Going Long

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Outlandish, informative, and above all, funny.”

—Sports Illustrated

Now in paperback, Going Long brings the incredible story of the maverick American Football League to life through the words of the players, coaches, owners, and others who lived it. This story of the AFL is filled with legendary names such as Bob Griese, Joe Namath, Lamar Hunt, Jack Kemp, Len Dawson, and more. From the contentious formation of the league, to paychecks bouncing as often as footballs, to ...

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Overview

Outlandish, informative, and above all, funny.”

—Sports Illustrated

Now in paperback, Going Long brings the incredible story of the maverick American Football League to life through the words of the players, coaches, owners, and others who lived it. This story of the AFL is filled with legendary names such as Bob Griese, Joe Namath, Lamar Hunt, Jack Kemp, Len Dawson, and more. From the contentious formation of the league, to paychecks bouncing as often as footballs, to improbable Super Bowl victories, Going Long presents the colorful and sometimes bizarre tale of eight teams and a league that refused to die.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071441544
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 7/22/2004
  • Pages: 434
  • Sales rank: 864,633
  • Product dimensions: 0.97 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeff Miller is an editor for the Dallas Morning News's acclaimed sports section and has won numerous state and national newspaper sportswriting awards. The author of two sports books, Down to the Wire and Sunshine Shootouts, he lives in Dallas, Texas.

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