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Sports Illustrated Almanac 2015

Editors of Sports Illustrated · Sports Illustrated
Format: Book

America's best-selling sports almanac, now in its 24th year, is as fact-filled and fun as ever. Packed with stats, standings and historical data from Sports Illustrated's award-winning staff, this is the essential reference book for every fan. From pro and college football to Major...
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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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Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl

Jase Robertson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 241
Format: Hardcover

The closer we look at the Robertson family, the more we discover the substance and authenticity below the surface of these well-known TV characters. In this enlightening book, Jase Robertson gives us a deep look behind his funnyman exterior. In addition to stories of life in the Robertson...
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The Death of WCW

R.D. Reynolds · ECW Press; Tenth Anniversary Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1997, World Championship Wrestling was on top. It was the number-one pro wrestling company in the world, and the highest-rated show on cable television. Each week, fans tuned in to Monday Nitro, flocked to sold-out arenas, and carried home truckloads of WCW merchandise. It seemed the company...
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The 50 Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time: The Definitive Shoot

Larry Matysik · ECW Press
Format: Paperback

A no-holds-barred, definitive look at the greatest pro wrestlers ever Who were the best pro wrestlers of all time? What makes these 50 remarkable performers so special, and what were their contributions to the massively popular spectacle of wrestling? The 50 Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time...
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Lou: Fifty Years of Kicking Dirt, Playing Hard, and Winning Big in the Sweet Spot of Baseball

LOU PINIELLA · HARPERCOLLINS
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In this candid, revealing, and entertaining memoir, the beloved New York Yankee legend looks back over his nearly fifty-year career as a player and a manager, sharing insights and stories about some of his most memorable moments and some of the biggest names in Major League Baseball.For...
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Every Town Is a Sports Town: Business Leadership at ESPN, from the Mailroom to the Boardroom

George Bodenheimer · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Audiobook

ESPN's rise is one of the most remarkable stories about business and sports in our time, and nobody can tell it better than George Bodenheimer. It may be hard to believe, but not long ago, getting sports updates was difficult and frustrating. ESPN changed everything. George Bodenheimer...
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The Duck Commander Devotional

Alan Robertson · Howard Books
Format: Book

With the Robertson clan’s flair for down-home wisdom and their wholesome family values, this 365-day devotional re­veals the heart and faith of this much-loved family from A&E’s hit show Duck Dynasty. Loyal fans of the Duck Dynasty family will relish this col­lection...
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Finding Gobi: A Little Dog with a Very Big Heart

DION LEONARD · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A man, a dog, and the lengths to which love will go to sacrifice for its companion. Finding Gobi is the miraculous tale of Dion Leonard, a seasoned ultramarathon runner who crosses paths with a stray dog while competing in a 155-mile race through the Gobi Desert in China. The lovable pup,...
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The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse

Molly Knight · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"From the outside looking in, the Dodgers have been a bubbling cauldron of personality, talent and moods, with the occasional dollop of jealousy. In The Best Team Money Can Buy, it's as if Molly Knight ushers you behind the closed clubhouse doors to see it for yourself." - Buster...
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Unscripted: The Unpredictable Moments That Make Life Extraordinary

ERNIE JR JOHNSON · BAKER Book House
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Ernie Johnson Jr. has been in the game a long time. With one of the most recognized voices in sports broadcasting, he is a tireless perfectionist when it comes to preparing and delivering his commentary. Yet he knows that some of sports' greatest triumphs--and life's greatest rewards--come...
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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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Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry into a Life of Meaning

AARON JAMES · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Assholes: A Theory, a book that - in the tradition of Shopclass as Soulcraft, Barbarian Days and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - uses the experience and the ethos of surfing to explore key concepts in philosophy. The existentialist philosopher...
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Rock-em, Sock-em, Travelin' Sideways Dirt Show: A History of Robert Smawley's NDRA

Gary L. Parker · Waldenhouse Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 186
Format: Paperback

Tells the story of the first national touring series for dirt late model cars. Robert Smawley, founder of the National Dirt Racing Association (NDRA) was a visionary promoter who was clearly years ahead of his time. He brought money and national fame to late model dirt racing and its drivers....
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Unstoppable: My Life So Far

Maria/ Cohen Rich Sharapova · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, the candid, captivating story of her rise to tennis stardomIn the middle of the night, a father and his daughter step off a Greyhound bus in Florida and head straight to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. They ring the bell, though no one is expecting...
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