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The Yankee Years
The Yankee Years
Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
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ISBN: 9780767930420
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The Yankee Years

Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
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The definitive story of one of the greatest dynasties in baseball history, Joe Torre's New York Yankees.
 
When Joe Torre took over as manager of the Yankees in 1996, they had not won a World Series title in eighteen years. In that time seventeen others had tried to take the helm of... Read more >
Age Is Just a Number
Age Is Just a Number
Written by Dara Torres and Elizabeth Weil
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ISBN: 9780767931915
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Age Is Just a Number
Achieve Your Dreams at Any Stage in Your Life
Written by Dara Torres and Elizabeth Weil


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $14.99

From legendary Olympic gold medalist Dara Torres comes a motivational, inspirational memoir about staying fit, aging gracefully, and pursuing your dreams.

Dara Torres captured the hearts and minds of Americans of all ages when she launched her Olympic comeback as a new mother at the age of forty-one—years after she had retired... Read more >
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Jerry West
Jerry West
Written by Roland Lazenby
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ISBN: 9780345519269
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Jerry West
The Life and Legend of a Basketball Icon
Written by Roland Lazenby


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $15.99

When in 1969 the NBA sought an emblem for the league, one man was chosen above all as the icon of his sport: Jerry West. Silhouetted in white against a red-and-blue backdrop, West’s signature gait and left-handed dribble are still the NBA logo, seen on merchandise around the world.

    In this... Read more >
The Life You Imagine
The Life You Imagine
Written by Derek Jeter
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ISBN: 9780307565945
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The Life You Imagine
Life Lessons for Achieving Your Dreams
Written by Derek Jeter


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2010
Price: $11.99

Ever wonder what it would take to turn all of your dreams into reality? In The Life You Imagine, All-Star New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter shows how you can use the same game plan that helped an eight-year-old boy who fantasized about playing baseball for the Bronx Bombers grow up... Read more >
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Racing While Black
Racing While Black
Written by Leonard T. Miller, Contribution by Andrew Simon, Foreword by Kenneth L. Shropshire
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583228968
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Racing While Black
How an African-American Stock Car Team Made Its Mark on NASCAR
Written by Leonard T. Miller
Contribution by Andrew Simon
Foreword by Kenneth L. Shropshire


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $24.95

Starting a NASCAR team is hard work. Starting a NASCAR team as an African American is even harder. These are just a few of the lessons learned by Leonard T. Miller during his decade and a half of running an auto racing program. Fueled by more than the desire to win... Read more >
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The First Star
The First Star
Written by Lars Anderson
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ISBN: 9781588368942
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The First Star
Red Grange and the Barnstorming Tour That Launched the NFL
Written by Lars Anderson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $13.99

In The First Star, acclaimed sports writer Lars Anderson recounts the thrilling story of Harold "Red" Grange, the Galloping Ghost of the gridiron, and the wild barnstorming tour that earned professional football a place in the American sporting firmament.

Red Grange's on-field exploits at the University of Illinois, so vividly depicted in... Read more >
Open
Open
Written by Andre Agassi
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ISBN: 9780307592804
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Open

Written by Andre Agassi


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Far more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, Open is the engrossing story of a remarkable life.
 
Andre Agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding father, by the...

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Open
Open
Written by Andre Agassi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307268198
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Open
An Autobiography
Written by Andre Agassi


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2009
Price: $28.95

From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.

Agassi’s incredibly rigorous training begins when he is just a child. By the age of thirteen, he is banished to a Florida tennis... Read more >
Open
Open
Written by Andre Agassi, Read by Erik Davies
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739358566
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Open
An Autobiography
Written by Andre Agassi
Read by Erik Davies


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 9, 2009
Price: $32.00

From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.

Agassi’s incredibly rigorous training begins when he is just a child. By the age of thirteen, he is banished to a Florida tennis... Read more >
Open
Open
Written by Andre Agassi, Read by Erik Davies
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739358573
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Open
An Autobiography
Written by Andre Agassi
Read by Erik Davies


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 9, 2009
Price: $16.00

From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.

Agassi’s incredibly rigorous training begins when he is just a child. By the age of thirteen, he is banished to a Florida tennis... Read more >
Open
Open
Written by Andre Agassi, Read by Erik Davies
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307713957
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Open
An Autobiography
Written by Andre Agassi
Read by Erik Davies


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 9, 2009
Price: $27.50

From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.

Agassi’s incredibly rigorous training begins when he is just a child. By the age of thirteen, he is banished to a Florida tennis... Read more >
Jacques Plante
Jacques Plante
Written by Todd Denault
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993348
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Jacques Plante
The Man Who Changed the Face of Hockey
Written by Todd Denault


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $13.99

The first full-scale biography of a legendary and award-winning NHL goalie who transformed the game.

“There are a lot of very good goalies, there are even a fair number of great goalies. But there aren’t many important goalies. And Jacques Plante was an important goalie.” Ken Dryden

On and off the ice Jacques... Read more >
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Swimming to Antarctica
Swimming to Antarctica
Written by Lynne Cox
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ISBN: 9780307547873
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Swimming to Antarctica
Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer
Written by Lynne Cox


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2009
Price: $12.99

• At age fourteen, she swam twenty-six miles from Catalina Island to the California mainland.
• At ages fifteen and sixteen, she broke the men’s and women’s world records for swimming the English Channel—a thirty-three-mile crossing in nine hours, thirty-six minutes.
• At eighteen, she swam the twenty-mile Cook Strait between North and South Islands of... Read more >
The Genius
The Genius
Written by David Harris
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ISBN: 9780345499127
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The Genius
How Bill Walsh Reinvented Football and Created an NFL Dynasty
Written by David Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $17.00

The Genius is the gripping account of Bill Walsh’s career and how, through tactical and organizational skill, he transformed the San Francisco Forty Niners from a fallen franchise into a football dynasty. Along with his right-hand man John McVay, Walsh built the foundation for this success by drafting or trading for... Read more >
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Barney Ross
Barney Ross
Written by Douglas Century
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ISBN: 9780805211733
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Barney Ross
The Life of a Jewish Fighter
Written by Douglas Century


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $12.95

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Born Dov-Ber Rasofsky to Eastern European immigrant parents, Barney Ross grew up in a tough Chicago neighborhood and witnessed his father’s murder, his mother’s nervous breakdown, and the dispatching of his three younger siblings to an orphanage, all before he turned fourteen. To make enough money... Read more >
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Barney Ross
Barney Ross
Written by Douglas Century
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ISBN: 9780805242720
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Barney Ross
The Life of a Jewish Fighter
Written by Douglas Century


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $9.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Born Dov-Ber Rasofsky to Eastern European immigrant parents, Barney Ross grew up in a tough Chicago neighborhood and witnessed his father’s murder, his mother’s nervous breakdown, and the dispatching of his three younger siblings to an orphanage, all before he turned fourteen. To make enough money... Read more >
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Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle
Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle
Written by Bill Curry
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ISBN: 9780345517494
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Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle
Lessons from a Football Life
Written by Bill Curry


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $11.99

No sport rivals football for building character. In the scorching heat of two-a-days and the fierce combat of the gridiron, true leaders are born. Just ask Bill Curry, whose credentials for exploring the relationship between football and leadership include two Super Bowl rings and the distinction of having snapped footballs to... Read more >
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Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle
Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle
Written by Bill Curry
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Ten Men You Meet in the Huddle
Lessons from a Football Life
Written by Bill Curry


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.00

No sport rivals football for building character. In the scorching heat of two-a-days and the fierce combat of the gridiron, true leaders are born. Just ask Bill Curry, whose credentials for exploring the relationship between football and leadership include two Super Bowl rings and the distinction of having snapped footballs to... Read more >
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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Written by Haruki Murakami
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ISBN: 9780307389831
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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Written by Haruki Murakami


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
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An intimate look at writing, running, and the incredible way they intersect, from the incomparable, bestselling author Haruki Murakami.While simply training for New York City Marathon would be enough for most people, Haruki Murakami's decided to write about it as well. The result is a beautiful memoir about his intertwined obsessions... Read more >
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The Eternal Summer
The Eternal Summer
Written by Curt Sampson, Foreword by Dan Jenkins
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ISBN: 9780307567499
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The Eternal Summer
Palmer, Nicklaus, and Hogan in 1960, Golf's Golden Year
Written by Curt Sampson
Foreword by Dan Jenkins


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2009
Price: $13.99

Was there ever a year in golf like 1960?
        It was the year that the sport and its vivid personalities exploded on the consciousness of the nation, when the past, present, and future of the sport collided. Here was Arnold Palmer, the workingman's hero, "sweating, chain-smoking, shirt-tail flying"; Ben Hogan, the greatest... Read more >
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Falling Hard
Falling Hard
Written by Mark Law
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ISBN: 9781590307151
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Falling Hard
A Journey into the World of Judo
Written by Mark Law


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $15.95

On his fiftieth birthday, British journalist and self-described “indolent sportsman” Mark Law decides to take up judo on a whim and ends up getting hooked on the sport. Falling Hard is Law’s love letter to judo—the culture, drama, history, and practice. With journalistic zeal, he delves deeply into the sport’s history... Read more >
Satchel
Satchel
Written by Larry Tye
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ISBN: 9781588368478
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Satchel
The Life and Times of an American Legend
Written by Larry Tye


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $11.99

He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him. Now, at last, here is the superbly researched, spellbindingly told story of athlete, showman, philosopher, and boundary breaker Leroy “Satchel” Paige.

Through dogged research and extensive interviews, award-winning author and journalist Larry Tye has tracked... Read more >
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Satchel
Satchel
Written by Larry Tye, Read by Dominic Hoffman
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ISBN: 9780739384640
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Satchel
The Life and Times of an American Legend
Written by Larry Tye
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $25.00

He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him. Now, at last, here is the superbly researched, spellbindingly told story of athlete, showman, philosopher, and boundary breaker Leroy “Satchel” Paige.

Few reliable records or news reports survive about players in the Negro Leagues. Through... Read more >
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A Champion's Mind
A Champion's Mind
Written by Pete Sampras and Peter Bodo
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ISBN: 9780307383303
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A Champion's Mind
Lessons from a Life in Tennis
Written by Pete Sampras and Peter Bodo


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2009
Price: $15.00

Pete Sampras is arguably the greatest tennis player ever, a man whose hard-nosed work ethic led to an unprecedented number one world ranking for 286 weeks, and whose prodigious talent made possible a record-setting fourteen Grand Slam titles. While his more vocal rivals sometimes grabbed the headlines, Pete always preferred to... Read more >
Hard Driving
Hard Driving
Written by Brian Donovan
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ISBN: 9781586421601
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Hard Driving
The Wendell Scott Story
Written by Brian Donovan


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $16.99

Hard Driving is the dramatic story of one man’s dogged determination to live the life he loved, and to compete, despite daunting obstacles, at the highest level of his sport.Wendell Scott figured he was signing up for trouble when he became nascar’s version of Jackie Robinson in the segregated 1950s. Some... Read more >
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