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Hope: A School, a Team, a Dream

Bill Reynolds · St. Martin's Press, 2016.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Hope High School in Providence, Rhode Island was once a model city school, graduating a wide range of students from different backgrounds. But the tumult of the 1960s and the drug wars of the 70s changed both Providence and Hope. Today, the aging school is primarily Hispanic and African-American,...
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Approaching Ali: A Reclamation in Three Acts

Davis Miller · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali's life after boxing, told through the story of an unexpected friendship.On Easter weekend 1988, then struggling writer and movie store clerk Davis Miller drove to Muhammad Ali's mother's modest house in Louisville, knocked on the front door,...
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The Mannings: The Fall and Rise of a Football Family

Lars Anderson · Ballantine
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author Lars Anderson comes the first full biography of the top family in American sports. Two generations of Mannings have produced three star quarterbacks: Archie, the folk hero at Ole Miss and a star with the Saints; Peyton, considered one of the best of all time;...
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This Road I Ride: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself

Juliana Buhring · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

This Road I Ride is the remarkable story of one woman's solo journey around the world by bicycle.Juliana Buhring had been mired in a dark hole of depression after the death of a man she loved, and when an acquaintance suggested they honor his memory by biking across Canada, she thought,...
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Soccer without borders : jrgen klinsmann, coaching the u.s. men's national soccer team and the ... quest for the world cup.

Erik Kirschbaum · Picador
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

A GAME-CHANGING AND FASCINATING BOOK ON HOW TO USE WISDOM FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO CREATE A WORLD-CLASS SOCCER TEAM, ABOUT ONE OF THE SPORT'S MOST ICONIC AND EFFECTIVE COACHES Jurgen Klinsmann, head coach of the U. S. men's national soccer team, has become a household name after the United...
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Back from the Dead

Bill Walton · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

This inspiring memoir from sports and cultural icon Bill Walton recounts his devastating injuries and amazing recoveries, set in the context of his UCLA triumphs under John Wooden, his storied NBA career, and his affinity for music and the Grateful Dead.In February 2008, Bill Walton suffered...
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One Breath: Freediving, Death, and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits

Adam Skolnick · Crown Archetype
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

One Breath is a gripping and powerful exploration of the strange and fascinating sport of freediving, and of the tragic, untimely death of America's greatest freediver Competitive freediving - a sport built on diving as deep as possible on a single breath - tests the limits of human ability...
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Baseball Card Price Guide

Beckett Media · Beckett Pubns; 0037- edition
Format: Print book

Beckett Baseball Card Price Guide
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Late to the Ball: Age. Learn. Fight. Love. Play Tennis. Win.

Gerald Marzorati · Scribner
Pages: 269
Format: Print book

An award-winning author shares the inspiring and entertaining account of his pursuit to become a nationally competitive tennis player - at the age of sixty.Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us. We aren't...
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One Day As A Tiger: Alex MacIntyre and the Birth of Light and Fast Alpinism

John Porter · Heritage House Publishing
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

In the autumn of 1982, a single stone fell from high on the south face of Annapurna and struck Alex MacIntyre on the head, killing him instantly and robbing the climbing world of one of its greatest talents.Although only 28 years old, Alex was already one of the leading figures of British...
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Rise and Fire: The Origins, Science, and Evolution of the Jump Shot --- and How It Transformed Basketball Forever

Shawn Fury · Flatiron Books
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

It's hard to believe that there was a time when the jump shot didn't exist in basketball. When the sport was invented in 1891, players would take set shots with both feet firmly planted on the ground. Defenders controlled the sport, the pace was slower, and games would frequently end with...
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Lift: Fitness Culture, From Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors

Daniel Kunitz · Harper Wave
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A riveting cultural history of fitness, from Greek antiquity to the era of the "big-box gym" and beyond, exploring the ways in which human exercise and physical ideals have changed over time - and what we can learn from our past. How did treadmills and weight machines become the gold...
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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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Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion

Missy Franklin · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What does it take to become a champion? Gold medalist Missy Franklin, along with her parents, D.A. and Dick, tell the inspirational and heartwarming story of how Missy became both a legendary athlete and a happy and confident woman, something they accomplished by doing things their own way and making...
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