When the Game Is on the Line
From the Man Who Brought the Heat to Miami and the Browns Back to Cleveland, An Inside Look at the High-stakes World of Sports Deal-makingeBook - 2011
A fascinating insider's look at the people, politics, and power plays behind the mega sports deals. In When the Game Is on the Line, Rick Horrow reveals the real stories behind the biggest sports deals of the past twenty years, over 100 of which he has brokered. Since early battles with infamous Dolphins owner Joe Robbie and a backstabbing Miami City Commission, Horrow has tangled with colorful figures in sports and government, including NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, Florida Governor Jeb Bush, golf legend Jack Nicklaus, and Miami Heat owner Ted Arison. The results have included new stadiums across America, league expansions, elite teams such as the Miami Heat-- and the bragging rights to go with them. For anyone interested in the high-octane world where sports, business, and politics meet, When the Game Is on the Line is a must-read.
Publisher: [United States] : Morgan James Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource