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The Life and Career of David Beckham: Football Legend, Cultural Icon

Tracey Savell Reavis · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

David Beckham is an English soccer player whose popularity extends beyond the field and into international celebrity. He has played for some of the best clubs in the world, including Manchester United, Real Madrid, and AC Milan, and is known worldwide for his free kick expertise and spectacular...
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unPHILtered: The Way I See It

Phil Robertson · Howard Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The beloved patriarch of AEs Duck Dynasty series, Phil Robertson, shares his thoughtful—and opinionated—philosophy on life. In Phil Robertsons 1 New York Times bestseller, Happy, Happy, Happy, we learned about Phils colorful past and the wild road to becoming the beloved patriarch of AEs smash...
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Parcells: A Football Life

Nunyo Demasio · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

Bill Parcells may be the most iconic football coach of our time. During his decades-long tenure as an NFL coach, he turned failing franchises into contenders. He led the ailing New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories, turned the New England Patriots into an NFL powerhouse, reinvigorated...
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Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics

Jules Boykoff · Verso
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

A timely, no-holds barred, critical political history of the modern Olympic GamesThe Olympics have not always been the commercialized juggernaut we know today, but as Jules Boykoff makes clear in this story-filled and devastating history, the Games have since their inception had a thoroughly...
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The Fight of Their Lives: How Juan Marichal And John Roseboro Turned Baseball's Ugliest Brawl Into A Story Of Forgiveness And Redemption

John Rosengren · Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press,
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

One Sunday afternoon in August 1965, on a day when baseball's most storied rivals, the Giants and Dodgers, vied for the pennant, the national pastime reflected the tensions in society and nearly sullied two men forever. Juan Marichal, a Dominican anxious about his family's safety...
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Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks: 89 Kicks from Karate, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do, and Others

Marc de Bremaeker · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

A well placed kick can mean the difference between victory and defeat in a fight! This illustrated guide to martial arts kicks provides the reader with a wealth of information on 89 different types of kicks from various styles. This martial arts book features kicks from Karate, Muay Thai,...
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Training for Sudden Violence: 72 Practical Drills

Rory Kane Miller · YMAA Publication Center
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

The speed and brutality of apredatory attack can shock even an experienced martial artist. The suddenchaos, the cascade of stress hormones -- you feel as though time slows down. Inreality, the assault is over in an instant. How does anyone prepare for that?As a former correctionssergeant...
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Swing, Batta!

Garret Mathews · Michigan State University Press; First Edition edition
Format: Paperback

When he wasn't writing a five-day-a-week column for the Evansville, Indiana, Courier & Press, Garret Mathews coached baseball players who weren't much taller than the equipment bag. In Swing Batta!, he chronicles his ten-year-old son Evan's season, beginning with tryouts...
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What tennis pros don't teach

Manuel S Cervantes · Xlibris
Pages: 541
Format: Print book

What Tennis Pros Don't Teach encompasses a World of information threading Tennis and life at work. It talks about the forces of Tennis under all different scenarios. This book is based on the love of Tennis as the foundation to tackle philosophy, mental toughness, discipline, strategy,...
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Jeff Gordon: His Dream, Drive & Destiny

Joe Garner · Jeff Gordon Inc
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The first-ever authorized biography of Jeff Gordon, the four-time champion racing legend. For over a year, Garner interviewed and observed Gordon at races, special events, and at home. The book is based on extensive interviews with Gordon - as well as in-depth interviews with dozens of family...
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Death in the Long Grass: A Big Game Hunter's Adventures in the African Bush

Peter Hathaway Capstick · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 297
Format: Hardcover

Few men can say they have known Africa as Peter Hathaway Capstick has know it-- leading safaris through lion country; tracking man-eating leopards along tangled jungle paths; running for cover as fear-maddened elephants stampede in all directions. And of the few who have known this dangerous...
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Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit

Tom Stanton · Lyons Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times BestsellerDetroit, mid-1930s: In a city abuzz over its unrivaled sports success, gun-loving baseball fan Dayton Dean became ensnared in the nefarious and deadly Black Legion. The secretive, Klan-like group was executing a wicked plan of terror, murdering enemies, flogging...
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Pilates for Runners: Everything you need to start using Pilates to improve your running – get stronger, more flexible, avoid injury and improve your performance

Harri Angell · Bloomsbury Sport
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Pilates for Runners is a valuable resource filled with mat Pilates exercises designed for runners of all abilities. The clear and accessible exercises will help you as a runner develop core strength, flexibility, improved balance, coordination and good posture. All of these are important...
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Know Your Boat : The Guide to Everything That Makes Your Boat Work

David M Kroenke · International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

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The Total Motorcycling Manual

Mark Lindemann · Weldon Owen
Format: Hardcover

Whether you’re a daily commuter, a weekend touring rider, or an off-road dirt fiend, this comprehensive guide from the experts at Cycle World magazine has the tried-and-true tips and tricks you need. Covers buying the right bike, riding safely, touring on two wheels, and maintaining...
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