Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
978 books in Sports & Recreation

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Sports books by browsing the categories below.

Sports & Recreation:

Sports & Recreation:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Winter's Children
Winter's Children
Text by Peter Sutherland and Peter Line, Photographed by Jim Mangan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875759
Our Price: $29.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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
Our Price: $20.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
Kurikara
Kurikara
Written by John Maki Evans, Foreword by Natanaga Zhander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583942444
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
Hidden Hands
Hidden Hands
Written by Phillip Starr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583942437
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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
Our Price: $22.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

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
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775726
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Masters
The Masters
Written by Curt Sampson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307776198
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
How Lucky You Can Be
How Lucky You Can Be
Written by Buster Olney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345524133
Our Price: $14.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307758132
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Hockey Superstitions
Hockey Superstitions
Written by Andrew Podnieks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771071089
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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
Price: $17.95

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
Hockey Superstitions
Hockey Superstitions
Written by Andrew Podnieks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771071096
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Hockey Superstitions
From Playoff Beards to Crossed Sticks and Lucky Socks
Written by Andrew Podnieks


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $13.99

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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Greatest Game
The Greatest Game
Written by Todd Denault
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771026379
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Don Cherry's Hockey Stories, Part 2
Don Cherry's Hockey Stories, Part 2
Written by Don Cherry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385670043
Our Price: $9.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Jacques Plante
Jacques Plante
Written by Todd Denault
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771026270
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
Rants
Rants
Written by Dennis Miller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307766496
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Art of Peace
The Art of Peace
Written by Morihei Ueshiba, Read by Lloyd James, Translated by John Stevens
Format: Package
ISBN: 9781590308929
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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 >
Also available as a hardcover, paperback and a trade paperback.
The Book of Five Rings
The Book of Five Rings
Written by Miyamoto Musashi, Translated by Thomas Cleary
Format: Package
ISBN: 9781590308912
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Book of Five Rings

Written by Miyamoto Musashi
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Package, 208 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $18.00

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 >
Also available as a hardcover, paperback, trade paperback and a trade paperback.
Eddie Shore and that Old-Time Hockey
Eddie Shore and that Old-Time Hockey
Written by C. Michael Hiam
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771041303
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Essence of Budo
The Essence of Budo
Written by Dave Lowry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590308462
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307766977
Our Price: $6.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345517975
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
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...

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
View pages: 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25
Page 20 of 40
View past category highlights: