The Resource Cheating Is Encouraged : a Hard-Nosed History of the 1970s Raiders, (ebook)

Cheating Is Encouraged : a Hard-Nosed History of the 1970s Raiders, (ebook)

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Cheating Is Encouraged : a Hard-Nosed History of the 1970s Raiders
Title
Cheating Is Encouraged
Title remainder
a Hard-Nosed History of the 1970s Raiders
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Language
eng
Summary
Straight from the mouths of the legends of the Silver and Black, Cheating is Encouraged recapitulates the many as infamous stories from the last team to play "outlaw" football. Regardless of whether you loved or hated them, the Oakland Raiders of the 1970s were an amusing cast of outlaws, misfits, and anomalies that made up one of the greatest pro football teams of their era. The Raiders' roster consisted of a collection of mavericks and rebels, some with behavioral issues, such as John "Tooz" Matuszak and Lyle Alzado, as well as castoffs like the aging George Blanda and the sandlot player Otis Sistrunk, who were passed over or disregarded by other NFL teams. To say that this group of outlaws had "attitude" would be a gross understatement. They were the Oakland Raiders, the Silver and Black, and Al Davis's dream of "Just win, baby." Gridiron characters (such as the Snake, Foo, the Assassin, the Hit Man, Dr. Death, and many others) chronicle the notorious on- and off-the-field exploits, away-game adventures, and the party-hard attitudes that are reflected in the team's intimidating and glorified mix of renegades. Cheating Is Encouraged defines an era that can only be considered the last days of "real football played by real men."
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Midwest
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Siani, Mike
Dewey number
796.332640979466
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Oakland Raiders (Football team)
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Cheating Is Encouraged : a Hard-Nosed History of the 1970s Raiders, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781613218686
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12357564
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remote
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MWT12357564
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cheating Is Encouraged : a Hard-Nosed History of the 1970s Raiders, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613218686
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12357564
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12357564
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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