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Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human

VYBARR CREGAN-REID · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Running is not just a sport. It reconnects us to our bodies and the places in which we live, breaking down our increasingly structured and demanding lives. It allows us to feel the world beneath our feet, lifts the spirit, lets our minds out to play, and helps us to slip away from the demands...
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The Barstool Book of Sports: Stats, Stories, and Other Stuff for Drunken Debate

Andrew Daniels · Lyons Press
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

Sports debates are the foundation of every fan's night out. But it's not enough merely to have these inebriated arguments - you must win them, too. Enter The Barstool Book Of Sports: a disorderly debate bible that's jam-packed with hilarious lists, irreverent sidebars, and edgy...
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The Last Chicago Cubs Dynasty: Before the Curse

Hal Bock · ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

The last time the Chicago Cubs played in the World Series, World War II had just ended. The last time they won a World Series, World War I had not yet begun. But from 1906-1910 the Cubs not only played in the World Series four of the five years, they won two World Championships, as well....
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Should the Tent Be Burning Like That?: A Professional Amateur's Guide to the Outdoors

BILL HEAVEY · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Bill Heavey is one of the best magazine writers in America. No, he doesn't work for the New Yorker. He writes for Field & Stream, the popular journal for hunters and fishermen." -- Danny Heitman, Wall Street Journal "Bill Heavey is my favorite writer. When I die,...
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Ali: A Life

JONATHAN EIG · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle

He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us himself) . Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth...
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The Complete Book of Horses: Breeds, Care, Riding, Saddlery: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia Of Horse Breeds And Practical Riding Techniques With 1500 Photographs - Fully Updated

Debby/ Muir Sarah (CON)/ Draper Judith (CON) Sly · Lorenz Books
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

Expert advice on breeds, all aspects of horse care, and step-by-step riding techniques, fully updated.
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Sisterhood of the Squared Circle: The History and Rise of Women's Wrestling

Pat Laprade · ECW Press Ltd.
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Documenting the rise of women's wrestling from sideshow to WWE main event

Sisterhood of the Squared Circle presents the fascinating history of women's wrestling, from the carnival circuit of the late 1800s to today's hugely popular matches. With more than 100 wrestler...
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The Perfect Pass: American Genius and the Reinvention of Football

S C Gwynne · Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how Hal Mumme and Mike Leach - two unknown coaches who revolutionized American football in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s - changed the way the game is played at every level, from high school...
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Never Ran, Never Will: Boyhood and Football in a Changing American Inner City

Albert Samaha · PublicAffairs
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

This uplifting story of a boys' football team shines light on the under-appreciated virtues that can bloom in impoverished neighborhoods, even as nearby communities exclude them from economic progress. The Mo Better Jaguars are the pride of Brownsville, a poor neighborhood in Brooklyn...
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The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps

Ben Coates · Nicholas Brealey
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback



The Rhine is one of the world's greatest rivers. Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, it flows 800 miles from the social democratic playground of the Netherlands, through the industrial and political powerhouses of Germany and France, to the wealthy mountain fortresses...
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The Away Game: The Epic Search for Soccer's Next Superstars

SEBASTIAN ABBOT · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The gripping story of a group of boys discovered in what may be the largest talent search in sports history.

Over the past decade, an audacious program called Football Dreams has held tryouts for millions of 13-year-old boys across Africa looking for soccer's next superstars. Led by the Spanish...

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The Next Ones: How McDavid, Matthews and a Group of Young Guns Took Over the NHL

Michael Traikos · Douglas & McIntyre
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The NHL is a young man's league. How young? Connor McDavid was twenty years old when he won the scoring title and MVP in 2017. Auston Matthews was still a nineteen-year-old rookie when he tied for second in the Rocket Richard Trophy race with forty goals. By the end of the NHL's hundredth...

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Chumps to Champs: How the Worst Teams in Yankees History Led to the '90s Dynasty

Bill Pennington · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of the time when the New York Yankees were a laughingstock - and how out of that abyss emerged the modern Yankees dynasty, one of the greatest in all of sports

The New York Yankees have won 27 world championships and 40 American League pennants, both world records....
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Lost and Stranded Expert Advice on How to Survive Being Alone in the Wilderness

For anyone who spends time in the backcountry, understanding not only what sorts of dangers you can run into out there but also exactly what those risks can do to you is part of being a smart, well informed outdoor traveler. In Lost and Stranded, author Timothy Sprinkle breaks down...
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