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NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football

Johnny Anonymous · Dey Street Books
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

A current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football - the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season - sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field, and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football...
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Quarterback: Inside the Most Important Position in the National Football League

John Feinstein · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A major new book from #1 New York Times bestseller and sports-writing legend John Feinstein, QUARTERBACK dives deep into the most coveted and hallowed position in the NFL - exploring the stories of five top quarterbacks and taking readers inside their unique experiences of playing the position...
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Lucky Bastard: My Life, My Dad, and the Things I'm Not Allowed to Say on TV

Joe Buck · Dutton
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In his debut memoir, Joe Buck talks about his life, his career, and his memorable relationship with his father, legendary sportscaster Jack Buck.Sports fans see Joe Buck everywhere: broadcasting one of the biggest games in the NFL every week, doing the World Series every year, announcing...
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Fast into the Night: A Woman, Her Dogs, and Their Journey North on the Iditarod Trail

Debbie Clarke Moderow · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

A captivating memoir of one woman's attempt to finish the Iditarod, led by her team of spunky huskies with whom she shares a fascinating and inextricable bond At age forty-seven, a mother of two, Debbie Moderow was not your average musher in the Iditarod, but that's where she found herself...
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Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, its Chaotic Founding... its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis

Sam Anderson · Crown
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning journalist Sam Anderson's long-awaited debut is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic narrative of Oklahoma City--a great American story of civics, basketball, and destiny.Oklahoma City was born from chaos. It was founded in a bizarre but momentous "Land Run" in 1889, when...
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Fit Not Healthy

Vanessa Alford · Finch Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Being fit is something many people aspire to - but what happens when an enjoyable challenge becomes an obsession? Fit Not Healthy is the gripping story of Vanessa Alford, a young woman who enjoyed running as a way to keep herself fit and healthy. She soon discovers she has a talent for long-distance...
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The New Rules of Running: Five Steps to Run Faster and Longer for Life

Vijay Vad · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 260
Format: Paperback

The ultimate guide to injury-free running and racing, from renowned sports medicine specialist Vijay Vad with training schedules designed by coach and 2-time NYC Marathon Champion Tom Fleming Whether you're learning to run, trying to lower your Personal Record, recovering from injury,...
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The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics

Michael J. Coffino · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

High school sports programs are not simply one-dimensional after-school recreational diversions from the rigors of academic life. In The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics, Michael J. Coffino showcases how high school athletics have a positive influence on the student...
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Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA

Joe Nocera · Portfolio
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

"How can the NCAA blithely wreck careers without regard to due process or common fairness? How can it act so ruthlessly to enforce rules that are so petty? Why won't anybody stand up to these outrageous violations of American values and American justice?" In the four years since...
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Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World

Mike Stanton · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of The Prince of Providence, a revelatory biography of Rocky Marciano, the greatest heavyweight champion of all time.The son of poor Italian immigrants, with short arms and stubby legs, Rocky Marciano accomplished a feat that eluded legendary heavyweight champions...
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Special Forces Survival Guide: Desert, Arctic, Mountain, Jungle, Urban

Alexander Stilwell · Firefly Books
Format: Paperback

Review of the authors Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques 2000 This could prove to be a mighty handy volume. Recommended. --Library Journal Written by a former member of the British Territorial Army, Special Forces Survival Guide arms readers with the survival techniques used by special...
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Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius

Bill Pennington · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 530
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of one of baseball's most celebrated, mercurial, and misunderstood figures Billy Martin is a story of contrasts. He was the clutch second baseman for the dominant New York Yankees of the 1950s. He then spent sixteen seasons managing in the big leagues, and is considered...
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Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away: A Love Letter to My Family

Ben Utecht · Howard Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

After five major concussions, NFL tight-end Ben Utecht of the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals is losing his memories. This is his powerful and emotional love letter to his wife and daughters - whom he someday may not recognize - and an inspiring message for all to live every moment...
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The Blueprint: LeBron James, Cleveland's Deliverance, and the Making of the Modern NBA

JASON LLOYD · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 2010, LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers. That same year, Jason Lloyd began to cover the team for the Akron Beacon Journal, LeBron's hometown newspaper. The story he uncovered started as a tragedy but ended in incredible triumph. Back in 2010, starting in the days, weeks, and months...
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