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Sid vs. Ovi
Sid vs. Ovi
Written by Andrew Podnieks
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ISBN: 9780771071164
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Sid vs. Ovi
Crosby and Ovechkin - Natural Born Rivals
Written by Andrew Podnieks


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $19.95

Even before Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin began their NHL careers in 2005, the two players were rivals. They first met at the World U20 (Junior) Championship, playing for the gold medal, and ever since they have been opponents in the NHL and international arenas. No two star players could be... Read more >
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Sid vs. Ovi
Sid vs. Ovi
Written by Andrew Podnieks
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ISBN: 9780771071188
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Sid vs. Ovi
Crosby and Ovechkin as Natural Born Rivals
Written by Andrew Podnieks


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $14.99

Even before Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin began their NHL careers in 2005, the two players were rivals. They first met at the World U20 (Junior) Championship, playing for the gold medal, and ever since they have been opponents in the NHL and international arenas. No two star players could be... Read more >
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The Boys from Little Mexico
The Boys from Little Mexico
Written by Steve Wilson
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ISBN: 9780807001523
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The Boys from Little Mexico
A Season Chasing the American Dream
Written by Steve Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $16.00

For nineteen straight years, the all-Hispanic boys’ soccer team from Oregon’s Woodburn High has made the playoffs. As they prepare to make it twenty, one thing will become clear: Los Perros play the beautiful game with heart, pride, and their lives on the line. Their spirited drive gives a rare sense...

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The Lives of Conn Smythe
The Lives of Conn Smythe
Written by Kelly McParland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771056833
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon's Story
Written by Kelly McParland


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $32.99

The first full-length biography of one of hockey's - and Canada's - most influential forces, Conn Smythe.

While the story of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been told many times, there has never been a full biography of the man who created, built and managed the team, turning it from a small-market... Read more >
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
The Lives of Conn Smythe
Written by Kelly McParland
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon's Story
Written by Kelly McParland


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

The first full-length biography of one of hockey's - and Canada's - most influential forces, Conn Smythe.

While the story of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been told many times, there has never been a full biography of the man who created, built and managed the team, turning it from a small-market... Read more >
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Team Talk
Team Talk
Written by Julian Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747808343
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Team Talk
Sporting Words and their Origins
Written by Julian Walker


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $14.95

Have you ever wondered why we talk about a handicap in sport, why boxing is so named, or whether a dumbbell ever rang? It was during the nineteenth century that hitherto local games with relaxed and varying rules were formalized. During this process terminologies developed to refer to these new standardized... Read more >
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Long Balls, No Strikes
Long Balls, No Strikes
Written by Joe Morgan
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ISBN: 9780307806284
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Long Balls, No Strikes
What Baseball Must Do to Keep the Good Times Rolling
Written by Joe Morgan


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $2.99

Nobody loves baseball more than Joe Morgan. He's proved it with his hall-of-fame performance on the field and his brilliant color commentary in the broadcast booth. Bob Costas says, "There may not be anyone alive who knows more about baseball than Joe Morgan.

In his playing days, Morgan was a key cog... Read more >
My First Goal
My First Goal
Written by Mike Brophy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771016820
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My First Goal
50 players and the goal that marked the beginning of their NHL career
Written by Mike Brophy


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $17.95

Every player who ever scored in the NHL has a different story about his first goal. For some, like Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, or Phil Esposito, their first goal was just one of many they would score in their long and illustrious careers. For others, their first goal was also their last... Read more >
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My First Goal
My First Goal
Written by Mike Brophy
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ISBN: 9780771016837
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My First Goal
50 players and the goal that marked the beginning of their NHL career
Written by Mike Brophy


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $13.99

Every player who ever scored in the NHL has a different story about his first goal. For some, like Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, or Phil Esposito, their first goal was just one of many they would score in their long and illustrious careers. For others, their first goal was also their last... Read more >
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Forever's Team
Forever's Team
Written by John Feinstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800923
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Forever's Team

Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 375 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

The coaches and players of Duke University's 1977-78 team, who ended an otherwise successful season with their NCAA championship loss to Kentucky, are traced from their time on the squad to their present occupations.


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The Anatomy of Stretching, Second Edition
The Anatomy of Stretching, Second Edition
Written by Brad Walker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583943717
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The Anatomy of Stretching, Second Edition
Your Illustrated Guide to Flexibility and Injury Rehabilitation
Written by Brad Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

The multiple stresses of contemporary life—whether from excessive sports play, overwork, or overuse of technology—are increasingly taking a toll on the body. Symptoms range from muscle soreness and pain to pinched nerves to potentially more permanent disabilities, including serious body injuries. One safe, quickly productive way to address the problem is... Read more >
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The Greatest Game
The Greatest Game
Written by Todd Denault
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771026355
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The Greatest Game
The Montreal Canadiens, the Red Army, and the Night That Saved Hockey
Written by Todd Denault


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

This game wasn't about money, points, or trophies. Instead it was played for pride, both personal and national. It was a confrontation twenty years in the making and it marked a turning point in the history of hockey.

On December 31, 1975, the Montreal Canadiens, the most successful franchise in the NHL... Read more >
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The Will to Climb
The Will to Climb
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts
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ISBN: 9780307720443
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The Will to Climb
Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $11.99

The bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have madeor attemptedthe ascent

As a high school student, Ed Viesturs read and was captivated by the... Read more >
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The Will to Climb
The Will to Climb
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts, Read by Fred Sanders
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307944139
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The Will to Climb
Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak
Written by Ed Viesturs and David Roberts
Read by Fred Sanders


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $20.00

The bestselling author of No Shortcuts to the Top and K2 chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak, Annapurna in the Himalaya, while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made -- or attempted – the ascent, and what these exploits teach... Read more >
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Eddie Shore and that Old-Time Hockey
Eddie Shore and that Old-Time Hockey
Written by C. Michael Hiam
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ISBN: 9780771041297
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Eddie Shore and that Old-Time Hockey

Written by C. Michael Hiam


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $19.95

Eddie Shore was the Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb of hockey, a brilliant player with an unmatched temper. Emerging from the Canadian prairie to become a member of the Boston Bruins in 1926, the man from Saskatchewan invaded every circuit in the NHL like a runaway locomotive on a downgrade. Hostile...

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Barefoot Running
Barefoot Running
Written by Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee
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ISBN: 9780307985934
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Barefoot Running
How to Run Light and Free by Getting in Touch with the Earth
Written by Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $16.99

   How could something we have for free—our bare feet—be better for running than $150 shoes? The truth is that running in shoes is high-impact, unstable, and inflexible. Shoes promote a heel-centric ground strike, which weakens your feet, knees, and hips, and leads to common running injuries. In contrast, barefoot running is... Read more >
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Barefoot Running
Barefoot Running
Written by Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee
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ISBN: 9780307985941
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Barefoot Running
How to Run Light and Free by Getting in Touch with the Earth
Written by Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $12.99

   How could something we have for free—our bare feet—be better for running than $150 shoes? The truth is that running in shoes is high-impact, unstable, and inflexible. Shoes promote a heel-centric ground strike, which weakens your feet, knees, and hips, and leads to common running injuries. In contrast, barefoot running is... Read more >
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Play Ball
Play Ball
Written by John Feinstein
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ISBN: 9780307800947
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Play Ball
The Life and Troubled Times of Major League Baseball
Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 425 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

An inside look at the world of major league baseball draws on interviews with the players, umpires, managers and coaches, owners, and others to discuss behind-the-scenes intrigues, financial manipulations, controversies, and personalities.


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Instant Replay
Instant Replay
Written by Gerald L. Kramer and Dick Schaap, Foreword by Jonathan Yardley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743381
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The Green Bay Diary of Jerry Kramer
Written by Gerald L. Kramer and Dick Schaap
Foreword by Jonathan Yardley


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $15.95

This classic sports book takes readers inside the 1967 season of the Green Bay Packers, following that storied team from training camp to their dramatic victory in Super Bowl II.
 
Candid and often amusing, Jerry Kramer describes from a player’s perspective a bygone era of sports, filled with blood, grit, and... Read more >
South with the Sun
South with the Sun
Written by Lynne Cox
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ISBN: 9780307700490
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South with the Sun
Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations, and the Quest for Discovery
Written by Lynne Cox


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $13.99

Roald Amundsen, “the last of the Vikings,” left his mark on the Heroic Era as one of the most successful polar explorers ever.

A powerfully built man more than six feet tall, Amundsen’s career of adventure began at the age of fifteen (he was born in Norway in 1872 to a... Read more >
Da Bears!
Da Bears!
Written by Steve Delsohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307464682
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Da Bears!
How the 1985 Monsters of the Midway Became the Greatest Team in NFL History
Written by Steve Delsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $14.00

An acclaimed sports journalist and native Chicagoan tackles what many call the greatest team in NFL history. Da Bears! tells the full story of the ’85 legends—with all the contro­versy and excitement—on the field and off.
 
It’s been 25 years since the Chicago Bears won Super Bowl XX with what Bill Parcells... Read more >
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Moneyball
Moneyball
Written by Michael Lewis, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307966957
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Moneyball
The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Written by Michael Lewis
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $19.99

Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected... Read more >
Showdown
JFK and the Integration of the Washington Redskins
Written by Thomas G. Smith


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $26.95

In 1961—as America crackled with racial tension—the Washington Redskins stood alone as the only professional football team without a black player on its roster. In fact, during the entire twenty-five-year history of the franchise, no African American had ever played for George Preston Marshall, the Redskins’ cantankerous principal owner. With slicked-down... Read more >
Golf Freek
Golf Freek
Written by Steve Eubanks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307495723
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Golf Freek
One Man's Quest to Play as Many Rounds of Golf as Possible. For Free.
Written by Steve Eubanks


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $11.99

Steve Eubanks lives on a golf course, spends most of his time with a golf club in his hand, and simply cannot pass a course without playing it. In Golf Freek, he chronicles his travels around the globe for the sole purpose of playing as much free golf—the operative word being... Read more >
The Games That Changed the Game
The Games That Changed the Game
Written by Ron Jaworski, David Plaut and Greg Cosell, Foreword by Steve Sabol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345517968
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The Games That Changed the Game
The Evolution of the NFL in Seven Sundays
Written by Ron Jaworski, David Plaut and Greg Cosell
Foreword by Steve Sabol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $16.00

Professional football in the last half century has been a sport marked by relentless innovation. For fans determined to keep up with the changes that have transformed the game, close examination of the coaching footage is a must. In The Games That Changed the Game, Ron Jaworski—pro football’s #1 game-tape guru—breaks...

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