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Title Gloves Off : 40 Years of Unfiltered Sports Writing.
Author Cohn, Lowell.
Imprint Petaluma : Roundtree Press, 2020.
Description 1 online resource (183 pages)
Call # eBOOK
Contents Intro -- Title Page -- Contents -- Foreword by Steve Young -- Foreword by Brian Murphy -- Introduction -- 01. Breaking News: Bill Walsh Is Dying -- 02. Mayo on the Side: Bill Walsh Dies -- 03. Rivalry: Al Davis Misses Bill Walsh, Sort Of -- 04. Cattle: Barry Bonds Uses a Bat in an Unusual Way -- 05. The Art of Debate: Frank Robinson Blows a Gasket -- 06. Kaepernick Meets Kierkegaard: Why Colin Kaepernick Is Suspect -- 07. National Anthem: How They Cheapen ""The Star-Spangled Banner -- 08. The Naked Coach: Jack Elway Takes It All Off
09. Naked Men: Why Naked Men in the Locker Room Aren't Sexy -- 10. Reggie Jackson Does His Business -- 11. An Old Knee: Duane Kuiper Offers to Kick Me You-Know-Where -- 12. Myth-Breaking: Billy Martin Offends the Jews -- 13. Billy Martin Sets Me Straight -- 14. A Fine How-D'Ye-Do: Reggie Smith Says the F-Word -- 15. The Sals: How Sports Writing Is a Fistfight on the Playground -- 16. Steve Mariucci Takes It Back -- 17. Dusty Stories: Dusty Baker Gets in Trouble Signing His Name -- 18. Space-Time Continuum: Randy Moss Gets His Feelings Hurt -- 19. The Bad-News Bearers: When Bad News Is Good News
20. Hard-On for Joseph Conrad: Why I Flopped at Sports Illustrated -- 21. The Winegardens: Street Games in New York -- 22. The Temple of Baseball -- 23. Michael Jordan Disappoints -- 24. The Permutations of Off-the-Record -- 25. Latrell Sprewell's Hands-On Experience -- 26. Why Sports Writers Are ""You Guys -- 27. Joe Morgan's Cleaning Lady -- 28. Rituals: Love Is Strange -- 29. Vida Blue Saves My Bacon -- 30. Choosing Up Sides: Jose Canseco Admires Bo Jackson -- 31. ""My, my, my, like the spider to the fly"": The Essence of Don Nelson -- 32. Drawing the Line: Desperate at Deadline
33. Priapic Fixation: Athletes and Their Doinkers -- 34. Fans -- 35. Fifteen %: The Total Tonnage of What We Don't Know about Athletes -- 36. What Joe Theismann Doesn't Know about Albert Einstein -- 37. Screen Snoopers: Press Box Plagiarists -- 38. Breaking the Ice: Tim Lincecum Feels Embarrassed -- 39. What Bruce Bochy Won't Say -- 40. Baby Amarone: Bruce Bochy Knows from Wine -- 41. High-Quality Sports Bullshit -- 42. Overall and Other Bad Words -- 43. Mensch: Steve Young as Usual -- 44. Death of Sparky: Charles M. Schulz in Memoriam -- 45. The Last Ride: Bobb McKittrick Ignores Bill Walsh
46. Hallowed Ground: 9/11, a Month Later -- 47. The Toughest Guy in Sports -- 48. The Real: The Unappreciated Virtues of Boxing -- 49. Thanks for the Memories: Don Zimmer Lets Me Down -- 50. Field of Dreams: Baseball and the Afterlife -- 51. The Philosopher King: Floyd Patterson Comforts Sonny Liston -- 52. Sonny Liston Signs His Name -- 53. The Killer: Sugar Ray Robinson's Grief -- 54. The Not: What Makes Good Sports Writing -- 55. His Nibs and the Burrito: Fabulous Sports Headlines -- 56. Go-Kart Mozart: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Finally Wins a Race -- 57. Baron Davis Learns Manners
Note 58. Chair: No Cursing in the Press Box
Summary With acerbic wit, resounding wisdom, and no inhibitions, legendary sports writer Lowell Cohn grants insider access to the stories behind the stories in Gloves Off: 40 Years of Unfiltered Sports Writing.
Note Print version record.
Subject Sports -- United States -- Miscellanea.
Newspapers -- Sections, columns, etc. -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Sports.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Murphy, Brian.
Harbaugh, Jim.
Young, Steve.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Cohn, Lowell. Gloves Off : 40 Years of Unfiltered Sports Writing. Petaluma : Roundtree Press, ©2020 9781949480085
ISBN 9781949480504
194948050X

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