Politics and sports: they’re two of America’s greatest passions. And George Allenformer U.S. Senator, former Virginia Governor, and son of the great NFL coach George Allen, Sr.brings these two worlds together in his new book, What Washington Can Learn From the World of Sports. Having spent his life with one foot in the sports arena and the other in the political arena, Allen brings his unique perspective and experiences to What Washington Can Learn From the World of Sports. Through personal stories, anecdotes, and interviews, Allen draws both parallels and contrasts between two of our nation’s favorite passions. From national security, to wasteful government spending, to judicial activism, Allen proves that our government need look no further than the football field, baseball diamond, or basketball court to solve today’s pressing problems. What Washington Can Learn From the World of Sports shows what Washington can learn from the greatest momentsand failuresin sports, as well as from the spirit and principles of fair play, hard work, and keeping score.