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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 boundsand with good reason. This book highlights several Vandy sports...

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...

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Golf and Sport

by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Amy Newmark Chicken Soup for the Soul (April 26, 2011)

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Golf and Sport contains Chicken Soup for the Soul’s 101 best stories and poems about golfers, golfing, and other sports. This book has fresh appeal to golfers and makes...

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: hitting,...

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...

Motorsports and American Culture: From Demolition Derbies to NASCAR

by Mark D. Howell & John D. Miller Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 10, 2014)

This collection of essays examines the relevancy of motorsports to American culture and history, from the late nineteenth century to the present. Addressing a wide spectrum of motorsports—such as stock car...

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...

Are We There Yet?

by Robert Caprio World Wrestling Entertainment (May 11, 2010)

Go on the road with your favorite WWE Superstars!

Your favorite WWE Superstars have more road trip stories to tell than they have frequent flier miles. Travel more than a million miles with The Big Show, Triple...

WWE Legends

by Brian Solomon Gallery Books (June 15, 2010)

WWE Legends gives fans an inside look at more than fifty of the greatest wrestlers ever to slip between the ropes and enter the ?squared circle.?

They were World Heavyweight Champions: Bob Backlund, Superstar...


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...

The Sweet Season

by Austin Murphy HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

After fifteen years as a Sports Illustrated writer, pleading for interviews with large men in possession of larger egos, Austin Murphy decides to bail out. The time has come, he concludes, to fly beneath the...

Making Game

by Peter L. Atkinson Au Press (January 01, 2009)

Making Game is a mixed-genre composition in which the author reflects on the philosophical and ethical implications of hunting wild game. This engaging essay is informed by the author?s significant background...

The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists (Completely Revised and Updated Edition)

by Glen Macnow & Big Daddy Graham Running Press Adult (October 28, 2019)

When it comes to sports talk, no city has more to say than Philadelphia.

With their 2007 The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists, WIP sports radio hosts Glen Macnow and Big Daddy Graham compiled dozens of...

How Life Imitates Sports

by Ira Berkow Sports Publishing (August 04, 2020)

Memorable Stories From a Half Century of Sports Journalism

For the last half century, Pulitzer Prize–winning sportswriter Ira Berkow has been at the center of some of the most memorable moments in sports history....

The Sweet Science

by A. J. Liebling & Robert Anasi North Point Press (May 12, 2014)

A.J. Liebling's classic New Yorker pieces on the "sweet science of bruising" bring vividly to life the boxing world as it once was. It depicts the great events of boxing's American heyday: Sugar Ray Robinson's...

Augusts in Africa

by Thomas McIntyre, Andrew Warrington & Craig Boddington Skyhorse (November 08, 2016)

Americans from Roosevelt to Hemingway to Ruark to Capstick to Robert Jones defined Africa in ways that no European colonist ever would or could. In Augusts in Africa, Thomas McIntyre presents the stories he...

An Angle on the World

by Bill Barich Skyhorse (November 15, 2016)

An Angle on the World is a brilliant tribute to Bill Barich's extraordinary range as a writer. Gathering together more than thirty years of work, this book addresses such diverse subjects as a murder trial in...

Once There Were Giants

by Jerry Izenberg Skyhorse (February 07, 2017)

A celebration and memorial of the greatest era of heavyweight fighters from 1962 to 1997, as witnessed ringside by an International Boxing Hall of Fame sportswriter.

Once upon a time, of all the memories made...

Soccer Dad

by W. D. Wetherell Skyhorse (September 17, 2008)

A father's true story of his high-school-age son's winning soccer season. Soccer Dad is simultaneously the candid reflections of a devoted father and the enthusiastic observations of a diehard soccer fan. When...

112 Miles to the Pin

by Duncan Lennard Skyhorse (February 15, 2011)

For many golfers, the innocent thrill of striking a drive clearly, avoiding a deep sand-trap, or holing out an unlikely putt is all they need to make a round (or a whole year) of golf memorable. But there's...

Surviving the Shark

by Margaret Kathrein, Jonathan Kathrein, David McGuire & Wallace J. Nichols Skyhorse (July 01, 2012)

In Surviving the Shark, Jonathan Kathrein describes his incredible shark attack experience. The book covers all aspects of Kathrein?s survival, beginning with the eerie moments just before the attack, when something...

Home and Away

by Dave Bidini Skyhorse (July 01, 2011)

In 2008, Dave Bidini accompanies Homeless Team Canada to the Homeless World Cupan annual street soccer tournament with goals unlike any other: the most important of which is to create life-changing opportunities...

The Black Powder Plainsman

by Randy Smith Skyhorse (June 20, 2012)

The Black Powder Plainsman provides a wealth of information on muzzleloading and the history of the Plainsmen. The author explores the lives and roles of women, Plainsmen relations with the Native Americans,...

Blood Knots

by Luke Jennings & Thomas Mcguane Skyhorse (May 15, 2012)

Blood Knots is a brilliant and dramatic memoir of an angler?s life. It places Jennings in the front rank of natural history writers. As a child in the 1960s, he was fascinated by the rivers and lakes around...

Lombardi and Landry

by Ernie Palladino Skyhorse (September 01, 2011)

Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry could not have had two more divergent personalities. Yet, while working for the New York Giants in the mid-1950s under head coach Jim Lee Howell, the pair formed what still stands...

Spring Creek

by Nick Lyons & Mari Lyons Skyhorse (November 01, 2012)

?Spring Creek is everything a fishing book should be,? says Craig Nova. ?It has the ability to convey the magic that always exists between somebody who loves fishing and a particular piece of water that endlessly...

The Agony of Victory

by Steve Friedman Arcade (June 01, 2012)

What makes some men drive themselves to succeed in their chosen sport, no matter how daunting the odds? And what are the struggles that victory almost inevitably brings? Meet the swiftest and saddest cyclist...

A River Never Sleeps

by Roderick L. Haig-Brown, Louis Darling, Nick Lyons & Thomas Mcguane Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

Few books have captured the haunting world of music and rivers and of the sport they provide as well as A River Never Sleeps. Roderick L. Haig-Brown writes of fishing not just as a sport, but also as an art....

The Mindful Golfer

by Stephen Altschuler Skyhorse (June 23, 2015)

Golf is a Zen sport. If you leave the present moment, you will likely feel the immediate karmic consequences like a hammer hitting your thumb.

In The Mindful Golfer: How to Lower Your Handicap While Raising Your...

A River Trilogy

by W. D. Wetherell Skyhorse (January 30, 2018)

For the first time together, River Trilogy combines three classic works on fly fishing by W. D. Wetherell. Contained here are some of Wetherell’s most poetic pieces, a combination of spontaneous journal entries,...

Upon Further Review

by Mike Pesca, various narrators & Malcolm Gladwell Hachette Book Group (May 15, 2018)

From Mike Pesca, host of the popular Slate podcast The Gist, comes the greatest sports minds imagining how the world would change if a play, trade, injury, or referee?s call had just gone the other way.

No announcer...

The Breaks of the Game

by David Halberstam, Nicholas Tecosky & Brian Troxell Hachette Books (March 01, 2016)

More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country?s most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize-winner...


by Various Authors, various narrators, Andrew Blauner & Bill Bradley Hachette Book Group (October 07, 2014)

Twenty-five celebrated writers share the encouraging words and timeless wisdom of the coaches who influenced their lives.

For everyone who has heard the beloved whistle at the end of a grueling practice, only...

How to Think Like a Fish

by Jeremy Wade Da Capo Press (May 20, 2019)

The star of the Animal Planet's River Monsters and author of the bestselling companion book shares a meditation on fishing--and life.

In his previous book, Jeremy Wade memorably recounted his adventures in pursuit...

Upon Further Review

by Mike Pesca Twelve (May 14, 2018)

From Mike Pesca, host of the popular Slate podcast The Gist, comes the greatest sports minds imagining how the world would change if a play, trade, injury, or referee's call had just gone the other way.


The 1997 Masters

by Tiger Woods & Lorne Rubenstein Grand Central Publishing (March 19, 2017)

To mark the anniversary of his historic win at the 1997 Masters, Tiger Woods will for the first time reflect on the record-setting win both on and off the course.

In 1997, Tiger Woods was already among the most-watched...

Open Net

by George Plimpton & Denis Leary Little, Brown and Company (April 25, 2016)

George Plimpton takes to the ice with the Boston Bruins in this memorable portrait of the rough-and-tumble world of professional hockey, repackaged and featuring a foreword from Denis Leary and never-before-seen...

Shadow Box

by George Plimpton & Mike Lupica Little, Brown and Company (April 25, 2016)

George Plimpton makes his riskiest foray into participatory journalism -- stepping into the ring against a champion boxer -- in Shadow Box, repackaged and including never-before-seen content from the Plimpton...

Mad Ducks and Bears

by George Plimpton & Steve Almond Little, Brown and Company (April 25, 2016)

George Plimpton's follow-up to Paper Lion, one of his personal favorites among his classic books -- repackaged and including a foreword from Steve Almond and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton archives....

The Bogey Man

by George Plimpton & Rick Reilly Little, Brown and Company (April 25, 2016)

George Plimpton chronicles his month spent on the PGA tour in The Bogey Man, repackaged and including a foreword by Rick Reilly and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton Archives.

What happens when a weekend...

Out of My League

by George Plimpton & Jane Leavy Little, Brown and Company (April 25, 2016)

This baseball classic that Ernest Hemingway called "beautifully observed and incredibly conceived" includes a foreword from Jane Leavy and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton archives.

The first of Plimpton's...

A Good Walk Spoiled

by John Feinstein Little, Brown and Company (May 26, 2014)

"The best-ever account of life on the PGA tour" (Golf Magazine): John Feinstein's bestselling classic is a must-read for anyone who loves the game of golf.

Traveling with the golfers on the PGA Tour, Feinstein...

Shooter's Bible Guide to Planting Food Plots

by Peter J. Fiduccia Skyhorse (February 24, 2020)

This hands-on guide explains no-nonsense techniques on how to develop a well-balanced and well-planned food plot and deer management program that will enhance your deer hunting success tenfold.

Peter Fiduccia...