General Sports

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BILLION-DOLLAR BALL: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIG-MONEY CULTURE OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Written by Gaul, Gilbert M
"A penetrating examination of how the elite college football programs have become 'giant entertainment businesses that happened to do a little education on the side.'"--Mark Kram, The New York Times Two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Gilbert M.
September 6, 2016 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$17.00
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FIGHT

Written by Mailer, Norman
Originally published: Boston: Little, Brown, 1975.
October 15, 2013 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 234 Pages |
$17.00
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JUVENTUS STORY: BLACK AND WHITE STRIPES

Written by La Villa, Mauro
The comprehensive story of the legendary Italian soccer club. A companion to the acclaimed documentary film Black and White Stripes: The Juventus Story, this book chronicles the team's dramatic journey alongside its longtime devoted owners, the Agnelli family.
November 8, 2016 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 352 Pages |
$75.00
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SOCCER TRIBE OE

Written by Desmond Morris
A lavishly illustrated revised edition of the '70s cult book, updated by the author and with a bold new design and contemporary images. Before Franklin Foer, Bill Bryson, and Simon Kuper wrote about soccer, best-selling author and highly respected academic Desmond Morris became a director of a soccer club in order to properly analyze the world's most popular sport.
September 6, 2016 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 336 Pages |
$40.00
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STRING THEORY: DAVID FOSTER WALLACE ON TENNIS: A LIBRARY OF AMERICA SPECIAL PUBLICATION

Written by Wallace, David Foster
An instant classic of American sportswriting--the tennis essays of David Foster Wallace, "the best mind of his generation" (A. O. Scott) and "the best tennis-writer of all time" (New York Times)
May 10, 2016 | Hardcover | Library of America |
$19.95
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SOCCER: WATCH: WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS

Written by Martignoni, Giorgio
Great sports figures are the modern equivalent of heroes. An history of sport is necessarily a story of individuals: tales of redemption and emancipation from modest upbringings, stories of sacrifice and success. Each volume of WATCH, We Are The Champions, the new series from Officina Libraria, will narrate the history of a sport through 30 engaging biographies of its great champions.
February 12, 2016 | Hardcover | Officina Libraria | 144 Pages |
$29.95
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SHADOW BOX: AN AMATEUR IN THE RING

Written by Plimpton, George
George Plimpton makes his riskiest foray into participatory journalism--stepping into the ring against a champion boxer--in SHADOW BOX, now repackaged and including never-before-seen content from the Plimpton archives. Stepping into the ring against light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore, George Plimpton pauses to wonder what ever induced him to become a participatory journalist.
April 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company |
$20.00
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1000 FOOTBALL CLUBS: CHAMPIONS OF THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Written by Lesay, Jean Damien
The most in-depth guide to soccer clubs around the world, featuring 1,000 illustrations and more than 1,000 teams from 100 countries. This superbly illustrated volume is the fan's most comprehensive insight into 1,000 football clubs (a.k.a., soccer teams), both professional and collegiate, from every continent, illustrating each club's history and what it means to support their team.
April 19, 2016 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) |
$29.95
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1000 FOOTBALL SHIRTS: THE COLOURS OF THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

Written by Lions, Bernard
An illustrated collection of iconic soccer uniforms represents 100 countries and 500 major teams, sharing the stories behind team-shirt designs from the past century while highlighting major personalities and players from historic matches. Original.
April 8, 2014 | PB | Universe Publishing(NY) |
$29.95
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SLAM KICKS: BASKETBALL SNEAKERS THAT CHANGED THE GAME

The definitive primer on the world’s most popular shoe: the basketball sneaker. Basketball shoes have a long and storied history both on and off the court. Back in the 1930s, a basketball sneaker was created for straight-up performance. Today, hoops footwear do double duty: they’re designed for and by elite players, but to sneakerheads, how they look is nearly as important as how they perform.
March 11, 2014 | Paperback | Universe Publishing(NY) | 207 Pages |
$40.00

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