Born Fanatic: My Life in the Grip of the NFL

Born Fanatic: My Life in the Grip of the NFL

by Michael McCormack

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999678008
Publisher: Thomson-Shore
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Pages: 166
Sales rank: 842,806
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue

Introduction

Part 1 Born Fanatic: Initiation 1

Real Men 3

Loyal Cheerleaders 7

In The Name of God 9

Football is an F Word 13

Family Business 16

Part 2 Fanatic Fundamentals: Hard Wiring 19

Pick Sides 22

Know the Rules 27

Get in the Game 33

Make it Count 46

Part 3 Advanced Fanatic: Unbreakable 57

Drama Surfing 60

Raising the Stakes 70

Pandora's Box 74

Trauma Bonds 79

Withdrawal 86

Victory: The Insatiable Fix 93

Part 4 Incurable Fanatic: In the Grip 101

Pesky Demons 103

Fork in the Road 107

Do-It-Yourself Rehab 117

Final Drive, No Timeouts 122

4Th And Goal 126

Part 5 Dismantling the Fanatic 131

Challenge Flag Thrown 134

Play Back the Tape 139

Upon Further Review 142

The Call on the Field is Reversed 146

Overtime 149

Touchdown 157

Epilogue: The Final Gun 163

Further Reading 169

Glossary 175

Acknowledgments 177

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