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501 Unarmed Self-Defense Skills

Chris McNab · Thunder Bay Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Are you prepared to defend yourself in any emergency? 501 Unarmed Self-Defense Skills will teach you how to take down an opponent when flight is not an option. Whether you're faced with a fistfight or worse, these skills from survival expert Chris McNab will help you keep a cool head...
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Fly Fishing the Southeast Coast: A Complete Guide to Fishing Fresh and Salt Water

Gordon Churchill · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Learn all the tricks and tips to having a successful fishing experience. Gordon Churchill has been an enthusiastic angler all of his life, ever since he was little and would go fishing with his father in the lakes of upstate New York. Churchill shares his tips, tricks, and passion for fishing...
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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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Mr. America: The Tragic History of a Bodybuilding Icon

John D. Fair · University of Texas Press
Format: Book

For most of the twentieth century, the “Mr. America” image epitomized muscular manhood. From humble beginnings in 1939 at a small gym in Schenectady, New York, the Mr. America Contest became the world’s premier bodybuilding event over the next thirty years. Rooted in ancient...
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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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Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto

Steve Almond · Melville House; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best SellerPowerful...an important read. —Publishers WeeklyNew York Times bestselling author Steve Almond takes on Americas biggest sacred cow footballIn Against Football, Steve Almond details why, after forty years as a fan, he can no longer watch the game he still loves....
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Badass Survival Secrets: Essential Skills to Survive Any Crisis

James Henry · W W Norton
Pages: 137
Format: Book

You re a backpacker or a hunter lost in the woods after sundown; what do you do? Your car flips over on an empty highway; how will you survive until morning? If you were left alone in the middle of the wilderness, would you be able to make it? While current technology, such as cell phones...
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The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890s

Evan Friss · University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Pages: 288
Format: eBook

Cycling has experienced a renaissance in the United States, as cities around the country promote the bicycle as an alternative means of transportation. In the process, debates about the nature of bicycles - where they belong, how they should be ridden, how cities should or should not accommodate...
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The Illustrated History of Guns: From First Firearms to Semiautomatic Weapons

Chuck Wills · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

See the history of civilization through the world's most deadly and fascinating firearms!The Illustrated History of Guns is a comprehensive look at the often deadly, sometimes surprising, always fascinating tools of battle. More than three hundred photographs of an eclectic mix of weapons...
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Train Your Mind for Athletic Success: Mental Preparation to Achieve Your Sports Goals

Jim Taylor · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

Much too often, the mental aspect of sport performance is overlooked. While all top athletes are in outstanding physical condition and technically exceptional, mental preparation is often what separates the best from the rest. This is just as true for young athletes as it is for pros and Olympians....
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Training for Soccer Players

Marc Briggs · Crowood Press
Format: Paperback

A sports-science approach to training blended with practical advice enables coaches to deliver effective training for players of all abilitiesBeginning with an overview of anatomy, this guide teaches readers about the mechanics of the human body and movement and how this...
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Basketball's Greatest Stars

Michael Grange · Firefly Books; Third Edition edition
Format: Print book

The spectacular success of the NBA is based on its stars, their performances and personalities, which excite fans game after game, championship after championship. Michael Grange has profiled the 50 greatest and most exciting of these players in Basketball's Greatest Stars. They're...
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The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks

Bruce Feldman · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

With unparalleled access to the recruits coaches and gurus shaping footballrsquos future Bruce Feldman has written a modern-day tale about the making of the next superstars in the gamersquos most important position the quarterbackIn the world of modern football with NFL teams worth more...
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Ways of Grace: Stories of Activism, Adversity, and How Sports Can Bring Us Together

James Blake · Amistad
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by Arthur Ashe's bestselling memoir Days of Grace, a collection of positive, uplifting stories of seemingly small acts of grace from across the sports world that have helped to bridge cultural and racial divides.Like many people of color, James Blake has experienced the effects...
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Approaching Ali: A Reclamation in Three Acts

Davis Miller · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali's life after boxing, told through the story of an unexpected friendship.On Easter weekend 1988, then struggling writer and movie store clerk Davis Miller drove to Muhammad Ali's mother's modest house in Louisville, knocked on the front door,...
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God and Starbucks: An NBA Superstar's Journey Through Addiction and Recovery

VIN BAKER · Amistad
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An astonishing memoir of redemption - the moving story of a former top NBA player who miraculously rebounded from a monumental fall thanks to hard work and his deep, transformative faith.Sixteen years ago, Vin Baker was an NBA All-Star, an Olympic Gold medalist, and a multimillionaire....
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The Forgotten History of African American Baseball

Lawrence D Hogan · Praeger Publishers
Pages: 269
Format: Print book

For 100 years, African Americans were barred from playing in the premier baseball leagues of the United States - where only Caucasians were allowed. Talented black athletes until the 1950s were largely limited to only playing in Negro leagues, or possibly playing against white teams in exhibition,...
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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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The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Thing in Sports

Jeff Passan · Harpercollins
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Yahoo's lead baseball columnist offers an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports - the pitching arm - and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game, from Little League to the majors.Every year, Major League Baseball spends more than $1.5 billion on pitchers...
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Lonely Planet Africa

LONELY PLANET. · Lonely Planet
Pages: 1120
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet Africa is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the cobbled streets and graceful pracas rimmed by once grand churches and stately colonial-era buildings, against a backdrop of turquoise...
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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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Basketball Now!: The Stars and Stories of the NBA

Adam Segal · Firefly Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Basketball is a flashy, fast-paced sport with swagger and attitude to match. Basketball Now! presents the best players in the NBA today--those who back up their swagger with a serious game every time. From hyped rookies to bona fide superstars, Basketball Now! is packed with 60 profiles...
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Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy

Bret Contreras · Human Kinetics Publishers
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

Increase strength, build mass, burn fat, and define your muscles. With full-color anatomical illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and training advice, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy is the authoritative resource for sculpting your physique without free weights, machines, or expensive...
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Back from the Dead

Bill Walton · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

This inspiring memoir from sports and cultural icon Bill Walton recounts his devastating injuries and amazing recoveries, set in the context of his UCLA triumphs under John Wooden, his storied NBA career, and his affinity for music and the Grateful Dead.In February 2008, Bill Walton suffered...
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250 Amazing Fishing Tips: The Best Tactics and Techniques to Catch Any and All Game Fish

Lamar Underwood · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

The very best tactics and techniques that successful anglers use to get their fish.With decades of experience on the water, Lamar Underwood knows the best gear, the best times to head out, the best lures to select for certain fish, and the best casts to use for every angling situation....
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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing

Harry Mullan · Carlton Books Ltd
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Boxing has produced some of the world's most exciting and colorful athletes, from Jack Johnson and Jake LaMotta to Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson. They're all in this ultimate guide, the most comprehensive single-volume illustrated boxing reference available, now fully revised and updated...
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The Golden Rules: 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work

Bob Bowman · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Bob Bowman, best known as the coach for the record-breaking run of Michael Phelps, is one of the most successful coaches in Olympic history. He is lauded for his intense personality, incredible dedication to his athletes, and his ability to nurture talent in athletes who have the heart...
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Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong

Juliet Macur · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of Lance Armstrong's spectacular rise and fall.In June 2013, when Lance Armstrong fled his palatial home in Texas, downsizing in the face of multimillion-dollar lawsuits, Juliet Macur was there—talking to his girlfriend and children and listening to Armstrong's...
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Earnhardts : the saga of nascar's first family.

Jay Busbee · Harpercollins, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A colorful, fearless portrait of the larger-than-life first family of NASCAR, the Earnhardts, and the rise of the world's fastest stock car racing organization.More than sixty years ago, Ralph Earnhardt toiled in a cotton mill in his native North Carolina to support his growing family....
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Pudge: The Biography of Carlton Fisk

Doug Wilson · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Carlton Fisk retired having played in more games and hit more home runs than any other catcher before him. A baseball superstar in the 1970s and 80s, Fisk was known not just for his dedication to the sport and tremendous plays but for the respect with which he treated the game.A homegrown...
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Mountain Bike!: A Manual of Beginning to Advanced Technique

William Nealy · Menasha Ridge Press
Pages: 172
Format: Paperback

If you're looking for the ultimate mountain bike guide for the totally honed, welcome to William (Not Bill) Nealy's world. Nealy's expertise (acquired through years of crash and burn) enables him to translate hard-learned reflexes and instinctive responses into easy-to-understand...
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Joe Black: More than a Dodger

Martha Jo Black · Chicago Review Press
Format: Hardcover

He was told that the color of his skin would keep him out of the big leagues, but Joe Black worked his way up through the Negro Leagues and the Cuban Winter League. He burst into the Majors in 1952 when he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers. In the face of segregation, verbal harassment,...
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The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope, and Basketball

Alejandro Danois · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The inspiring true story of a high-school basketball team that overcame desperate circumstances in 1980s Baltimore to produce four NBA players and give hope to a neighborhood and a city, thanks to a remarkable coach who relentlessly pursued perfection.As the crack epidemic swept across...
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Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use Everyday Items for Wilderness Survival

Creek Stewart · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Turn everyday items into survival necessities! Would you be prepared if you needed to survive in the wilderness? Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help you transform everyday items into valuable gear that can save your life. Survival Hacks...
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Beckett Almanac of Baseball Cards & Collectibles 2016

James Dr. III Beckett · Beckett Media
Pages: 134
Format: Print book

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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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Rickey & Robinson: The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball

Roger Kahn · Rodale Books
Format: Hardcover

In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate, second-hand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other...
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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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The Anatomy of Greatness: Lessons from the Best Golf Swings in History

Brandel Chamblee · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

In the first book from popular Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee, the network's "resident scholar and critic" (The New York Times) explores the common swing positions of the greatest players throughout history - and reveals how those commonalities can help players of every...
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Furious George: My Forty Years Surviving NBA Divas, Clueless GMs, and Poor Shot Selection

George Karl · Harpercollins
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

The most outspoken and combative coach in NBA history - and one of the most successful, amassing more than 1,175 victories, the sixth best winning record ever - reflects on his life, his career, and his battles on and off the basketball court in this no-holds-barred memoirA man of deep...
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The Ali Files: His Fights, His Foes, His Fees, His Feats, His Fate

Norman Giller · Pitch Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Written by a former publicist and friend of Ali's, an original analysis of one of the sports world's greatest superstars This book is for all Ali fans. It's been more than 30 years since Muhammad Ali last threw a punch, yet he remains unquestionably the best-known athlete of all time....
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Facing Michael Jordan: Players Recall the Greatest Basketball Player Who Ever Lived

Sean Deveney · Sports Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Relive the magic of the greatest player to ever step on the court.“Air Jordan,” “His Airness,” “MJ.”Whatever you call him, Michael Jeffrey Jordan can be considered one of the greatest basketball players of all-time. During his career, Jordan won six NBA championships...
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Head in the Game: The Mental Engineering of the World's Greatest Athletes

Brandon Sneed · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

An intriguing blend of science and sports that explores how some of the worlds greatest athletes are utilizing the last frontier of performance-enhancing technology the mental mapping and engineering of their own brains for peak performance, and what it means for the future of athleticism,...
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Baseball For Dummies

Joe Morgan · For Dummies; 4 edition
Format: Paperback

Play, watch, and understand Americas favorite pastime Baseball continues to be a popular game both as a spectator sport and as a pastime. Since the publication of Baseball For Dummies, 3rd Edition, baseball teams have changed, new MLB stadiums have been built, and rules have been updated....
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Truth Doesn't Have a Side: My Alarming Discovery about the Danger of Contact Sports

Bennet Omalu · Zondervan
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

One day in 2002 the fifty-year old body of former Pittsburgh Steeler and hall of famer Mike Webster was laid on a cold table in front of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu. Webster's body looked to Omalu like the body of a much older man, and the circumstances of his behavior prior to his death...
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Gun Digest 2017

Jerry Lee · Gun Digest Books
Pages: 568
Format: Print book

THE 71ST EDITION OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST GUN BOOK! Generations of firearms enthusiasts have used Gun Digest as the number one source for information on guns old and new for hunting, target shooting, collecting and personal defense. Whatever your interest is in relation to firearms, you'll...
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Club Soccer 101: The Essential Guide to the Stars, Stats, and Stories of 101 of the Greatest Teams in the World

Luke Dempsey · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Book

Everything any fan needs to know.Club Soccer 101 is the essential guide to 101 of the most storied soccer clubs in the world. The book covers the history of European powerhouses like Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, and Real...
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Start Your Engines: Famous Firsts in the History of NASCAR

Jay W. Pennell · Sports Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Start Your Engines contains twenty-nine chapters describing different inaugural accomplishments that have taken place throughout NASCAR history. This book answers the following questions:* When was NASCAR officially founded?* Where was the first Strictly Stock race held?* What was the first...
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Separate Games: African American Sport behind the Walls of Segregation

Ryan A Swanson · University of Arkansas Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2017 NASSH Book Award for best edited collection. The hardening of racial lines during the first half of the twentieth century eliminated almost all African Americans from white organized sports, forcing black athletes to form their own teams, organizations, and events. This...
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Golden Days: West's Lakers, Steph's Warriors, and the California Dreamers Who Reinvented Basketball

JACK MCCALLUM · Ballantine Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Dream Team tells the interconnected stories of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and the early-1970s Los Angeles Lakers, two extraordinary teams playing in extraordinary times and linked by one extraordinary man: Jerry West. During their 1971-72 championship...
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Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

Dave Canterbury · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 256
Format: Book

The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, "Bushcraft 101" gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability--cutting tools, covering,...
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The Closer

Mariano Rivera · Little Brown & Co.
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted...
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Ride the Revolution: The Inside Stories from Women in Cycling

Suze Clemitson · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

Featuring contributions from Emma OReilly, the soigneur for the U.S. Postal Service Team and one of the people responsible for bringing Lance Armstrong down as part of David Walshs investigation Betsy Andreu, wife of ex-professional cyclist Frankie Andreu and another Lance Armstrong nemesis...
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Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry

Marcus Thompson · Touchstone
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

The incredible and inspiring story of Stephen Curry, the greatest shooter basketball has ever seen, and the ascension of the Golden State Warriors, a team on the verge of being an NBA dynasty, by long-time Warriors beat reporter and Bay Area News Group sports columnist Marcus Thompson.When...
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Details of Classic Boat Construction - 25th Anniversary Edition

Larry Pardey · Pardey Publications
Pages: 451
Format: Print book

This impressive volume shows the process of constructing a boat hull with extensive photographs and drawings and includes ample time-saving procedures. Larry Pardey is accepted as one of the master craftsman of the wooden-boat building world. He and his wife, Lin, have built two, strong,...
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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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Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to AKs

Marco Vorobiev · Gun Digest Books ; Krause Publications
Pages: 254
Format: Print book

Unprecedented guide to the AK-47!Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to AKs is the essentials reference book for any AK-47 enthusiast. As a former member of an elite Soviet Spetsnaz unit and avid AK historian, author Marco Vorobiev offers a detailed look inside the design, development, operation...
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Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

William Finnegan · Penguin Press
Pages: 447
Format: Print book

**Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography**A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writerBarbarian Days is William Finnegan's memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something...
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The Bicycling Big Book of Cycling for Women: Everything You Need to Know for Whatever, Whenever, and Wherever You Ride

Selene Yeager · Rodale Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

It's a fact: Women are built differently than men. That means that women's bodies react differently to training, nutrition, and sometimes even riding itself. Yet most bicycling books are written without addressing any of these differences. This comprehensive cycling book addresses...
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The Pocket Guide to Fishing Knots: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Fresh and Salt Water

Joseph B Healy · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 200
Format: Flexibound

Anyone who has spent time on the water knows that fishing success comes down to effective connections - the angler must first ensure that the knot connections throughout the fishing line are sound and appropriate for the task at hand. A failed knot - picture a wind knot tarpon leader made...
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438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

Jonathan Franklin · Atria Books
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

"The best survival book in a decade" (Outside magazine) , 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.On November 17, 2012, a pair of fishermen left the coast of Mexico for a weekend...
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Finally Free

Michael Vick · Worthy Publishing; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

One of the most talented and polarizing athletes of our generation, Michael Vick's stunning story has captured news headlines across the nation. From his poverty-stricken youth, to his success on the field in high school and college, to his rise to NFL stardom and his fall from grace,...
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50 Hikes in Kentucky

Hiram Rogers · The Countryman Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Stunning hikes and walks in the Bluegrass State This comprehensive guide is the essential companion to any traveler's journey into the verdant countryside of Kentucky. Take advantage of Hiram Rogers' robust experience when navigating Kentucky's rich natural attractions, from...
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Essential Survival Gear: A Pro's Guide to Your Most Practical and Portable Survival Kit

James Morgan Ayres · Lyons Pr, 2016.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Disasters strike every day, but despite the best laid plans you may find yourself in one with only the clothes on your back and without a well packed first-aid kit. In Essential Survival Gear, J. Morgan Ayres explains in detail what you need to have when a dire emergency occurs, wherever...
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The Best of The Total Outdoorsman: 501 Essential Tips and Tricks

T EDWARD NICKENS · Weldon Owen
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

One of the most popular outdoors books ever is back in a totally revised and updated edition, featuring the greatest hits and deep cuts from over a decade of Field & Stream's beloved Total Outdoorsman feature. Featuring 100+ new tips for everything from duck hunting to campsite cooking...
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The Complete Survival Shelters Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Life-saving Structures for Every Climate and Wilderness Situation

Anthonio Akkermans · Ulysses Pr, 2015.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BUILDING PROTECTION FROM THE ELEMENTS FOR BEGINNERS AND EXPERIENCED OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS ALIKEYou can survive a couple of weeks without food and a few days without water, but in some cases, you would be lucky to survive one night without shelter.With structures ideally...
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The 100 Most Important Sporting Events in American History

Lew Freedman · Greenwood
Pages: 385
Format: Hardcover

This engaging and informative work highlights the 100 biggest moments in the history of American sports, illustrating powerful connections between sporting events and significant social issues of the time.* Features a timeline highlighting major sports events over time* Includes a list...
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All In: The Story of LeBron James and the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers

Vince Mckee · Sports Pub
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The Cleveland Cavaliers franchise has been in existence for more than forty-five years, and it hasn't been an easy ride for the team or their fans, with many ups and downs along the way. They had seen the "Miracle in Richfield" in 1976, "The Shot" by Michael Jordan...
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Coaching Cross Country Successfully

Pat Tyson · Human Kinetics; 2nd edition edition
Format: Paperback

In Coaching Cross Country Successfully, Pat Tyson shares his secrets to building one of today’s elite cross country programs. While there are many instruction books on running, only Coaching Cross Country Successfully provides a blueprint to building a successful team: • Establishing...
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The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball's Lost Triumph

Scott Ellsworth · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

The true story of the game that never should have happened--and of a nation on the brink of monumental changeIn the fall of 1943, at the little-known North Carolina College for Negroes, Coach John McLendon was on the verge of changing basketball forever. A protégé of James Naismith, the games...
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Let's Go Fishing!: Fish Tales from the North Woods

Eric Dregni · University of Minnesota Press
Pages: 221
Format: Print book

Anglers are simply superior because of their contemplative pastime, according to Izaak Walton. And few who fish would disagree. In fact, the habit of amplifying the sport is documented at least as long ago as 75 A.D., when Plutarch wrote that Mark Antony faked a catch to impress Cleopatra....
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Masters of the Games: Essays and Stories on Sport

Joseph Epstein · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

In this collection, his twenty-fifth book, Joseph Epstein departs from writing about literature and culture to indulge his fondness for the world of sport in all its forms. In these essays and stories on such subjects as saving Joe DiMaggio's reputation from the clutches of an iconoclastic...
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Idiot's Guides: Bike Repair and Maintenance

Christopher Wiggins · ALPHA
Format: Paperback

Featuring 400, full-color photographs in step-by-step format, Idiots Guides Bike Repair and Maintenance teaches readers of all cycling levels how to maintain, repair, and upgrade their own bikes for years of top performance and enjoyment. With coverage for road bikes and mountain bikes,...
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The Life and Career of David Beckham: Football Legend, Cultural Icon

Tracey Savell Reavis · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

David Beckham is an English soccer player whose popularity extends beyond the field and into international celebrity. He has played for some of the best clubs in the world, including Manchester United, Real Madrid, and AC Milan, and is known worldwide for his free kick expertise and spectacular...
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50 Guns That Changed America: An Illustrated Guide

Bruce Wexler · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

American history has always been interwoven with developments in firearms technology and so is peppered with legendary guns. At the birth of the nation, Americans armed themselves with state-of-the-art long guns to fight their colonial oppressors. Once independent, the young country was drawn...
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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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Boys among men : how the prep-to-pro generation redefined the NBA and sparked a basketball revolution

Jonathan P D Abrams · Crown Archetype
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The definitive, never-before-told story of the prep-to-pro generation, those basketball prodigies who from 1995 to 2005 made the jump directly from high school to the NBA. When Kevin Garnett shocked the world by announcing that he would not be attending college - as young basketball prodigies...
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Anatomy & 100 Stretching Exercises for Tennis: And Other Racket Sports Including Paddleball, Squash, and Badminton

Guillermo Seijas Albir · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

Find 100 stretches that will take your racket game to a whole new level From the occasional tennis player to the high-performance athlete, everyone can benefit from knowledge about biomechanics, ergonomics, stretching techniques, and more. Discover guidelines and advice designed to help...
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Concussion

Jeanne Marie Laskas · Random House Trade
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Now a major motion picture starring Will Smith, Concussion is the riveting, unlikely story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the pathologist who made one of the most significant medical discoveries of the twenty-first century, a discovery that challenges the existence of America's...
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