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50 Hikes in Ohio

Ralph Ramey · The Countryman Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A veteran hiker revisits old favorite trails in the Buckeye State In this revised and updated edition, Ralph Ramey visits old and new trails that reflect his love of hiking in Ohio. Walks through remnant prairies and an area of drifting sand dunes, a climb to a dolomite promontory, and a hike...
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Jackie Robinson: An Integrated Life

J. Christopher Schutz · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 175
Format: Hardcover

Jackie Robinson's story is not only a compelling drama of heroism, but also as a template of the African American freedom struggle. A towering athletic talent, Robinson's greater impact was on preparing the way for the civil rights reform wave following WWII. But Robinson's story has always...
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Best Tent Camping: Michigan: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization

Matt Forster · Menasha Ridge Press; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

Best Tent Camping: Michigan is for those who want to experience the beauty of Michigan in quiet and solitude. Author Matt Forster carefully selected all 50 campgrounds to offer readers the most promise for a unique outdoor experience. With a five-star rating system for qualities like privacy,...
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Ted Williams, My Father: A Memoir

Claudia Williams · Ecco; Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed edition
Format: Hardcover

In this poignant memoir, Claudia Williams, the last surviving child of legendary Boston Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Ted Williams, tells her father’s story, including never-before-told anecdotes about his life on and off the field that reveal the flesh and blood man behind “The...
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ROAR: How to Match Your Food and Fitness to Your Unique Female Physiology for Optimum Performance, Great Health, and a Strong, Lean Body for Life

Stacy Sims · Rodale Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Women are not small men. Stop eating and training like one. Because most nutrition products and training plans are designed for men, it's no wonder that so many female athletes struggle to reach their full potential. ROAR is a comprehensive, physiology-based nutrition and training guide...
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Speed Kings: The 1932 Winter Olympics and the Fastest Men in the World

Andy Bull · AVERY, an imprint of Penguin Random House
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

A story of risk, adventure, and daring as four Americans race to win the gold medal in the most dangerous competition in Olympic history. In the 1930s, as the world hurtled toward war, speed was all the rage. Bobsledding, the fastest and most thrilling way to travel on land, had become...
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Montana: The Biography of Football's Joe Cool

Keith Dunnavant · Thomas Dunne Books, 2015
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

As long as football is played, Joe Montana will be synonymous with the heart-pounding rally. Seemingly impervious to the pressure of a scoreboard deficit, the quarterback known as Joe Cool brought a steadying calm to every huddle, especially when the situation seemed especially dire. His reputation...
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Girl in the Woods: A Memoir

Aspen Matis · William Morrow & Co
Pages: 372
Format: Print book

Girl in the Woods is Aspen Matis's exhilarating true-life adventure of hiking from Mexico to Canada - a coming of age story, a survival story, and a triumphant story of overcoming emotional devastation. On her second night of college, Aspen was raped by a fellow student. Overprotected by her parents...
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The Total Outdoorsman Skills & Tools Manual

T. Edward Nickens · Weldon Owen
Format: Print book

What makes someone a total outdoorsman? It’s a mix of know-how, enthusiasm, experience and having the right tools. In this follow-up to the top-selling Total Outdoorsman Manual author T. Edward Nickens returns with another 300+ hints on how to get the most from your hunting, fishing,...
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Mookie: Life, Baseball, and the '86 Mets

Mookie Wilson · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 266
Format: Hardcover

They said it was the "Curse of the Bambino." They said "the bad guys won." Now one of baseball's all-time good guys, New York Mets legend Mookie Wilson, tells his side of the story - from the ground ball through Bill Buckner's legs that capped the miraculous...
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The Last Innocents: The Collision of the Turbulent Sixties and the Los Angeles Dodgers

Michael Leahy · Harper
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

From an award-winning journalist comes the riveting odyssey of seven Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1960s - a chronicle of a team, a game, and a nation in transition during one of the most exciting and unsettled decades in history.Legendary Dodgers Maury Wills, Sandy Koufax, Wes Parker, Jeff...
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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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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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Idiot's Guides: Golf

Brian Crowell · Alpha
Format: Paperback

Golf is one of the most popular hobby sports among men and women of all ages, but if you've never picked up a club before, it's hard to know where to begin. Geared for the absolute beginner, Idiot's Guides: Golf teaches all of the basics in a series of "lessons" using...
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Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar · Time Home Entertainment
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Bestselling author, basketball legend and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores the heart of issues that affect Americans today.Since retiring from professional basketball as the NBA's all-time leading scorer, six-time MVP, and Hall of Fame inductee, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has become...
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The Dad Report: Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families

Kevin Cook · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable look at how baseball families share our national pastime.Baseball honors legacies -- from cheering the home team to breaking in an old glove handed down from father to son. In The Dad Report, award-winning sportswriter Kevin Cook weaves a tapestry of uplifting stories in which...
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Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA

Joe Nocera · Portfolio
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

"How can the NCAA blithely wreck careers without regard to due process or common fairness? How can it act so ruthlessly to enforce rules that are so petty? Why won't anybody stand up to these outrageous violations of American values and American justice?" In the four years since...
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Derek Jeter #2: Thanks for the Memories

David Fischer · Sports Publishing
Format: Hardcover

This book commemorates The Captains career in pinstripes through words and images. David Fischer traces Derek Jeters legendary baseball career, from his early minor-league struggles, through his exhilarating days as a Yankees superstar, to his status as an enduring symbol of the steroid-free...
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Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets

Steve Kettmann · Atlantic Monthly
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 2010, the New York Mets were in trouble. One of baseball's most valuable franchises, they had recently suffered an embarrassing September collapse and two bitter losing seasons. Their GM had made costly mistakes. And their principle owners were embroiled in the largest financial...
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Scout's Campfire Cookbook for Kids

Tim Conners · Falcon Guides; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Hungry for Troll Stew, Snake on a Stick, or Dirty Marshmallows? They're in here! As with The Scout's Outdoor Cookbook, this all-new guide brings together outdoor recipes, methods, and tips for a Scout-friendly cooking experience geared toward kids. This userfriendly cookbook is aimed...
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The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes

Jorge Posada · Dey Street Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The legendary New York Yankee catcher tells the incredible story of his personal journey, offering an unexpected, behind-the-plate view of his career, his past, and the father-son bond that fueled his love of the game.For seventeen seasons, the name Jorge Posada was synonymous with New York...
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My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football

Paul Finebaum · Harper
Format: Hardcover

An all-access pass into the powerhouse teams and passionate fanbases of the legendary Southeastern Conference from one of the most influential men in college football ESPNs Paul FinebaumProud owner of prestigious college football programs producing seven consecutive national championships...
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Days of Knight: How the General Changed My Life

Kirk Haston · Indiana University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

What happens when a 6' 9" kid from Lobelville, Tennessee is recruited by legendary basketball coach Bob Knight? Kirk Haston's life was changed forever with just a two-minute phone call. Containing previously unknown Knight stories, anecdotes, and choice quotes, fans will gain...
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Rock 'n' Roll Soccer: The Short Life and Fast Times of the North American Soccer League

Ian Plenderleith · Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

The North American Soccer League - at its peak in the late 1970s - presented soccer as performance, played by men with a bent for flair, hair and glamour. More than just Pelé and the New York Cosmos, it lured the biggest names of the world game like Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer, Eusebio,...
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Game of My Life Indianapolis Colts: Memorable Stories of Colts Football

Mike Chappell · Sports Pub
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

In 1984, after more than thirty years as the Baltimore Colts, the franchise moved to their present home in Indianapolis, where they began their tenure as one of the most successful NFL teams.In Game of My Life Indianapolis Colts, devoted fans can join their beloved team in the action on the field...
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Saving Baby: How One Woman's Love for a Racehorse Led to Her Redemption

Jo Anne Normile · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

"If we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and do nothing, we make ourselves sharers in the guilt." --Anna Sewell, author of Black BeautyJo Anne Normile was not supposed to keep the foal, an exuberant Thoroughbred with only a few white hairs on his reddish-brown...
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Fields of Battle: Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War

Brian Curtis · Flatiron Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl was moved from Pasadena to Durham, North Carolina, out of fear of Japanese attacks on the West Coast. It remains the only Rose Bowl game to ever be played outside of Pasadena. Duke University, led by legendary coach Wallace...
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Pete Rose: An American Dilemma

Kostya Kennedy · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 341
Format: Hardcover

"Kennedy's book on the tarnished and enigmatic Rose is exceptional. Like the best writing about sport--Liebling, Angell--it qualifies as stirring literature. I'd read Kennedy no matter what he writes about." --Richard FordPete Rose played baseball with a singular and headfirst...
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Here Comes Exterminator!: The Longshot Horse, the Great War, and the Making of an American Hero

Eliza Mcgraw · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The father of the Kentucky Derby called him "the greatest all-around Thoroughbred in American racing history." Sportswriter Grantland Rice simply called him "the greatest race horse." Now, Eliza McGraw tells the story of how a gangling, longshot Kentucky Derby winner...
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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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No Plan B: Most Valuable Peyton - Manning's Comeback with the Denver Broncos

Mark Kiszla · Taylor Trade Publishing; Second Edition edition
Format: Book

Peyton Manning is America’s quarterback. And America loves a great comeback story. Less than two years after Manning was fired from the Indianapolis Colts, he led the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl and won pro football’s Most Valuable Player award for the fifth time. In 2013,...
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99: Stories of the Game

Wayne Gretzky · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

"The Great One" weaves memories of his legendary career with an inside look at the sport of professional hockey, and the heroes and stories that inspired him. From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books, his accomplishments becoming...
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Twelve Yards: The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty Kick

Ben Lyttleton · Penguin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

An all-encompassing look at the penalty kick, soccer's all-or-nothing play - its legendary moments and the secrets to its successNo stretch of grass has been the site of more glory or heartbreak in the world of sports than the few dozen paces between goalkeeper and penalty kicker in soccer....
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When It Was Just a Game: Remembering the First Super Bowl

Harvey Frommer · Taylor Trade Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer and with an introduction by pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, When It Was Just a Game tells the fascinating story of the ground-breaking AFL-NFL World Championship Football game played on January 15, 1967: Packers...
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The Student Athlete's Guide to Getting Recruited: How to Win Scholarships, Attract Colleges and Excel as an Athlete

Stewart Brown · SuperCollege; Third Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Illustrating that there is a spot for everyone, this completely revised recruitment manual is a go-to guide for all high school students that dream of participating in college athletics. It addresses not only how to get recruited by top colleges and universities but also how to excel academically...
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Nature Walks in the Indiana Dunes

Alan McPherson · Alan McPherson
Pages: 105
Format: Print book

Nature Walks in the Indiana Dunes highlights 25 outings that traverse an uncommon landscape along the south shore of Lake Michigan. The guidebook briefly describes the natural and social history of each walk. Accurate maps and detailed highway directions and trail descriptions help in planning...
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Basic Fishing: A Beginner’s Guide

Wade Bourne · Skyhorse Publishing; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

A great beginner's guide for burgeoning fishermen.New to fishing and have no idea how to start? With Basic Fishing, you'll be an accomplished angler in no time at all. Expert angler and award-winning outdoor writer Wade Bourne was taught to fish by his father. In turn, Bourne taught...
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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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Blind Descent: Surviving Alone and Blind on Mount Everest

Brian Dickinson · Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

Alone and blind at 29,000 feet!Former Navy rescue swimmer Brian Dickinson was roughly 1,000 feet from the summit of Mount Everest -- also known as "the death zone" -- when his Sherpa became ill and had to turn back, leaving Brian with a difficult decision: should he continue to push...
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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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Pedro

Pedro Martinez · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A bold, no-holds-barred memoir from one of the most dominant and dynamic pitchers to ever play the game Before Pedro Martinez was the eight-time All Star, three-time Cy Young Award winner, and World Series champion, before stadiums full of fans chanted his name, he was just a little kid from...
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Beast: Blood, Struggle, and Dreams at the Heart of Mixed Martial Arts

Doug Merlino · Bloomsbury, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

The first book to bring readers deep inside a top mixed martial arts gym, Beast shows exactly what it takes to reach the top of this exacting sport. Doug Merlino spent two years at Florida's American Top Team, living, eating, and training alongside some of the world's best fighters,...
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Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit

Tom Stanton · Lyons Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times BestsellerDetroit, mid-1930s: In a city abuzz over its unrivaled sports success, gun-loving baseball fan Dayton Dean became ensnared in the nefarious and deadly Black Legion. The secretive, Klan-like group was executing a wicked plan of terror, murdering enemies, flogging...
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Chase Your Shadow: The Trials of Oscar Pistorius

John Carlin · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of the rise and fall of South African Olympic and Gold Medal-winning Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, from his personal and athletic success to the murder charge that rocked the world and put both the man, and post-Apartheid South Africa, on trial.Oscar Pistorius...
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati: Including Clifton Gorge, Southeast Indiana, and Northern Kentucky

Tamara York · Menasha Ridge Press
Pages: 345
Format: Paperback

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati covers the best and oftentimes little-known hiking destinations within 60 miles of the greater Cincinnati area. The hikes were selected based on family friendliness, scenery, and history. Many of the hikes fall between 3 to 5 miles in length, providing...
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Sports Illustrated Basketball's Greatest

Editors of Sports Illustrated · Sports Illustrated
Format: Hardcover

Whos the greatest center of all time, Wilt Chamberlain or Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? Where does Shaquille ONeal land in the rankings? Would you pick Tim Duncan or Charles Barkley as the better power forward? Whos your best Sixth Man? Where does LeBron James rank among small forwards? Sports...
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The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea

Chris Jericho · Gotham; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author, wrestler, metal rocker, and over-the-top media personality shares his latest wild and hilarious adventures World Wrestling Entertainment has named Chris Jericho as one of the top ten wrestlers—and one of the top five talkers—of all time. Certainly,...
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Running Man: A Memoir

Charlie Engle · Scribner
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

A compulsively readable, remarkably candid memoir from world class ultra-marathon runner Charlie Engle chronicling his globe-spanning races, his record-breaking run across the Sahara Desert, and how running helped him overcome drug addiction ... and an unjust stint in federal prison.After...
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Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia: Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Wilderness Survival, First Aid

Vin T. Sparano · Universe Publishing(NY)
Pages: 640
Format: Paperback

INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards -- 2014 GOLD Winner for Best Sports BookThe ultimate do-it-yourself guide for the outdoors enthusiast, completely updated for today's outdoorsman and now in full color. This latest (fifth) edition of the award-winning Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia will...
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Touchdown Tony: Running with a Purpose

Tony Nathan · Howard Books
Format: Hardcover

In the movie tie-in to the Fall 2015 film, Woodlawn, Tony Nathan (the central character of the film) shares his experiences as an African American running back on a mostly white team in 1970s Birmingham, Alabama. His courage and superb ability helped heal a city and propelled him to a successful...
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On the Clock: The Story of the NFL Draft

Barry Wilner · Taylor Trade Publishing
Format: Print book

The NFL draft features no action on the field. No passing, running, tackling, or kicking. Hey, there isn't even a field. Yet the draft has become more popular than many other sporting events, including the NBA and NHL playoff games, against which it goes head-to-head for viewers. In fact,...
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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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The Agent: My 40-Year Career Making Deals and Changing the Game

Leigh Steinberg · Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller!The real-life "Jerry Maguire," superagent Leigh Steinberg shares his personal stories on the rise, fall, and redemption of his game-changing career in the high-stakes world of professional sportsLeigh Steinberg is renowned as one of the greatest sports...
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Jeff Gordon: His Dream, Drive & Destiny

Joe Garner · Jeff Gordon Inc
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The first-ever authorized biography of Jeff Gordon, the four-time champion racing legend. For over a year, Garner interviewed and observed Gordon at races, special events, and at home. The book is based on extensive interviews with Gordon - as well as in-depth interviews with dozens of family...
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American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

Joe Drape · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

History was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978. As magnificent as the champion is, the team behind him has been all too human while on the road to immortality.Written by an award-winning New York Times sportswriter,...
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Off Course: Inside the Mad, Muddy World of Obstacle Course Racing

Erin Beresini · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A?fun, funny, fist-pumping?romp through the thriving new fitness culture of obstacle course racing? Obstacle course racing is the fastest-growing sport in U.S. history. Every week, thousands of marathoners, CrossFitters, and casual weekend warriors shell out money to run through mud and fire,...
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What It Takes: Fighting For My Life and My Love of the Game

Mark Herzlich · NAL
Format: Hardcover

In 2011, he became starting linebacker for the New York Giants and triumphed in the Super Bowl—after being told his cancer diagnosis meant he would never play football again.... As a child, Herzlich found an inspiring and grounding force in football, eventually turning his passion into...
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UFC® Official Fan's Guide

Thomas Gerbasi · Carlton Books; Updated edition
Format: Paperback

First contested in 1993, the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) is an incredible Mixed Martial Arts spectacle that has taken the world by storm. Packed with fascinating exclusive features, dramatic action photographs, and amazing trivia, this fan guide is the ultimate look at the sport....
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The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball's Power Brokers

Jon Pessah · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

The incredible inside story of power, money, and baseball's last twenty yearsIn the fall of 1992, America's National Pastime is in crisis and already on the path to the unthinkable: cancelling a World Series for the first time in history. The owners are at war with each other, their...
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Stand Tall: Fighting for My Life, Inside and Outside the Ring

Dewey Bozella · Ecco
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In this inspiring memoir, Dewey Bozella recounts his life and the twenty-six years he spent behind bars for a murder he did not commit - a stirring tale of courage, strength, faith, and perseverance.In the late 1970s, Dewey Bozella was wrongfully accused of murdering Emma Crapser, a ninety-two-year-old...
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101 Trout Tips: A Guide's Secrets, Tactics, and Techniques

Landon R. Mayer · Stackpole/Headwater
Format: Print book

Every fly-fishing problem has a solution. This collection of advice from veteran instructor Landon Mayer helps you analyze your past mistakes and learn how to adapt to a wide range of fishing conditions.Unorthodox solutions for common fly-fishing problemsCovers everything from fly selection...
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Intangiball: The Subtle Things That Win Baseball Games

Lonnie Wheeler · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

"A unique and refreshing ode to the "little things" that represent baseball's heartbeat--the player who, in countless ways, makes other players better. Intangiball tracks the progress of the Cincinnati Reds through five years of culture change, beginning with the trades...
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Wrigley Field Year by Year: A Century at the Friendly Confines

Sam Pathy · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 634
Format: Book

More than just a lavishly illustrated and highly readable book, Wrigley Field Year by Year, originally published in 2014, is the result of a quarter century of meticulous research. Written by a baseball historian and recognized authority on the "Friendly Confines," this is the first...
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Split Season: 1981: Fernandomania, the Bronx Zoo, and the Strike that Saved Baseball

Jeff Katz · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

The never-before-told story of the momentous season torn in half by the bitter players strike.1981 was a watershed moment in American sports, when players turned an oligarchy of owners into a game where they had a real voice. Midway through the season, a game-changing strike ripped baseball...
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Forward: A Memoir

Abby Wambach · Dey Street Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." - NPR"Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves." - Sheryl Sandberg,...
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Federer and Me: A Story of Obsession

William Skidelsky · Atria Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In this wildly entertaining and informative memoir reminiscent of Nick Hornby's Fever Pitch - but for the world of tennis - one man recounts his all-consuming obsession with Roger Federer and delves into the fascinating history and evolution of this beloved sport.For much of the past decade,...
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Running with the Champ: My Forty-Year Friendship with Muhammad Ali

Tim Shanahan · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A personal tribute to the remarkable friendship between Tim Shanahan and Muhammad Ali, including dozens of never-before-told stories about Ali, his family, his entourage, and various celebrities along the way - as well as never-before-published personal photos.In 1976 Tim Shanahan was a medical-instruments...
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The Mannings: The Fall and Rise of a Football Family

Lars Anderson · Ballantine
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author Lars Anderson comes the first full biography of the top family in American sports. Two generations of Mannings have produced three star quarterbacks: Archie, the folk hero at Ole Miss and a star with the Saints; Peyton, considered one of the best of all time;...
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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 516
Format: Print book

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Games -- by one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time. Renowned sportswriter David Goldblatt has been hailed by the Wall Street Journal for writing "with the expansive eye of a social and cultural critic"...
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Weight Training Without Injury: Over 350 Step-by-Step Pictures Including What Not to Do!

Fred Stellabotte · Regalis Publishing
Pages: 294
Format: Paperback

The exercise will never hurt you--only improper form causes injury. Master the essentials of proper weight training and be safe while performing the squat, lunge, leg press, lat pulldown, reverse fly, bench press, chest fly, shoulder press, shoulder raise, biceps curl, triceps extension,...
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Accepted: How the First Gay Superstar Changed WWE

Pat Patterson · ECW Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

"Pat is one of the greatest mentors I've ever had in the world of sports-entertainment." - Dwayne "The Rock" JohnsonWhen Pat Patterson was 17 years old, he was asked to leave his home after telling his parents he was in love . . . with a man. Moving from Montreal to the United...
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The Student Athlete's Guide to Getting Recruited: How to Win Scholarships, Attract Colleges and Excel as an Athlete

Stewart Brown · Supercollege, 2016.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Illustrating that there is a spot for everyone, this completely revised recruitment manual is a go-to guide for all high school students that dream of participating in college athletics. It addresses not only how to get recruited by top colleges and universities but also how to excel academically...
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Mr. Hockey: My Story

Gordie Howe · G.P. Putnam's Sons; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The definitive autobiography from hockeys greatest living legend—Mr. Hockey himself, Gordie Howe.  Big, skilled, tough on the ice, and nearly indestructible, Howe dominated both the sport and the record books like no one has before or since. Over an incredible six decades, the Hall...
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Guns the Right Way: Introducing Kids to Firearm Safety and Shooting

Jerry Luciano · Gun Digest Books
Format: Print book

Regardless of age, every child can benefit from learning about gun safety. Whether you want to introduce your child to firearms for hunting or sport - or simply ensure that he or she knows how to be safe around firearms - this is the book for you! This straightforward teaching aid can help...
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The Ugly Game: The Corruption of FIFA and the Qatari Plot to Buy the World Cup

Heidi Blake · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

"The book that reminds you exactly what's wrong with FIFA" (Esquire UK) : This meticulously reported account by two award-winning, investigative journalists at Britain's The Sunday Times explains how the 2022 World Cup was secured for Qatar - a key element in the ongoing,...
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The Hoops Whisperer: On the Court and Inside the Heads of Basketball's Best Players

Idan Ravin · Gotham; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Basketball’s most unlikely—and most sought-after—training guru offers an inside look at his career, his methods, and the all-star players whose games he’s helped transform. Where do the best basketball players in the world turn when they want to improve their...
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Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

John Feinstein · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball "No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they're pitching or hitting in Triple-A." - Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher "If you don't like it here,...
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The Keeper: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them

Tim Howard · Harper
Format: Hardcover

In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon  idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to stardom at the 2014 World Cup, the psychological and professional challenges he has faced, and the enduring...
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Peyton Manning: The Last Rodeo

Mark Kiszla · Natl Book Network
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

Peyton Manning is America's quarterback. And America loves a great comeback story. Less than two years after Manning was fired from the Indianapolis Colts, he led the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl and won pro football's Most Valuable Player award for the fifth time. In 2013,...
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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 · Dutton
Format: Hardcover

The riveting true story of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning 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, Olympic gold medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot...
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Coming Out to Play

Robbie Rogers · Penguin Books
Format: Book

“Rogers made history.” —Sports IllustratedRobbie Rogers knows better than most that keeping secrets can crush you. But for much of his life Robbie lived in paralyzing fear that sharing his big secret would cost him the love of his family and his career as a professional...
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Greater than Gold : from Olympic heartbreak to ultimate redemption

David Boudia · Nelson Books
Pages: 194
Format: Print book

One of America's most heralded young divers, David Boudia twice went for Olympic gold, training obsessively and whole-heartedly for success. In his first Olympics, he failed miserably, not winning a single medal. Four years later saw a different story: he mounted the podium twice, winning...
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MMA Now!: The Stars and Stories of Mixed Martial Arts

Brian Sobie · Firefly Books
Format: Paperback

Pound for pound, the most revealing book on the sport today. Mixed Martial Arts MMA is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world. Its origins hail from ancient Greece and the combat sport Pankration. Today MMA is a multi-million-dollar industry, led by the Ultimate Fighting Championship...
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The Game Must Go On: Hank Greenberg, Pete Gray, and the Great Days of Baseball on the Home Front in WWII

John Klima · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

On December 7, 1941, as the battleships in Pearl Harbor smoldered, one of the most powerful athletes in America, Detroit Tigers MVP Hank Greenberg, made a tumultuous decision - to leave the baseball field for the field of war. His decision left baseball's place during the war uncertain...
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Peyton Manning: A Quarterback for the Ages

Jim Saccomano · Sports Pub
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

It's impossible to overstate Peyton Manning's football legacy. He holds every major record for an NFL quarterback, including most career touchdown passes, most touchdown passes in a single season, most passing yards in a single season, and most games with a perfect passer rating....
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My Year of Running Dangerously: A Dad, a Daughter, and a Ridiculous Plan

Tom Foreman · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

CNN correspondent Tom Foreman's remarkable journey from half-hearted couch potato to ultra-marathon runner, with four half-marathons, three marathons, and 2,000 miles of training in between; a poignant and warm-hearted tale of parenting, overcoming the challenges of age, and quiet triumph.As...
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Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game

Mark Edmundson · Penguin Press
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed essayist Mark Edmundson reflects on his own rite of passage as a high school football player to get to larger truths about the ways America's Game shapes its menFootball teaches young men self-discipline and teamwork. But football celebrates violence. Football is a showcase for athletic...
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Throwback: A Big-League Catcher Tells How the Game Is Really Played

Jason Kendall · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Ever Wonder What's Being Said at Home Plate?How a Team Silently Communicates?What Goes on in the Clubhouse Behind Closed Doors?America's pastime has always left fans and amateur players alike yearning for the answers to questions about how pros play the game. Jason Kendall is an All-Star...
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Wooden: A Coach's Life

Seth Davis · Henry Holt & Co
Pages: 591
Format: Hardcover

A provocative and revelatory new biography of the legendary UCLA coach John Wooden, by one of America's top college basketball writersNo college basketball coach has ever dominated the sport like John Wooden. His UCLA teams reached unprecedented heights in the 1960s and '70s capped...
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Johnny Football: Johnny Manziel's Wild Ride from Obscurity to Legend at Texas A&M

Mike Shropshire · MVP Books
Format: Book

An inside look at one of today's most compelling athletes and his influence on college football--in Texas and across the nation. It's no secret that Texas is the capital of legendary football players. From Sammy Baugh to Earl Campbell to Robert Griffin III and scores of others in between,...
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A Life Well Played: My Stories

Arnold Palmer · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The instant New York Times bestsellerThis book is Palmer's parting gift to the world -- a treasure trove of entertaining anecdotes and timeless wisdom that readers, golfers and non-golfers alike, will celebrate and cherish. No one has won more fans around the world and no player has had a bigger...
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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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Archery Fundamentals-2nd Edition

Teresa Johnson · Human Kinetics; 2 edition
Format: Book

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When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World

Carli Lloyd · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the celebrated star of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, an inspiring, uplifting, and candid memoir of how she got there In 2015, the U.S .Women's National Soccer Team won its first FIFA championship in sixteen years, culminating in an epic final game that electrified...
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What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength

Scott Carney · Rodale Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

What Doesn't Kill Us, a New York Times bestseller, traces our evolutionary journey back to a time when survival depended on how well we adapted to the environment around us. Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern...
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WWE: 100 Greatest Matches

Craig Tello · Dk Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Experience the action, struggle, and epic glory of the 100 greatest matches in WWE history! With stunning visuals and in-depth commentary, WWE: The 100 Greatest Matches brings together the absolute best, most memorable and stunning matches in WWE history! Relive the excitement with this...
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Black Noon: The Year They Stopped the Indy 500

Art Garner · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 342
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2014 Dean Batchelor Award, Motor Press Guild "Book of the Year"Short-listed for 2015 PEN / ESPN Literary Award for Sports WritingBefore noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 was stopped for the first time in history by an accident. Seven cars had crashed in a fiery...
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Bowhunters' Digest

Patrick Meitin · Krause Publications
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Tune up your bowhunting skills! New to the bowhunting and archery game? Looking for some shooting tips to improve your extensive bowhunting experience? Bowhunters' Digest, 6th Edition has everything you need to take your skills to the next level. Expert archer, bowhunter and former...
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The Hero's Body: A Memoir

William Giraldi · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A memoir of motorcycles and muscles, of obsession and grief, and of a young man who learned how to stay alive through literature. At just forty-seven years old, William Giraldi's father was killed in a horrific motorcycle crash while racing on a country road. This tragedy, which forever...
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Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion

Missy Franklin · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What does it take to become a champion? Gold medalist Missy Franklin, along with her parents, D.A. and Dick, tell the inspirational and heartwarming story of how Missy became both a legendary athlete and a happy and confident woman, something they accomplished by doing things their own way and making...
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Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius

Bill Pennington · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 530
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of one of baseball's most celebrated, mercurial, and misunderstood figures Billy Martin is a story of contrasts. He was the clutch second baseman for the dominant New York Yankees of the 1950s. He then spent sixteen seasons managing in the big leagues, and is considered...
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