A fascinating insider’s look at the people, politics, and power plays behind mega sports deals. In “When Game Is on Line”, Rick Horrow reveals real stories biggest deals of past twenty years, over 100 which he has brokered. Since early battles with infamous Dolphins owner Joe Robbie a backstabbing Miami City Commission, tangled colorful figures in government, including NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, Florida Governor Jeb Bush, golf legend Jack Nicklaus, Heat Ted Arison. The results have included new stadiums across America, league expansions, elite teams such as Heat– bragging rights to go them. For anyone interested high-octane world where sports, business, politics meet, Line” is must-read.
Three exposés of corruption—behind the NFL, Teamsters and Jimmy Hoffa, Ronald Reagan—from an investigative reporter who “never relents” (The Washington Post). Interference: A shocking exposé widespread corruption mob influence throughout National Football League—on field, in owners’ boxes, corporate suites. “[A] true terrifying picture a business whose movers shakers seem to have more connections gambling than touchdowns Super Bowls.” —Keith Olbermann The Hoffa Wars: definitive portrait powerful, corruption-ridden union its legendary president, Hoffa—organizer, gangster, convict, conspirator—whose disappearance 1975 remains one great unsolved mysteries. “Mr. Moldea’s view [the Hoffa] wars, which reached greatest intensity when Robert Kennedy was Attorney General, may explain not only Mr. Hoffa’s disappearance, but assassination John as well.” —The Wall Street Journal Dark Victory: “smoldering indictment” corrupt influences that rescued Reagan’s acting career, made him millions (resulting federal grand jury hearing), backed his political shaped presidency (Library Journal). “[Moldea] has, through sheer tenacity, amassed avalanche ominous unnerving facts. [Dark Victory is] book about power, ego, American way.” —Los Angeles Times