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Hoosiers Through and Through

Terry Hutchens · Blue River Press
Format: Hardcover

583 basketball players from the state of Indiana have gone on to play basketball at Indiana University in more than 110 years of competition. Amon the group are 26 players who won the coveted Mr. Basketball award as high school seniors. Also included are 35 players who went on to become...
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Basketball: A Love Story

DAN KLORES · Crown Archetype
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping and revelatory history of basketball, drawing upon hundreds of hours of interviews with the greatest players, coaches, executives, and journalists in the history of the game.In an effort to tell the complete story of basketball in all its fascinating dimensions, celebrated journalists...
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Pro Cycling on $10 a Day: From Fat Kid to Euro Pro

Phil Gaimon · Velo Press
Format: Paperback

Plump, grumpy, slumped on the couch, and going nowhere fast at age 16, Phil Gaimon began riding a bicycle with the grand ambition of shedding a few pounds before going off to college. He soon fell into racing and discovered he was a natural, riding his way into a pro contract after just...
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Dust Bowl Girls: A Team's Quest for Basketball Glory

Lydia Reeder · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian College, began dreaming. Like so many others, he wanted a reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm, he recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered them a chance...
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Run for Your Life: How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-Being and Joy

Mark Cucuzzella · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first running book by a leading pioneering running doctor and athlete, creator of the Air Force's Efficient Running program--the result of more than three decades of study, practice, and science that shows us in clearly illustrated and accessible text how easy it is to run efficiently...
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Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story

Chris Nashawaty · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"More fun to read than the movie was to watch ... a scene-stealing book." -- The Washington Post An Entertainment Weekly "Must List" selectionCaddyshack is one of the most beloved comedies of all time, a classic snobs vs. slobs story of working class kids and the white...
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The Complete History of Cross-Country Running: From the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day

Andrew Boyd Hutchinson · Carrel Books
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

In The Complete History of Cross-Country Running, author Andrew Boyd Hutchinson captures the full history of cross country running, from the early 1800s to the present day, on both a national and international scale. It includes chronicles of legendary teams, inspirational tales of achievement,...
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Cincinnati Red and Dodger Blue: Baseball's Greatest Forgotten Rivalry

Tom Van Riper · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 213
Format: Hardcover

Call it the forgotten rivalry. The Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers may not share geographical boundaries, and today they don't even play in the same division, but for a period of time in the 1970s Dodgers vs. Reds was the best rivalry in Major League Baseball. They boasted...
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Getting to Us: How Great Coaches Make Great Teams

Seth Davis · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In Search of Excellence for coaching, from the acclaimed CBS Sports commentator and author of the definitive biography of John Wooden What makes a coach great? How do great coaches turn a collection of individuals into a coherent "us"? Seth Davis, one of the keenest minds in sports...
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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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I'm Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies: Inside the Game We All Love

Tim Kurkjian · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

ESPN baseball commentator Tim Kurkjian is fascinated by sacrifice flies. In fact, he is fascinated by so many aspects of baseball that he's written a book to show baseball fans where this fascination comes from and how they, too, can find it. In the aftermath of the Steroid Era that...
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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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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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Terry Bradshaw: From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality

Brett L Abrams · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Terry Bradshaw made a name for himself as the star quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, winning four Super Bowls and twice earning the MVP award. Beyond his athletic success, Bradshaw has established himself as a true cultural icon through his ventures into television, movies, and music.In...
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Moon Great Smoky Mountains National Park

JASON FRYE · AVALON TRAVEL Publishing
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

Find Your AdventureTravel writer and avid outdoorsman Jason Frye shares his expert perspective on Great Smoky Mountains National Park, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.Along with a wide variety of specific itineraries and trip ideas, Frye includes suggestions for the best...
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