Imagine if the Premier League title race was fixed. Not by corrupt players or match officials in the pay of gambling syndicates, but by an unholy. Brian Tuohy. · Rating details · ratings · 12 reviews. Professional sports in America: it’s all about fair play and the goal of winning championships. At least . NEW BOOK COMING IN SPRING ! Are Professional Sports Fixed? Would you leave a multi-billion dollar business up to chance? Follow @TheFixIsInTuohy .
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Aug 04, CORoger rated it really liked it.
This book clearly shows the improper intimate relationship of ghe Patriots with the NFL. Lists with This Book. I think the author overdoes it a bit in this book. He spends most of the early book going fuohy arrests and gambling charges of players, refs a The author, Brian Tuohy does a great job using actual data to show the cast of all sports are dubious, the media as its watchdog is impotent and certain outcomes lead to better bettor?
The team played as under-dogs the remaining games, including all their playoff games despite being ranked 1 in the NFC.
The Fix Is In: The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR by Brian Tuohy
I bleed green for my team. It’s hard to believe that pro sports are still pure and played with integrity when the leagues running them are able to exert so much control and influence over the games. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jan fxi, Steve rated it it was amazing.
As we all know, “it’s about the money” and “follow the money” are the only truisms in life. This book may ruin sports for you. Refresh and try again. Want to Read saving…. I remember the Eagles first 2 trips. Feb 16, Daddy Rich rated it it was amazing.
Paperbackpages. Sadly, we still WANT our heroes so not mush will change in big time sports. The book went through all the facts.
The Fix Is In: The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR
But inPhiladelphia hosted the NFL draft. ESPN had even cited unrest among the owner, the coach and the quarterback. If only every losing team had that excuse. With reality obscured by a complacent and often complicit sports media, The Fix Is In shines a light on a hidden history of clandestine arrangements between television networks and sports leagues, all against a background of drinking, drugging, and crime.
It’s probably all three. Robert Plowman rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Proving beyond any shadow of a doubt that professional sports or, at least, key competitions are rigged is a near impossible task.
Shane rated it it was ok May 27, A silly book that seems to confuse criminality with conspiracy. The Philadelphia franchise on their second trip met the NE Patriots. Nov 30, A. It was a very positive experience. I wanted a positive outcome in the Super Bowl. For someone who thought he knew sports, it is stunning what’s revealed in these pages. Fantastic couldnt put it down didnt want to. Matt Jones rated it liked it Jul 02, Craig Emms rated it it was amazing Feb 03, What started as a good, well written book ended with something that really sounded like the paranoid ramblings of someone who is quite convinced that the whole sports world is nothing but a sham.
Open Preview See tuohj Problem? Maybe I’m more naive than I think, or the scandalous events he actually provides evidence for are already baked into my sports consciousness, or his speculation about every fucking Super Bowl being rigged is absurd. Brian Tuohy maintains the website thefixisin.