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Billy Cannon: A Long, Long Run

Charles N. deGravelles · Louisiana State University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Billy Cannon's name, his image, and his remarkable athletic career serve as emblems for Louisiana State University, the Southeastern Conference, and college football. LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Cannon led the Tigers to a national championship in 1958, igniting a love of the game...
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Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die

Chris Santella · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die, Chris Santella illuminates the best destinations for exploring the great outdoors. The book features the world's top spots for sleeping under the stars and enjoying a host of outdoor recreational activities that make camping such a time-honored...
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Unsportsmanlike conduct : college football and the politics of rape

Jessica Luther · Edge Of Sports
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

"Luther's research into rape on campuses is an important exposé demonstrating that the problem still lies within the male locker room...Highly relevant, hard-hitting, much-needed information that reveals the widespread existence of rape by sports players on college campuses."--Kirkus...
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The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to Watch

Jonathan Gottschall · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An English professor begins training in the sport of mixed martial arts and explores the science and history behind the violence of menWhen a mixed martial arts (MMA) gym moves in across the street from his office, Jonathan Gottschall sees a challenge, and an opportunity. Pushing forty,...
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Fly Fishing and Fly Making For Trout, Bass and Salmon

Centrale Raad van Beroep. · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

This special re-print edition of "Fly Fishing and Fly Making For Trout, Bass and Salmon" by J. Harrington Keene was written and first published in 1898, making it well over a century old. Topics covered in this wonderful old book include The Senses of Fishes in Relation to the Fly-Fisherman,...
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Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Canyon

Ron Adkison · Falcon Guides
Pages: 88
Format: Paperback

Taking hikers to some of the most scenic sections of the fabulous Grand Canyon National Park, this book includes short descriptions and maps of seventeen easy day hikes in the park. Hikes in this book are fairly short, usually (but not always) without big hills, and are on well-defined,...
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She's a Knockout!: A History of Women in Fighting Sports

L.A. Jennings · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Womens fighting sports have a rich and storied history. As far back as the eighteenth century, female fighters battled at varying levels, from county fairs to elite events. With new opportunities to compete in legitimate arenas—from the Olympics and the Golden Gloves to wrestling tournaments...
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The Colonel and Hug: The Partnership that Transformed the New York Yankees

Steve Steinberg · University of Nebraska Press
Format: Hardcover

From the teams inception in 1903, the New York Yankees were a floundering group that played as second-class citizens to the New York Giants. With four winning seasons to date, the team was purchased in 1915 by Jacob Ruppert and his partner, Cap Til Huston. Three years later, when Ruppert...
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The Smart Guide to Freshwater Fishing

Mike Seymour · Smart Guide Publications, Inc.; Second edition edition
Format: Book

Whether you are a novice angler or a seasoned veteran, The Smart Guide to Freshwater Fishing serves as a reference book on all topics related to freshwater fishing. The book presents a wealth of angling information in an easy-to-read style and discusses topics including places to fish;...
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Hear the Challenge: Hike the Appalachian Trail

Kyle Rohrig · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

If you have even remotely considered hiking the length of the nearly 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail, then you've "heard the challenge." The question now is ... will you answer it? If you have been on the fence about doing a thru-hike, the job of this book is to gently nudge,...
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The Secret of Golf: The Story of Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus

Joe Posnanski · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerThe first time they met, at an exhibition match in 1967, Tom Watson was a seventeen-year-old high school student and Jack Nicklaus, at twenty-seven, was already the greatest golfer in the world. Though they shared some similarities - they were both Midwestern boys...
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Dinner with DiMaggio: Memories of An American Hero

Rock G Positano · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The real Joe DiMaggio, remembered by the man who knew him best in the last decade of his life - candid and little-known stories about icons from Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, and his Yankees teammates on the field to Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, and other great celebrities off the field.Dr....
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Remembering the Stars of the NFL Glory Years: An Inside Look at the Golden Age of Football

WAYNE STEWART · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The 1950s and 60s was a golden age for professional football. It was perhaps the toughest and roughest era for the sport, before rules were created to better protect the players, but it was also a time when legends were born. To many football fans this era remains the Glory Years of the NFL,...
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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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USGA Golf Rules Illustrated 2016: The Official Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Golf

Lewis Blakey · Hamlyn
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

This book contains all the Rules of the game as revised 1st January, 2016, together with over 100 illustrations designed to provide easier understanding of those situations that cause difficulties for golfers.This essential reference book gives guidance on every situation a player...
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