Category Archives: Sports

Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing – by Jerry Izenberg

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “…the man who possessed one of the three best heavyweight jabs among the moderns, including Sonny Liston and Joe Louis; the man with an absolutely devastating uppercut that his corner named “Big Jack” after the late, … Continue reading

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Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd- Kyle Keiderling

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) One momentous day. And two lives were forever linked. At the 1984 summer games in Los Angeles, a raucous crowd of ninety thousand saw their favorite in the women’s three-thousand-meter race, Mary Decker, go down. An … Continue reading

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Forever We Play – David Belisle

(Reviewed by Don Jung) Does “forever” mean forever in the world of baseball? It just might for a young realtor, Ashley Merkle. She attends a baseball game, gets hit in the head, falls off the railing by a foul ball, … Continue reading

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A Sportscaster’s Guide to Watching Football – Mark Oristano

(Reviewed by JD Jung) You love spending Sunday afternoons with your friends, but they’re partying as they watch the NFL games, one after another. Or how about screaming for your team at a local bar during Monday night football? Oh … Continue reading

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A Diamond in the Rough – Rich Fogel

(Reviewed by Don Jung) Want to step back into 1950’s baseball and traditional themes of good versus evil? Emmy award winning writer, Rich Fogel does just that in his first novel, A Diamond in the Rough.  Whitney Snow is an avid … Continue reading

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