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Tales from the Maryland Terrapins

by Dave Ungrady & Boomer Esiason Sports Publishing (October 14, 2014)

In this reissue of Tales from the Maryland Terrapins, fans can relive the most profound memories from more than 100 years of athletics at the University of Maryland in College Park. Authored by David Ungrady,...


Tales from the Vanderbilt Commodores

by Chris Lee Sports Publishing (October 14, 2014)

Though boasting a smaller student body than most other Southeastern Conference schools, Vanderbilt University’s spirit and passion is without bounds—and with good reason. This book highlights several Vandy...


Facing Michael Jordan

by Kent McDill & Sean Deveney Sports Publishing (October 07, 2014)

Relive the magic of the greatest player to ever step on the court.

“Air Jordan,” “His Airness,” “MJ.”

Whatever you call him, Michael Jeffrey Jordan can be considered one of the greatest basketball players...


The Red Smith Reader

by Dave Anderson & Terence Smith Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1976, Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith is considered one of the greatest sportswriters ever to live. Put alongside Ring Lardner, Red Smith was beloved by those who read him because...


Tales from the Denver Broncos Sideline

by Andrew Mason Sports Publishing (September 02, 2014)

This new addition to the best-selling “Tales from the Sidelines” series captures the memorable moments, colorful characters, outstanding players, and championship seasons that are part of the Broncos’ storied...


Five-Plus Tools

by Dave Perkin Sports Publishing (September 02, 2014)

“Five-Plus Tools” is a scouting term that refers to a rare and elite type of amateur baseball prospect. A player with five-plus tools grades out well above average in all five skill areas, known as tools:...


You Know Me Al

by Ring Lardner & John Thorn Sports Publishing (July 01, 2014)

One of the classic baseball stories, You Know Me Al, first published in 1914, tells the story of the fictional Jack Keefe, a bush league baseball player who earns a trip to the majors to pitch for the Chicago...


For the Love of Baseball

by Andrew Blauner, Lee Gutkind & Yogi Berra Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Stefan Fatsis sends his “stunningly perfect, consummately perfect, why-would-anyone-use-anything-else? perfect” glove to be restored by the glove designer at Rawlings. Frank Deford makes the case that the...


A Summer to Remember

by Lew Freedman Sports Publishing (April 01, 2014)

While the Cleveland Indians are known lately more for being cellar dwellers than world champions, that wasn’t the case in 1948. Ranked by the Sporting News as the ninth-best team in baseball history, the ’48...


Astream

by Robert DeMott & Howell Raines Skyhorse (June 11, 2012)

This marvelous collection features stories from some of America’s finest and most respected writers about one of the world’s most solitary and satisfying sports: fly fishing. For the first time, the stories...


A Season with Verona

by Tim Parks Arcade (January 23, 2012)

Is Italy a united country, or a loose affiliation of warring states? Is Italian football (which we Americans know as “soccer”) a sport, or an ill-disguised protraction of ancient enmities? After twenty years...


The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories

by Patrick F. McManus Skyhorse (October 01, 2012)

The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories is a hilarious addition to Patrick F. McManus’s existing work in humor. The author weighs in on his childhood, everyday life, and outdoor tales with his typical exaggerated...


How Fantasy Sports Explains the World

by AJ Mass & Matthew Berry Skyhorse (June 17, 2013)

The world of fantasy sports is no longer the purview of nerds and stat geeks. In fact, versions of the game are currently played by tens of millions of people worldwide. But while fantasy sports may have begun...


Tales from the Minnesota Twins Dugout

by Kent Hrbek & Dennis Brackin Sports Publishing (June 04, 2019)

Imagine a story in which a young man grows up so close to a major-league ballpark that he can see the stadium lights from his front yard. He pretends to be the team’s star during neighborhood ball games and...


White Fang and the Golden Bear

by Bill Chastain, Joe Wessel & Jack Nicklaus Skyhorse (May 07, 2019)

Augusta National is golf’s Holy Grail. Navigating the azaleas to play the exclusive course that hosts The Masters is a pipe dream for every golfer. Imagine being afforded the opportunity not only to play the...


Golf's Life Lessons

by Richard Allen & Peter Thomson Skyhorse (June 04, 2019)

Both life and golf can offer frustrations and also important lessons on topics ranging from "grinding it out" to versatility, sportsmanship, honesty, and of course confidence. In the words of Grantland Rice,...


Tales from the New England Patriots Sideline

by Mike Felger & Bill Belichick Sports Publishing (October 03, 2017)

This revealing look at the New England Patriots captures the stories of passion, power, and struggles of one of the most remarkable franchises in sports. True Pats fans know that while today the team’s owner,...


So You Think You're a New York Rangers Fan?

by Steve Zipay Sports Publishing (October 03, 2017)

So You Think You’re a New York Rangers Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Rangers hockey. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you’ll get details behind each—stories that bring...


Facing Wayne Gretzky

by Brian Kennedy Sports Publishing (October 14, 2014)

Wayne Gretzky holds the records for the most goals, assists, and points scored in a career, in addition to about 60 other records. These feats, in tandem with his exceptional on-ice performances, earned him...


Tales from the Green Bay Packers Sideline

by Chuck Carlson Sports Publishing (February 10, 2011)

The victory and legend of the Super Bowl XLV winning Green Bay Packers continues in Chuck Carlson’s Tales from the Green Bay Packers Sideline. In this behind-the-scenes look at the NFL’s second oldest franchise,...


Legends of Pro Wrestling

by Tim Hornbaker Sports Publishing (January 03, 2017)

Legends of Pro Wrestling offers the first comprehensive look at the entire world of wrestling. With detailed biographies and never-before-seen statistics of some of the greatest athletes in the sport, you will...


Amazing Tales from the Cleveland Indians Dugout

by Russell Schneider Sports Publishing (April 18, 2017)

Calling all Tribe fans! In this one-of-a-kind compendium of anecdotes from players, managers, and beat writers, Russell Schneider captures all the magic and passion of Cleveland Indians baseball. Amazing Tales...


Facing the Green Bay Packers

by Chuck Carlson & Ron Wolf Sports Publishing (August 09, 2016)

Over the course of nearly one hundred years, just a handful of NFL teams have enjoyed success across multiple decades. There’s absolutely no doubt which franchise the fans in Wisconsin would put at the top...


Tales from the Minnesota Vikings Sideline

by Bill Williamson & Eric Thompson Sports Publishing (October 03, 2017)

Take a journey from the infant stages of football in Minnesota up through the Vikings’ four Super Bowl appearances in Bill Williamson and Eric Thompson’s Tales from the Minnesota Vikings Sideline.

For more...


Game of My Life LSU Tigers

by Marty Mulé & Ted Lewis Sports Publishing (August 01, 2017)

A continuing and ongoing drama, LSU football has been marked by a string of improbable victories and sometimes valiant defeats. Game of My Life LSU Tigers is the chronicle of more than thirty-five of the greatest...


We Did Everything But Win

by George Grimm & Emile Francis Sports Publishing (September 05, 2017)

We Did Everything But Win: An Oral History of the Emile Francis Era New York Rangers (1964–1976) is an entertaining account of one of the most exciting and unforgettable periods in the history of the Broadway...


Just Baseball

by Mike Just Sports Publishing (May 09, 2017)

That sound, the first crack of the bat.

Every year in early spring a special kind of joy comes over those who love America’s favorite pastime, baseball. This feeling is no different for the millions of kids...


Tales from the New York Giants Sideline

by Paul Schwartz, John Mara & Wellington Mara Sports Publishing (October 03, 2017)

Few sports franchises can match the long, stories history, rich tradition, and legion of passionate, loyal fans of the New York Giants. In this newly-updated edition of Tales from the New York Giants Sideline...


Bears by the Numbers

by Lew Freedman Sports Publishing (September 05, 2017)

What do Al Campana, Frank Dempsey, Stan Wallace, Don Mullins, Gale Sayers, and Steve Trimble all have in common? They all wore number 40 for the Chicago Bears, even though more than four decades passed between...


Tales from the Indianapolis 500

by Jenna Fryer, Jack Arute & A. J. Foyt Sports Publishing (January 05, 2012)

What’s it like to race across the blacktop of the nation’s most famous track? How does it feel to smash into a concrete wall while going over 200 miles per hour? This exciting, humorous, and poignant collection...


So You Think You're a Philadelphia Eagles Fan?

by Skip Clayton Sports Publishing (September 05, 2017)

So You Think You’re a Philadelphia Eagles Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of The Birds. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you’ll get details behind each—stories that bring...


Tales from the New Orleans Saints Sideline

by Jeff Duncan & Peter Finney Sports Publishing (October 09, 2012)

The New Orleans Saints own a rich history that reflects the unique character of their hometown—always colorful, sometimes sinful, and utterly unpredictable. In recent years, the Saints have shaken off their...


Tales from the Syracuse Orange's Locker Room

by Bud Poliquin & Leo Rautins Sports Publishing (January 07, 2014)

Orange is a state of mind for fans of Syracuse University basketball. Think Orange and images of greatness appear, from Vic Hanson in the Roaring ’20s through Carmelo Anthony in the 21st century. Think Orange...


The Heisman Trophy

by Cory McCartney Sports Publishing (November 22, 2016)

The Heisman Trophy covers the full history of the Heisman Trophy, from its first winner, Jay Berwanger, to Notre Dame’s dominating run, and everything in between, up through the 2015 selection of Derrick Henry....


So You Think You're a Boston Red Sox Fan?

by Bill Nowlin Sports Publishing (May 02, 2017)

So You Think You’re a Boston Red Sox Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Red Sox baseball. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you’ll get details behind each—stories that bring...


All the Memorable Rounds

by Tripp Bowden & Bob Jones Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

In All the Memorable Rounds, author Tripp Bowden asserts that it is the experience that defines a golf course. This includes the experience from the parking lot to the pro shop, the golf course to the caddies,...


Yankees 1936–39, Baseball's Greatest Dynasty

by Stanley Cohen Skyhorse (April 10, 2018)

The Story of the Greatest Yankees Team—and Baseball Team—of All Time

New York, 1936. Red Ruffing, Lefty Gomez, Bill Dickey, Lou Gehrig, Tony Lazzeri, and rookie Joe DiMaggio—with these six future Hall...


Secrets of Sports Psychology Revealed

by Rick Wolff Skyhorse (January 16, 2018)

The world of sports psychology and in the introduction of mental skills coaches has exploded into the athletic mainstream over the last few decades. Before then, the attitude regarding such training was extremely...


For the Love of Baseball

by Andrew Blauner, Lee Gutkind & Yogi Berra Skyhorse (March 01, 2016)

Stefan Fatsis sends his “stunningly perfect, consummately perfect, why-would-anyone-use-anything-else? perfect” glove to be restored by the glove designer at Rawlings. Frank Deford makes the case that the...


The Future of Tennis

by Philip Slayton & Peter Figura Skyhorse (August 07, 2018)

At the heart of the men’s tennis game for some years have been the Big Four: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, and Rafael Nadal. Since 2006, only three other players have won a Grand Slam Tournament,...


The Mixed Martial Arts Handbook

by John Ritschel Skyhorse (January 27, 2010)

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport in which a variety of fighting techniques are used, including striking techniques (kicks, knees, and punches) and grappling techniques (clinch holds, submission...


You're the Umpire

by Wayne Stewart Skyhorse (April 28, 2010)

Do you think you have what it takes to be a Major League umpire? Well, now you can test your knowledge of the game with Wayne Stewart’s You’re the Umpire.

Divided into three sections, this unusual handbook...


It Takes More Than Balls

by Diedre Silva & Jackie Koney Skyhorse (April 01, 2008)

For years, Deidre Silva and Jackie Koney figured that men simply knew more about baseball than they did. They tried to reconcile their love of baseball with their second-class fan status, but they finally realized...


The 25 Greatest Sports Conspiracy Theories of All Time

by Elliott Kalb & Cris Collinsworth Skyhorse (February 11, 2011)

In every sport, in every country around the world, there are fans on the losing side who know that something other than skill and luck beat their favorite team or player. Sometimes they’re actually right....


Faith and Fear in Flushing

by Greg W. Prince & Gary Cohen Skyhorse (April 01, 2009)

The New York Mets fan is an Amazin’ creature whose species finds its voice at last in Greg Prince’s Faith and Fear In Flushing, the definitive account of what it means to root for and live through the machinations...


Freddie & Me

by Tripp Bowden Skyhorse (April 01, 2009)

Though he was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia, home of fabled Augusta National and The Masters, as a child Tripp Bowden was too young and too removed from the game of golf to realize what Augusta National...


Red Sox by the Numbers

by Matthew Silverman, Bill Nowlin & Joe Castiglione Skyhorse (March 01, 2010)

What do Rube Walberg, Mike Nagy, Kevin Millar, and Dustin Pedroia all have in common? They all wore #15 for the Boston Red Sox. Since 1931, the Red Sox have issued 74 different numbers to more than 1,500 players....


Practical Fishing Knots

by Geoffrey Budworth Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

Are you or someone you know an avid fisherman? Have you been looking for a one-stop guide for all your fishing knot needs? Then look no further. Practical Fishing Knots illustrates how to tie more than seventy-five...


Inventing Montana

by Ted Leeson Skyhorse (September 01, 2009)

Every summer for two decades, Ted Leeson and a maverick group of close companions have returned to an old ranch house on the benchland overlooking the Madison River. Trout and fly fishing may be at the heart...


It's Not All Black and White

by Doug Hensley, Mike Liner & Rogers Reding Skyhorse (August 20, 2009)

From junior high football games to the Sugar Bowl with a national championship up for grabs, Mike Liner has seen it all in football. President and CEO of a bank by day, Liner has been a Texas football official...