Football Made Simple: A Spectator's Guide

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This easy-to-read guide, filled with illustrations and action photographs, contains everything for the fan and non-fan alike to understand and enjoy the sport of football. Each section stands alone, so it can be used as a handy reference guide, and it is so lightweight it can easily be taken to games. The book includes:- The Rules of Football Simplified - What to Look For During Play - NFL Playoff Format - Statistics Explained - College Rule Differences - Introduction to Fantasy Leagues - Stars and Great Teams --...
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Overview

This easy-to-read guide, filled with illustrations and action photographs, contains everything for the fan and non-fan alike to understand and enjoy the sport of football. Each section stands alone, so it can be used as a handy reference guide, and it is so lightweight it can easily be taken to games. The book includes:- The Rules of Football Simplified - What to Look For During Play - NFL Playoff Format - Statistics Explained - College Rule Differences - Introduction to Fantasy Leagues - Stars and Great Teams -- Past and Present - A Complete Glossary. Incredibly, over 60% of Americans watch football, whether it's parents at high school games, alumni at homecoming or viewers glued to the TV on weekends. Yet many still don't really understand what is going on! With the help of this guide, you can easily learn to follow the excitement of football and discover why it's America's most popular team sport.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781884309120
  • Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 129
  • Sales rank: 684,699
  • Product dimensions: 5.36 (w) x 8.42 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

P.J. Harari and Dave Ominsky co-authored this book while pursuing their MBAs at the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. However, it was while working as an attorney prior to enrolling in business school that Harari first came upon the idea for a Spectator Guide. Her clients often conducted business meetings at basketball or hockey games and she spent her time feigning interest or pretending to understand what was going on.Harari went in search of a book of rules hoping to solve her dilemma. Surely the local library would have something, she thought, or perhaps a local bookstore. But she had no luck. She resorted to teaching herself football by watching games on television, weekend after weekend of sitting alone in her living room. Harari did the same with hockey and basketball. And as her expertise grew, she was visited by peers, male and female alike, who would close her office door and quietly confide that they knew nothing about sports and desperately needed or want
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  • Posted December 14, 2012

    Great Book

    I bought this book to learn more about football. I know the whole point of the game; however, I don't know all the other stuff, like penalties, the different positions and how to read the stats of players and the team. This book definitely explains everything. After reading this book, I definitely know more about football. I would recommend this book to people who want to know more about the sport.

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