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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
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
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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
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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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
Format: eBook
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
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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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Old Working Dogs
Old Working Dogs
Written by David Hancock
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ISBN: 9780747803768
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Old Working Dogs

Written by David Hancock


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $11.95

British gundogs, terriers, hounds and especially sheepdogs are used and held in high regard throughout the world, wherever working dogs are employed. Wherever sheep are worked by 'strong-eyed' dogs Border Collie blood from Britain is behind it. Inevitably, some old breeds have disappeared and others may follow them. In this book... Read more >
Hard Courts
Hard Courts
Written by John Feinstein
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ISBN: 9780307800961
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Hard Courts
Real Life on the Professional Tennis Tours
Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 471 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $11.99

The new edition of this bestseller in hardcover features never-before-published, all-new inside info on the money, personalities and politics of pro-tennis: Jimmy, Monica, Boris, Martina, et al. Now in paper.


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The Lords of the Realm
The Lords of the Realm
Written by John Helyar
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ISBN: 9780307801425
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The Lords of the Realm

Written by John Helyar


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $22.99

In this fascinating, colorful chronicle -- based on hundreds of interviews and years of research and digging -- John Helyar brings to vivid life the extraordinary people and dramatic events that shaped America's favorite pastime, from the dead-ball days at the turn of the century through the great strike of 1994... Read more >
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Book of Baseball Stuff

Written by Ron Martriano


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $8.99

This book hits a grand slam right out of the park! No diehard devotee of the diamond will be able to resist this completely out-of-the ordinary look at the sport. It's rich in anecdotes about team superstitions (from the black cat that haunted the Cubs to the "Curse of the Bambino")... Read more >
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Book of Football Stuff

Written by Ron Martriano


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $8.99

Touchdown! These tales from the gridiron will set fans abuzz. Fun, filled with intriguing lore from football history, and engagingly written, they're almost as exciting as the Super Bowl itself. Find out all about the pranksters and one-of-a-kind characters of the game, including Clinton Portis, who liked to wear costumes to... Read more >
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The Ledge
The Ledge
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan
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ISBN: 9780345523211
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The Ledge
An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

“The authors bring extreme climbing to life. . . . Perhaps no author can rationalize why some choose to risk their lives . . . for the thrill of conquering a mountain. The Ledge comes perilously close and tells a ripping true story at the same time.”—The Denver Post
 
In... Read more >
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The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan
Wisdom from Confucius, Lao Tzu, and Other Great Thinkers
Written by Freya Boedicker and Martin Boedicker


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $14.95

The essence of Tai Chi Chuan lies in the rich philosophy of ancient China. While most Tai Chi practitioners are aware of the value that studying Chinese philosophy can bring to their practice, it is often difficult to pick out those texts that are most relevant to Tai Chi and connected... Read more >
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Royal and Ancient
Royal and Ancient
Written by Curt Sampson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800909
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Royal and Ancient
Blood, Sweat, and Fear at the British Open
Written by Curt Sampson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $12.99

For a century and a half, the best golf players in the world have, once a year, attempted to beat the weather, the pressure, and one of the toughest courses in the world at the British Open. In Royal and Ancient, Curt Sampson, the bestselling author of Hogan and The Masters... Read more >
The Creaky Knees Guide Northern California
The 80 Best Easy Hikes
Written by Ann Marie Brown


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $18.95

From hikes just outside of San Francisco to long strolls in the Sierra Nevada, this book covers 80 of the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the region, providing elevation gains, detailed maps, and up-to-date driving directions. It also includes hike mileage and estimated hiking times, trail conditions, access and permit requirements, and... Read more >
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