Game Over or Game On?
How Pro Athletes Leave Sports and Enjoy the Game of LifeBook - 2014
"David Ostrowsky tells you what happens to professional athletes after the cheering stops." - Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe Game Over Or Game On: How Pro Athletes Leave Sports and Enjoy the Game of Life provides an account of how various pro athletes from the past several decades have made contributions in the fields of entertainment, business, politics, community service, coaching, management, and broadcasting upon retirement. After all, the stigma of pro athletes struggling financially and emotionally is not always applicable. Author David Ostrowsky focuses on the stories of athletes who have leveraged their resources, money, fame, and time for having a positive influence in their respective endeavors. Some of the athletes profiled include: David Robinson, Dikembe Mutombo, Steve Finley, Scott Brosius, Butch Hobson, Tony Amonte, Dontrelle Willis, Dolph Schayes, Ron Mix, Kevin Johnson, Warrick Dunn, Shawn Kemp, Mo Vaughn, and Kellen Winslow, among others.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Mill City Press, c2014
Branch Call Number: Sports & Games 796.044 OST
Alternative Title: How pro athletes leave sports and enjoy the game of life