Playing for Keeps: Michael Jordan and the World He Made
Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time and he changed his sport forever. Michael Jordan was a genius in shorts and sneakers. The NBA lagged far behind the NFL and MLB in popularity before Jordan joined the Chicago Bulls. He changed everything when it came to endorsements and the amount of money a hoops superstar could make.
David Halberstam expertly tells Michael Jordan's story from his days as a young, developed player to his ... The Education of a Coach
Bill Belichick was born the son of a college and professional football scout. From his beginnings as an unheralded but intelligent player at to a feared defensive coach for the Giants, Patriots and Jets, Belichick reached the pinnacle of success in the NFL. When he took on the job of head coach for the Cleveland Browns in the early 1990's his star began to fade, as he was unable to resurrect a faltering program.
Fastforward to the late 1990's and Pa...