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Baseballissimo
Baseballissimo
Written by Dave Bidini
Format: eBook
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
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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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IIHF 2012 Guide and Record Book
IIHF 2012 Guide and Record Book
Written by IIHF (Int'l Ice Hockey Federation) and Andrew Podnieks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771095986
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IIHF 2012 Guide and Record Book

Written by IIHF (Int'l Ice Hockey Federation) and Andrew Podnieks


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $29.99

This colossal Guide includes information on every top level event, every IIHF member nation, and, indeed, every player to appear in even a single game since international hockey first took hold in 1920. In all, more than 12,000 players are included, as well as every coach, every referee, every linesman and... 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 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
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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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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
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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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