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Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Click here to buy Michael Leahy's "When Nothing Else Matters"

MJ's Last Stand
You think Michael Jordan mellowed with age ... well, think again. Michael Leahy's new book, "When Nothing Else Matters," examines Jordan's final comeback with the Wizards and finds MJ still has every bit of his famous competitive fire.

Take a sneak peek at our Book of the Month for November and you'll find Jordan was calling all the shots in D.C. In our excerpt from Chapter 3 of Leahy's book, we see a demanding and spiteful version of His Airness as he denies the truth about his own physical shortcomings, relegates Wiz coach Doug Collins to a yes man, and emasculates teenager Kwame Brown with a rude welcome to the NBA.

Plus, Jeff Merron takes a look back at the many faces we've seen of Jordan from other books about his NBA career.


Author H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger explains what drew him to "Friday Night Lights" and how the book changed him and the town of Odessa, Texas.

In an excerpt from "FNL," we're introduced to the tragic saga of Boobie Miles. Plus, we caught up with the former prep phenom in 2004.

How closely does the "FNL" movie follow the real story of the 1988 Permian Panthers? We compare the script with the story told in the book.


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