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The World in the Curl: An Unconventional History of Surfing

Peter Neushul · Crown
Format: Book

A definitive and highly readable history of surfing and the cultural, political, economic, and environmental consequences of its evolution from a sport of Hawaiian kings and queens to a billion-dollar worldwide industry Despite its rebellious, outlaw reputation, or perhaps because...
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Jackie Robinson in Quotes: The Remarkable Life of Baseball's Most Significant Player

Danny Peary · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Jackie Robinson was a Hall-of-Fame second baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was most famous for breaking the baseball color line with the Dodgers on April 15, 1947, though he was also known for his strong character and political activism that contributed to the Civil Rights Movement....
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The Total Gun Manual

Phil Bourjaily · Weldon Owen
Format: Hardcover

From the most trusted brand in outdoor sports, Field & Stream, popular F&S bloggers and the hosts of the popular Gun Nuts show on the Outdoor Channel (sponsored by Smith & Wesson share insider hints, amazing stories, and hands-on guidance for the first-time gun owner and the seasoned...
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The Chalmers Race: Ty Cobb, Napoleon Lajoie, and the Controversial 1910 Batting Title That Became a National Obsession

Rick Huhn · University of Nebraska Press
Format: Hardcover

In 1910 auto magnate Hugh Chalmers offered an automobile to the baseball player with the highest batting average that season. What followed was a batting race unlike any before or since, between the greatest but most despised hitter, Detroit’s Ty Cobb, and the American League’s...
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The Art and Science of Staff Fighting: A Complete Instructional Guide

Joe Varady · YMAA Publication Center
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

NINE LEVELS, EASY TO EXPERTThis book stands apart from other staff training manuals. While most titles focus on forms and twirling, The Art and Science of Staff Fighting emphasizes the dynamics of combat. The author draws on thirty years of martial experience, presenting the best of both...
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Run Fast Eat Slow: Nourishing Recipes for Athletes

Shalane Flanagan · Rodale
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From world-class marathoner and 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky comes a whole foods, flavor-forward cookbook that proves food can be indulgent and nourishing at the same time. Finally here's a cookbook for runners that shows fat is essential for flavor and performance...
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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 516
Format: Print book

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Games -- by one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time. Renowned sportswriter David Goldblatt has been hailed by the Wall Street Journal for writing "with the expansive eye of a social and cultural critic"...
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Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out

John Calipari · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

"If you are a college basketball fan like I am, you'll understand why I've long admired John Calipari's leadership style. While no coach treasures a win more than John, this terrific book reveals his greater purpose - to lead his young players to better lives, and then...
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The Perfect Pass: American Genius and the Reinvention of Football

S C Gwynne · Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how Hal Mumme and Mike Leach - two unknown coaches who revolutionized American football in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s - changed the way the game is played at every level, from high school to the NFL.Hal...
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Dr. J: The Autobiography

Julius Erving · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

With startling honesty and an unmistakable voice, Dr. J is a historic self-portrait of an American legend, Julius The Doctor Erving.With his flights of improvisation around the basket and his towering afro, Julius Erving became one of the most charismatic and revolutionary players basketball...
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Stealing Games: How John McGraw Transformed Baseball with the 1911 New York Giants

Maury Klein · Bloomsbury USA, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The 1911 New York Giants stole an astonishing 347 bases, a record that still stands more than a century later. That alone makes them special in baseball history, but as Maury Klein relates in Stealing Games they also embodied a rapidly changing America on the cusp of a faster, more frenetic...
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The Total Gun Manual (Field & Stream): 335 Essential Shooting Skills

David Petzal · Weldon Owen; Original edition
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

When hunters and target-shooters need information on guns, they turn to Field & Stream magazine, the source for outdoor information for over 140 year. When Field & Stream needs expertise, they turn to Dave Petzal and Phil Bourjaily, better known as The Gun Nuts. Beloved F&S bloggers and the hosts...
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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:  Print book : Biography : English : First Edition

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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The King of Sports: Football's Impact on America

Gregg Easterbrook · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

Gregg Easterbrook, author of the wildly popular ESPN.com column Tuesday Morning Quarterback takes on football's place in American society.Gridiron football is the king of sports - it's the biggest game in the strongest and richest country in the world. Of the twenty most-watched...
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Wrestling Drill Book-2nd Edition, The

William Welker · Human Kinetics; 2 edition
Format: Paperback

Wrestling’s leading drill book is back. With new chapters, drills, coaching advice, and practice planning, The Wrestling Drill Book, Second Edition, is bigger, better, and more comprehensive than ever. The Wrestling Drill Book features match-tested drills from the top high school...
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