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The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human Endurance

Adharanand Finn · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An electrifying look inside the wild world of extreme distance running.

Once the reserve of only the most hardcore enthusiasts, ultra running is now a thriving global industry, with hundreds of thousands of competitors each year. But is the rise of this most brutal and challenging...

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Billion Dollar Fantasy: The High-Stakes Game Between FanDuel and DraftKings That Upended Sports in America

Albert Chen · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of the rise of daily fantasy sports, and the brilliant entrepreneurs disrupting the way we consume sports.

The inside story of the rise, fall, and rise of FanDuel and DraftKings - two companies that began as obscure start-ups and, seemingly overnight, became billion dollar...
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The Hall: A Celebration of Baseball's Greats: In Stories and Images, the Complete Roster of Inductees

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum · Little, Brown
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

A deluxe baseball treasury unlike any other, complete with essays, photos, and player bios from The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.Everyone dreams of Cooperstown. It's a hallowed name in baseball, for players as well as their fans. It's a house where legends live; it's...
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Belichick & brady

Michael Holley · Hachette Books
Pages: 410
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley takes readers behind the scenes of the relationship that transformed the Patriots from a middling franchise to the envy of the NFL.

No head coach-quarterback pair has been more successful in NFL history than Bill Belichick...
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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Philip H Knight · Scribner
Pages: 386
Format: Print book

In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.

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But Seriously

John McEnroe · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

John McEnroe's long-awaited follow-up to his #1 bestseller

He is one of the most controversial and beloved athletes in history, a tennis legend and a volcanic, mesmerizing presence. But after reaching the top of his game - what came next? Fifteen years after his international number-one...
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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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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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Gun Digest 2018

Jerry Lee · Gun Digest Books
Pages: 568
Format: Paperback

Theorld's greatest gu04 n book!

For more than 70 years, Gun Digest has been the number one go-to source and research guide for firearms enthusiasts worldwide. Informative and entertaining articles by the top writers in the field cover every aspect of the shooting sports including...
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Unscripted: The Unpredictable Moments That Make Life Extraordinary

Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Ernie Johnson Jr. has been in the game a long time. With one of the most recognized voices in sports broadcasting, he is a tireless perfectionist when it comes to preparing and delivering his commentary. Yet he knows that some of sports' greatest triumphs--and life's greatest rewards--come...
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Rickey & Robinson: The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball

Roger Kahn · Rodale Books
Format: Hardcover

In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate, second-hand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other...
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The Best American Sports Writing 2019

Charles P. Pierce · Mariner Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

The latest addition to the acclaimed series showcasing the best sports writing from the past year For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national,...
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They Called Me God: The Best Umpire Who Ever Lived

Doug Harvey · Gallery Books
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

In the pageantry of baseball, one select group is virtually unknown in the outside world, derided by fans, faced with split-second choices that spell victory or defeat. These men are up-close observers of the action, privy to inside jokes, blood feuds, benches-clearing brawls, and managers'...
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The Great American Sports Page: A Century of Classic Columns from Ring Lardner to Sally Jenkins: A Library of America Special Publication

John Schulian · Library of America
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A first-of-its-kind celebration of the newspaper scribes who made sportswriting a glorious popular art, and immortalized America's greatest games and athletes

Spanning nearly a century, The Great American Sports Page presents essential columns from more than three dozen masters...
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The Best American Sports Writing 2015

Wright Thompson · Mariner Books
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

The latest addition to the acclaimed series showcasing the best sports writing from the past year For twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the past year, culled from hundreds of national, regional,...
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