It's no secret that pro athletes cheat. But how exactly do they do it? Original interviews with former professional athletes and coaches reveal step-by-step instructions and technical drawings on how to throw a spitball, become an unblockable linebacker, foul a jumpshooter without getting caught, and other ways to gain an advantage over opponents. Hilarious accounts from insiders place these trade secrets in context, divulging what really happens in baseball, football, basketball, NASCAR, hockey, and even bowling, horseshoes, and kickball. When athletes say they give 110%, How to Cheat in Sports explains the extra 10%.
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Scott Ostler is a nationally syndicated sports columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, and an eleven-time winner of the California Sportswriter of the Year award. He previously covered sports for the Los Angeles Times and the National Sports Daily. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Rick Reilly is a columnist and essayist for ESPN and the author of several books, including the New York Times best-sellers Hate Mail from Cheerleaders and Who's Your Caddy.
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Not that you would ever try any of these deceptions and dupes compiled by nationally syndicated sports columnist Ostler. But you'll sure have fun and learn more than enough to get you in trouble reading about the many ways the pros throw illegal pitches, become unblockable linebackers, modify NASCAR racers, force a basketball foul and sneak by with dozens of other deliciously dirty tricks.
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