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The Final Call
The Final Call
Written by Kerry Fraser, Foreword by Wayne Gretzky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771047985
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The Final Call
Hockey Stories from a Legend in Stripes
Written by Kerry Fraser
Foreword by Wayne Gretzky


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $19.99

After almost two thousand games and thirty years of wearing the Stripes, legendary NHL official Fraser dropped his final puck at the end of the 2009/2010 season and relives his colourful career officiating hockey in his candid book.

After thirty years in the NHL, legendary referee Kerry Fraser has decided to hang... Read more >
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The Final Call
The Final Call
Written by Kerry Fraser, Foreword by Wayne Gretzky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771047992
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The Final Call
Hockey Stories from a Legend in Stripes
Written by Kerry Fraser
Foreword by Wayne Gretzky


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $14.99

After almost two thousand games and thirty years of wearing the Stripes, legendary NHL official Fraser dropped his final puck at the end of the 2009/2010 season and relives his colourful career officiating hockey in his candid book.

After thirty years in the NHL, legendary referee Kerry Fraser has decided to hang... Read more >
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Room for Improvement
Room for Improvement
Written by John Casey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307701350
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Room for Improvement
A Life in Sport
Written by John Casey


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

From the author of the novel Spartina, which won the National Book Award and has established itself as a modern classic, comes a collection of essays that describe with tenderhearted candor and humor a lifetime’s worth of addiction. No, not an addiction to booze or drugs, but an addiction to a... Read more >
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The Year of the St. Louis Cardinals
The Year of the St. Louis Cardinals
Written by Major League Baseball
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771057250
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The Year of the St. Louis Cardinals
Celebrating the 2011 World Series Champions
Written by Major League Baseball


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $19.99

Heading into the 2011 season's final month, the St. Louis Cardinals had no chance to make the postseason - at least, that's what logic indicated. But by the end of October, they were hoisting the World Series trophy, celebrating the franchise's 11th world championship and its second in six years. All... Read more >
Over the Line
Over the Line
Written by Al Strachan, Foreword by Roy MacGregor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771083419
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Over the Line
Wrist Shots, Slap Shots, and Five-Minute Majors
Written by Al Strachan
Foreword by Roy MacGregor


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $19.99

Bestselling author and Toronto Sun sportswriter Al Strachan shares more insider stories from his more-than-forty-year career covering pro hockey.
 
Bestselling author and Toronto Sun sportswriter Al Strachan is a permanent fixture in the illustrious world of professional ice hockey. His opinion, backed by an extensive knowledge of the game and his sharp... Read more >
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Over the Line
Over the Line
Written by Al Strachan
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ISBN: 9780771083488
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Over the Line
Wrist Shots, Slap Shots, and Five-Minute Majors
Written by Al Strachan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

Bestselling author and Toronto Sun sportswriter Al Strachan shares more insider stories from his more-than-forty-year career covering pro hockey.
 
Bestselling author and Toronto Sun sportswriter Al Strachan is a permanent fixture in the illustrious world of professional ice hockey. His opinion, backed by an extensive knowledge of the game and his sharp... Read more >
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Don Cherry's Hockey Stories, Part 2
Don Cherry's Hockey Stories, Part 2
Written by Don Cherry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385670050
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Don Cherry's Hockey Stories, Part 2

Written by Don Cherry


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $19.00

You thought you'd read them all, did you? Well, you haven't.

Simultaneously loved and loathed, Don Cherry is one of the most talkative and talked-about personalities in hockey today. His more than twenty-five years as a player and coach have informed his popular Hockey Night in Canada commentary segment, "Coach's Corner." And... Read more >
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Sid vs. Ovi
Sid vs. Ovi
Written by Andrew Podnieks
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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ISBN: 9780771056864
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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
Format: eBook
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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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
Format: eBook
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: eBook
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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