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When the cheering stops : life after the NFL / Gay Culverhouse.

Culverhouse, Gay, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Brookfield Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brookfield Library 796.3309/CULVERHOUSE (Text to phone) 34029150575198 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why Me?-In the South, the love of football starts early -- Transition -out of the N.F.L. and into the abyss -- Health -- Racial inequality -- Benefits-N.F.L. benefits, never easily acquired -- N.F.L. concussion settlement -- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy -C.T.E. -- Drugs-Masking pain -- Domestic violence-N.F.L. wives and their husband's pain -- Success stories-why do some players rise and others fall?
Summary, etc.:
"In this book, players open up about the difficulties they face once they leave the NFL. Personal interviews reveal how many have struggled with finances, addiction, depression, violence, and finding a second career. While success stories are also shared, the unfortunate truth is that there are far more players left hurt and broken after retirement"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Football > Social aspects > United States.
Football players > United States > Social conditions.
National Football League.
Football injuries > United States.
Football > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
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