The Sports She Loves To Hate
She's a self-described feminist with a Phd from Oxford. Meet Diane Roberts. Diane's out with her new book, "Tribal: College Football and the Secret Heart of America," & I this hardcover book from HarperCollinsPublishers up for grabs tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 7:30 on Puffman Sports Trivia. In "Tribal: Diane tackles the controversies plaguing college athletics, tracing the dubious historical underpinnings of our most popular sport & exploring how the game shapes our culture. The book goes on sale nationwide Tuesday, October 27th, & the 1st caller in tomorrow morning with the correct answer to my sports trivia question WINS the book. Diane Roberts is a contributor to NPR, the Guardian, & the Oxford American, among many other publications. She's the author of 3 books, & her work has been anthologized in Best American Essays & Best American Food Writing. She holds a Phd from Oxford University & teaches literature & creative writing at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Diane writes, "I can't quit college football. It's like a bad boyfriend; you hate that he's so right-wing, his table manners embarrass you, he'/s barely read a book, & you don't want your mother to meet him, but damn, he's so fine & makes you feel so good (when he isn't making you feel so bad), you just can't help yourself." I've come up with a sports trivia question on a major league player who pitched 5 shutouts! See you Saturday morning at 7:30 on Puffman Sports Trivia.