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Behind the Line of Scrimmage: Inside the Front Office of the NFL

MICHAEL HUYGHUE · Center Street
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Former collegiate star, sports agent, and NFL Executive Michael Huyghue recounts his journey in professional sports and the challenges that remain for minorities to success as front office executives in the multi-billion dollar sports industry. The author's journey as an athlete and lawyer...
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ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health 2nd Edition

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SPORTS MEDICINE. · HUMAN KINETICS
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

Here is the ultimate resource for maximizing your exercise and nutrition efforts. In this new edition of ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health, you have an authoritative reference that allows you to apply research-based guidance to your unique health and fitness needs. With a focus...
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Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

KEN BENSINGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal - the biggest international corruption case of recent years, spearheaded by US investigators, involving dozens of countries, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world's most popular sport, soccer, including its biggest event, the World...
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Best Seat in the House: Your Backstage Pass through My WWE Journey

Justin Roberts · Meyer & Meyer Sport
Pages: 250
Format: Hardcover

If you ever wondered what it is like to be a giant wrestling fan and work at WWE under Vince McMahon and travel the world with co-workers who have been the stars of pro wrestling from the 90s through today, this is the book for you. This is the story of a passionate professional wrestling...
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Carry on.

Lisa Fenn · Harperwave
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In the spirit of The Blind Side and Friday Night Lights comes a tender and profoundly moving memoir about an ESPN producer's unexpected relationship with two disabled wrestlers from inner city Cleveland, and how these bonds - blossoming, ultimately, into a most unorthodox family - would...

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Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback

George Plimpton · Little
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

The book that made a legend--and capture's America's sport in detail that's never been matched, now featuring a foreword by Nicholas Dawidoff a and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton Archives. George Plimpton was perhaps best known for PAPER LION, the book that set the bar for participatory...
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Casey Stengel: Baseball's Greatest Character

Marty Appel · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of one of baseball's most enduring and influential characters, from New York Times bestselling author and baseball writer Marty Appel. As a player, Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel's contemporaries included Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, and Christy Mathewson...
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Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages

DAVID ROSS · Hachette Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Foreword by Theo Epstein

An inspiring memoir from David Ross, the veteran catcher dubbed "Grandpa Rossy," who became the heart and soul of the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series championship team.

In 2016 the Cubs snapped a 108-year curse, winning the World Series in a history-making,...
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Southern Snow: The New Guide to Winter Sports from Maryland to the Southern Appalachians

Randy Johnson · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

This guide provides everything you need to know to discover the South's best-kept secrets of winter recreation: snow-covered mountains, remote yet accessible trails, high-quality downhill and cross-country skiing, sparkling resorts and peaceful cabins, and of course, southern hospitality....
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The Revolt of the Black Athlete

Harry Edwards · University of Illinois Press
Pages: 186
Format: Hardcover

The Revolt of the Black Athlete hit sport and society like an Ali combination. This Fiftieth Anniversary edition of Harry Edwards's classic of activist scholarship arrives even as a new generation engages with the issues he explored. Edwards's new introduction and afterword revisit...
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Knowing the Score: What Sports Can Teach Us About Philosophy (And What Philosophy Can Teach Us About Sports)

David Papineau · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In Knowing the Score, philosopher David Papineau uses sports to illuminate some of modern philosophy's most perplexing questions. As Papineau demonstrates, the study of sports clarifies, challenges, and sometimes confuses crucial issues in philosophy. The tactics of road bicycle racing...
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A Woman's Place Is at the Top: A Biography of Annie Smith Peck, Queen of the Climbers

HANNAH KIMBERLEY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Annie Smith Peck is one of the most accomplished women of the twentieth century that you have never heard of. Peck was a scholar, educator, writer, lecturer, mountain climber, suffragist, and political activist. She was a feminist and an independent thinker who refused to let gender...

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From the Outside: My Journey Through Life and the Game I Love

RAY ALLEN · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The record-holding two-time National Basketball Association champion reflects on his work ethic, his on-the-court friendships and rivalries, and what it takes to have a long and successful career in this thoughtful, in-depth memoir.

Playing in the NBA for eighteen years, Ray Allen...

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The Great Canadian Bucket List: One-of-a-Kind Travel Experiences

Robin Esrock · Dundurn
Pages: 576
Format: Paperback

Fully revised with new chapters and fascinating destinations to explore, renowned travel writer Robin Esrock guides you to Canada's most incredible experiences. Having visited more than 100 countries on 7 continents, Robin Esrock has built a career chasing the extraordinary. His bestselling...
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