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Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal, and the Greatest Match Ever Played

L Jon Wertheim · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

In the 2008 Wimbledon men's final, Centre Court was a stage set worthy of Shakespearean drama. Five-time champion Roger Federer was on track to take his rightful place as the most dominant player in the history of the game. He just needed to cling to his trajectory. So in the last few moments...
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Rainland Fly Patterns Tying & Fishing Guide

Rainland Fly Casters (Club) · Frank Amato Publications
Pages: 83
Format: Hardcover

The Northwest has long been known for its prime fly-fishing, some of the finest fly-anglers and fly tiers call it home. This book is a collaborative effort by members of the Rainland Fly Casters from Astoria, Oregon, and in it your will learn much about effective fly-fishing and fly-tying...
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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
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Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother's Murder, John du Pont's Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold

Mark Schultz · Plume, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC,
Pages: 311
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestseller and riveting true story - the subject of a high-profile film - of Olympic wrestling gold medalist brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz...
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Golf for Dummies

Gary McCord · For Dummies; 2nd edition
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

Golf is a simple game. You have a bunch of clubs and a ball. You have to hit the ball with a club into a series of holes laid out in the middle of a large, grassy field. As simple as it is, many people believe golf is the hardest game in the world. If you’re like most golfers, you play...
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The Yucks: Two Years in Tampa with the Losingest Team in NFL History

Jason Vuic · Simon and Schuster
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Friday Night Lights meets The Bad News Bears in this entertaining sports story chronicling the first two seasons with the worst team in NFL history: the hapless, hilarious, and hopelessly winless 1976-1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers.During the 1976 and 1977 NFL seasons, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
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The Yankee Years

Joe Torre · Doubleday
Pages: 502
Format: Print book

Twelve straight playoff appearances. Six American League pennants. Four World Series titles. This is the definitive story of a dynasty: the Yankee yearsWhen Joe Torre took over as manager of the New York Yankees in 1996, the most storied franchise in sports had not won a World Series title...
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Ready All! George Yeoman Pocock and Crew Racing

Gordon R Newell · University of Washington Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

In the 1920s, an upstart West Coast college began to challenge the Eastern universities in the ancient sport of crew racing. Sportswriters scoffed at the "crude western boats" and their crews. But for the next forty years, the University of Washington dominated rowing around the world....
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The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean

Susan Casey · Doubleday; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out. For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis­missed...
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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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Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football

Nicholas Dawidoff · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

An unrivaled portrait of day-to-day life in the NFL: "Riveting...An instant classic." -- New York Times Book ReviewBy spending a year with the New York Jets, Nicholas Dawidoff entered a mysterious and private world with its own rituals and language. Equal parts Paper Lion, Moneyball,...
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unPHILtered: The Way I See It

Phil Robertson · Howard Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The beloved patriarch of AEs Duck Dynasty series, Phil Robertson, shares his thoughtful—and opinionated—philosophy on life. In Phil Robertsons 1 New York Times bestseller, Happy, Happy, Happy, we learned about Phils colorful past and the wild road to becoming the beloved patriarch of AEs smash...
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Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter

Frank Deford · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

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Follow the Roar: Tailing Tiger for All 604 Holes of His Most Spectacular Season

Bob Smiley · HarperCollins
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

With an eye for vivid detail and indefatigable determination, ESPN.com contributer Bob Smiley tracked Tiger Woods for all 604 holes of his 2008 season, from the seaside cliffs of San Diego to the deserts of Dubai, through the hallowed gates of Augusta National, and, ultimately, back to California...
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