Thirteen-year-old Wing is sick of losing. The Mighty Titans haven't won a football game in ages, and Fat Ed, the school bully, doesn't look like he's going to stop dumping on Wing and his friends anytime soon. But above all else, Wing just can't understand why the man who taught him everything about football, his father, is no longer there for him.
As Wing struggles to accept his father's impending death from cancer, and his team fights its way to a division championship, Wing comes to realize that winning can simply mean holding on to what you already have.
The Heartbeat of Halftime
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH-1972
I wanted to start this story back before everything got bad with my pop. Maybe way back to that Saturday morning when he loaded me into his old Buick,...