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Hockey Towns: Untold Stories from the Heart of Canada
When you first meet Ron MacLean, he asks where you’re from, and he always comes back with a story. No one has crossed this country more than MacLean. In his 28 years on Hockey Night in Canada and now as host of Rogers’ Hometown Hockey, Ron has met fascinating people from coast to coast and has gr...
Is there a sports team more synonymous with winning than the New York Yankees? The team of Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Berra, Ford, Mantle, Jackson, Mattingly? Of Torre, Jeter, and Rivera? Of forty American League pennants, twenty-seven World Championships, and nearly forty Hall of Famers? Like so ma...
Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig
Drawing on new interviews and more than two hundred pages of previously unpublished letters to and from Gehrig, Luckiest Man gives us an intimate portrait of the man who became an American hero: his life as a shy and awkward youth growing up in New York City, his unlikely friendship with Babe Rut...
Men in Green
Michael Bamberger, who has covered the game of golf for twenty years at Sports Illustrated, shows us the big names as we’ve never seen them before: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Curtis Strange, Fred Couples—and the late Ken Venturi. But he also chronicles the legendary figures known o...
Misty: My Journey Through Volleyball and Life
The passionate, poignant, and triumphant story of two-time Olympic gold medal winner and World Champion beach volleyball icon Misty May-Treanor.
Phenom: The Making of Bryce Harper
Before he famously became a Major League All-Star as a teenager, Harper already had dominated high school competition like Mickey Mantle on the playground and appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, which dubbed him the "most exciting prodigy since LeBron James." Seeking greater tests as a h...
An American Caddie in St. Andrews
A hilarious and poignant memoir of a Harvard student who comes of age as a caddie on St. Andrews’s fabled Old Course. In the middle of Oliver Horovitz’s high school graduation ceremony, his cell phone rang: It was Harvard. He’d been accepted, but he couldn’t start for ano...
Earn the Right to Win: How Success in Any Field Starts with Superior Preparation
Tom Coughlin led the New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories with his unique system of relentless preparation and resilience. He teaches his players that you can never guarantee a win, but you can always earn the right to win - with focus, hard work, and anticipation of obstacles. Now Coughli...
The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams
At long last, the epic biography Ted Williams deserves - and that his fans have been waiting for. Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since, and no player who has hit more than 500 home runs has a higher career batting average...
The Bicycling Big Book of Training
Kosecki, Danielle (Edt)
It covers all the information the reader needs to begin an effective training regimen. The book is divided into five sections that are then broken into miniguides for various cycling training disciplines.
The untold Great American Story of three brothers - "Joltin' Joe, Dom, and Vince DiMaggio - and the Great American Game, baseball, that would consume their lives More than 350 sets of brothers have played in the major leagues since the 1870s. But few have had the skill, the charisma, or the succe...
The Making of a Man
What exactly is manhood? How do guys get there?Tim Brownwon the Heisman Trophy at Notre Dame and starred in the NFL for seventeen seasons. He left the game as a Los Angeles and Oakland Raiders legend and one of the most respected men in sports. Now "Mr. Raider" shares his amazing journey - the tr...
Dr. Jordan Metzl's Running Strong
Step into my office if you want to run faster, stronger, and pain-free. Whether you're a new runner training for your first race or an experienced marathoner, this cutting-edge book will keep you on the road and running faster. With comprehensive, illustrated information on running health and in...
Get Fast! (Bicycling)
Every cyclist wants to get faster. Whether they're a weekend warrior, a crit specialist, or a charity cruiser, speed is the X factor that lets a rider ride strong, feel fresh, and thoroughly enjoy each ride. Get Fast! is the cyclist's go-to guide for gaining speed. In it, author Selene Yeager add...
Wooden: A Coach's Life
A provocative and revelatory new biography of the legendary UCLA coach John Wooden, by one of America’s top college basketball writers No college basketball coach has ever dominated the sport like John Wooden. His UCLA teams reached unprecedented heights in the 1960s and ’70s capped b...
Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer
In this definitive biography, veteran sportswriter Tom Callahan shines a spotlight on one of the greatest golfers ever to play the game, Arnold Palmer.The winner of more than ninety championships, including four Masters Tournaments, Arnold Palmer was a legend in twentieth century sports: a suprem...
Leo Durocher: Baseball's Prodigal Son
Leo Durocher (1906–1991) was baseball's all-time leading cocky, flamboyant, and galvanizing character, casting a shadow across several eras, from the time of Babe Ruth to the Space Age Astrodome, from Prohibition through the Vietnam War. For more than forty years, he was at the forefront of the g...
The End of the Perfect 10: The Making and Breaking of Gymnastics' Top Score--From Nadia to Now
Just in time for the 2016 Olympic Games and the fortieth anniversary of Nadia Comaneci’s “Perfect 10,” an exciting and insightful account of the controversial world of gymnastics, the recent changes of the scoring system, and why those changes will drive American gymnasts to the top of the sport ...
The Champion Mindset - An Athlete's Guide to Mental Toughness
Champions, as the familiar adage preaches, are not born—they're made. Reaching the top of any sport, or any aspect of life, takes years upon years of dedication and proper preparation. But if there's a huge pool of individuals who have undertaken the same commitment and steps towards becoming th...
The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys...And Other Off-The -Wall Stories About Sports and Life
Although James Duthie’s daughter had hoped he would write a book featuring princesses, dragons or zebras, you won’t miss them in The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys. Instead Duthie interviews a prophet monkey who predicts games’ outcomes, confesses to the near-homicide of both Walter and Wayne...
Not a Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson
Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson was once one of America’s most famous athletes: a trendsetter who transcended race, celebrity, and pop culture, and emerged from a troubled past to become one of the most successful and highly compensated athletes in the world. Now, his life and career comes viv...
The Extra Mile: One Woman's Personal Journey to Ultrarunning Greatness
One year after her astonishing victory at the Badwater Ultramarathon, Pam Reed again made distance-running history when she braved the hottest weather in years - 125 degrees - to successfully defend her title. How does this 100-pound mother and stepmother of five muster the endurance and courage...
Ever Wonder What’s Being Said at Home Plate? How a Team Silently Communicates? What Goes on in the Clubhouse Behind Closed Doors? America’s pastime has always left fans and amateur players alike yearning for the answers to questions about how pros play the game. Jason Kendall is an ...
Kicking Off: How Women in Sport Are Changing the Game
There's a battle being fought. It's raging on the sports fields, in the newsrooms, and behind the scenes at all the major broadcasters. It's a battle that dates back further than any of us can remember, and yet it has lost none of its momentum - in fact, it's being fought with more vigor now than...
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