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The Outsider: A Memoir

Jimmy Connors · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Outsider is a no-holds-barred memoir by the original bad boy of tennis, Jimmy Connors.Connors ignited the tennis boom in the 1970s with his aggressive style of play, turning his matches with John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, and Ivan Lendl into prizefights. But it was his prolonged dedication...
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They Called Me God: The Best Umpire Who Ever Lived

Doug Harvey · Gallery Books
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

In the pageantry of baseball, one select group is virtually unknown in the outside world, derided by fans, faced with split-second choices that spell victory or defeat. These men are up-close observers of the action, privy to inside jokes, blood feuds, benches-clearing brawls, and managers'...
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Runner's World Big Book of Running for Beginners: Lose Weight, Get Fit, and Have Fun

Jennifer Van Allen · St Martins Pr
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Every day, people are reaching their get-up-or-give-up moments and resolving to change. And they're realizing that running is the simplest, cheapest, and most effective way to lose weight, gain confidence, and relieve stress. For newcomers, the obstacles are fierce. There are fears...
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Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

Phil Robertson · Howard Books; Nineteenth Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

This no-holds-barred autobiography chronicles the remarkable life of Phil Robertson, the original Duck Commander and Duck Dynasty® star, from early childhood through the founding of a family business.LIVING THE DREAM Duck calls - though the source of his livelihood - are not what makes...
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Parcells: A Football Life

Nunyo Demasio · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

Bill Parcells may be the most iconic football coach of our time. During his decades-long tenure as an NFL coach, he turned failing franchises into contenders. He led the ailing New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories, turned the New England Patriots into an NFL powerhouse, reinvigorated...
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Pete Rose: An American Dilemma

Kostya Kennedy · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 341
Format: Hardcover

"Kennedy's book on the tarnished and enigmatic Rose is exceptional. Like the best writing about sport--Liebling, Angell--it qualifies as stirring literature. I'd read Kennedy no matter what he writes about." --Richard FordPete Rose played baseball with a singular and headfirst...
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Bird Dream: Adventures at the Extremes of Human Flight

Matt Higgins · Tantor; Unabridged CD edition
Format: Audio CD

PEN / ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing (2015 LONGLIST) "[P]erversely entertaining... In a truly intoxicating read that was hard to put down, Matt Higgins has managed to make real a world about as far removed from daily life as it gets." --Daily Beast "Matt Higgins...
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The Whistleblower: Rooting for the Ref in the High-Stakes World of College Basketball

Bob Katz · ForeEdge
Format: Hardcover

During a season on the road with college basketball referees, Bob Katz watched the games they officiated, listened in on their candid conversations in locker rooms and hotel lobbies, and explored the challenges they must regularly confront. In this portrait of one consummate professional...
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