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God Save the Fan How Steroid Hypocrites, Soul-Sucking Suits, and a Worldwide Leader Not Named Bush Have Taken the Fun Out of Sports

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ISBN-10: 0061351792

ISBN-13: 9780061351792

Edition: N/A

Authors: Will Leitch

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Arch and unrepentant, Will Leitch, founding editor of Deadspin.com, is the mouthpiece for all the frustrated fans who just want their games back from big money, bloated egos, and blathering sportscasters. Always a fan first and a sportswriter second, Leitch considers the perfection of fantasy leagues and the meaninglessness of the steroids debate as he exposes Olympic fetishes, parses Shaq's rap attack on Kobe, shares a brew with John Rocker and his surprising girlfriend, and reveals what ESPN and the beer companies really think about you. If you or a fan you love is suffering from a sense of listless dissatisfaction brought on by the leagues and networks, God Save the Fan is your new…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Will Leitch, founding editor of Deadspin.com, is a contributing editor and columnist for New York magazine. He has also written for the New York Times , GQ , Fast Company , Slate , Salon , and Playboy , and is the author of Catch , a novel, and Life as a Loser , a book of essays. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.