My First Coach: Inspiring Stories of NFL Quarterbacks and Their Dads
By Gary Myers
Grand Central Publishing
Gary Myers, the NFL columnist for the New York Daily News regarded as the dean of football writers, has added to his collection of seminal works with My First Coach, examining legendary quarterbacks and their fathers.
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Pride & Prejudice & Mistletoe
By Melissa de la Cruz
St. Martin’s Press
Pride and Prejudice is one of Jane Austen’s most famous works, and bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz applies her own twist to the classic.
In Pride & Prejudice & Mistletoe, the setting is Christmas and the roles are reversed, and it is Miss Darcy, who is endearing but a bit snooty, and Luke Bennett, characterized as a sexy slouch.
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Anomaly: The Rubicon
By Skip Brittenham & Brian Haberlin
The Rubicon is the much-anticipated sequel to the groundbreaking Anomaly, the science fiction graphic novel released in 2012.
Anomaly challenged artistic and technological limits with its simultaneous release of a glossy hardcover book, which is the longest original full-color graphic novel ever published, and a companion app that implemented Augmented Reality, or AR, to offer a unique interactive experience.
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(Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)
New York City Football Club has submitted their Protected List ahead of Tuesday’s MLS Expansion Draft.
The draft will take place on Tuesday, December 12 at 2 p.m. ET and LAFC will have five picks to help build out their roster for their inaugural season.
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(Red Bull Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Red Bulls announced their list of players available for the 2018 MLS Expansion Draft for Los Angeles FC, along with the list of players protected.
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Kentucky rolled to an easy 93-76 win over Monmouth in the Citi Hoops Classic on Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.
After trailing 5-4 in the opening minutes, Kentucky went on a 17-3 run capped by PJ Washington free throws to make it 21-8 at the 12:42 mark of the first half.
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(The 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class – Photo by Jason Schott)
The National Football Foundation presented the inductees for the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class at the Hilton in Midtown Manhattan on Tuesday morning.
The Class includes (in alphabetical order) Bob Crable (Notre Dame), Marshall Faulk (San Diego State), Kirk Gibson (Michigan State), Matt Leinart (Southern California), Peyton Manning (Tennessee), Bob McKay (Texas), Dat Nguyen (Texas A&M), Adrian Peterson (Georgia Southern), Mike Ruth (Boston College), Brian Urlacher (New Mexico) and coaches Danny Ford (Clemson, Arkansas), Larry Kehres (Mount Union [Ohio]) and Steve Spurrier (Duke, Florida, South Carolina).
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(Jim Valvano on the screen at Madison Square Garden before the doubleheader on Tuesday night – Photo by Jason Schott)
One of the best early season tournaments to open the college basketball season, the Jimmy V Classic, was on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
The evening is in honor of legendary coach and Queens native Jim Valvano, who coached at Iona and, most memorably, led North Carolina State to an improbable national title in 1983.
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By The Skin Of Our Teeth: The Art and Design of Morning Breath
By Jason Noto & Doug Cunningham
Dey St., An Imprint of Harper Collins Publishers
The beautifully produced art and design book BY THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH looks at Morning Breath, Inc., a Brooklyn-based boutique design studio created by Jason Noto and Doug Cunningham.
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(Ivy League Executive Director Robin Harris at the podium while Matthew Oplinger ( immediate left of podium) and Chad Kanoff (right) are honored – Photo by Jason Schott)
Princeton senior quarterback Chad Kanoff and Yale senior linebacker Matthew Oplinger were announced as the Ivy League’s 2017 Football Players of the Year and Asa S. Bushnell Cup recipients on Monday afternoon in the Mercury Ballroom of the New York Hilton Midtown.
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