Bloody Sundays: Inside the Dazzling, Rough-and-Tumble World of the NFL
In Bloody Sundays, award-winning sportswriter Mike Freeman gives you an eye-opening appraisal of soccer, shooting the complexities and controversies of America's new nationwide pastime
With interesting insights, Freeman is going past day by day newspaper journalism and ESPN highlights to take us deep contained in the online game and show the NFL in ways in which will shock even the main avid soccer fanatics. He travels to the sidelines and into the locker rooms to interview countless numbers of avid gamers and coaches on their services. Breaking the sport right down to its 3 crucial components -- training, offense, and protection -- Freeman profiles extensive 3 of modern-day soccer elite: Jon Gruden, head trainer of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Michael Strahan, protecting finish for the hot York Giants; and Emmitt Smith, the mythical operating again.
Packed with soccer heritage and anecdotes, Bloody Sundays is going behind the curtain of the "secret society" of homosexual gamers who play in worry in their lives and careers. Freeman bargains an specific and nerve-racking examine the lifetime of a present participant, the 1st time an lively participant addresses homosexuality and the warrior tradition NFL.
Freeman additionally stories how the violence of the sport ravages the our bodies of gamers merely too keen to fit up and undergo impressive discomfort each Sunday, rattling the results. there's additionally the problem of the way groups are just too keen to appear the wrong way if a player's off-the-field violence does not have an effect on his on-the-field performance.
Bloody Sundays takes us into the vendors' workplaces to examine the worst franchise in soccer, how groups undercover agent on their avid gamers, and the way intelligence assessments verify even if a participant could be drafted.
Part tribute, half exposé, Bloody Sundays is a brilliant portrait soccer, the lads who strap on their helmets each Sunday, and the boys who lead them.