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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I was hoping for some tips on how to rhe and bet on some of these games, but this book only deals in history, not on how to capitalize on it. This is the sports book every fan should read. Paperbackpages.
Lists with This Book. 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. So the Eagles being from Philly, were immediately given a Rocky type of story. If you are 1 a fanatic sports fan who can think independently or 2 a casual fan who always felt “something’s up” you should read this book.
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The Fix Is In: The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR by Brian Tuohy
If only every losing team had that excuse. 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? ESPN had even cited unrest among the owner, the coach and the quarterback. But inPhiladelphia hosted the NFL draft. Denny Luis rated it it was amazing Tuoy 26, This book may ruin sports for you.
Tuohy is a celebrity in his own right, and I’m confident Brian will one day be in the national spotlight thohy blowing the lid off all things sports by leaving no doubt briian and for all that sports are nothing more than scripted entertainment for the masses.
The author not only tears apart the leagues by exposing the lies they’ve told to their fans, but he makes a convincing case that the games have been fixed by the tohy businesses that are pro sports and television. The book went through all the facts. Katie rated it it was ok Aug 02, No trivia or quizzes yet.
He spends most of the early book going through arrests and gambling charges of players, refs and owners. It was a flx positive experience. Mark rated it really liked it Aug 29, But by the last chapter, the author went though all the major sports leagues and pointed out tons of specific games – bria his opinions of why and how they could have been completely fixed. Books by Brian Tuohy. Feb 20, Glenn Proven rated it liked it.
Aug 04, CORoger rated it really liked it. But none of this is solid proof anything was underhanded. This book clearly shows the improper intimate relationship of the Patriots with the NFL.
I bleed green for my team. Sporting events are just entertainment. May 03, Chris weir rated it it was amazing. I think the author overdoes it a bit in this book. The NFL was facing criticism from the President and some people were calling for a boycott of the games.
For someone who thought he knew sports, it is stunning what’s revealed in these pages. Nov 30, A. He makes the case that for marketing purposes, it makes sense to have series go to more games so sweeps will become more uncommon.
Thought provoking, for sure. To ask other readers questions about The Fix Is Inplease sign up. But could it be a massive showbiz operation filled with greedy owners, crooked referees, and coddled players, all with the unstated goal of grabbing as much money as possible? Brian Tuohy maintains the website thefixisin.
The Fix Is In: The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR
Matt Jones rated it liked it Jul 02, Bill Church rated it liked it Oct 25, Return to Book Page. The NFL disputes their claim.
However, Tuohy makes an extremely compelling case based on known facts, psychology and, more importantly, economics. The team played as under-dogs the remaining games, including all their playoff games despite being ranked 1 in the NFC. A silly book that seems to confuse criminality with conspiracy. Published April 1st by Feral House first published Jan 16, Steve rated it it was amazing. Feb 16, Daddy Rich rated it it was amazing.
Shane rated it it was ok May 27,