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American Triumvirate
American Triumvirate
Written by James Dodson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473554
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American Triumvirate
Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, and the Modern Age of Golf
Written by James Dodson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $16.95

With compelling detail and pure passion, James Dodson recounts the singular brilliance of three golf titans and how they saved the professional tour and created the game as we know it today.
 
During the Depression golf was in crisis. As a spectator sport it was on the verge of extinction. This was...

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Lefty
Lefty
Written by Vernona Gomez and Lawrence Goldstone
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ISBN: 9780345526496
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Lefty
An American Odyssey
Written by Vernona Gomez and Lawrence Goldstone


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

“An intimate portrait of a man whose life off the field was equally as captivating as his unparalleled baseball career.”—Yankees Magazine  
 
Born into a small-town California ranching family, Vernon “Lefty” Gomez rode his powerful arm and jocular personality across America to the dugout of the New York Yankees. Lefty... Read more >
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Team Talk
Sporting Words and their Origins
Written by Julian Walker


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

Have you ever wondered why we talk about a handicap in sport, why boxing is so named, or whether a dumbbell ever rang? It was during the nineteenth century that hitherto local games with relaxed and varying rules were formalized. During this process terminologies developed to refer to these new standardized... Read more >
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Dangerous Games
Dangerous Games
Written by Andrew Todhunter
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ISBN: 9780307831996
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Dangerous Games
Ice Climbing, Storm Kayaking, and Other Adventures from the Extreme Edge of Spor ts
Written by Andrew Todhunter


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2013
Price: $8.99

In this elegant and exciting collection Andrew Todhunter, himself an extreme sportsman and the author of the critically acclaimed Fall of the Phantom Lord, takes readers along as men and women push themselves to their limits in the world’s riskiest sports.

In several of these essays Todhunter writes from... Read more >
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Fall of the Phantom Lord
Fall of the Phantom Lord
Edited by Andrew Todhunter
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ISBN: 9780307831989
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Fall of the Phantom Lord
Climbing and the Face of Fear
Edited by Andrew Todhunter


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

In 1989, while attempting a new route on a difficult overhanging rock face, climber Dan Osman fell. Again and again, protected by the rope, he fell. He decided then that it would not be in climbing but in falling that he would embrace his fear--bathe in it, as he says, and... Read more >
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The Official Nascar 2013 Preview and Press Guide
The Official Nascar 2013 Preview and Press Guide
Written by NASCAR
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771051166
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The Official Nascar 2013 Preview and Press Guide
All Official Statistics and Schedules
Written by NASCAR


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2013
Price: $19.99

The Official NASCAR Preview and Press Guide showcases each team and driver and details every track, every stat, and all schedules for the forthcoming NASCAR season. This book is the NASCAR bible: your official trackside companion for the entire 2013 season.


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Brave Dragons
Brave Dragons
Written by Jim Yardley
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ISBN: 9780307473363
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Brave Dragons
A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach, and Two Cultures Clashing
Written by Jim Yardley


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

From the former New York Times Beijing bureau chief comes a closely observed story of a struggling Chinese basketball team and its quixotic, often comical attempt to make the playoffs by copying the American stars of the NBA.
       
When the worst professional basketball team in China, the Shanxi Brave Dragons, hired former...

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Earth Qi Gong for Women
Awaken Your Inner Healing Power
Written by Tina Chunna Zhang
Foreword by Earl Morgan M.D. and Chen Xiu Qin M.D.
Introduction by Michael Milburn


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $14.95

The special medical Qi Gong described in this book was developed and perfected over the course of 1,700 years by Taoists, traditional Chinese medical doctors, and Qi Gong experts in China to meet the needs of a woman’s unique anatomy. Author Tina Zhang leads readers through a variety of pleasurable postures... Read more >
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Do Life
Do Life
Written by Ben Davis, Read by Jonny Loquasto, Foreword by Kara Goucher
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385394307
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Do Life
The Creator of "My 120-Pound Journey" Shows How to Run Better, Go Farther, and Find Happiness
Written by Ben Davis
Read by Jonny Loquasto
Foreword by Kara Goucher


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $15.00

At the age of 22, Ben Davis weighed over 360 pounds. Depressed, addicted to food, and morbidly obese, he thought he’d lost all hope. But after a Christmas Eve conversation with his grandmother, Ben promised himself that he would finally take control of his life.

Ben decided to “do life,” and...
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The Ledge
The Ledge
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan
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ISBN: 9780345523204
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The Ledge
An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $16.00

“The authors bring extreme climbing to life. . . . Perhaps no author can rationalize why some choose to risk their lives . . . for the thrill of conquering a mountain. The Ledge comes perilously close and tells a ripping true story at the same time.”—The Denver Post
 
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The Life-Giving Sword
The Life-Giving Sword
Written by Yagyu Munenori, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309902
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The Life-Giving Sword
Secret Teachings from the House of the Shogun
Written by Yagyu Munenori
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $17.95

The legendary seventeenth-century swordsman Yagyu Munenori was the sword instructor and military and political adviser to two shoguns—and was a rival to the great Miyamoto Musashi. Despite his martial ability and his political power, Munenori spent his life immersed in Zen teachings and practice. These teachings formed the framework for his... Read more >
Mastering Yang Style Taijiquan

Written by Fu Zhongwen
Translated by Louis Swaim


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $13.95

Fu Zhongwen's classic guide offers the best documentation available of the Yang style of taijiquan. The superbly detailed form instructions and historic line art drawings are based on Fu’s many years as a disciple of Yang Chengfu, taijiquan’s legendary founder. Also included are concise descriptions of fixed-step, moving-step, and da lu... Read more >
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Unknown Capoeira, Volume Two
Unknown Capoeira, Volume Two
Written by Mestre Ricardo Cachorro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583942345
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Unknown Capoeira, Volume Two
A History of the Brazilian Martial Art
Written by Mestre Ricardo Cachorro


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $24.95

Capoeira’s unique blend of martial art, dance, and thrilling sport has made it an increasingly popular activity worldwide. But its origins have been shrouded in mystery and its complex history not well understood. For volume two of his Unknown Capoeira series, Mestre Ricardo Cachorro has done extensive archival research to shed...

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The Secret Traditions of the Shinobi
Hattori Hanzo's Shinobi Hiden and Other Ninja Scrolls
Edited by Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami
Translated by Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $12.95

The shinobi, or ninja, is one of the most widely recognized figures in the world of espionage—and also one of the most misrepresented. What do we really know about the historical shinobi, his tactics, and his role in medieval Japanese society? In Secret Traditions of the Shinobi, these questions—and many more—are... Read more >
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The Secret Traditions of the Shinobi
The Secret Traditions of the Shinobi
Edited by Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami, Translated by Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583944356
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The Secret Traditions of the Shinobi
Hattori Hanzo's Shinobi Hiden and Other Ninja Scrolls
Edited by Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami
Translated by Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $18.95

The shinobi, or ninja, is one of the most widely recognized figures in the world of espionage—and also one of the most misrepresented. What do we really know about the historical shinobi, his tactics, and his role in medieval Japanese society? In Secret Traditions of the Shinobi, these questions—and many more—are... Read more >
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Messi
Messi
Written by Leonardo Faccio
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307832641
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Messi
Una biografía
Written by Leonardo Faccio


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

El perfil definitivo del incomparable Lionel Messi, una de las más brillantes estrellas del fútbol internacional
 
En la historia del fútbol sólo cuatro jugadores tienen plaza en el primer escalón: Pelé, Di Stéfano, Cruyff y Maradona. Desde hace cuatro años, el argentino Lionel Messi llama con insistencia a la puerta de ese... Read more >
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Next Goal Wins!
Next Goal Wins!
Written by Liam Maguire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307363404
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Next Goal Wins!
The Ultimate NHL Historian's One-of-a-Kind Collection of Hockey Trivia
Written by Liam Maguire


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $19.50

Fun, always surprising and a hockey lover's treasure chest of the little-known facts that shaped the game, you cannot Google the stuff that Liam Maguire shares in this entertaining little book. About 30% updated, revised and renewed from Liam’s 2001 trivia collection, What's the Score?, First Goal Wins! includes a foreword...

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Next Goal Wins!
Next Goal Wins!
Written by Liam Maguire
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ISBN: 9780307363411
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Next Goal Wins!
The Ultimate NHL Historian's One-of-a-Kind Collection of Hockey Trivia
Written by Liam Maguire


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.99

Fun, always surprising and a hockey lover's treasure chest of the little-known facts that shaped the game, you cannot Google the stuff that Liam Maguire shares in this entertaining little book. About 30% updated, revised and renewed from Liam’s 2001 trivia collection, What's the Score?, First Goal Wins! includes a foreword...

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Year of the San Francisco Giants
Year of the San Francisco Giants
Written by Major League Baseball
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ISBN: 9780771057298
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Year of the San Francisco Giants
2012 World Series Champions
Written by Major League Baseball


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2012
Price: $19.99

Published in conjunction with Major League Baseball®, the official WORLD SERIES® Championship Recap Book, will be the most detailed and spectacular book to celebrate this season's World Series and the men that starred in it!
 
The 2012 WORLD SERIES will be captured in stunning detail in the Official MLB WORLD SERIES Championship...

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The Book of Five Rings
The Book of Five Rings
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Miyamoto Musashi, Illustrated by Chie Kutsuwada, Translated by William Scott Wilson
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ISBN: 9781611800128
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The Book of Five Rings
A Graphic Novel
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Miyamoto Musashi
Illustrated by Chie Kutsuwada
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.95

This graphic novel version of The Book of Five Rings, the iconic book of confrontation and victory by the famed seventeenth-century duelist and undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi, illuminates this brilliant manifesto, which has long inspired martial artists and anyone interested in cultivating a strategic mind. With evocative drawings and a distilled... Read more >
Coaching Confidential
Coaching Confidential
Written by Gary Myers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307719683
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Coaching Confidential
Inside the Fraternity of NFL Coaches
Written by Gary Myers


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

A behind-the-scenes look at the high-pressure lives of NFL head coaches

Coaching Confidential chronicles a year in the life of an NFL head coach. But not just one head coach. A composite portrait is drawn through interviews with at least 20 current and former head coaches (including Super Bowl winners such as... Read more >
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The Complete Guide to Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu

Written by Stuart Alve Olson


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.95

Developed by Wang Lang over 300 years ago, Praying Mantis Kung Fu is the only martial art based on the fighting skills of an insect. This fascinating system utilizes swift, methodical movements for defense and offense, and is well respected as an art that helps practitioners develop great strength and perseverance... Read more >
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The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
Written by William Scott Wilson and Issai Chozanshi
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ISBN: 9781590309896
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The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts
And Other Tales
Written by William Scott Wilson and Issai Chozanshi


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $17.95

This collection of parables written by an eighteenth-century samurai is a classic of martial arts literature. The tales are concerned with themes such as perception of conflict, self-transformation, the cultivation of chi (life energy), and understanding yin and yang. Some of the parables seem light and fanciful, but they offer the... Read more >
IIHF 2013 Guide and Record Book
IIHF 2013 Guide and Record Book
Written by IIHF (Int'l Ice Hockey Federation)
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771045745
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IIHF 2013 Guide and Record Book

Written by IIHF (Int'l Ice Hockey Federation)


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $32.99

The 2013 IIHF Guide and Record Book is the official and only complete source of information for international hockey. It covers all top-level events from the Olympics to World Championships to junior events, from men's hockey to women's hockey, from 1920 to the past and present seasons. At 640 pages, it... Read more >
King of Russia
King of Russia
Written by Dave King and Eric Duhatschek
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994154
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King of Russia
A Year in the Russian Super League
Written by Dave King and Eric Duhatschek


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.99

A revealing look inside the Russian Super League by its first Canadian coach.

Until now no Canadian had penetrated the coaching ranks of Russian hockey, but the year after the NHL lockout, Dave King became head coach of the Metallurg Magnitogorsk. From the beginning, King, Canada’s long-time national coach and former coach... Read more >
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