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So You Think You?re a Chicago Cubs Fan?: Stars, Stats, Records, and Memories for True Diehards

Sam Pathy · Sports Publishing
Pages: 187
Format: Paperback

So You Think You're a Chicago Cubs Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Cubs baseball. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you'll get details behind each - stories that bring to life players and coaches, games and seasons. This book is divided into multiple...
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What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen

KATE FAGAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From noted on-air commentator and sports journalist Kate Fagan, the heartbreaking and vital story of college athlete Maddy Holleran, whose death by suicide rocked the University of Pennsylvania campus and whose life reveals with haunting detail and uncommon understanding the struggle of young...
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Why We Fight: One Man's Search for Meaning Inside the Ring

Josh Rosenblatt · Ecco
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Finally, we can talk about Fight Club!or,A physical and philosophical mediation on why we are drawn to fight each other for sport, what happens to our bodies and brains when we do, and what it all meansAnyone with guts or madness in him can get hit by someone who knows how; it takes a different...
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My Cubs: A Love Story

Scott Simon · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

NPR's Scott Simon's personal, heartfelt reflections on his beloved Chicago Cubs, replete with club lore, memorable anecdotes, frenetic fandom and wise and adoring intimacy that have made the world champion Cubbies baseball's most tortured - and now triumphant - franchise.No metaphor is necessary;...
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Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

James Campbell · Crown Publishers
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The powerful and affirming story of a father's journey with his teenage daughter to the far reaches of Alaska Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell's cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer...
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Paterno Legacy: Enduring Lessons from the Life and Death of My Father

Jay Paterno · Triumph Books
Format: Hardcover

This biography of Joe Paterno by his son Jay is an honest and touching look at the life and legacy of a beloved coaching legend. Jay Paterno paints a full picture of his father's life and career as well as documenting that almost none of the horrific crimes that came to light in 2012...
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The Pride of the Yankees: The Movie that Defined the Legacy of Lou Gehrig

Richard Sandomir · Hachette Books
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

"I CONSIDER MYSELF THE LUCKIEST MAN ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH."On July 4, 1939, baseball great Lou Gehrig delivered what has been called "baseball's Gettysburg Address" at Yankee Stadium and gave a speech that included the phrase that would become legendary. He died two years...
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The Art of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won't Work and What to Do Instead

KRISTEN ULMER · Harper Wave
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this conversation-changing book, a former professional extreme skier revolutionizes our understanding of fear and provides the tools we need to build a healthy relationship with this complex emotion - and use it as a positive force in our lives.We all feel fear. Yet we are often told...
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Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times

Mark Leibovich · Penguin Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This Town, an equally merciless probing of America's biggest cultural force, pro football, at a moment of peak success and high anxietyLike millions of Americans, Mark Leibovich has spent more of his life tuned into pro football than he'd...
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Out of the Clouds: The Unlikely Horseman and the Unwanted Colt Who Conquered the Sport of Kings

LINDA CARROLL · Hachette Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of the The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the propulsive, inspiring Cinderella story of Stymie, an unwanted Thoroughbred, and Hirsch Jacobs, the once dirt-poor trainer who bought the colt on the cheap and molded him into the most popular horse of his time and the richest...
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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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Masters of Modern Soccer: How the World's Best Play the Twenty-First-Century Game

ARCHETYPE. · Crown Archetype
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In Masters of Modern Soccer, Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl asks: How do some of the game's smartest figures master the craft of soccer? By profiling players in every key position (American phenomenon Christian Pulisic, Mexican superstar Javier "Chicharito" Hernández,...
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Cardinal and Gold: The Oral History of USC Trojans Football

Steve Delsohn · Crown
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

From celebrated sports journalist Steve Delsohn comes the true story of University of Southern California football, told by those who know it best--the players, coaches, and everyone else who made USC football one of the most legendary programs in America. Over the years, USC has been surrounded...
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The Nature Instinct: Relearning Our Sixth Sense for the Inner Workings of the Natural World

TRISTAN GOOLEY · The Experiment
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times-bestselling author of How to Read Water - an exploration of our subconscious ability to "know" our surroundings even when we can't explain how Master outdoorsman Tristan Gooley has long encouraged his readers to look closely at the world to discover its hidden...
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The Big Fix: The Hunt for the Match-Fixers Bringing Down Soccer

Brett Forrest · William Morrow; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Game of Shadows meets Among the Thugs in this revelatory true-to-life crime thriller and expose involving greed, corruption, an Asian crime syndicate, and the fixing of international soccer matches at the highest levels of the game, including the UEFA Champions League and the World Cup.In...
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