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A Golfer's Life
A Golfer's Life
Written by Arnold Palmer
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ISBN: 9780307775726
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A Golfer's Life

Written by Arnold Palmer


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On Sale: November 10, 2010
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There has never been a golfer to rival Arnold Palmer. He's the most aggressive, most exciting player the game has ever known, a dynamo famous for coming from behind to make bold last-minute charges to victory. To the legions of golf fans known around the world as "Arnie's Army," Palmer is... Read more >
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The Masters
The Masters
Written by Curt Sampson
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ISBN: 9780307776198
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The Masters
Golf, Money, and Power in Augusta, Georgia
Written by Curt Sampson


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On Sale: November 10, 2010
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The Masters golf tournament weaves a hypnotic spell. It is the toughest ticket in sports, with black-market tickets selling for $10,000 and more. Success at Augusta National breeds legends, while failure can overshadow even the most brilliant of careers. But as Curt Sampson, author of the bestselling Hogan, reveals in The... Read more >
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How Lucky You Can Be
How Lucky You Can Be
Written by Buster Olney
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ISBN: 9780345524133
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How Lucky You Can Be
The Story of Coach Don Meyer
Written by Buster Olney


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $14.99

In September 2008, Northern State University men’s basketball coach Don Meyer stood on the brink of immortality. He was about to surpass the legendary Bobby Knight to become the all-time NCAA wins leader in men’s basketball. Then, on a two-lane road in South Dakota, everything changed in an instant.

In How Lucky... Read more >
Sex, Lies, and Headlocks
Sex, Lies, and Headlocks
Written by Shaun Assael and Mike Mooneyham
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ISBN: 9780307758132
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Sex, Lies, and Headlocks
The Real Story of Vince McMahon and World Wrestling Entertainment
Written by Shaun Assael and Mike Mooneyham


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $13.99

“Current fans and recovering Hulkamaniacs alike should find [Sex, Lies, and Headlocks] as gripping as the Camel Clutch.” —Maxim

Sex, Lies, and Headlocks is the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at the backstabbing, scandals, and high-stakes gambles that have made wrestling an enduring television phenomenon. The man behind it all is Vince McMahon, a... Read more >
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Hockey Superstitions
Hockey Superstitions
Written by Andrew Podnieks
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ISBN: 9780771071089
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Hockey Superstitions
From Playoff Beards to Crossed Sticks and Lucky Socks
Written by Andrew Podnieks


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
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One of North America's best-known hockey writers examines the strangest rituals and superstitions within the NHL.

Why did Wayne Gretzky start every pre-game warm-up by shooting wide to the right of the net (a rather funny habit, given that he scored more goals than anyone in the game's history)? Why do many... Read more >
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Hockey Superstitions
Hockey Superstitions
Written by Andrew Podnieks
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Hockey Superstitions
From Playoff Beards to Crossed Sticks and Lucky Socks
Written by Andrew Podnieks


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On Sale: November 2, 2010
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One of North America's best-known hockey writers examines the strangest rituals and superstitions within the NHL.

Why did Wayne Gretzky start every pre-game warm-up by shooting wide to the right of the net (a rather funny habit, given that he scored more goals than anyone in the game's history)? Why do many... Read more >
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The Greatest Game
The Greatest Game
Written by Todd Denault
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ISBN: 9780771026379
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The Greatest Game
The Montreal Canadiens, the Red Army, and the Night That Saved Hockey
Written by Todd Denault


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $13.99

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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Don Cherry's Hockey Stories, Part 2
Don Cherry's Hockey Stories, Part 2
Written by Don Cherry
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ISBN: 9780385670043
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Don Cherry's Hockey Stories, Part 2

Written by Don Cherry


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $9.99

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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Jacques Plante
Jacques Plante
Written by Todd Denault
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ISBN: 9780771026270
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Jacques Plante
The Man Who Changed the Face of Hockey
Written by Todd Denault


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $18.95

The first full-scale biography of a legendary and award-winning NHL goalie who transformed the game.

“There are a lot of very good goalies, there are even a fair number of great goalies. But there aren’t many important goalies. And Jacques Plante was an important goalie.” Ken Dryden

On and off the ice Jacques... Read more >
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Rants
Rants
Written by Dennis Miller
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ISBN: 9780307766496
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Rants

Written by Dennis Miller


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $11.99

Now, I don't want to get off on a rant here  



The New York Times called Dennis Miller's The Rants "a pleasing mix of profanity and wit...that will make fans of his irreverent liberal angst laugh out loud." Readers across the nation clearly agreed, because the book stayed on the Times... Read more >
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The Art of Peace
The Art of Peace
Written by Morihei Ueshiba, Read by Lloyd James, Translated by John Stevens
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ISBN: 9781590308929
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The Art of Peace

Written by Morihei Ueshiba
Read by Lloyd James
Translated by John Stevens


Format: Package, 192 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $18.00

The real way of the warrior is based on compassion, wisdom, fearlessness, and love of nature—as the inspirational teachings in this collection show. The selections are drawn from the talks and writings of Morihei Ueshiba, founder of the popular Japanese martial art of aikido, a mind-body discipline that offers a nonviolent... Read more >
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The Book of Five Rings
The Book of Five Rings
Written by Miyamoto Musashi, Translated by Thomas Cleary
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ISBN: 9781590308912
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The Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Package, 208 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
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Here is one of the most influential texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory ever to emerge from Asia. Composed in 1643 by the famed duelist and undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over conflict that underlies every level... 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
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ISBN: 9780771041303
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Eddie Shore and that Old-Time Hockey

Written by C. Michael Hiam


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $13.99

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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The Essence of Budo
The Essence of Budo
Written by Dave Lowry
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The Essence of Budo
A Practitioner's Guide to Understanding the Japanese Martial Ways
Written by Dave Lowry


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
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The study of budo, or Japanese martial arts for self-cultivation, is a lifelong path toward achieving perfect balance in body, mind, and spirit. Here, Dave Lowry, who has pursued that path for over forty years, addresses the myriad issues, vagaries, and inconsistencies that arise for students of karate-do, judo, kendo, aikido... Read more >
Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by Campbell Scott
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ISBN: 9780739370834
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Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by Campbell Scott


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 12, 2010
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Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad... Read more >
First Coming
First Coming
Written by John Feinstein
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ISBN: 9780307766977
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First Coming

Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 88 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $6.99

THE LIBRARY OF CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT

"The Masters elevated Tiger Woods to a level of fame that perhaps no athlete outside of Muhammed Ali had ever achieved. People who knew absolutely nothing about golf, cared not at all about the sport, stopped to watch Tiger play. . . . He signed endorsement contracts... Read more >
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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
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ISBN: 9780345517975
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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: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $11.99

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 down the film...

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Play Their Hearts Out
Play Their Hearts Out
Written by George Dohrmann
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ISBN: 9780345508607
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Play Their Hearts Out
A Coach, His Star Recruit, and the Youth Basketball Machine
Written by George Dohrmann


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
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Eight years of unfettered access, a keen sense of a story’s deepest truths, and a genuine compassion for his subject allow Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist George Dohrmann to take readers inside the machine that produces America’s basketball stars.
 
Hoop dreams aren’t just for players. The fever that grips college basketball... Read more >
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Play Their Hearts Out
Play Their Hearts Out
Written by George Dohrmann
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Play Their Hearts Out
A Coach, His Star Recruit, and the Youth Basketball Machine
Written by George Dohrmann


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
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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... Read more >
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The Best of Outside
The Best of Outside
Written by Outside Magazine Editors
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ISBN: 9780307765314
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The Best of Outside
The First 20 Years
Written by Outside Magazine Editors


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
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The man-eating proclivities of Komodo dragons.  The complicated art of being a cowgirl. A picaresque ramble with a merry band of tree-cleaners.  The big-wave crusaders of the world's best surfers.  For the past twenty years, Outside magazine has set the standard for original and engaging reports on travel, adventure, sports, and the environment.

Along the... Read more >
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Fairways and Greens
Fairways and Greens
Written by Dan Jenkins
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ISBN: 9780307765246
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Fairways and Greens

Written by Dan Jenkins


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
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"Tell me about plumbing, fine. Tell me about  carpentry, terrace gardening, the timer on VCRs. Go  ahead and explain cellophane. Tell me about all of  these things, but don't try to tell me about golf,  okay? Golf I know."--Dan  Jenkins

After four decades of covering golf-not to  mention "playing scratch from the blues and  gambling for my own money... Read more >
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Da Bears!
Da Bears!
Written by Steve Delsohn
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ISBN: 9780307464699
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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: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $9.99

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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Ki in Aikido, Second Edition
Ki in Aikido, Second Edition
Written by C.M. Shifflett
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ISBN: 9780977870219
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Ki in Aikido, Second Edition
A Sampler of Ki Exercises
Written by C.M. Shifflett


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $19.95

Ki represents the life force behind the Japanese martial art of aikido. To aikidoists ki is the universal spirit present in all things, and it can also be compared to the Hebrew Ruach and the Greek Pneuma, meaning "smoke," "wind," or "spirit."

The book includes extensively illustrated step-by-step instructions of ki exercises... Read more >
Baseball
Baseball
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns and Kevin Baker
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ISBN: 9780375711978
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Baseball
An Illustrated History, including The Tenth Inning
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns and Kevin Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $39.95

The acclaimed nationwide best seller and companion volume to Ken Burns’s grand-slam PBS documentary—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning that lokos back on the age of steroids, home-run records, the rise of Latino players, and so much more.

With a narrative by Geoffrey C... Read more >
Baseball
Baseball
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
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ISBN: 9780307273499
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Baseball
An Illustrated History, including The Tenth Inning
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $75.00

The companion volume to Ken Burns’s magnificent PBS television series—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning, directed with Lynn Novick.

The authors of the acclaimed and best-selling The Civil War, Jazz, and The War turn to another uniquely American phenomenon: baseball. In words and pictures... Read more >
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