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The Night Wilt Scored 100: Tales from Basketball's Past

Eric Nadel · Taylor Pub
Pages: 185
Format: Paperback

Essays about basketball history cover forgotten teams, great players and their nicknames, strange innovations, and the worst team in NBA history
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The Pact: A UFC Champion, a Boy with Cancer, and Their Promise to Win the Ultimate Battle

Cody Garbrandt · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Cody Garbrandt grew up in a rough town in the Central Appalachian region of Ohio, surrounded by a longstanding culture of fighting - and drugs. Raised in this environment by a single mom (his dad left him at the young age of three to reside in the Ohio State Penitentiary) , Cody grew...
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Madness: The Ten Most Memorable NCAA Basketball Finals

MARK MEHLER · Sports Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The annual NCAA Basketball Tournament, which has become known as "March Madness" has emerged as a major sports event, matched only by the Super Bowl and the Olympics. In Madness, Mark Mehler and Charles Paikert tell the stories behind the ten most compelling and memorable championship...
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The Grandmaster: Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again

Brin-Jonathan Butler · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A firsthand account of the dramatic 2016 World Chess Championship between Norway's Magnus Carlsen and Russia's Sergey Karjakin, which mirrored the world's geopolitical unrest and rekindled a global fascination with the sport.The first week of November 2016, as a crowd of people...
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The Score of a Lifetime: 25 Years Talking Chicago Sports

TERRY BOERS · Triumph Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

For 25 years, Chicago sports fans invited Terry Boers into their homes, cars, and offices as one of the premier voices of WSCR radio. Covering the latest championships and trades, Boers was a Windy City constant until his retirement in 2017. In his highly-anticipated memoir, Boers delivers...
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Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices 2017

Jerry Lee · Gun Digest Books
Pages: 1360
Format: Print book

Know What Your Guns Are Worth! Knowledge is power--and this huge, completely updated 2017 edition of The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices gives you all the power you need to identify and price thousands of non-military cartridge firearms from around the world. Based on data...
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God is Round

Juan Villoro · Restless Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A brilliant and kaleidoscopic exploration of the world's favorite sport and the passion, hopes, rivalries, superstitions, and global solidarity soccer inspires from award-winning author and Mexico's leading sports journalist, Juan Villoro.What was the greatest goal of all time?...
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Dust Bowl Girls: A Team's Quest for Basketball Glory

Lydia Reeder · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian College, began dreaming. Like so many others, he wanted a reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm, he recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered them a chance...
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The Man I Never Met: A Memoir

ADAM SCHEFTER · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A powerful true story of loss and hope by one of the biggest names in sports media.On September 11, 2001, Joe Maio went to work in the north tower of the World Trade Center. He never returned, leaving behind a wife, Sharri, and 15-month old son, Devon. Five years later, Sharri remarried,...
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Pickleball: Less Is More

Pat Carroll · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 124
Format: Paperback

I discovered Pickleball in 2003, when I was competing in the National Senior Tennis Circuit. I was WRONG thinking I could use my tennis skills to win in Pickleball. I found a great coach, and my problem was: I WAS DOING TOO MUCH! So the good news was, if I did LESS with most shots, I would...
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Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

Maurice Isserman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

This magesterial and thrilling history argues that the story of American mountaineering is the story of America itself.In Continental Divide, Maurice Isserman tells the history of American mountaineering through four centuries of landmark climbs and first ascents. Mountains were originally...
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Lasting Impact: One Team, One Season. What Happens When Our Sons Play Football

Kostya Kennedy · Sports Illustrated Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling author Kostya Kennedy sets this captivating, character-rich story against the back-drop of one of the most pressing questions in sports: Should we let our sons play football? At the high end of America's most popular game is the glittering NFL, a fan-stoked money...
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Life Is Not an Accident: A Memoir of Reinvention

Jay Williams Ph. D. · Harpercollins
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

This big-hearted memoir by the most promising professional basketball player of his generation details his rise to NBA stardom, the terrible accident that ended his career and plunged him into a life-altering depression, and how he ultimately found his way out of the darkness.Ten years...
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Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, its Chaotic Founding... its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis

Sam Anderson · Crown
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning journalist Sam Anderson's long-awaited debut is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic narrative of Oklahoma City--a great American story of civics, basketball, and destiny.Oklahoma City was born from chaos. It was founded in a bizarre but momentous "Land Run" in 1889, when...
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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

Charles Jardine · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

With over 100 movies and two Academy Awards to his credit over six decades, Hollywood legend Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight, and skills that life has taught him in his remarkable career--and now his 85th year. One of our best-loved actors Michael Caine has starred in a huge...
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