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Powerful Moments in Sports: The Most Significant Sporting Events in American History

Marty Gitlin · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics. Billie Jean King takes on Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes. Title IX is passed. Some moments in sports - whether they take place on a track, on a tennis court, or in a courtroom - transcend the event itself. Some have helped...
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The Patriot: The Stunning True Story of Aaron Hernandez: His Rise and Fall as a Football Superstar, His Two Explosive Trials for Murder, His Shocking Death

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The world's most popular thriller writer presents the definitive, never before told account of the Aaron Hernandez case. Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. But who was Aaron...
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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. Z: The Lost Memoirs of an Irreverent Football Writer

Paul Zimmerman · Triumph Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

During his nearly 50 years of sportswriting, including 28 at Sports Illustrated, readers of Dr. Z came to expect a certain alchemical, trademark blend: words which were caustic and wry, at times self-deprecating or even puzzling, but always devilishly smart with arresting honesty. A complex...
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How to Watch Soccer

Ruud Gullit · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

An opinionated masterclass in the art and science of "reading" a match from one of professional soccer's most respected and beloved international figures Ruud Gullit knows better than anyone else that to understand soccer you have to understand strategy. When he started playing...
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Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre

Jeff Pearlman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

From a New York Times best-selling author, the full, definitive biography of Brett Favre A towering figure on the field for two decades who breezed into the Hall of Fame, Brett Favre was one of the game's last cowboys, a fastball-throwing, tobacco-chewing gunslinger who refused to give...
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Mr. Darley's Arabian: High Life, Low Life, Sporting Life: A History of Racing in Twenty-Five Horses

Christopher McGrath · Pegasus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The audacious and inspired history of horse racing told through the bloodline of twenty-five exceptional Arabian steeds. In 1704 a bankrupt English merchant sent home the colt he had bought from Bedouin tribesmen near the ruins of Palmyra. Thomas Darley hoped this horse might be the ticket...
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The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World's Greatest Teams

Sam Walker · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 352

The founding editor of The Wall Street Journal's sports section profiles the greatest teams in history and identifies the counterintuitive leadership qualities of the unconventional men and women who drove them to succeed. The secret to winning is not what you think it is. It's...
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Backcountry Trails of Florida: A Guide to Hiking Florida's Water Management Districts

TERRI MASHOUR · University Press of Florida
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

"A revelation for hikers. Mashour knows the backcountry of Florida like few others."--Robert Silk, author of An Ecotourist's Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys"Provides detailed trail directions, a descriptive sense of each ecosystem, and don't-miss highlights."--Michal...
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Lines, Tines & Southern Pines: Discovering Life through Fishing, Hunting and Outdoor Tales

Corey W Jenkins · Big Mac Publishers
Pages: 172
Format: Hardcover

***Full Color Hardcover Edition! 39 Unique Color Photographs Inside.*** Corey Jenkins has crafted a set of stories that will have you crying, laughing and begging for more. Told with folksy humor & down home charm, "Lines, Tines & Southern Pines" is a treat for all who enjoy...
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Taking Aim: Daring to Be Different, Happier, and Healthier in the Great Outdoors

Eva Shockey · Convergent Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed bow hunter who defies the stereotype that hunting is a man's game, Eva Shockey is a TV and social media phenomenon at the forefront of a new wave of women and girls who are passionate about outdoor sports. Eva Shockey grew up expecting to be a dancer like her glamorous...
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Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August

Oliver Hilmes · Other Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A lively account of the 1936 Olympics told through the voices and stories of those who witnessed it, from an award-winning historian and biographerBerlin 1936 takes the reader through the sixteen days of the Olympiad, describing the events in the German capital through the eyes of a select...
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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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