Scoreboard, Baby (e-bok)
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Utgivningsdatum
2010-09-01
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UNP - Bison Original
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9780803268098
Scoreboard, Baby (e-bok)

Scoreboard, Baby (e-bok)

A Story of College Football, Crime, and Complicity

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The adjectives associated with the University of Washington?s 2000 football season?mystical, magical, miraculous?changed when Ken Armstrong and Nick Perry?s four-part exposé of the 2000 Huskies hit the newspaper stands: ?explosive . . . chilling? (Sports Illustrated), ?blistering? (Baltimore Sun), ?shocking . . . appalling? (Tacoma News Tribune), ?astounding? (ESPN), ?jaw-dropping? (Orlando Sentinel). Now, in Scoreboard, Baby, Armstrong and Perry go behind the scenes of the Huskies? Cinderella story to reveal a timeless morality tale about the price of obsession, the creep of fanaticism, and the ways in which a community can lose even when its team wins. The authors unearth the true story from firsthand interviews and thousands of pages of documents: the forensic report on a bloody fingerprint; the notes of a detective investigating allegations of rape; confidential memoranda of prosecutors; and the criminal records of the dozen-plus players arrested that year with scant mention in the newspapers and minimal consequences in the courts. The statement of a judge, sentencing one player to thirty days in jail, says it all: ?to be served after football season.?
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