· Football Then to WOW! (August 12, 2014, $19.95, Ages 8 and up) takes kids through how football basics, players, strategy and fan experiences have evolved over the last 110 years. In bookstores in time for the start of the 2014 NFL season, readers will see how football grew from beefy leatherheads to jaw-dropping athletes, offenses that rarely passed to high-scoring machines, and players working for peanuts to showmen earning millions.
Joe Horn showed plenty of creativity when he hid a cell phone in the padding of the goal post. After a touchdown, he then pretended to make a call.
Sports Illustrated for Kids has a recently released book available as the holiday shopping season approaches. “Football Then to WOW!” is reviewed by Cary Trojans Youth football star Henry Young; who will turn 10 this December.
A drunken driver caught weaving across Long Island tried to pass himself off as a police officer to the cop who pulled him over, then tried to grab the officer’s gun early Friday, officials said.