Super Bowl XLVI kicks off this weekend, which means Sunday will be full of football lingo, a massive supply of finger foods, trash talk, and plenty of beer. But before you settle into your favorite spot on the couch and cheer for the Giants or Patriot
The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
by Michael Lewis
352 pages. W.W. Norton & Company. $10.98
If there's a story that epitomizes football's expansive "underdog fairy tale" genre, it's got to be&n
Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream
by H.G. Bissinger
400 pages. Da Capo Press. $10.08
For everyone who fell in love with the Dillon Panthers and Coach Taylor on television, this is the nonfiction account th
Football for Dummies
by Howie Long & John Czarnecki
408 pages. For Dummies. $12.58.
If you have no idea how to keep up with the on-field action this Sunday, you can breathe easy. Super Bowl-winning defense end Howie
More than a Game: The Glorious Present and Uncertain Future of the NFL
by Brian Billick and Michael MacCambridge
240 pages. Scribner. $18.98.
This book is a bible for understanding the NFL. Written by Super Bowl-winning
Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
by Jon Krakauer
480 pages. Anchor. $10.85
Krakauer tells the heartbreaking story of Pat Tillman, a former defensive back for the Arizona Cardinals who decided to end his NF
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