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Believe It: My Journey of Success, Failure, and Overcoming the Odds

NICK FOLES · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Get ready to defy the odds when everyone's counting you out.When the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback went down with a torn ACL in week 14 of the 2017 NFL season, many fans -- and commentators -- assumed the Eagles' season was over.Instead, Nick Foles came off the bench...
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Tropic of Football: The Long and Perilous Journey of Samoans to the NFL

Rob Ruck · The New Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How a tiny Pacific archipelago is producing more players - from Troy Polamalu to Marcus Mariota - for the NFL than anywhere else in the world, by an award-winning sports historian Football is at a crossroads, its future imperiled by the very physicality that drives its popularity. Its grass...
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The History of Karate and the Masters Who Made It: Development, Lineages, and Philosophies of Traditional Okinawan and Japanese Karate-do

Mark I Cramer · Blue Snake Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

A concise yet comprehensive history of traditional Okinawan and Japanese karate, with biographies of the great karate mastersThis concise-yet-comprehensive history of traditional Okinawan and Japanese karate includes authoritative biographies of the great karate masters of the past and the philosophical...
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Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream

Ibtihaj Muhammad · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

THE FIRST FEMALE MUSLIM AMERICAN TO MEDAL AT THE OLYMPIC GAMESNAMED ONE OF TIME'S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLEGrowing up in New Jersey as the only African American Muslim at school, Ibtihaj Muhammad always had to find her own way. When she discovered fencing, a sport traditionally reserved...
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The Campout Cookbook: Inspired Recipes for Cooking Around the Fire and Under the Stars

MARNIE HANEL · Artisan
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Forget freeze-dried astronaut meals and bags of stale, store-bought gorp. Finally, here's a cookbook that complements the magic of gathering around a campfire and sharing a meal with friends. From the IACP Award-winning authors of The Picnic, which brought taste and style to eating...
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In the Name of the Father: Family, Football, and the Manning Dynasty

Mark Ribowsky · Liveright
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The story of America's most sacred and carefully constructed football dynasty is revealed in this unflinching family portrait.For generations, American athletes have enjoyed the ever-escalating celebrity lavished upon them when they combine on-the-field talent with off-the field charisma,...
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A Franchise on the Rise: The First Twenty Years of the New York Yankees

DOM AMORE · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

2018 marks 115 years since the inception of the New York Yankees--and what a 115-year period it's been! But how did the team that has since won a league-leading 27 world championships get started? In A Franchise on the Rise, veteran sportswriter Dom Amore takes readers back in time...
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Minimize Injury, Maximize Performance: A Sports Parent's Survival Guide

TOMMY JOHN · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Dr. Tommy John's unique program: a diet, lifestyle, and movement plan (Rethink. Rebuild. Replenish. Recover) for injury- and performance-proofing young athletes in every sport Beginning as early as age 6 and continuing through the teenage years and on into their twenties, both male...
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Arthur Ashe: A Life

RAYMOND ARSENAULT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

The first comprehensive, authoritative biography of American icon Arthur Ashe - the Jackie Robinson of men's tennis - a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public intellectual.Born in Richmond, Virginia,...
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Biz Mackey, a Giant behind the Plate: The Story of the Negro League Star and Hall of Fame Catcher

Rich Westcott · Temple University Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

"The best all-around catcher in black baseball history" - Cumberland Posey, Owner of the Homestead GraysNational Baseball Hall of Fame catcher James Raleigh "Biz" Mackey's professional career spanned nearly three decades in the Negro Leagues and elsewhere. He distinguished...
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