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100 More Swimming Drills
100 More Swimming Drills

Blythe Lucero · Meyer & Meyer Fachverlag und Buchhandel GmbH
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

To swim better, we have to swim more efficiently. While good technique is the foundation of efficient swimming, it is difficult to achieve by simply swimming lap after lap. Ongoing stroke problems leave many people feeling unrewarded. Therefore, swimming drills are a fundamental and ongoing...
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Losing Isn't Everything: The Untold Stories and Hidden Lessons Behind the Toughest Losses in Sports History
Losing Isn't Everything: The Untold Stories and Hidden Lessons Behind the Toughest Losses in Sports History

Curt Menefee · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A refreshing and though-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat - those on the flip side of an epic triumph - and what their experiences can teach us about competition, life, and the human spirit.Every sports fan recalls with amazing...
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The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse
The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse

Molly Knight · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"From the outside looking in, the Dodgers have been a bubbling cauldron of personality, talent and moods, with the occasional dollop of jealousy. In The Best Team Money Can Buy, it's as if Molly Knight ushers you behind the closed clubhouse doors to see it for yourself." - Buster...
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Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre
Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre

Jeff Pearlman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

From a New York Times best-selling author, the full, definitive biography of Brett Favre A towering figure on the field for two decades who breezed into the Hall of Fame, Brett Favre was one of the game's last cowboys, a fastball-throwing, tobacco-chewing gunslinger who refused to give...
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Acrobatics for Children and Teenagers: From the Basics to Spectacular Human Balance Figures
Acrobatics for Children and Teenagers: From the Basics to Spectacular Human Balance Figures

Michael Blume · Meyer & Meyer Fachverlag und Buchhandel GmbH
Format: Book

This book teaches the basics of partner acrobatics with children and teenagers. It shows the reader how to organize practice sessions and arrange performances. A practical section presents simple acrobatic figures that have proved to be of value in practice.
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The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families
The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families

Kevin Cook · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable look at how baseball families share our national pastime.Baseball honors legacies -- from cheering the home team to breaking in an old glove handed down from father to son. In The Dad Report, award-winning sportswriter Kevin Cook weaves a tapestry of uplifting stories in which...
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Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town
Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town

S L Price · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 550
Format: Print book

In the early twentieth century, down the Ohio River from Pittsburgh, the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company built one of the largest mills in the world and a town to go with it. Aliquippa was a beacon and a melting pot, pulling in thousands of families from Europe and the Jim Crow south....
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The Fall Line: How American Ski Racers Conquered a Sport on the Edge
The Fall Line: How American Ski Racers Conquered a Sport on the Edge

Nathaniel Vinton · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A journey into the world's original extreme sport: downhill ski racing.Harnessing nature's most powerful forces, elite downhillers descend icy, rugged slopes at speeds cresting 90 miles per hour. For decades, American skiers struggled to match their European counterparts, and until...
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Pete Rose: An American Dilemma
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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Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball
Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

John Feinstein · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball "No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they're pitching or hitting in Triple-A." - Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher "If you don't like it here,...
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A Life Well Played: My Stories
A Life Well Played: My Stories

Arnold Palmer · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The instant New York Times bestsellerThis book is Palmer's parting gift to the world -- a treasure trove of entertaining anecdotes and timeless wisdom that readers, golfers and non-golfers alike, will celebrate and cherish. No one has won more fans around the world and no player has had a bigger...
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When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World
When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World

Carli Lloyd · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the celebrated star of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, an inspiring, uplifting, and candid memoir of how she got there In 2015, the U.S .Women's National Soccer Team won its first FIFA championship in sixteen years, culminating in an epic final game that electrified...
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