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You Herd Me!
You Herd Me!
Written by Colin Cowherd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804138130
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You Herd Me!
I'll Say It If Nobody Else Will
Written by Colin Cowherd


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $15.00

There are really two games, the one you see and the one you don't. The way I see it, the best way to use access to both worlds is to illuminate and reveal, not idolize and adore. It's better to be wrong than to be played for a fool. – Colin... Read more >
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Seattle Seahawks Super Season
Notes from a 12 on the Best Season in Seahawks History
Written by Mark Tye Turner


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

Relive the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Season through the eyes of the 12th Man. From the perspective of a dedicated Seahawks fan, Mark Tye Turner, author of Notes from a 12 Man, com­piles this vivid and insightful account of the year the Seattle Seahawks won Super Bowl XLVIII with coach Pete... Read more >
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Seattle Seahawks Super Season
Seattle Seahawks Super Season
Written by Mark Tye Turner
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ISBN: 9781570619762
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Seattle Seahawks Super Season
Notes from a 12 on the Best Season in Seahawks History
Written by Mark Tye Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

Relive the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Season through the eyes of the 12th Man. From the perspective of a dedicated Seahawks fan, Mark Tye Turner, author of Notes from a 12 Man, com­piles this vivid and insightful account of the year the Seattle Seahawks won Super Bowl XLVIII with coach Pete... Read more >
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The Longest Silence
The Longest Silence
Written by Thomas McGuane
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307763914
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The Longest Silence
A Life in Fishing
Written by Thomas McGuane


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $11.99

With ten books over a thirty-year span, Thomas McGuane has proven himself over and over again "a virtuoso . . . a writer of the first magnitude," as Jonathan Yardley wrote in the New York Times Book Review. "His sheer writing skill is nothing short of amazing." But he has devoted... Read more >
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Loopers
Loopers
Written by John Dunn
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ISBN: 9780770437206
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Loopers
A Caddie's Twenty-Year Golf Odyssey
Written by John Dunn


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $15.00

John Dunn never expected that his summer job as a caddie at the local course in Connecticut might turn into something more. The lifers who plied the loops were an ensemble of misfits and degenerates who made the caddie yard look more like a gambling hall than a country club. But Dunn came of age... Read more >
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Sports in America
Sports in America
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
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ISBN: 9780804151399
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Sports in America

Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $12.99

Originally published in 1976, James A. Michener’s explosive, spectacular Sports in America is a prescient examination of the crisis in American sports that is still unfolding to this day. Pro basketball players are banned for narcotics use, while a Major League pitcher is arrested for smuggling drugs across the Mexican border... Read more >
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You Herd Me!
You Herd Me!
Written by Colin Cowherd
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804137898
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You Herd Me!
I'll Say It If Nobody Else Will
Written by Colin Cowherd


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $26.00

There are really two games, the one you see and the one you don't. The way I see it, the best way to use access to both worlds is to illuminate and reveal, not idolize and adore. It's better to be wrong than to be played for a fool. – Colin... Read more >
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You Herd Me!
You Herd Me!
Written by Colin Cowherd
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ISBN: 9780804137904
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You Herd Me!
I'll Say It If Nobody Else Will
Written by Colin Cowherd


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $11.99

There are really two games, the one you see and the one you don't. The way I see it, the best way to use access to both worlds is to illuminate and reveal, not idolize and adore. It's better to be wrong than to be played for a fool. – Colin... Read more >
You Herd Me!
You Herd Me!
Written by Colin Cowherd
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804149532
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You Herd Me!
I'll Say It If Nobody Else Will
Written by Colin Cowherd


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

There are really two games, the one you see and the one you don't. The way I see it, the best way to use access to both worlds is to illuminate and reveal, not idolize and adore. It's better to be wrong than to be played for a fool. – Colin... Read more >
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Loopers
Loopers
Written by John Dunn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437183
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Loopers
A Caddie's Twenty-Year Golf Odyssey
Written by John Dunn


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $25.00

Loopers is a treasure of a memoir about the uncommon world of the  club caddy and the improbable journey it resulted in for one man.  It is a perennial account that touches on the animating force of the game itself, reminding us of the reason we continue to tee the ball... Read more >
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Loopers
Loopers
Written by John Dunn
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ISBN: 9780770437190
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Loopers
A Caddie's Twenty-Year Golf Odyssey
Written by John Dunn


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

John Dunn never expected that his summer job as a caddie at the local course in Connecticut might turn into something more. The lifers who plied the loops were an ensemble of misfits and degenerates who made the caddie yard look more like a gambling hall than a country club. But Dunn came of age...

Read more >
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Dangerous Games
Dangerous Games
Written by Andrew Todhunter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831996
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Dangerous Games
Ice Climbing, Storm Kayaking, and Other Adventures from the Extreme Edge of Spor ts
Written by Andrew Todhunter


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2013
Price: $8.99

In this elegant and exciting collection Andrew Todhunter, himself an extreme sportsman and the author of the critically acclaimed Fall of the Phantom Lord, takes readers along as men and women push themselves to their limits in the world’s riskiest sports.

In several of these essays Todhunter writes from... Read more >
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Hand-Me-Down Dream (Essay)
Hand-Me-Down Dream (Essay)
Written by George Dohrmann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345530127
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Hand-Me-Down Dream (Essay)
Father, Son, and the Burden of Basketball
Written by George Dohrmann


Format: eBook, 36 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $0.99

In this eBook exclusive essay, Pulitzer Prize–winning sports journalist George Dohrmann follows a father and son separated by prison bars—but bonded by their pursuit of basketball glory.
 
The dream of playing big-time basketball never came true for Bruce Nelson, so he passed it on to his son Roberto. His every... Read more >
Sports Illustrated Hockey Talk
Sports Illustrated Hockey Talk
Written by Sports Illustrated
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771083228
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Sports Illustrated Hockey Talk
From Hat Tricks to Headshots and Everything In-Between
Written by Sports Illustrated


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $22.99

From the leader in sports writing comes a collection of stories that examine just about every aspect of the game: the players, the league and what it means to the fans.

For true hockey fans, there is no sport as great, as fast, as competitive, or as important as their beloved... Read more >
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Sports Illustrated Hockey Talk
Sports Illustrated Hockey Talk
Written by Sports Illustrated
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771083235
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Sports Illustrated Hockey Talk
From Hat Tricks to Headshots and Everything In-Between
Written by Sports Illustrated


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $17.99

From the leader in sports writing comes a collection of stories that examine just about every aspect of the game: the players, the league and what it means to the fans.

For true hockey fans, there is no sport as great, as fast, as competitive, or as important as their beloved... Read more >
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The Only Game in Town
The Only Game in Town
Edited by David Remnick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979985
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The Only Game in Town
Sportswriting from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $18.00

For more than eighty years, The New Yorker has been home to some of the toughest, wisest, funniest, and most moving sportswriting around. The Only Game in Town is a classic collection from a magazine with a deep bench, including such authors as Roger Angell, John Updike, Don DeLillo, and John...

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Golf Dreams
Golf Dreams
Written by John Updike, Illustrated by Paul Szep
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ISBN: 9780307784124
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Golf Dreams
Writings on Golf
Written by John Updike
Illustrated by Paul Szep


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $13.99

John Updike wrote about the lure of golf for five decades, from the first time he teed off at the age of twenty-five until his final rounds at the age of seventy-six. Golf Dreams collects the most memorable of his golf pieces, high-spirited evidence of his learning, playing, and living for... Read more >
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The Only Game in Town
The Only Game in Town
Edited by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9780679603665
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The Only Game in Town
Sportswriting from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $13.99

For more than eighty years, The New Yorker has been home to some of the toughest, wisest, funniest, and most moving sportswriting around. The Only Game in Town is a classic collection from a magazine with a deep bench, including such authors as Roger Angell, John Updike, Don DeLillo, and John McPhee. Hall of Famer... Read more >
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Fathers & Daughters & Sports
Fathers & Daughters & Sports
Written by ESPN, Introduction by Rebecca Lobo
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ISBN: 9780345522078
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Fathers & Daughters & Sports
Featuring Jim Craig, Chris Evert, Mike Golic, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Sally Jenkins, Steve Rushin, Bill Simmons, and others
Written by ESPN
Introduction by Rebecca Lobo


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $12.99

Thank heavens for Title IX. That dusty piece of 1970s legislation not only made an entire generation of American women fitter and stronger and more self-confident, but it also gave fathers throughout the country a greater opportunity to bond with their daughters.

The evidence fills the covers of this collection of... Read more >
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Fathers & Daughters & Sports
Fathers & Daughters & Sports
Written by ESPN, Introduction by Rebecca Lobo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345520838
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Fathers & Daughters & Sports
Featuring Jim Craig, Chris Evert, Mike Golic, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Sally Jenkins, Steve Rushin, Bill Simmons, and others
Written by ESPN
Introduction by Rebecca Lobo


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $25.00

Thank heavens for Title IX. That dusty piece of 1970s legislation not only made an entire generation of American women fitter and stronger and more self-confident, but it also gave fathers throughout the country a greater opportunity to bond with their daughters.

The evidence fills the covers of this collection of... Read more >
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Sports from Hell
Sports from Hell
Written by Rick Reilly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385532693
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Sports from Hell

Written by Rick Reilly


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $11.99

The most popular sports columnist in America puts his life (and dignity) on the line in search of the most absurd sporting event on the planet.

What is the stupidest sport in the world? Not content to pontificate from the sidelines, Rick Reilly set out on a global journey—with stops in Australia... Read more >
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Sports from Hell
Sports from Hell
Written by Rick Reilly, Read by Mike Chamberlain
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307577955
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Sports from Hell
My Search for the World's Dumbest Competition
Written by Rick Reilly
Read by Mike Chamberlain


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $15.00

The most popular sports columnist in America puts his life (and dignity) on the line in search of the most absurd sporting event on the planet.

What is the stupidest sport in the world? Not content to pontificate from the sidelines, Rick Reilly set out on a global journey—with stops in Australia... Read more >
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The Right Set
The Right Set
Written by Caryl Phillips
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307490179
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The Right Set
A Tennis Anthology
Written by Caryl Phillips


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2010
Price: $13.99

From stately lawns and gentlemen players to Andre Agassi and Venus Williams: 65 great writings on tennis that chronicle the transformation of the sport.

Since its inception, tennis has embraced traditions more patrician than plebeian. But times--and tennis--have changed. The game once reserved for royalty has moved from estate lawns to the... Read more >
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Mike and Mike's Rules for Sports and Life
Mike and Mike's Rules for Sports and Life
Written by Mike Greenberg, Mike Golic and Andrew Chaikivsky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345516220
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Mike and Mike's Rules for Sports and Life

Written by Mike Greenberg, Mike Golic and Andrew Chaikivsky


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $26.00

Every morning more than three million listeners tune in to Mike and Mike in the Morning on ESPN Radio—mostly to hear the Mikes’ (Golic and Greenberg) riotous back-and-forth on everything from why baseball managers should dress like real people to how to lose a fight with the wife with dignity. In... Read more >
Fathers & Sons & Sports
Fathers & Sons & Sports
Introduction by Mike Lupica
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ISBN: 9781933060705
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Fathers & Sons & Sports
Great Writing by Buzz Bissinger, John Ed Bradley, Bill Geist, Donald Hall, Mark Kriegel, Norman Maclean, and others
Introduction by Mike Lupica


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2009
Price: $15.00

For generations, fathers and sons have used the language of sports to work out their differences and express their love for each other. Fathers & Sons & Sports presents a powerful lineup of real-world stories about fathers and sons playing one-on-one in the game of life, written by such great sportswriters... Read more >
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