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Author Armstrong, Ken, 1962-

Title Scoreboard, baby : a story of college football, crime, and complicity / Ken Armstrong & Nick Perry.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2010.

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Description xi, 374 p., [12] of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Hush-hush -- Freeze -- Marie -- Fragments -- Stirrings -- Louisville Slugger -- Nothing but ashes -- Face-off -- Taking the field -- Happily ever after -- The twelfth man -- In hiding -- Taking a pass -- Narrowly hones -- Scoreboard, baby -- Carving their names -- Body and soul -- Up, down, in, out -- Taking a shot -- A week in the life -- Love, love, love -- I can't breathe -- Story lines -- California fun -- A mystical, magical day -- Climbing the hill -- Always hated, never faded -- Ripples -- When the game's over -- Epilogue: All about the wins.
Summary Go behind the scenes of the 2000 Huskies' Cinderella story to discover 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.
Subject Washington Huskies (Football team)
University of Washington -- Football.
College sports -- Washington (State)
Football -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Added Author Perry, Nick, 1970-
ISBN 9780803228108 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0803228104 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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