Category Archives: Sports

Batboy by Matthew McGough

In 1991, 16 year old Matthew McGough took a long shot and wrote 15 letters to George Steinbrenner and other members of the New York Yankees management.  It paid off big when the following spring, he was sitting in the … Continue reading

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But What If We’re Wrong? by Chuck Klosterman

But What If We’re Wrong?: Thinking About The Present As If It Were The Past Klosterman asks the question, what will our present look like in the future. Namely what science, literature, music, TV, sports, etc. will standout. Is it … Continue reading

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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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