Scoreboard, Baby

Scoreboard, Baby

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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: qto be served after football season.qNow, in Scoreboard, Baby, Armstrong and Perry go behind the scenes of the Huskiesa#39; 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 ...


Title:Scoreboard, Baby
Author: Ken Armstrong, Nick Perry
Publisher:U of Nebraska Press - 2010
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