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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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ISBN: 9781590308462
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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
Price: $19.95

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
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
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
Price: $14.99

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
Format: Hardcover
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
Price: $26.00

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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ISBN: 9780345523167
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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
Price: $11.99

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
Format: eBook
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
Price: $12.99

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
Price: $11.99

"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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Hardcover
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 >
Baseball
Baseball
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, Read by Ken Burns
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ISBN: 9780307876928
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Baseball

Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $35.00

The companion 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 bestselling The Civil War, Jazz, and The War turn to another uniquely American phenomenon: baseball. Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken...

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Baseball
Baseball
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, Read by Ken Burns
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307876935
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Baseball

Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $14.00

The companion 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 bestselling The Civil War, Jazz, and The War turn to another uniquely American phenomenon: baseball. Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken...

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The First Fall Classic
The First Fall Classic
Written by Mike Vaccaro
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ISBN: 9780767929684
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The First Fall Classic
The Red Sox, the Giants, and the Cast of Players, Pugs, and Politicos Who Reinvented the World Series in 1912
Written by Mike Vaccaro


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $15.95

In this wonderful page-turner, veteran sports journalist Mike Vaccaro brings to life a bygone era in cinematic and intimate detail—and re-creates the magic and suspense of the world’s first classic series.

Despite a major presidential election, the near-assassination of Teddy Roosevelt, and the most sensational trial of the young century, baseball dominated...

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Something Fishy This Way Comes
Something Fishy This Way Comes
Written by Ray Troll
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ISBN: 9781570616822
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Something Fishy This Way Comes
The Artwork of Ray Troll
Written by Ray Troll


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $19.95

Artist Ray Troll has developed a huge cult following for his humorous and scientifically accurate paintings of fish and fossils. He has successfully carved out his own category of artwork using colorful pen and ink to create drawings about fish, fish worship, evolution, and dinosaurs, all humorously captioned and technically accurate... Read more >
The Wave
The Wave
Written by Susan Casey
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ISBN: 9780767928847
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The Wave
In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean
Written by Susan Casey


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $27.95

From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis­missed these stories—waves that high would seem to violate the laws... Read more >
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The Wave
The Wave
Written by Susan Casey
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ISBN: 9780307715838
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The Wave
In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean
Written by Susan Casey


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $9.99

From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis­missed these stories—waves that high would seem to violate the laws... Read more >
The Catch
The Catch
Written by Gary Myers, Foreword by Joe Montana
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ISBN: 9780307409096
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The Catch
One Play, Two Dynasties, and the Game That Changed the NFL
Written by Gary Myers
Foreword by Joe Montana


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $15.99

How many great catches have there been in the history of the NFL? Hundreds? Thousands? Mention "The Catch,"though, and fans will think of only one: Joe Montana to Dwight Clark, the NFC Championship game, the Dallas Cowboys vs. the San Francisco 49ers, January 10, 1982. It changed the game and The... Read more >
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Full Bleed
Full Bleed
Edited by Alex Corporan, Andre Razo and Ivory Serra
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875391
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Full Bleed
New York City Skateboard Photography
Edited by Alex Corporan, Andre Razo and Ivory Serra


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $35.00

Skateboarding in New York City is a singular experience. It is impossible not to feel the magnitude of the landscape, and with the city in constant motion, skateboarding is both exhilarating and extremely dangerous. There is no right or wrong way to navigate this vast terrain. Only one thing is certain—the... Read more >
Inner Skiing
Inner Skiing
Written by W. Timothy Gallwey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307758866
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Inner Skiing
Revised Edition
Written by W. Timothy Gallwey


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

A New, Completely Revised Edition of the Classic Guide to Better Skiing

Have you been searching for a way to overcome your fear, trust your instincts, and ski to your greatest potential? Inner Skiing will help you do all this and more. In this newly updated edition of the skiing classic... Read more >
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Perfect Rivals
Perfect Rivals
Written by Jeff Carroll
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345523150
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Perfect Rivals

Written by Jeff Carroll


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $13.99

College football is a sport of rivalries—and no two teams were ever more perfectly matched than the Miami Hurricanes and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. In Perfect Rivals, award-winning sportswriter Jeff Carroll takes us inside the locker rooms and onto the gridiron, as two storied programs with very different cultures battle... Read more >
Fairway to Hell
Fairway to Hell
Written by Frank Lidz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307755537
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Fairway to Hell
Around the World in 18 Holes
Written by Frank Lidz


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2010
Price: $13.99

Presents a collection of humorous stories about golf around the world gleaned from the author's personal experience, including stories about a golf tournament for fat people and a course where the caddies are llamas. Read more >
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The Creaky Knees Guide Washington
The 100 Best Easy Hikes in the State
Written by Seabury Blair


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2010
Price: $16.95

The Creaky Knees Guide Washington is a day-hiking guidebook filled with kinder, gentler trails. Written in a style that will appeal to aging boomers and anyone who — regardless of age — can't or doesn't want to walk as far as they once could or would like to. The book covers... Read more >
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