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Perfect Rivals
Perfect Rivals
Written by Jeff Carroll
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ISBN: 9780345523150
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Perfect Rivals

Written by Jeff Carroll


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
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College football is a sport of rivalries—and no two teams were ever more perfectly matched than the Miami Hurricanes and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. In Perfect Rivals, award-winning sportswriter Jeff Carroll takes us inside the locker rooms and onto the gridiron, as two storied programs with very different cultures battle... Read more >
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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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: $14.99

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.

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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: $12.99

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 >
The Book of Basketball
The Book of Basketball
Written by Bill Simmons, Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell
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ISBN: 9780345513113
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The Book of Basketball
The NBA According to The Sports Guy
Written by Bill Simmons
Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell


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

Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell
 
Newly updated with fresh takes on LeBron, Kobe, the Celtics & more*

*Including even more footnotes!

Bill Simmons, the wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining hoops addict known to millions as ESPN.com’s Sports Guy, has written the definitive book on the past, present, and future of the...

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The Fishing Hall of Shame
The Fishing Hall of Shame
Written by Bruce Nash and Allan Zullo
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ISBN: 9780307573438
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The Fishing Hall of Shame

Written by Bruce Nash and Allan Zullo


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2009
Price: $13.99

Sportswriters and celebrity fishing guides, expert anglers, and Hall of Shamers themselves spill the whole truth--hook, line and sinker-- in this wacky collection of the funniest incidents in sport fishing. Compiled by the creators of the bestselling Sports Hall of Shame series. Read more >
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The Catch
The Catch
Written by Gary Myers, Foreword by Joe Montana
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ISBN: 9780307462442
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The Catch
One Play, Two Dynasties, and the Game That Changed the NFL
Written by Gary Myers
Foreword by Joe Montana


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $11.99

How many great catches have there been in the history of the NFL? Hundreds? Thousands? Mention "The Catch,"though, and fans will think of only one: Joe Montana to Dwight Clark, the NFC Championship game, the Dallas Cowboys vs. the San Francisco 49ers, January 10, 1982. It changed the game and The... Read more >
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Game On
Game On
Written by Tom Farrey
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ISBN: 9780345517487
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Game On
How the Pressure to Win at All Costs Endangers Youth Sports, and What Parents Can Do About It
Written by Tom Farrey


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $12.99

A first-of-its-kind investigative book on the least examined and most important topic in sports today.

Youth sports isn't just orange slices and all-star trophies anymore. It's 14-year-olds who enter high school with a decade of football experience, 9-year-olds competing for national baseball championships, 5-year-old golfers who shoot par, and toddlers made... 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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The Sure Thing
The Sure Thing
Written by Eric Adelson
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ISBN: 9780345513045
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The Sure Thing
The Making and Unmaking of Golf Phenom Michelle Wie
Written by Eric Adelson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $14.99

Michelle Wie couldn’t miss. No way. Big success? It was only a matter of time. At four she could drive a golf ball a hundred yards. At ten she was outdriving adult male golfers in her Honolulu hometown–from the back tees. At thirteen she won the Women’s Amateur Public Links, becoming... Read more >
Casting a Spell
Casting a Spell
Written by George Black
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ISBN: 9780307494368
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Casting a Spell
The Bamboo Fly Rod and the American Pursuit of Perfection
Written by George Black


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $14.99

Thirty-five million Americans–one in eight–like to go fishing. Fly fishers have always considered themselves the aristocracy of the sport, and a small number of those devotees, a few thousand at most, insist upon using one device in the pursuit of their obsession: a handcrafted split-bamboo fly rod. Meeting this demand for... Read more >
Gretzky to Lemieux
Gretzky to Lemieux
Written by Ed Willes
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ISBN: 9781551991771
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Gretzky to Lemieux
The Story of the 1987 Canada Cup
Written by Ed Willes


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

Gretzky, Lemieux, Messier, Coffey, Fuhr, all on the same team — in their prime. The greatest collection of hockey talent ever assembled, playing the games of their lives.

Three epic 6-5 contests between Canada and the Soviet Union decided the ’87 Canada Cup.

Canada evened the series, after the Soviets won Game 1... Read more >
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ESPN Sports Almanac 2009
ESPN Sports Almanac 2009
Edited by Gerry Brown and Mike Morrison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345511720
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ESPN Sports Almanac 2009

Edited by Gerry Brown and Mike Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $12.99

For more than ten years, the ESPN Sports Almanac has been the go-to reference for answers to nearly every sports question. From all-time record holders to yearly champions, from auto racing to the Iditarod, from the Australian Open to the Super Bowl—the ESPN Sports Almanac 2009 covers all the bases, with... Read more >
Giants Among Men
Giants Among Men
Written by Jack Cavanaugh
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ISBN: 9781588366979
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Giants Among Men
The Smartest Football Team There Ever Was
Written by Jack Cavanaugh


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $12.99

From the mid-1950s to the early 1960s, when basketball’s Boston Celtics were piecing together a run for the ages, when Montreal’s Canadiens were in the midst of notching a record-setting five straight Stanley Cups, and when the New York Yankees were the once-and-future kings of the diamond, one team boosted the... Read more >
Gretzky to Lemieux
Gretzky to Lemieux
Written by Ed Willes
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ISBN: 9780771088490
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Gretzky to Lemieux
The Story of the 1987 Canada Cup
Written by Ed Willes


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $19.99

Gretzky, Lemieux, Messier, Coffey, Fuhr, all on the same team — in their prime. The greatest collection of hockey talent ever assembled, playing the games of their lives.

Three epic 6-5 contests between Canada and the Soviet Union decided the ’87 Canada Cup.

Canada evened the series, after the Soviets won Game 1... Read more >
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1941--The Greatest Year In Sports
1941--The Greatest Year In Sports
Written by Mike Vaccaro
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ISBN: 9780767924160
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1941--The Greatest Year In Sports
Two Baseball Legends, Two Boxing Champs, and the Unstoppable Thoroughbred Who Made History in the Shadow of War
Written by Mike Vaccaro


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $17.00

Joe DiMaggio . . . Ted Williams . . . Joe Louis . . . Billy Conn . . . Whirlaway

Against the backdrop of a war that threatened to consume the world, these athletes transformed 1941 into one of the most thrilling years in sports history.


In the summer of 1941, America... Read more >
Game On
Game On
Written by Tom Farrey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781933060460
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Game On
The All-American Race to Make Champions of Our Children
Written by Tom Farrey


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $24.95

A first-of-its-kind investigative book on the least examined and most important topic in sports today.

Youth sports isn't just orange slices and all-star trophies anymore. It's 14-year-olds who enter high school with a decade of football experience, 9-year-olds competing for national baseball championships, 5-year-old golfers who shoot par, and toddlers made... Read more >
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ESPN SPORTS ALMANAC 2008
ESPN SPORTS ALMANAC 2008
Written by Mike Morrison and Gerry Brown
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ISBN: 9781933060385
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ESPN SPORTS ALMANAC 2008

Written by Mike Morrison and Gerry Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2007
Price: $12.99

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The Worst of Sports
The Worst of Sports
Written by Jesse Lamovsky, Matthew Rosetti and Charlie, DeMarco
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ISBN: 9780345498915
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The Worst of Sports
Chumps, Cheats, and Chokers from the Games We Love
Written by Jesse Lamovsky, Matthew Rosetti and Charlie, DeMarco


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $13.95

TAKE THEM OUT OF THE BALL GAME–PLEASE!

From star running back Bryon “Bam” Morris’s interesting (and totally illegal) sideline career to the 1950s Kansas City A’s sneaky relationship with the New York Yankees; from French golfer Jean Van de Velde’s epic choke on 18 at the 1999 British Open to the infamous... Read more >
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The Worst of Sports
The Worst of Sports
Written by Jesse Lamovsky, Matthew Rosetti and Charlie, DeMarco
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ISBN: 9780345502278
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The Worst of Sports
Chumps, Cheats, and Chokers from the Games We Love
Written by Jesse Lamovsky, Matthew Rosetti and Charlie, DeMarco


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $9.99

TAKE THEM OUT OF THE BALL GAME–PLEASE!

From star running back Bryon “Bam” Morris’s interesting (and totally illegal) sideline career to the 1950s Kansas City A’s sneaky relationship with the New York Yankees; from French golfer Jean Van de Velde’s epic choke on 18 at the 1999 British Open to the infamous... Read more >
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1941 -- The Greatest Year In Sports
1941 -- The Greatest Year In Sports
Written by Mike Vaccaro
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ISBN: 9780385521413
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1941 -- The Greatest Year In Sports
Two Baseball Legends, Two Boxing Champs, and the Unstoppable Thoroughbred Who Made History in the Shadow of War
Written by Mike Vaccaro


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $13.99

Joe DiMaggio . . . Ted Williams . . . Joe Louis . . . Billy Conn . . . Whirlaway

Against the backdrop of a war that threatened to consume the world, these athletes transformed 1941 into one of the most thrilling years in sports history.


In the summer of 1941, America... Read more >
The Rivalry
The Rivalry
Written by John Taylor
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ISBN: 9780812970302
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The Rivalry
Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and the Golden Age of Basketball
Written by John Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: September 26, 2006
Price: $17.00

A BRILLIANTLY WRITTEN ACCOUNT OF THE NBA’S GLORY DAYS, AND THE RIVALRY THAT DOMINATED THE ERA

In the mid-1950s, the NBA was a mere barnstorming circuit, with outposts in such cities as Rochester, New York, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Most of the best players were white; the set shot and layup were... Read more >
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The Rivalry
The Rivalry
Written by John Taylor
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The Rivalry
Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and the Golden Age of Basketball
Written by John Taylor


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $13.99

A BRILLIANTLY WRITTEN ACCOUNT OF THE NBA’S GLORY DAYS, AND THE RIVALRY THAT DOMINATED THE ERA

In the mid-1950s, the NBA was a mere barnstorming circuit, with outposts in such cities as Rochester, New York, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Most of the best players were white; the set shot and layup were... Read more >
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The Rebel League
The Rebel League
Written by Ed Willes
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ISBN: 9780771089497
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The Rebel League
The Short and Unruly Life of the World Hockey Association
Written by Ed Willes


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $17.95

The wildest seven years in the history of hockey

The Rebel League celebrates the good, the bad, and the ugly of the fabled WHA. It is filled with hilarious anecdotes, behind the scenes dealing, and simply great hockey. It tells the story of Bobby Hull’s astonishing million-dollar signing, which helped launch the... Read more >
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Hockey Town
Hockey Town
Written by Ed Arnold
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ISBN: 9780771007835
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Hockey Town
Life Before The Pros
Written by Ed Arnold


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2005
Price: $17.95

What makes a hockey town?

It helps that the world’s greatest hockey franchise – the Montreal Canadiens – made the Peterborough Petes part of their powerful farm system in the mid-1950s. And it definitely helps that a number of great coaches – from Scotty Bowman to Roger Neilson – have stood... Read more >
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