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In the City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist

Pete Jordan · Harper Perennial
Format: Paperback

Pete Jordan, author of the wildly popular Dishwasher: One Man’s Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States, is back with a memoir that tells the story of his love affair with Amsterdam, the city of bikes, all the while unfolding an unknown history of the city's cycling, from the craze...
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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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Earl The Pearl: My Story

Earl Monroe · Rodale Books
Format: Hardcover

Earl “The Pearl” Monroe is a basketball legend whose impact on the game transcends statistics, a player known as much for his unorthodox, “playground” style of play as his championship pedigree. Observers said that watching him play was like listening to jazz,...
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Burleigh Grimes: Baseball's Last Legal Spitballer

Joe Niese · McFarland
Format: Print book

Burleigh Grimes--forever remembered as the ill-tempered spitballer with the perpetual five o'clock shadow. For nearly two decades, he brought his surly disposition to the pitcher's mound. His life-or-death mentality resulted in a reputation as one of the game's great competitors...
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An Accidental Athlete: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Middle Age

John ""The Penguin"" Bingham · Velo Press
Format: Print book

A funny thing happened on my way to middle age. I became an athlete. And not just any athlete, but a runner—all without taking a running step until I was 43 years old.Known by fans as "The Penguin" for his back-of-the-pack speed, John Bingham is the unlikely hero of the modern...
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Iron War: Dave Scott, Mark Allen, & the Greatest Race Ever Run

Matt Fitzgerald · Velo Press
Format: Book

The 1989 Ironman® World Championship was the greatest race ever. In a spectacular duel that become known as the Iron War, the world's two strongest athletes raced side by side at world-record pace for a grueling 139 miles. Driven by one of the fiercest rivalries in triathlon, Dave...
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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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Bullet Bill Dudley: The Greatest 60-Minute Man in Football

Steve Stinson · Lyons Pr
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

You can't separate football from the man. The game gave him everything and "Bullet Bill" Dudley said as much. But you can separate the man from football. As a husband, father, businessman and citizen, he put far more into this world than he took out. Three years before Bill...
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Mind Power: Secret Strategies for the Martial Arts

Kazumi Tabata · Tuttle Publishing; Hardcover with Jacket edition
Format: Print book

At the earliest stages of learning a martial art, students almost exclusively study the physical techniques. It is only after much time and intensive practice that these techniques become automatic. Reaching the point of ingrained movements is a major step in mastering a martial art. Yet when...
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Tales from the Pittsburgh Penguins Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Penguins Stories Ever Told

Joe Starkey · Sports Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Readers have the chance to meet the Pittsburgh Penguins, one of the wildest, wackiest, most wonderful sports franchises that ever waddled its way across North America. If Penguins fans are not shedding tears of sadness, they are crying for joy or simply laughing so hard they cannot stop....
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Let's Get It On!: The Making of MMA and Its Ultimate Referee

Loretta Hunt · Medallion Press
Format: Hardcover

An intimate profile of the legendary mixed martial arts (MMA) referee, this first full-length autobiography of pop culture icon “Big” John McCarthy details every aspect of his life—from his strong-handed Los Angeles upbringing to his involvement in the naming of the sport,...
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Half Man, Half Bike: The Life of Eddy Merckx, Cycling's Greatest Champion

William Fotheringham · Chicago Review Press
Format: Book

Eddy Merckx is to cycling what Muhammad Ali is to boxing or Pele to soccer: simply the best there has ever been. Merckx amassed an astonishing 445 victories. Lance Armstrong, by comparison, managed fewer than 100. Merckx didn’t just beat his opponents; he crushed them.           ...
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Hell on Two Wheels: An Astonishing Story of Suffering, Triumph, and the Most Extreme Endurance Race in the World

Amy Snyder · Triumph Books
Format: Print book

Three-time Ironman finisher Amy Snyder takes the wraps off the best kept secret in the sports world, the Race Across America (RAAM), a bicycle race like no other. Unlike its famous cousin the Tour de France, RAAM is much crazier, more gothic, and even savage: once the gun goes off the clock...
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