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Jack Cavanaugh

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Jack Cavanaugh is a veteran sportswriter who has covered scores of major boxing bouts, along with the Olympics, the World Series, Super Bowl games, the Masters Golf Tournament, and both the U.S. golf and tennis opens. He is the author of Giants Among Men, and Tunney, and his work has appeared most notably on the sports pages of The New York Times, for which he has covered hundreds of varied sports assignments. In addition, he has been a frequent contributor to Sports Illustrated and written for Reader’s Digest, Tennis and Golf magazines, and other national publications. He is also a former reporter for both ABC News and CBS News. Cavanaugh is currently an adjunct writing professor at Fairfield University. He and his wife, Marge, live in Wilton, Connecticut.

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Giants Among Men
The Smartest Football Team There Ever Was
Written by Jack Cavanaugh


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Tunney
Boxing's Brainiest Champ and His Upset of the Great Jack Dempsey
Written by Jack Cavanaugh


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: October 30, 2007
Price: $15.95

Among the legendary athletes of the 1920s, the unquestioned halcyon days of sports, stands Gene Tunney, the boxer who upset Jack Dempsey in spectacular fashion, notched a 77—1 record as a prizefighter, and later avenged his sole setback (to a fearless and highly unorthodox fighter named Harry Greb). Yet within a... Read more >
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Tunney
Boxing's Brainiest Champ and His Upset of the Great Jack Dempsey
Written by Jack Cavanaugh


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $11.99

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