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Spartan Fit!: 30 Days. Transform Your Mind. Transform Your Body. Commit to Grit. No Gym Required.

Joe De Sena · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the best-selling author of Spartan Up! a complete 30-day workout and diet plan to help you reach peak performance Joe De Sena designed the Spartan races to test overall conditioning: strength, flexibility, endurance, and speed. His signature take-no-prisoners approach to achieving...
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The Comeback: Greg LeMond, the True King of American Cycling, and a Legendary Tour de France

Daniel De Vise? · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

In July 1986, Greg LeMond stunned the sporting world by becoming the first American to win the Tour de France, the world's pre-eminent bicycle race, defeating French cycling legend Bernard Hinault. Nine months later, LeMond lay in a hospital bed, his life in peril after a hunting accident,...
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The Edge: The War against Cheating and Corruption in the Cutthroat World of Elite Sports

Roger A Pielke Jr. · Roaring Forties Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Roger Pielke reveals how sports stars break the rules in their search for a competitive edge.Both entertaining and thought-provoking, THE EDGE not only visits the battlefields in the war against cheating and corruption, but also explores ways to ensure that "the spirit of sport"...
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One for the Record: The Inside Story of Hank Aaron's Chase for the Home Run Record

George Plimpton · Little
Pages: 193
Format: Print book

The inside story of Hank Aaron's chase for the home run record, repackaged and with a foreword by Bob Costas and new material from the Plimpton Archives.In ONE FOR THE RECORD, George Plimpton recounts Hank Aaron's thrilling race to become the new home run champion. Amidst media...
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My Cubs: A Love Story

Scott Simon · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

NPR's Scott Simon's personal, heartfelt reflections on his beloved Chicago Cubs, replete with club lore, memorable anecdotes, frenetic fandom and wise and adoring intimacy that have made the world champion Cubbies baseball's most tortured - and now triumphant - franchise.No metaphor is necessary;...
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Dr. J: The Autobiography

Julius Erving · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

With startling honesty and an unmistakable voice, Dr. J is a historic self-portrait of an American legend, Julius The Doctor Erving.With his flights of improvisation around the basket and his towering afro, Julius Erving became one of the most charismatic and revolutionary players basketball...
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Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever

Kevin Cook · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of six ordinary baseball players whose lives intersected in the 1947 World Series, through whom the author explores the life-changing effects of momentary fame.The 1947 World Series was "the most exciting ever" in the words of Joe DiMaggio, with a decade's worth of drama...
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Bitterroot - A Memoir: Echoes of Beauty & Loss

Steven Faulkner · Beaufort Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Using the letters of the 19th-century explorer Pierre Jean De Smet, Steven Faulkner and his eighteen-year-old son, Alex, follow De Smet across the High Plains to the fur trappers' rendezvous on the Green River, then on to the Lewis and Clark Trail. Lewis and Clark take them over the Rockies...
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The 50 Greatest Players in New York Giants Football History

Robert W. Cohen · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

The New York Giants joined the National Football League back in 1925, and have since been one of the league’s flagship franchises. The Giants have appeared in nineteen NFL championship games—more than any other team—and have won eight league championships. Iconic figures...
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Death Row All Stars: A Story of Baseball, Corruption, and Murder

Chris Enss · TwoDot; 1st Edition edition
Format: Print book

It was the golden age of baseball, and all over the country teams gathered on town fields in front of throngs of fans to compete for local glory. In Rawlins, Wyoming, residents lined up for tickets to see slugger Joseph Seng and the rest of the Wyoming Penitentiary Death Row All Stars as they...
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Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s

Jeff Pearlman · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 482
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Sweetness delivers the first all-encompassing account of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of professional sports' most-revered - and dominant - dynasties. The Los Angeles Lakers of the 1980s personified the flamboyance and excess of the decade...
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Butterfly: From Refugee to Olympian - My Story of Rescue, Hope, and Triumph

Yusra Mardini · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The inspiring story of how one woman saved fellow refugees from drowning -- and how she went on to become an Olympic swimmer.When young Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini realized her boat's engine shut down as she was traveling from Syria to Greece with other refugees, there was no hesitation:...
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Long Shot

Mike Piazza · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Mike Piazzas autobiography—the candid story of the greatest hitting catcher in the history of baseball, from his inauspicious draft selection to his Hall of Fame-worthy achievements and the unusual controversies that marked his career. Mike Piazza was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers...
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Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage

Molly Wizenberg · Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this funny, frank, tender memoir and New York Times bestseller, the author of A Homemade Life and the blog Orangette recounts how opening a restaurant sparked the first crisis of her young marriage. When Molly Wizenberg married Brandon Pettit, he was a trained composer with a handful...
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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 to the NFL.Hal...
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