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Reviews of Self-Help Books by Professional Athletes
BY MILES WRAY
2013 Column Contest Winner
As youths, we are encouraged to play sports so we can build character and gain leadership skills. But professional athletes are often symbols of bloated egotism and excess. So when a professional athlete writes a self-help book, should you take their advice? Miles Wray will let you know what he thinks.
Very Smiley Football Robot: A Review of Game Changer by Kirk Cousins (9/3/2014)
The World’s Most Private Memoirist: A Review of Character Driven by Derek Fisher (8/18/2014)
Take It Easy and Only Work a Hundred Hours This Week: A Review of How Good Do You Want to Be? by Nick Saban (6/25/2014)
Yakkin’ ’Round the Water Cooler: A Review of Game Time
by Jen Mueller (5/30/2014)
Another B-Ballin’ Corporate Synergist: A Review of The One-Day Contract by Rick Pitino (5/6/2014)
Putting the Biscuit in the Basket: A Review of Go for the Goal by Mia Hamm. (4/18/2014)
Love Means Nothing: A Review of Serving From the Hip by Venus and Serena Williams (3/28/2014)
The B-Ballin’ Corporate Synergist: A Review of The Winner Within by Pat Riley (3/6/2014)
Confetti Rains on the Hugging Coach: A Review of Win Forever by Pete Carroll (2/13/2014)
Punching the Clock in These Gyms: A Review of The Mental Handbook by Dre Baldwin (1/21/2014)
Olympian vs. Texas Department of Corrections: A Review of On the Right Track by Marion Jones (12/12/2013)
Miami’s Preeminent Cheerleader Magnet: A Review of Next Question by Drew Rosenhaus (11/15/2013)
The Pride of Kalamazoo: A Review of The Life You Imagine by Derek Jeter (10/23/2013)
Olympian vs. Buffalo Wild Wings: A Review of No Limits by Michael Phelps (10/4/2013)
Funder Claps: Hook Me Up, Playa! by Lawrence Funderburke (9/17/2013)