The desperate greed of two billionaires fighting to own a National Football League franchise propels this fast-paced fictional account of a stadium financing battle in Los Angles- one of several cities struggling with the high economic, political, and social costs of attracting professional sports teams. The controversy begins when Garrison Hancock witnesses the attempted assassination of his boss, California Congressman Trevor Baldridge. As the legislative director for Congressman Baldridge, Garrison is soon drawn in to a vicious battle between two of the most powerful men in Los Angeles. With the help of a beautiful reporter and a menacing private investigator, Garrison attempts to unravel the crisis, unwittingly catapulting himself into an explosive collision of sports, money, sex, murder, and politics-a high-stakes game of Political Football.A loud squeak erupted from the public address system. aThat must be Baldridgea#39;s cue, a Garrison observed. A hidden announcer made the introduction. aAnd now approaching, the grand marshal of this yeara#39;s Rose ParadeaCaliforniaa#39;s ownanbsp;...
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