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              Books by Rick Telander

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              The Divine Nature of Basketball: My Season Inside the Ivy League

              The Divine Nature of Basketball: My Season Inside the Ivy League (Hardback)

              By Breslin, Ed; Foreword by Telander, Rick

              Don't Step on the Y: The Divine Nature of Basketball describes a season spent as a virtual coach in the Ivy League. Shadowing head coach of Yale men's basketball James Jones and bird-dogging his team from first practice to final game, Ed Breslin fulfills every college basketball ...fan's fantasy of being an NCAA Division I coach.
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              ISBN 9781613216361
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2014
              Publisher Misc - NewSouth
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              The College Football Problem: How Money and Power Corrupted the Game and How We Can Fix That
               

              The College Football Problem: How Money and Power Corrupted the Game and How We Can Fix That (Hardback)

              By Telander, Rick; Foreword by Reilly, Rick; Sperber, Murray

              A detailed expose on the corruption in college football by acclaimed sportswriter Rick Telander, with a foreword by Rick Reilly! In 1989, when Rick Telander first published The Hundred Yard Lie, he proposed that big-time college football should be professionalized. In doing so, T...elander was ahead of his time, for the problems that he outlined mor
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              ISBN 9781683583523
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2021
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              Like a Rose: Life Lessons from a Training Camp with Hank Stram and the Kansas City Chiefs

              Like a Rose: Life Lessons from a Training Camp with Hank Stram and the Kansas City Chiefs (Hardback)

              By Telander, Rick

              Football is, at heart, such a brutal, harsh game. Only someone who truly loves it and truly writes so very well can somehow make it sound lovely. Rick Telander does. Frank Deford, National Public Radio, Sports Illustrated, HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

              ISBN 9781613212127
              Released NZ 16 Oct 2012
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              Heaven Is a Playground: A Journey Into the Sweet World of Street Basketball
               

              Heaven Is a Playground: A Journey Into the Sweet World of Street Basketball (Hardback, 5th ed.)

              By Telander, Rick

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              The best basketball book I've ever read. --Barack Obama Heaven Is a Playground, now in its fifth edition to include more information on Fly Williams, was the first book on the uniquely American phenomenon of urban basketball. Rick Telander, a photojournalist and former high schoo...l basketball player, spent part of the summer of 1973 and all of the
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              ISBN 9781683583608
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              Heaven Is a Playground: 4th Edition
               

              Heaven Is a Playground: 4th Edition (Hardback, 4th ed.)

              By Telander, Rick

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              One of Sports Illustrated's Top 100 Sports Books of All Time--now in the fourth edition!

              ISBN 9781613213940
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              The City Game: Basketball from the Garden to the Playgrounds
                

              The City Game: Basketball from the Garden to the Playgrounds (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Axthelm, Pete; Introduction by Telander, Rick

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              Combines Knick history, player backgrounds, seasonal anecdotes, and court triumphs with another phenomenon - city basketball in the crowded ghettoes of the nation. This book follows the 1969-70 season of the New York Knicks and provides a parallel focus on basketball as it was th...en played in the black neighborhoods of New York City.
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              ISBN 9780803259348
              Publisher University of New South Wales
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              The Best American Sports Writing 2016
               

              The Best American Sports Writing 2016 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2016 ed.)

              By Telander, Rick; Edited by Stout, Glenn

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              The latest addition to the acclaimed series, showcasing the best sports writing from the past year

              ISBN 9780544617315
              Publisher Houghton Mifflin
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