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The Only Game in Town
The Only Game in Town
Edited by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9780679603665
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The Only Game in Town
Sportswriting from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $13.99

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 McPhee. Hall of Famer... Read more >
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Wilt, 1962
Wilt, 1962
Written by Gary M. Pomerantz
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ISBN: 9780307549389
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Wilt, 1962
The Night of 100 Points and the Dawn of a New Era
Written by Gary M. Pomerantz


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2010
Price: $11.99

On the night of March 2, 1962, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as the Big Dipper, scored one hundred points in a game against the New York Knickerbockers.

As historic and revolutionary as the achievement was, it remains... Read more >
The Beckham Experiment
The Beckham Experiment
Written by Grant Wahl
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ISBN: 9780307408594
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The Beckham Experiment
How the World's Most Famous Athlete Tried to Conquer America
Written by Grant Wahl


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

In 2007, David Beckham, the golden boy of soccer, shocked the international sports world when he signed a five-year contract with an American team, the Los Angeles Galaxy. Under the direction of his manager, Simon Fuller, the mastermind behind American Idol and the Spice Girls, Beckham was ready for a monumental... Read more >
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The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon
The 80 Best Easy Hikes
Written by Seabury Blair


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $16.95

Here are Oregon's best low-impact hikes, perfect for aging boomers, families with children and anyone looking for more of a stroll than a climb. The Creaky Knees Guide Oregon covers 100 of the best easy hikes throughout the state, dividing the trails into regions. Grouped according to difficulty--from "Stroll in the... Read more >
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Day Hike! Mount Rainier, 2nd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Ron C. Judd


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
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 outdoors expert and Seattle... Read more >
Death on the Barrens
A True Story of Courage and Tragedy in the Canadian Arctic
Written by George James Grinnell
Illustrated by Roderick MacIver
Introduction by George Luste


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $12.95

Set in the remote arctic region of Northern Canada, this book takes readers on a harrowing canoe voyage that results in tragedy, redemption, and, ultimately, transformation. George Grinnell was one of six young men who set off on the 1955 expedition led by experienced wilderness canoeist Art Moffatt. Poorly planned and... Read more >
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Jenkins at the Majors
Jenkins at the Majors
Written by Dan Jenkins
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ISBN: 9780767925297
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Jenkins at the Majors
Sixty Years of the World's Best Golf Writing, from Hogan to Tiger
Written by Dan Jenkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $16.00

Legendary sports writer Dan Jenkins delivers a golf history lesson that is unrivaled in its scope and style.
 
In this seminal collection, Dan Jenkins has selected the funniest and most riveting stories from his epic career as a writer for Sports Illustrated and Golf Digest, where his wry reportage of golf’s... Read more >
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Miracle Ball
Miracle Ball
Written by Brian Biegel and Pete Fornatale
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ISBN: 9780307452696
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Miracle Ball
My Hunt for the Shot Heard 'Round the World
Written by Brian Biegel and Pete Fornatale


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

"Nothing short of mind-blowing . . . Just amazing stuff"—Newsday

"A fast-paced, fascinating tale that combines shoe leather, high-tech forensics and some healthy dollops of luck….Biegel makes a compelling case that he's solved the mystery…his book is a home run." – Associated Press
 
October 3, 1951. Giants third baseman Bobby... Read more >
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Mis aņos con los Yankees
Mis aņos con los Yankees
Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
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ISBN: 9780307742452
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Mis aņos con los Yankees

Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

La historia definitiva de una de las grandes dinastías en la historia del béisbol,
los New York Yankees de Joe Torre
 
 
Cuando Joe Torre tomó posesión como manager de los Yankees en 1996, no habían ganado una Serie Mundial en dieciocho años. Durante ese tiempo, diecisiete managers habían intentado hacerse con las... Read more >
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Munson
Munson
Written by Marty Appel
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ISBN: 9780767927550
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Munson
The Life and Death of a Yankee Captain
Written by Marty Appel


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $16.00

Our captain and leader has not left us, today, tomorrow, this year, next … Our endeavors will reflect our love and admiration for him.”
—Honorary plaque to Munson in Yankee Stadium

Thurman Munson is remembered by fans as the fiercely competitive, tough, and—most of all—inspiring Yankee captain and champion from the wild Bronx... Read more >
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Notes from a 12 Man
A Truly Biased History of the Seattle Seahawks
Written by Mark Tye Turner


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $24.95

The perfect gift for the Twelfth Man in any household, here is a fun and funny fan's history of the Seattle Seahawks. Since the franchise's beginnings more than 30 years ago, there's no doubt who has been the greatest member of the Seattle Seahawks. After all, who was there at the... Read more >
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Three Ways to Capsize a Boat
Three Ways to Capsize a Boat
Written by Chris Stewart
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ISBN: 9780307592378
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Three Ways to Capsize a Boat
An Optimist Afloat
Written by Chris Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $12.99

Chris Stewart had a long and eclectic list of jobs.  From some of the most glamorous careers – he was original drummer in Genesis - to the more offbeat - a sheep shearer and circus performer - he had done it all…or almost all.  So when he is offered the chance... Read more >
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Bury Me in My Jersey
Bury Me in My Jersey
Written by Tom McAllister
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ISBN: 9780345522009
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Bury Me in My Jersey
A Memoir of My Father, Football, and Philly
Written by Tom McAllister


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $9.99

Born and raised in Eagles country, Tom McAllister learns from his father and brother the rules of being a football fan. Spending Sundays in the infamous 700 level of Veterans Stadium, or sitting in front of the TV with his father in a nearby recliner, Tom sees both the ugly and... Read more >
Mis aņos con los Yankees
Mis aņos con los Yankees
Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci
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ISBN: 9780307476678
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Mis aņos con los Yankees

Written by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $16.95

La historia definitiva de una de las grandes dinastías en la historia del béisbol,
los New York Yankees de Joe Torre
 
 
Cuando Joe Torre tomó posesión como manager de los Yankees en 1996, no habían ganado una Serie Mundial en dieciocho años. Durante ese tiempo, diecisiete managers habían intentado hacerse con las... Read more >
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On the Warrior's Path, Second Edition
Philosophy, Fighting, and Martial Arts Mythology
Written by Daniele Bolelli


Format: eBook, 232 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $16.95

The urge to forge one’s character by fighting, in daily life as well as on the mat, appeals to something deep within us. More than a collection of fighting techniques, martial arts constitute a path to developing body, spirit, and awareness. On the Warrior’s Path connects the martial arts with this... Read more >
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Running Dry
Running Dry
Written by Jonathan Waterman
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ISBN: 9781426205057
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Running Dry
A Journey From Source to Sea Down the Colorado River
Written by Jonathan Waterman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $26.00

In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking natural beauty of the American landscape at its most pristine.

Jon... Read more >
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Running Dry
A Journey From Source to Sea Down the Dying Colorado River
Written by Jonathan Waterman


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $26.00

In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking natural beauty of the American landscape at its most pristine.

Jon... Read more >
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Sports from Hell
Sports from Hell
Written by Rick Reilly
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ISBN: 9780739377437
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Sports from Hell
My Search for the World's Dumbest Competition
Written by Rick Reilly


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $26.00

The most popular sports columnist in America puts his life (and dignity) on the line in search of the most absurd sporting event on the planet.

What is the stupidest sport in the world? Not content to pontificate from the sidelines, Rick Reilly set out on a global journey—with stops in Australia... Read more >
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Taekwondo
Taekwondo
Written by Gilles R. Savoie, Foreword by Chungwon Choue and Grandmaster Kee S. Ha
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ISBN: 9781583942413
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Taekwondo
A Technical Manual
Written by Gilles R. Savoie
Foreword by Chungwon Choue and Grandmaster Kee S. Ha


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $17.95

In Taekwondo: A Technical Manual, renowned Master Gilles Savoie presents the art and science of the popular martial art, showing practitioners how to optimize both body and spirit. While other taekwondo books simply document traditional forms andexercises, this one goes further, providing an in-depth look at the body mechanics and physics... Read more >
The Complete Book of Five Rings
The Complete Book of Five Rings
Written by Miyamoto Musashi, Translated by Kenji Tokitsu
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ISBN: 9781590307977
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The Complete Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Translated by Kenji Tokitsu


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $17.95

The Complete Book of Five Rings is an authoritative version of Musashi’s classic The Book of Five Rings, translated and annotated by a modern martial arts master, Kenji Tokitsu. Tokitsu has spent most of his life researching the legendary samurai swordsman and his works, and in this book he illuminates this... Read more >
The Last Hero
The Last Hero
Written by Howard Bryant, Read by Dominic Hoffman
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307736895
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The Last Hero
A Life of Henry Aaron
Written by Howard Bryant
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $20.00

In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry Aaron’s reputation has only grown in magnitude: he broke existing records (rbis, total bases, extra-base hits) and set new ones (hitting at least thirty home runs per season fifteen times, becoming the first player in history to hammer five hundred home runs and... Read more >
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The Last Hero
The Last Hero
Written by Howard Bryant
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ISBN: 9780307379245
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The Last Hero
A Life of Henry Aaron
Written by Howard Bryant


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $13.99

In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry Aaron’s reputation has only grown in magnitude: he broke existing records (rbis, total bases, extra-base hits) and set new ones (hitting at least thirty home runs per season fifteen times, becoming the first player in history to hammer five hundred home runs and... Read more >
The Last Hero
The Last Hero
Written by Howard Bryant, Read by Dominic Hoffman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307877048
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The Last Hero
A Life of Henry Aaron
Written by Howard Bryant
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $30.00

In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry Aaron’s reputation has only grown in magnitude: he broke existing records (rbis, total bases, extra-base hits) and set new ones (hitting at least thirty home runs per season fifteen times, becoming the first player in history to hammer five hundred home runs and... Read more >
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Seattle Sounders FC Season One
Seattle Sounders FC Season One
Written by Chad Mack, Photographed by Richard Morrison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570616785
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Seattle Sounders FC Season One

Written by Chad Mack
Photographed by Richard Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $22.95

Relive the truly remarkable first season of the Seattle Sounders Football Club with this photographic journey through the team's home games. Both Avid Sounders fans, the authors capture the magnetic spirit of the game from the sidelines, as the city rallies around its new talented team. Starting with the first day... Read more >
Johnny U
Johnny U
Written by Tom Callahan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307533487
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Johnny U
The Life and Times of John Unitas
Written by Tom Callahan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $10.99

In a time “when men played football for something less than a living and something more than money,” John Unitas was the ultimate quarterback. Rejected by Notre Dame, discarded by the Pittsburgh Steelers, he started on a Pennsylvania sandlot making six dollars a game and ended as the most commanding presence... Read more >
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