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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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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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.

Drawing from Moskowitz's original... Read more >
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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


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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The Sweetest Thing
A Boxer's Memoir
Written by Mischa Merz


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Journalist and amateur boxer Mischa Merz fulfills a long-held ambition to travel across the United States and compete in a series of amateur boxing tournaments. On this wild and fascinating journey she meets her idols, including Lucia Rijker of Million Dollar Baby fame, and some other truly extraordinary characters. Merz discovers... Read more >
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Winter's Children
Winter's Children
Text by Peter Sutherland and Peter Line, Photographed by Jim Mangan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875759
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Winter's Children

Text by Peter Sutherland and Peter Line
Photographed by Jim Mangan


Format: Hardcover, 60 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $29.95

Simply put, Winter’s Children is a celebration of the pure, naked joy that burns at the heart of snowboarding. Tellingly absent from this unusual series of photographs is the brash consumerism that not merely clutters, but absolutely defines the snowboarding industry today. With an introduction from legendary snowboarder Peter Line, the... Read more >
Born to Run
Born to Run
Written by Christopher McDougall, Read by Fred Sanders
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307914552
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Born to Run
A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Written by Christopher McDougall
Read by Fred Sanders


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $19.99

An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt?
 
Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover... Read more >
Higher Judo
Higher Judo
Written by Moshe Feldenkrais, Edited by Elizabeth Beringer, Foreword by Dennis Leri, Michael Brousse and Moti Nativ
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556439278
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Higher Judo
Groundwork
Written by Moshe Feldenkrais
Edited by Elizabeth Beringer
Foreword by Dennis Leri, Michael Brousse and Moti Nativ


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $19.95

Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais is best known for pioneering the somatic therapy that bears his name. Less well known is that he was also one of the earliest European practitioners of the martial art of judo and wrote a number of influential texts on the subject. Primary among these is Higher Judo... Read more >
The Book of Basketball
The Book of Basketball
Written by Bill Simmons, Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345520104
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The Book of Basketball
The NBA According to The Sports Guy
Written by Bill Simmons
Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $20.00

Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell
 
Newly updated with fresh takes on LeBron, Kobe, the Celtics & more*
 
*Including even more footnotes!


Bill Simmons, the wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining hoops addict known to millions as ESPN.com’s Sports Guy, has written the definitive book on the past, present, and future of the... Read more >
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Kurikara
Kurikara
Written by John Maki Evans, Foreword by Natanaga Zhander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583942444
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Kurikara
The Sword and the Serpent
Written by John Maki Evans
Foreword by Natanaga Zhander


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $16.95

In Mikkyo—Japanese esoteric Buddhism—the dragon Kurikara symbolizes the internal energy developed through sword practice. Kurikara is a manifestation of the fierce bodhisattva Fudo Myo O, the patron of ascetics and warriors in Japan, who uses his sword to destroy delusions and sever attachments. Fudo’s sword represents the gaining of discriminative power... Read more >
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Hidden Hands
Hidden Hands
Written by Phillip Starr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583942437
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Hidden Hands
Unlocking the Secrets of Traditional Martial Arts Forms
Written by Phillip Starr


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $17.95

The solo forms or sets of a martial art may appear to be merely flashy performances or rote exercises for conditioning, and because of this many students disregard this aspect of their training. True martial arts masters, however, know that the forms of a system actually contain all of the techniques... Read more >
Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by George Newbern
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307878632
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Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by George Newbern


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $22.50

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 >
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


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $12.99

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
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307776198
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The Masters
Golf, Money, and Power in Augusta, Georgia
Written by Curt Sampson


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $13.99

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
Format: eBook
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 >
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