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We Matter: Athletes and Activism

Etan Thomas · Edge of Sports
Pages: 250
Format: Hardcover

"A former NBA player and current activist and MSNBC commentator returns with a collection of dozens of interviews on the subject of race in America--all supporting the efforts of athletes to speak out and up...Voices of pain, anger, and hope resound through these pages--and through...
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Ali: A Life

Jonathan Eig · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us himself) . Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth...
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Basketball: Great Writing About America's Game

Alexander Wolff · Library of America
Pages: 500
Format: Hardcover

From the street game to March Madness to Jordan and LeBron, the greatest writing about the grit, grace, and glory of basketballMade in America, basketball is a sport that stirs a national passion, reaching fever pitch during the NCAA's March Madness and the NBA Finals. Masterfully assembled...
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The Camper Book: A Celebration of a Moveable American Dream

Dave Hoekstra · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The Camper Book will captivate all those who dream of waving good-bye to the rat race from the window of their own moveable home, be it a camper, RV, travel trailer, camper van, or tiny camper. Not just for placid retirees anymore, camper culture has sprung up among simplicity-seeking millennials,...
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Gehrig and the Babe: The Friendship and the Feud

Tony Castro · Triumph Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The legendary achievements of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig are undeniable hallmarks of baseball history. Much has been written about the two men as teammates, but Ruth and Gehrig's relationship away from the field is rarely, if ever, explored. In Gehrig and the Babe, Tony Castro portrays...
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The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism

HOWARD BRYANT · Beacon Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Following in the footsteps of Robeson, Ali, Robinson and others, today's Black athletes re-engage with social issues and the meaning of American patriotismFor most of the twentieth century, "No News on the Sports Page" governed how sports were played and perceived in America....
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Karate Science: Dynamic Movement

JD Swanson · Ymaa Publication Center
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Dynamics, motion, and sensation are karate's connective tissue -- and they are the heart of this book.As a lifelong student of martial arts, J. D. Swanson, PhD, had searched through piles of books on form and function. Stand here, they said. Step there. But where movement was concerned,...
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Madness: The Ten Most Memorable NCAA Basketball Finals

MARK MEHLER · Sports Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The annual NCAA Basketball Tournament, which has become known as "March Madness" has emerged as a major sports event, matched only by the Super Bowl and the Olympics. In Madness, Mark Mehler and Charles Paikert tell the stories behind the ten most compelling and memorable championship...
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Masters of Modern Soccer: How the World's Best Play the Twenty-First-Century Game

ARCHETYPE. · Crown Archetype
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In Masters of Modern Soccer, Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl asks: How do some of the game's smartest figures master the craft of soccer? By profiling players in every key position (American phenomenon Christian Pulisic, Mexican superstar Javier "Chicharito" Hern√°ndez,...
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Men in Blazers Present Encyclopedia Blazertannica: A Suboptimal Guide to Soccer, America's "Sport of the Future" Since 1972

Roger Bennett · Knopf
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Soccer has been America's Sport of the Future since 1972. Propelled by the rise of the World Cup, Premier League, the glory of the United States Women's National Team, Lionel Messi's DemiGod-esque talent and repeat exposure to Cristiano Ronaldo's preening abs, that Future...
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