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The Rebel League
The Rebel League
Written by Ed Willes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996004
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The Rebel League
The Short and Unruly Life of the World Hockey Association
Written by Ed Willes


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

The wildest seven years in the history of hockey

The Rebel League celebrates the good, the bad, and the ugly of the fabled WHA. It is filled with hilarious anecdotes, behind the scenes dealing, and simply great hockey. It tells the story of Bobby Hull’s astonishing million-dollar signing, which helped launch the... Read more >
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How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
Written by Kathleen Meyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580083638
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How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
Written by Kathleen Meyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $11.99

It’s the feisty third edition of How to Shit in the Woods, jam-packed with new information for outdoor enthusiasts of every stripe. Hailed in its first edition as “the most important environmental book of the decade” by Books of the Southwest, and in its second as “the real shit” by the...

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How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
Written by Kathleen Meyer
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ISBN: 9781607740186
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How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
Written by Kathleen Meyer


Format: eBook, 136 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $8.99

It’s the feisty third edition of How to Shit in the Woods, jam-packed with new information for outdoor enthusiasts of every stripe. Hailed in its first edition as “the most important environmental book of the decade” by Books of the Southwest, and in its second as “the real shit” by the...

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Days of Grace
Days of Grace
Written by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307788207
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Days of Grace

Written by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $7.99

"Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful."
COSMOPOLITAN
DAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true embodiment of courage, elegance, and the spirit to fight: Arthur Ashe--tennis champion, social activist, and person with AIDS. Frank, revealing, touching--DAYS OF GRACE is... Read more >
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Bagua Swimming Body Palms
Bagua Swimming Body Palms
Written by Wang Shujin, Translated by Kent Howard and Chen Hsiao-Yen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583942451
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Bagua Swimming Body Palms

Written by Wang Shujin
Translated by Kent Howard and Chen Hsiao-Yen


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.95

Bagua Swimming Body Palms is the second book written by Wang Shujin, one of the world’s foremost exponents of Chinese internal martial arts and a renowned expert of Bagua Zhang. This volume continues the process of bringing Master Wang’s important art to Western readers. More intricate than the Linked Palms form... Read more >
The Baseball
The Baseball
Written by Zack Hample
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307475459
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The Baseball
Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches
Written by Zack Hample


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $14.95

The holy grail, the fountain of youth, the golden fleece, and the baseball: rarely do objects inspire such madness. The Baseball is a salute to the ball, filled with insider trivia, anecdotes, and generations of ball-induced insanity.  
 
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The Baseball
The Baseball
Written by Zack Hample
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ISBN: 9780307742087
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The Baseball
Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches
Written by Zack Hample


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

The holy grail, the fountain of youth, the golden fleece, and the baseball: rarely do objects inspire such madness. The Baseball is a salute to the ball, filled with insider trivia, anecdotes, and generations of ball-induced insanity.  
 
Which Hall of Famer once caught a ball dropped from an airplane?
Why do balls... Read more >
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The Extra 2%
The Extra 2%
Written by Jonah Keri
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345517654
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The Extra 2%
How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First
Written by Jonah Keri


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $26.00

What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens—the culmination of one of the greatest... Read more >
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The Extra 2%
The Extra 2%
Written by Jonah Keri
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345517739
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The Extra 2%
How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First First
Written by Jonah Keri


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $15.99

What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens—the culmination of one of the greatest... Read more >
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The Heart of the Team

Written by Bill Resler and Casey Mcnerthney


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $23.95

In the acclaimed documentary The Heart of the Game, audiences first came to the attention of the Roosevelt Roughriders, a Seattle varsity girls basketball team, and their charming but unorthodox coach Bill Resler. The film portrayed vividly Resler’s unique coaching skills, which asks for "all-out aggression on every possession," while at... Read more >
Raceball
Raceball
Written by Rob Ruck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807048054
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Raceball
How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game
Written by Rob Ruck


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.95

The colliding histories of black and Latin ballplayers in the major leagues have traditionally been told as a story of their shameful segregation and redemptive integration. Jackie Robinson jumped baseball’s color line to much fanfare, but integration was painful as well as triumphal. It gutted the once-vibrant Negro Leagues and often... Read more >
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Raceball
How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game
Written by Rob Ruck


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.95

From an award-winning writer, the first linked history of African Americans and Latinos in Major League Baseball

After peaking at 27 percent of all major leaguers in 1975, African Americans now make up less than one-tenth--a decline unimaginable in other men's pro sports. The number of Latin Americans, by contrast, has exploded...

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Ultimate Mind Control
Ultimate Mind Control
Written by Dr. Haha Lung
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780806532011
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Ultimate Mind Control

Written by Dr. Haha Lung


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

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Golf Dreams
Golf Dreams
Written by John Updike, Illustrated by Paul Szep
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784124
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Golf Dreams
Writings on Golf
Written by John Updike
Illustrated by Paul Szep


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $13.99

John Updike wrote about the lure of golf for five decades, from the first time he teed off at the age of twenty-five until his final rounds at the age of seventy-six. Golf Dreams collects the most memorable of his golf pieces, high-spirited evidence of his learning, playing, and living for... Read more >
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Blind Descent
Blind Descent
Written by James M. Tabor
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ISBN: 9780812979497
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Blind Descent
The Quest to Discover the Deepest Cave on Earth
Written by James M. Tabor


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $16.00

In 2004, two great scientist-explorers attempted to find the bottom of the world. American Bill Stone took on the vast, deadly Cheve Cave in southern Mexico. Ukrainian Alexander Klimchouk targeted Krubera, a freezing nightmare of a supercave in the war-torn former Soviet republic of Georgia. Both men spent months almost two... Read more >
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Bass Fisherman's Bible
Bass Fisherman's Bible
Written by Erwin A. Bauer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778055
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Bass Fisherman's Bible

Written by Erwin A. Bauer


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $9.99

One of the most recognized names in publications  for outdoor enthusiasts, Outdoor  Bibles offer expert, informatively illustrated  guidance for novices and experienced sportsmen  alike.

B & W photographs and  illustrations throughout.


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Scorecasting
Scorecasting
Written by Tobias Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591814
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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: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $13.99

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.

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Scorecasting
Scorecasting
Written by Tobias Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim, Read by Zach McLarty
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307877673
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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
Read by Zach McLarty


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $35.00

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.

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Scorecasting
Scorecasting
Written by Tobias Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim, Read by Zach McLarty
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307877680
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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
Read by Zach McLarty


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $17.50

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.

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The Runner's Bible
The Runner's Bible
Written by Marc Bloom
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307768605
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The Runner's Bible

Written by Marc Bloom


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

This book is great for those who want to start running and have no idea about their level of fitness, discipline, and basic training skills. It gives fundamental explanation with a great sense of humor. Read more >
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Day Hike! Central Cascades, 2nd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike In a Day
Written by Mike McQuaide


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

A guide written just for people who want to spend their days in the mountains and their nights back at home. DAY HIKE! uncovers the best trails for the day tripper, whether you’re a newbie hiker or a veteran with hundreds of miles on your boots. Northwest trail expert Mike McQuaide... Read more >
Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula, 2nd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Seabury Blair, Jr.


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

A guide written just for people who want to spend their days in the mountains and their nights back at home. DAY HIKE! uncovers the best trails for the day tripper, whether you’re a newbie hiker or a veteran with hundreds of miles on your boots. Northwest trail expert Seabury Blair... Read more >
More Than a Game

Written by Phil Jackson and Charley Rosen


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

More than a Game is the odyssey of Jackson's journey—from New York Knick and world champion, to CBA coach, to six-time Chicago Bulls world champion, to this year's L.A. Lakers world champion—and the lessons in leadership he learned each step of the way. It is the tale of Rosen's journey as... Read more >
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No Blood, No Foul
A Novel
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

Jason Lewis is a star college basketball player just back from World War II. He’s a hero, missing two fingers on his shooting hand. He can’t play any longer, so he makes the ultimate ballplayer’s sacrifice: he becomes a referee. Set in postwar New York during the founding of what will... Read more >
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Racing While Black
How an African-American Stock Car Team Made Its Mark on NASCAR
Written by Leonard T. Miller
Contribution by Andrew Simon
Foreword by Kenneth L. Shropshire


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

Starting a NASCAR team is hard work. Starting a NASCAR team as an African American is even harder. These are just a few of the lessons learned by Leonard T. Miller during his decade and a half of running an auto racing program. Fueled by more than the desire to win... Read more >
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