This book is a first edition collection of award winning sports and society columns, Outside the Game, written by A.J. Russo, Ph.D.
The columns were written between 2003 and 2007, and appeared in the Mount Airy Messenger, Emmitsburg Dispatch and the Hancock News. All newspapers in Maryland, USA.
Outside the Game has been nominated for the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association Award for best sports column, 2008.