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‘Friday Night Lights’ just as relevant in current football climate

‘Friday Night Lights’ just as relevant in current football climate

By Richard Koppenaal / Staff Writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under Culture, Movies

In 1988, H.G. Bissinger moved to Odessa, Texas, to study and report on the town’s people and politics. But his coverage of the local high school football team, the Permian Panthers, overshadowed the other aspects of the town.His book, “Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream,” profiled th...

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