| The Fix Is In: The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL & NASCAR (paperback, 320 pages) by Brian Tuohy provides a shocking and full-sourced saga of the corruption that has infected the storied histories of professional sports. Are professional sports fixed? Americans spend billions of dollars and countless hours watching games, checking highlights, listening to sports radio and discussing the most recent comebacks and controversies. Would a multi-billion dollar business leave all the profits up to chance?
The book delves deeper into the dark underbelly of professional sports on every level. Covering everything from greedy owners, coddled players, drinking, drugs, criminals, steroids, and for the first time ever in any book, a complete list of all the known fixed games and incidents of gambling in the history of professional sports.
The Fix Is In
sheds light on the cozy arrangements between the television networks and all of the major sports leagues. It will prove to you that professional sports are nothing but a spotlight-craving, show business industry and its owners are more concerned with turning a profit than winning championships. It details what's been fixed, how it was done, and most importantly - why.
Covering the long lost RAND Report about MLB fixing its own World Series, the NBA's routine game tanking, NASCAR's legend of The Call, how Wayne Gretzky's trade was orchestrated to revamp the NHL, the untold secrets of the past 15 Super Bowls, and much more. Get ready to discover the truth as no other sports writer would dare write this.