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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 Quarterback Whisperer: How to Build an Elite NFL Quarterback

Bruce Arians · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What is an elite NFL QB and what separates that player from the others? One answer is the coach they share. In the recent history of the biggest game on earth, one man is the common thread that connects several of the very best in the sport: Peyton Manning; Ben Roethlisberger; Andrew Luck;...
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So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley

ROGER STEFFENS · W W NORTON
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The definitive oral history of Bob Marley by one of the world's foremost reggae scholars. Bob Marley's life is the stuff of legend. Raised in the slums of Kingston, Jamaica, Marley (1945-1981) wrote songs that inspired millions. So Much Things to Say tells Marley's life story like never...
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The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken, and Baseball's Most Historic Record

John Eisenberg · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating story of baseball's most legendary "Iron Men," Cal Ripken Jr. and Lou Gehrig, who each achieved the coveted and sometimes confounding record of most consecutive games played When Cal Ripken Jr. began his career with the Baltimore Orioles at age twenty-one, he had no idea...
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Ultimate Glory: Frisbee, Obsession, and My Wild Youth

David Gessner · Riverhead Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

A story of obsession, glory, and the wild early days of Ultimate Frisbee. Before he made a name for himself as an acclaimed essayist and nature writer, David Gessner devoted his twenties to a cultish sport called Ultimate Frisbee. Like his teammates and rivals, he trained for countless...
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In These Girls, Hope Is A Muscle

MADELEINE BLAIS · Grove Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Originally published in 1995 to huge critical acclaim and a finalist for the NBCC Award for Nonfiction, Madeleine Blais's In These Girls, Hope Is a Muscle is a modern sports writing classic. Now expanded and updated with a new epilogue, Blais's book tells the story of a season in the life...
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Second Nature: The Legacy of Ric Flair and the Rise of Charlotte

Ric Flair · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

WOOOOOO! Are you ready for this, WWE Universe? For the first time ever, WWE's illustrious father-daughter duo "Nature Boy" Ric Flair and Charlotte come together to tell their legendary story. Ric Flair is a 16-time World Champion and two-time WWE Hall of Fame Inductee. His four-decades...
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Swell: A Waterbiography

JENNY LANDRETH · Bloomsbury Sport
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

These days, swimming may seem like the most egalitarian of pastimes, open to anyone with a swimsuit - but this wasn't always the case. In the 19th century, swimming was exclusively the domain of men, and access to pools was a luxury limited by class. Women were (barely) allowed to swim...
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Leap In: A Woman, Some Waves, and the Will to Swim

ALEXANDRA HEMINSLEY · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

At once inspiring, hilarious, and honest, the new book from Alexandra Heminsley chronicles her endeavor to tackle a whole new element, and the ensuing challenges and joys of open water swimming. "It's a meditative act," they said. But it was far from meditative for Alexandra Heminsley...
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