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The Inner Art of Karate
The Inner Art of Karate
Written by Kenji Tokitsu, Translated by Sherab Chodzin Kohn
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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
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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Raw Combat
Raw Combat
Written by Jim Genia
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ISBN: 9780806535043
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Raw Combat
The Underground World of Mixed Martial Arts
Written by Jim Genia


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

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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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