Category Archives: Sports

Football For Dummies by Howie Long

I’ve been watching football for over 40 years and I still don’t know all the ins and out of the game. I picked up this book to help fill some of those holes. Howie Long has done a good job … Continue reading

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The Education Of A Coach by David Halberstam

The Education Of A Coach tells the story of my favorite NFL Coach, Bill Belichick. The book also explains how the New England ‘Patriots‘ manage to win so many championships, when the entire NFL is design to break up dynasties. … Continue reading

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One Shot At Forever by Chris Ballard

If you are a sucker for sports movies where the underdog comes out on top, you will love One Shot At Forever.  In this non-fiction work, Sports Illustrated writer Chris Ballard, uses his talents to share the story of the … Continue reading

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Bison Football by Ed Kolpack

Bison Football: Three Decades of Excellence After reading “Horns Up” by Jeff Kolpack, I really wanted to read “Bison Football” by his father Ed Kolpack. This summer I was looking at my parents’ NDSU Yearbooks. The ‘Bison’ football team during … Continue reading

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Horns Up by Jeff Kolpack

Horns Up: Inside the Greatest College Football Dynasty I really enjoyed reading this book. However, unless you’re a fan the NDSU ‘Bison’ football team, this book can’t hold much interest to the general reader. Even a sports fan, football fan, … Continue reading

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Rock Breaks Scissors by William Poundstone

Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide To Outguessing And Outwitting Almost Everybody Much of this book deals with how to outguess systems. There is a discrepancy between real randomness and how people perceive randomness. People also have the reverse problem … Continue reading

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The Limit by Michael Cannell

The Limit: Life and Death On The 1961 Grand Prix Circuit The Grand Prix Circuit also known as Forumla One racing was a deadly, almost suicidal sport in the 1950s and early 1960s. Carnell’s book covers the rivalry between two … Continue reading

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