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A History of the World Cup: 1930-2014

Clemente A. Lisi · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; New Edition edition
Format: Print book

There is no sporting event more popular than the World Cup. For one month every four years, billions of people around the world turn their attention to the tournament. Fans call in sick to work, pack into bars to watch games, or stay home for days at a time glued to their TV sets. Nothing...
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When the Lions Roared: Joe Paterno and One of College Football's Greatest Teams

Bill Contz · Triumph Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The 1982 Penn State national championship team was not only one of Joe Paterno's best, it was one of the best teams college football has ever seen. In When the Lions Roared, Bill Contz, one of the squad's offensive linemen, details that special season and the experience of playing...
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Eat. Lift. Thrive.

Sohee Lee · Human Kinetics
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

Eat healthy. Exercise. Be happy. It sounds easy enough, so why is it so difficult? Because as millions of women know, it's not easy. There are challenges and obstacles, and health programs are not one size fits all. Sohee Lee understands, because she's faced the challenges and overcome...
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Exploring Mammoth Cave National Park

Johnny Molloy · Globe Pequot Pr
Pages: 149
Format: Paperback

Recognized for having the largest known cave system in the world, Mammoth Cave National Park, in southwestern Kentucky, has become a destination for nearly two million recreationalists every year. Exploring Mammoth Cave National Park, 2nd covers in detail all of the aboveground and belowground...
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The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse

RICH COHEN · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A captivating blend of reportage and memoir exploring the history of the Chicago CubsFor Rich Cohen and millions of other fans, the Cubs have always been more than a team: they've been the protagonists of a King Arthur epic, in search of the Holy Grail that is winning the World Series.A...
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Fly Fishing Simplified: A guide to getting started in the sport of fly fishing without the complexity.

Stephen Plut · Independently published
Pages: 203
Format: Paperback

If you have ever wanted to learn the sport of fly fishing but felt intimidated by the complexity this is the book for you. By covering only those aspects of the sport necessary to get started this guide will quickly have you out on the water and catching fish. From the equipment you will...
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Sambo Encyclopedia: The Throws, Holds and Submission Techniques of Russia s Fighting Sport

Steve Scott · Turtle Press; First edition
Format: Perfect Paperback

Sambo is one of the most effective, technically diverse and dynamic fighting sports ever devised. While no single volume can present all the techniques and skills of the Russian sport of sambo, Sambo Encyclopedia The Throws, Holds And Submission Techniques of Russias Fighting Sport is the largest...
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Run Forever: Your Complete Guide to Healthy Lifetime Running

Amby Burfoot · Center Street
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In RUN FOREVER, Boston Marathon winner and former Runner's World editor-in-chief Amby Burfoot shares practical advice and wisdom on how to run with greater joy and health for an entire lifetime.Everyone learns how to run at an early age. It's naturally wired into your body. Yet in recent...
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Backpacking 101: Choose the Right Gear, Plan Your Ultimate Trip, Cook Hearty and Energizing Trail Meals, Be Prepared for Emergencies, Conquer Your Backpacking Adventures

Heather Balogh Rochfort · Adams Media
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the creator of the Just a Colorado Gal blog comes a guide to help you plan for a fun backpacking experience.It's time to take a hike! In Backpacking 101, outdoor expert Heather Balogh Rochfort goes step-by-step through the preparation process of hiking - from selecting the right gear...
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Walter Lingo, Jim Thorpe, and the Oorang Indians: How a Dog Kennel Owner Created the NFL's Most Famous Traveling Team

CHRIS WILLIS · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

At the beginning of the Roaring Twenties the NFL was just a footnote within the landscape of American sports. The early pro game was played on dirt fields by vagabond athletes who would beat up or punch out their opponent for fifty dollars a game. But one team was different than the rest:...
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Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Belden C. Lane · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Carrying only basic camping equipment and a collection of the worlds great spiritual writings, Belden C. Lane embarks on solitary spiritual treks through the Ozarks and across the American Southwest. For companions, he has only such teachers as Rumi, John of the Cross, Hildegard of Bingen,...
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Venison: The Slay to Gourmet Field to Kitchen Cookbook

Jon Wipfli · Voyageur Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Written and photographed by the team behind Slay to Gourmet, a Minneapolis-based catering service specializing in wild game, Venison takes readers through author, chef, and outdoorsman Jonathon Wipfli's technique for quickly and efficiently processing a deer, as well as a raft of contemporary...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers Fans' Bucket List

Scott Brown · Triumph Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Every Pittsburgh Steelers fan has a bucket list of activities to take part in at some point in their lives. But even the most die-hard fans haven't done everything there is to experience in and around Pittsburgh. From tailgating to studying the Immaculate Reception to finding the best...
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Should the Tent Be Burning Like That?: A Professional Amateur's Guide to the Outdoors

BILL HEAVEY · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Bill Heavey is one of the best magazine writers in America. No, he doesn't work for the New Yorker. He writes for Field & Stream, the popular journal for hunters and fishermen." -- Danny Heitman, Wall Street Journal "Bill Heavey is my favorite writer. When I die,...
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The Art of Adventure: Outdoor Sports from Sea to Summit

Ian Shive · Insight Editions
Format: Hardcover

The fastest growing form of recreation today, outdoor adventure sports compel countless individuals to push the boundaries, challenge the elements, and seek out the world’s most beautiful and remote regions. Rock climbing the coastal crags of Southeast Asia, free diving the freshwater...
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