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Holding the Center
Sanctuary in a Time of Confusion
Written by Richard Strozzi-Heckler


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $14.95

As in all his books, Heckler draws from personal experience: training his horse, cultivating presence in aikido dojos, consulting with business executives, raising children. A masterful and encompassing book, Holding the Center develops from the fulcrum of the self in the natural world. Many of Heckler’s lessons arise from his life... Read more >
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Tour de Lance
Tour de Lance
Written by Bill Strickland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307589958
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Tour de Lance
The Extraordinary Story of Cycling's Most Controversial Champion
Written by Bill Strickland


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $16.00

Lance Armstrong is a worldwide icon, indisputably one of the greatest cyclists who has ever lived. After battling cancer and becoming an inspiration to millions, Armstrong won the Tour de France a record-breaking seven consecutive years before retiring from competition in 2005.

Four years later, at thirty-seven, Armstrong decided to come... Read more >
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The Year of the Bruins
The Year of the Bruins
Written by NHL
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771051012
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The Year of the Bruins
Celebrating Boston's 2010-11 Stanley Cup Championship Season
Written by NHL


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $19.99

For the first time in Stanley Cup® history, a team has won game seven in three series en route to winning the Stanley Cup. The Boston Bruins, champions for the first time since 1972, beat Montreal in seven in the opening round, Tampa Bay in seven to get to the Stanley... Read more >
In Search of the Warrior Spirit, Fourth Edition
Teaching Awareness Disciplines to the Green Berets
Written by Richard Strozzi-Heckler
Introduction by George Leonard


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $19.95

The war in Iraq has heightened interest in the military mindset and raised questions about whether it’s possible to be a mindful, moral fighter at a time when impersonal, technology based warfare reigns. In Search of the Warrior Spirit confronts this thorny issue with Richard Strozzi-Heckler’s trademark personal, sympathetic style. In... Read more >
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The Only Game in Town
The Only Game in Town
Edited by David Remnick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979985
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The Only Game in Town
Sportswriting from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $18.00

For more than eighty years, The New Yorker has been home to some of the toughest, wisest, funniest, and most moving sportswriting around. The Only Game in Town is a classic collection from a magazine with a deep bench, including such authors as Roger Angell, John Updike, Don DeLillo, and John...

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Golf
Golf
Written by Marlin M. Mackenzie, Contribution by Ken Denlinger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307796738
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Golf
The Mind Game
Written by Marlin M. Mackenzie
Contribution by Ken Denlinger


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

Whether you're a world-class palyer or a weekend  enthusiast, improving your golf game begins with  your mind. You may be amazed to discover what  happens when you free yourself from overthinking you  shots and let your unconcious mind play the  game.



Now acclaimed sports counselor Dr.  Marlin Mackenzie provides more than 30  situation-specific exercises to help you deepen your  awareness... Read more >
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Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson
Written by Arnold Rampersad
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307788481
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Jackie Robinson
A Biography
Written by Arnold Rampersad


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

The extraordinary life of Jackie Robinson is illuminated as never before in this full-scale biography by Arnold Rampersad, who was chosen by Jack's widow, Rachel, to tell her husband's story, and was given unprecedented access to his private papers. We are brought closer than we have ever been to the great... Read more >
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Taijiquan
Through the Western Gate
Written by Rick Barrett


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $16.95

Written specifically for the Western practitioner, Taijiquan: Through the Western Gate blends modern science and philosophy with the traditional wisdoms—drawn from classic t'ai chi literature—that underlie Chinese martial arts. Author Rick Barrett authoritatively describes a wide range of movements, practices, and positions in the context of such topics as being in... Read more >
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Two in the Field

Written by Darryl Brock


Format: eBook, 408 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $15.95

In this sequel to the best-selling If I Never Get Back, Sam Fowler manages to break into the past once again—but this time it’s 1875. Gripped by an economic depression, America is a darker place. Again Sam falls in with ballplayers, but spins off on his own seeking the whereabouts of... Read more >
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On Family, Hockey and Healing
On Family, Hockey and Healing
Written by Walter Gretzky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307369376
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On Family, Hockey and Healing

Written by Walter Gretzky


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $9.99

The inspiring story of an ordinary man who, from humble beginnings and against the odds of a devastating illness, has led—is leading—an extraordinary life.

To many people, Walter Gretzky is the ultimate dad, the father of the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, and the first inspired coach to a talented young boy. Walter’s... Read more >
Whose Puck Is It, Anyway?
Whose Puck Is It, Anyway?
Written by Ed Arnold
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996257
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Whose Puck Is It, Anyway?
A Season with a Minor Novice Hockey Team
Written by Ed Arnold


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $12.99

Every winter, in hockey arenas across North America, as soon as the kids step onto the ice, the abuse begins. Coaches yell at the players, parents yell at the coaches, and everyone yells at the referees. After nearly a decade of coaching youngsters, Ed Arnold decided he wanted kids to learn... Read more >
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Sports from Hell
Sports from Hell
Written by Rick Reilly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767919708
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Sports from Hell
My Search for the World's Most Outrageous Competition
Written by Rick Reilly


Format: Trade Paperback, 228 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $15.95

Bestselling author and ESPN star, Rick Reilly delivers a hilarious, unabashedly fun, and at times, skin-searing tour through some of the world’s most amazing and outrageous sports
 
From the physically and mentally taxing sport of chess boxing to the psychological battlefield that is the rock-paper-scissors championship, to the underground world... Read more >
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The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated
The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated
Written by Rick Curtis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307956293
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The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated
A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Backcountry Skills
Written by Rick Curtis


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

When it was first published in 1998, The Backpacker's Field Manual set the standard for comprehensive backpacking books. Now exhaustively updated to offer a more complete view of backpacking today, it covers the latest developments in gear—such as Global Positioning Systems and ultralight hiking equipment—first aid, and Leave No Trace comping... Read more >
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Near Death in the Mountains
Near Death in the Mountains
Edited by Cecil Kuhne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307793706
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Near Death in the Mountains
True Stories of Disaster and Survival
Edited by Cecil Kuhne


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

“He wrapped the rope around his body, got ready to rappel and leaned back. Standing about five feet from him, I heard a sharp scraping, Suddenly Ed was flying. I could see him fall, wordless, fifty feet free, then strike the steep ice below…he was sliding and bouncing down. He passed... Read more >
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Radical Golf
Radical Golf
Written by Michael Laughlin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307794437
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Radical Golf
How to Lower Your Score and Raise Your Enjoyment of the Game
Written by Michael Laughlin


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

The next time you play golf leave your woods at home, putt with your 2-iron, and you will be on your way to shooting in the 70s.  Sounds radical?  Well, you're right on par!  Golf enthusiast Michael Laughlin, whose day job is in the film business, reveals his proven, but completely radical strategies that... Read more >
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Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345526441
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Stan Musial
An American Life
Written by George Vecsey


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
 
Veteran sports journalist George Vecsey finally gives this twenty-time All-Star and St. Louis Cardinals icon the biographical treatment he deserves. Stan Musial is the definitive portrait of one of the game’s best-loved but most unappreciated legends—told through the remembrances of those who played beside, worked with, and covered... Read more >
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Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey, Read by Scott Brick
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ISBN: 9780307934413
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Stan Musial
An American Life
Written by George Vecsey
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $22.50

When baseball fans voted on the top twenty-five players of the twentieth century in 1999, Stan Musial didn’t make the cut. This glaring omission—later rectified by a panel of experts—raised an important question: How could a first-ballot Hall of Famer, widely considered one of the greatest hitters in baseball history, still... Read more >
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Advanced Deerhunter's Bible
Advanced Deerhunter's Bible
Written by John Weiss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784360
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Advanced Deerhunter's Bible

Written by John Weiss


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $11.99

This book explores the world of the whitetail deer, its feeding, traveling, and mating habits, and shows how to use this knowledge to refine your hunting skills.

• All about the whitetail's senses—and how to outwit them
• What you can learn from a deer's body language
• Understanding antler rubs, pellets, tracks, beds... Read more >
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Day Hike Columbia Gorge, 2nd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Seabury Blair, Jr.


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $16.95

The Columbia Gorge is one of the most traveled outdoor locations in the Pacific Northwest, and preeminent hiking expert Seabury Blair Jr. guides hikers through some of the most picturesque scenes on both the Washington and Oregon sides of the Columbia River. With sixty-five featured trails no more than two hours... Read more >
Day Hike! Columbia Gorge, 2nd Edition
Day Hike! Columbia Gorge, 2nd Edition
Written by Seabury Blair, Jr.
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ISBN: 9781570617294
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Day Hike! Columbia Gorge, 2nd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike In a Day
Written by Seabury Blair, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $16.95

The Columbia Gorge is one of the most traveled outdoor locations in the Pacific Northwest, and preeminent hiking expert Seabury Blair Jr. guides hikers through some of the most picturesque scenes on both the Washington and Oregon sides of the Columbia River. With sixty-five featured trails no more than two hours... Read more >
The Last Hero
The Last Hero
Written by Howard Bryant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279927
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The Last Hero
A Life of Henry Aaron
Written by Howard Bryant


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $16.95

In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry (Hank) Aaron’s reputation has only grown in magnitude. But his influence extends beyond statistics, and at long last here is the first definitive biography of one of baseball’s immortal figures.
 
Based on meticulous research and extensive interviews The Last Hero reveals how Aaron navigated...

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Play Like You Mean It
Play Like You Mean It
Written by Rex Ryan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534451
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Play Like You Mean It
Passion, Laughs, and Leadership in the World's Most Beautiful Game
Written by Rex Ryan


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $11.99

No football fan will want to be without the book that delivers pure, unfiltered Rex Ryan—head coach of the New York Jets and one of the most popular, outspoken, well-liked, and widely respected personalities in the National Football League.

Rex Ryan is known for his exuberance . . . and Play... Read more >
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Play Like You Mean It
Play Like You Mean It
Written by Rex Ryan, Read by Dan Lauria
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307914743
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Play Like You Mean It
Passion, Laughs, and Leadership in the World's Most Beautiful Game
Written by Rex Ryan
Read by Dan Lauria


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 3, 2011
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No football fan will want to be without the book that delivers pure, unfiltered Rex Ryan—head coach of the New York Jets and one of the most popular, outspoken, well-liked, and widely respected personalities in the National Football League.

Rex Ryan is known for his exuberance . . . and Play... Read more >
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The Power of Positive Idiocy
The Power of Positive Idiocy
Written by David Feherty
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ISBN: 9780767932318
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The Power of Positive Idiocy
A Collection of Rants and Raves
Written by David Feherty


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $16.00

David Feherty, ex-pro golfer and current commentator at CBS Sports, delivers a laugh-out-loud funny and totally uncensored collection of rants sure to surprise and crack up golfers everywhere.
 
Have you ever wondered where the weaknesses are in Tiger's game? Or what would happen if there were PGA Tour cheerleaders?... Read more >
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Swimming for Total Fitness
Swimming for Total Fitness
Written by Jane Katz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786111
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Swimming for Total Fitness
A Progressive Aerobic Program
Written by Jane Katz


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $15.99

Swimming is one of the best, most enjoyable, and most effective forms of exercise available, and this is the classic guide for beginners and expert swimmers alike, completely revised and updated for the '90s.



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