insights into life in the NFL come from those most capable of providing it, NFL legends themselves. Forty former players open windows onto their own lives, their triumphs and tragedies, and the hardship and the glory that make them the people they are both on and off the field.

A Gambling Guide

By Nicolae Sfetcu
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Nicolae Sfetcu
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 1386
  • Category : Games
  • Members : 171
  • Pdf File: a-gambling-guide.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Gambling as a betting action – wagering money or something of material value on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning additional money or material goods. A guide about what is gambling (with a special section for online gambling), casino games with both beatable casino games (poker , blackjack, video poker with progressive jackpot, pai gow poker, sports betting, horse racing – parimutuel, slot machines and other gambling machines) and unbeatable casino games (baccarat, craps, roulette, keno, casino war, faro, pachinko, sic bo, let it ride, 3-card poker, 4-card poker, red dog, Caribbean stud poker, etc.), and non-casino gambling games (bingo, lottery, mahjong, backgammon, bridge, etc.). Fixed-odds gambling in sports is also present in this book with horse racing, greyhound racing, football (particularly association football, American football and rugby), golf, tennis, cricket, baseball, basketball, ice hockey, snooker, motor sports, boxing, darts, cross-country skiing and biathlon. Please, don’t forget to take a look to the legality of the gambling and online gambling, as well as to the articles, warnings and links dedicated to the gambling addiction. Extreme cases of problem gambling may cross over into the realm of mental disorders.

Sports Betting

By Nicolae Sfetcu
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Nicolae Sfetcu
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Games
  • Members : 793
  • Pdf File: sports-betting.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Sports betting is the general activity of predicting sports results by making a wager on the outcome of a sporting event. Aside from simple wagers--betting a friend that one's favorite baseball team will win its division, for instance, or buying a football "square" for the Super Bowl--sports betting is commonly done through a bookmaker. Bookmakers generally offer two types of wagers on the winner of a sporting event: a straight-up or money line bet, or a point spread wager. Moneylines and straight-up prices are used to set odds on sports such as soccer, baseball and hockey (the scoring nature of which renders point spreads impractical) as well as individual vs. individual matches, like boxing.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Football

By Mike Beacom
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 110145878X
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 709
  • Pdf File: the-complete-idiot-s-guide-to-understanding-football.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Don't feel left out in the roar of the crowd. Football is the most popular sport in America today. It's also the most complicated, especially to those who watch their loved ones hibernate in football heaven from September to February. Here's the book that levels the playing field for novices, giving them a simple, clear, and comprehensive guide worthy of a Lombardi Trophy. Finally, get in the game with: ?Basic rules and objectives ?Player position, strategies, formations, and plays ?The business of football ?Differences between high school, college, and pro football ?Fantasy football

Tracktown Summer

By Elizabeth Holmes
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101022469
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 417
  • Pdf File: tracktown-summer.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Jake has felt fatherless ever since his parents separated, and so he can't wait to spend the summer with his dad. But the house Dad rented is a shabby place next to the railroad tracks, with no friends and nothing to do. Then, through a pickup game of hoops, Jake befriends a neighbor boy. Adrian is charming at first, but soon Jake starts to sense a streak of desperation in him. Jake gets sucked into Adrian's bizarre life, in which recklessness escalates to danger. Witnessing Adrian's highly dysfunctional, sometimes violent, family gives Jake new perspective on his own situation.

Andrew Luck

By Belmont and Belcourt Biographies
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Price World Publishing
  • Book Code : 1619841207
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 656
  • Pdf File: andrew-luck.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Andrew Luck may not yet be a household name, but he is quickly becoming known throughout the sports world. Luck shocked sports analysts everywhere when he decided to exclude himself from the 2011 NFL Draft and go back to Stanford for his senior year. For nearly two years everyone has been anxiously awaiting his NFL debut. In order to truly understand Andrew Luck, you must first understand where he came from. This unauthorized biography explores Luck's upbringing, family life, and his high school and collegiate football careers. From family to football to the future, all you need to know about Andrew Luck is right here, right now, in the most up to date coverage of his life. This book also includes all of Andrew Luck's collegiate football statistics.