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Papi: My Story

David Ortiz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining, unfiltered memoir by one of the game's greatest, most clutch sluggers and beloved personalities David "Big Papi" Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game. As a key part of the Boston Red Sox for 14 years, David has helped...
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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Philip H Knight · Scribner
Pages: 386
Format: Print book

In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.Young, searching,...
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Losing Isn't Everything: The Untold Stories and Hidden Lessons Behind the Toughest Losses in Sports History

Curt Menefee · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A refreshing and though-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat - those on the flip side of an epic triumph - and what their experiences can teach us about competition, life, and the human spirit.Every sports fan recalls with amazing...
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The United States of Soccer: MLS and the Rise of American Soccer Fandom

Phil West · Overlook Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A spirited and detailed account of the first 20 years of Major League Soccer, the visionaries who believed Americans would finally embrace soccer, and the fans who fulfilled that vision.In 1988, FIFA decreed that the 1994 World Cup would be played in the United States - with the condition...
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Qb : an autobiography

Steve Young · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In the most candid and compelling sports memoir since Andre Agassi's riveting bestseller Open, former San Francisco 49er, Super Bowl champion, NFL MVP, and Hall of Famer Steve Young gives readers an unprecedented and stunning inside look at what it takes to become a super-elite professional...
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A Nearly Perfect Season: The Inside Story of the 1984 San Francisco 49ers

Chris Willis · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

The San Francisco 49ers entered the 1984 season determined to erase the memory of their three point loss to the Washington Redskins in the NFC Championship Game the year before. Nineteen games later, they had not only won the Super Bowl, they had redefined NFL history by becoming the first...
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The Murder of Sonny Liston: Las Vegas, Heroin, and Heavyweights

Shaun Assael · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

A daring investigation into the mysterious death of Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston, set against the dawn of the 1970s, when the mob was fighting to keep control of the Las Vegas Strip, Richard Nixon was launching America's first war on heroin, and boxing was in its glory days.On January...
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Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart

Lynne Cox · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 253
Format: Hardcover

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Truth Doesn't Have a Side: My Alarming Discovery about the Danger of Contact Sports

Bennet Omalu · Zondervan
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

One day in 2002 the fifty-year old body of former Pittsburgh Steeler and hall of famer Mike Webster was laid on a cold table in front of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu. Webster's body looked to Omalu like the body of a much older man, and the circumstances of his behavior prior to his death...
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When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World

Carli Lloyd · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the celebrated star of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, an inspiring, uplifting, and candid memoir of how she got there In 2015, the U.S .Women's National Soccer Team won its first FIFA championship in sixteen years, culminating in an epic final game that electrified...
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Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971

LEIGH MONTVILLE · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

An insightful portrait of Muhammed Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military - and the key moments in a life that was as high profile and transformative...
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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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