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Jon Finkel is the award-winning author of The Life of Dad, Jocks In Chief, The Athlete, Heart Over Height,"Mean” Joe Greene , The 'Greatest Stars of the NBA' Series and other books about sports, fatherhood, fitness and more. His work has been endorsed by Spike Lee, Tony Dungy, Jerry Jones, Mark Cuban and Chef Robert Irvine. He is the co-host of the Life of Dad Show podcast and Lunch Break Facebook Live Show, and he's written for GQ, Men's Health, Yahoo! Sports, The New York Times and dozens of other national publications. He is also an avid speaker.

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The Life Of Dad

Life of Dad

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Heart Over Height

Heart Over Height

Jocks In Chief

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5 Ways to Start Intentionally Reading Again

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Why Nighthawks Should Have Been Our First Great Buddy Cop Franchise

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My Recently Uncovered 6th Grade Rap Honoring the Late 80s Red Sox

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My D-Day Extended Reading and Viewing List

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