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It's Not About the Pom-Poms
It's Not About the Pom-Poms
Written by Laura Vikmanis and Amy Sohn
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ISBN: 9780345532916
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It's Not About the Pom-Poms
How a 40-Year-Old Mom Became the NFL's Oldest Cheerleader--and Found Hope, Joy,
Written by Laura Vikmanis and Amy Sohn


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $11.99

A forty-year-old cheerleader? When Laura Vikmanis, a single mom in Ohio, told friends that she wanted to be an NFL cheerleader, they said it would never happen. But she proved them all wrong. . . .
 
Laura Vikmanis has got spirit . . . and pom-poms, too! But before... Read more >
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The Most Expensive Game in Town
The Most Expensive Game in Town
Written by Mark Hyman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001363
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The Most Expensive Game in Town
The Rising Cost of Youth Sports and the Toll on Today's Families
Written by Mark Hyman


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $24.95

A look at how commercialization has transformed youth sports from fun into a heavily commercialized and profitable venture
 
Examining the youth sports economy from many sides—the major corporations, the small entrepreneurs, the coaches, the parents, and, of course, the kids—Hyman probes the reasons for rapid changes in what gets bought... Read more >
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The Most Expensive Game in Town
The Rising Cost of Youth Sports and the Toll on Today's Families
Written by Mark Hyman


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $24.95

Building on the eye-opening investigation into the damaging effects of the ultra-competitive culture of youth sports in his previous book, Until It Hurts, Mark Hyman's new book looks at the business of youth sports, how it has changed, and how it is affecting young Americans. Examining the youth sports economy from... Read more >
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American Triumvirate
American Triumvirate
Written by James Dodson
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ISBN: 9780307957399
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American Triumvirate
Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, and the Modern Age of Golf
Written by James Dodson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

In this celebration of three legendary champions on the centennial of their births in 1912, one of the most accomplished and successful writers about the game explains the circumstances that made each of them so singularly brilliant and how they, in turn, saved not only the professional tour but modern golf... Read more >
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The Complete Book of Swimming
The Complete Book of Swimming
Written by Phillip Whitten
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ISBN: 9780307808493
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The Complete Book of Swimming

Written by Phillip Whitten


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

Experts agree that swimming is the best and most complete form of excercise. Here is the most authoritative and comprehensive guide to the sport.


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Don't Put Me In, Coach
Don't Put Me In, Coach
Written by Mark Titus, Read by Tyler Seiple
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307969583
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Don't Put Me In, Coach
My Incredible NCAA Journey from the End of the Bench to the End of the Bench
Written by Mark Titus
Read by Tyler Seiple


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

An irreverent, hilarious insider's look at big-time NCAA basketball, through the eyes of the nation's most famous benchwarmer and author of the popular blog ClubTrillion.com (3.6m visits!). Mark Titus holds the Ohio State record for career wins, and made it to the 2007 national championship game. You would think Titus would... Read more >
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Don't Put Me In, Coach
Don't Put Me In, Coach
Written by Mark Titus
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ISBN: 9780385535113
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Don't Put Me In, Coach
My Incredible NCAA Journey from the End of the Bench to the End of the Bench
Written by Mark Titus


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

An irreverent, hilarious insider's look at big-time NCAA basketball, through the eyes of the nation's most famous benchwarmer and author of the popular blog ClubTrillion.com (3.6m visits!). Mark Titus holds the Ohio State record for career wins, and made it to the 2007 national championship game. You would think Titus would... Read more >
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Messi
Messi
Written by Leonardo Faccio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307947765
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Messi
Una biografía
Written by Leonardo Faccio


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $14.95

El perfil definitivo del incomparable Lionel Messi, una de las más brillantes estrellas del fútbol internacional
 
En la historia del fútbol sólo cuatro jugadores tienen plaza en el primer escalón: Pelé, Di Stéfano, Cruyff y Maradona. Desde hace cuatro años, el argentino Lionel Messi llama con insistencia a la puerta de ese... Read more >
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Raceball
Raceball
Written by Rob Ruck
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807048078
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Raceball
How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game
Written by Rob Ruck


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $18.00

From an award-winning writer, the first linked history of African Americans and Latinos in Major League Baseball

After peaking at 27 percent of all major leaguers in 1975, African Americans now make up less than one-tenth--a decline unimaginable in other men's pro sports. The number of Latin Americans, by contrast, has exploded... Read more >
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The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide
Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail
Written by Andrew Skurka


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $19.95

Supreme long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka shares his hard-earned knowledge in this essential guide to backpacking gear and skills. Described by National Geographic as “one of the best traveled and fastest hikers on the planet,” and named “Adventurer of the Year” by Outside and “Person of the Year” by Backpacker, Skurka recounts what he’s learned from more... Read more >
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The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide
The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide
Written by Andrew Skurka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426209208
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The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide
Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail
Written by Andrew Skurka


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $19.95

Supreme long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka shares his hard-earned knowledge in this essential guide to backpacking gear and skills. Described by National Geographic as “one of the best traveled and fastest hikers on the planet,” and named “Adventurer of the Year” by Outside and “Person of the Year” by Backpacker, Skurka recounts what he’s learned from more... Read more >
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Brave Dragons
Brave Dragons
Written by Jim Yardley
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ISBN: 9780307957702
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Brave Dragons
A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach, and Two Cultures Clashing
Written by Jim Yardley


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

The wonderfully original story of a struggling Chinese basketball team and its quixotic, often comical attempt to right its fortunes by copying the American stars of the NBA—a season of cultural misunderstanding that transcends sports and reveals China’s ambivalent relationship with the West.
 
When the Shanxi Brave Dragons, one of... Read more >
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The Inner Art of Karate
The Inner Art of Karate
Written by Kenji Tokitsu, Translated by Sherab Chodzin Kohn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309490
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The Inner Art of Karate
Cultivating the Budo Spirit in Your Practice
Written by Kenji Tokitsu
Translated by Sherab Chodzin Kohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $15.95

Budo, the way of the martial arts, is at heart a path of spiritual cultivation and self-realization whose aim is to develop a strategic mind that makes combat unnecessary. Kenji Tokitsu explains the philosophy of karate as budo and looks deeply at the key concepts that are essential for developing the... Read more >
Raise the Roof
Raise the Roof
Written by Pat Summitt
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ISBN: 9780307814463
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Raise the Roof

Written by Pat Summitt


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

"It wasn't a team.  It was a tent revival."

So says Pat Summitt, the legendary coach whose Tennessee Lady Vols entered the 1997-98 season aiming for an almost unprecedented "three-peat" of NCAA championships.  Raise the Roof takes you right inside the locker room of her amazing team, whose inspired mixture of gifted freshmen and... Read more >
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Hand-Me-Down Dream (Essay)
Hand-Me-Down Dream (Essay)
Written by George Dohrmann
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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 >
Play Their Hearts Out
Play Their Hearts Out
Written by George Dohrmann
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ISBN: 9780345508614
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Play Their Hearts Out
A Coach, His Star Recruit, and the Youth Basketball Machine
Written by George Dohrmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $17.00

Winner of the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sportswriting
Winner of the Award for Excellence in the Coverage of Youth Sports
 
Eight years of unfettered access and a keen sense of a story’s deepest truths allow Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist George Dohrmann to take readers inside the machine that produces America’s basketball stars...

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Bagua and Tai Chi
Bagua and Tai Chi
Written by Bruce Frantzis
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ISBN: 9781583943595
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Bagua and Tai Chi
Exploring the Potential of Chi, Martial Arts, Meditation and the I Ching
Written by Bruce Frantzis


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $19.95

In Bagua and Tai Chi, noted teacher Bruce Frantzis demonstrates through these two important practices what is required to develop and embody high levels of chi flow. Inside the slow-motion movements of tai chi is a sophisticated mind/body/spirit practice. Derived from the I Ching (Book of Changes), bagua is unique in... Read more >
Scorecasting
Scorecasting
Written by Tobias Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim
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ISBN: 9780307591807
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Scorecasting
The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won
Written by Tobias Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $15.00

In Scorecasting, University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketball, baseball, football, and hockey games are played, won and lost.

Drawing from Moskowitz's original... Read more >
Enlightenment through Aikido

Written by Kanshu Sunadomari


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $11.95

Enlightenment through Aikido focuses on Aikido's spiritual teachings, drawing on Sunadomari's experiences as a direct student of Morihei Ueshiba. Quotes from the founder and the author's interpretations show how Aikido can develop inner strength and tranquility. This book is an excellent companion for those practitioners who aspire to go beyond the... Read more >
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Baseballissimo
Baseballissimo
Written by Dave Bidini
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ISBN: 9781551996769
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Baseballissimo

Written by Dave Bidini


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 21, 2011
Price: $11.99

In the spring of 2002, Dave Bidini set off for Nettuno, Italy, with his wife, Janet, and their two small children, in search of his favourite summer game, baseball. Nettuno was his destination because this town, south of Rome, has been the baseball capital of Italy since 1944, when the game... Read more >
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The Best Game You Can Name
The Best Game You Can Name
Written by Dave Bidini
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ISBN: 9781551992280
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The Best Game You Can Name

Written by Dave Bidini


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 21, 2011
Price: $15.99

Bidini returns to the game he loves best

In 2004, Dave Bidini laced on his skates and slid onto the ice of Toronto’s McCormick Arena to play defence with the Morningstars in the E! Cup tourney. While thrashing around the ice, swiping at the puck and his opponents, Bidini got to thinking... Read more >
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Tropic Of Hockey
Tropic Of Hockey
Written by Dave Bidini
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ISBN: 9781551996745
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Tropic Of Hockey
My Search for the Game in Unlikely Places
Written by Dave Bidini


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 14, 2011
Price: $15.99

One hot afternoon in 1998, Dave Bidini – who loves hockey, watches it, plays it, and breathes it – found the Stanley Cup final so tedious to watch that at one point he clicked channels to Martha Stewart – and never switched back. This made him wonder where in the world... Read more >
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A Season Inside
A Season Inside
Written by John Feinstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800916
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A Season Inside
One Year in College Basketball
Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

Feinstein takes readers inside the locker rooms, the grueling practices, the late-night strategy sessions. They get a close-up look at recruiting, referees, injuries, winning, losing, and the private lives of the game's biggest stars. Read more >
NHL Records Forever
NHL Records Forever
Written by NHL
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771051036
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NHL Records Forever
Hockey's Unbeatable Achievements
Written by NHL


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $29.99

Records Forever celebrates many of the NHL's most amazing stats, records and achievements. With a contemporary design and loads of incredible hockey photographs, this is a must-have for any hockey fan.

Hockey fans love records. They love to see what player holds the record for most points, most goals, the greatest number... Read more >
My Usual Game
My Usual Game
Written by David Owen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809070
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My Usual Game

Written by David Owen


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $12.99

Published just in time for Father's Day, this engagingly witty discourse takes readers along on Owen's golfing adventures--playing the Masters course in Augusta, touring Ireland's greatest greens, meeting the sport's real millionaires (the equipment manufacturers), and chatting with local duffers. Line drawings.


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