General Sports

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BORN TO RUN

Written by McDougall, Christopher
NATIONAL BESTSELLER - The astonishing and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run. An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? "Equal parts quest, physiology treatise, and running history.... The climactic race reads like a sprint....
March 29, 2011 | Paperback | Vintage |
$17.00
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MOOKIE: LIFE, BASEBALL AND THE '86 METS

Written by Sherman, Erik
WITH NEW UPDATES FOR THIS EDITION! They said it was the "Curse of the Bambino." They said "the bad guys won." Now, for the first time in trade paperback, one of baseball's all-time good guys, New York Mets legend Mookie Wilson, tells his side of the story--from the ground ball through Bill Buckner's legs that capped the miraculous 1986 World Series Game Six rally against the Boston Red
March 31, 2015 | Paperback | Berkley Books | 320 Pages |
$17.00
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WHY FOOTBALL MATTERS: MY EDUCATION IN THE GAME

Written by Edmundson, Mark
Acclaimed essayist Mark Edmundson reflects on his own rite of passage as a high school football player to get to larger truths about the ways America's Game shapes its men Football teaches young men self-discipline and teamwork. But football celebrates violence. Football is a showcase for athletic beauty and physical excellence.
June 2, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 240 Pages |
$16.00
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HOW SOCCER EXPLAINS THE WORLD

Written by Foer, Franklin
"An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about. . . . Bristles with anecdotes that are almost impossible to believe." --New York Times Book Review
May 11, 2010 | Paperback | Harper Perennial |
$15.99
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PINSTRIPE EMPIRE: THE NEW YORK YANKEES BEFORE THE BABE TO AFTER THE BOOS

Written by Appel, Marty
An exciting history of the world's greatest baseball team from a former Yankees Public Relations Officer. A riveting and comprehensive history of the Yankees - New York Times Is there a sports team more synonymous with winning than the New York Yankees? The team of Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Berra, Ford, Mantle, Jackson, Mattingly? Of Torre, Jeter, and Rivera?
May 6, 2014 | Paperback | Bloomsbury USA | 656 Pages |
$20.00
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WOODEN: A COACH'S LIFE

Written by Davis, Seth
A provocative and revelatory new biography of the legendary UCLA coach John Wooden, by one of America's top college basketball writers No college basketball coach has ever dominated the sport like John Wooden.
January 13, 2015 | Paperback | St. Martins Press-3PL |
$18.99
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SWEET THUNDER: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SUGAR RAY ROBINSON

Written by Haygood, Wil
Sugar Ray Robinson was not only one of the most iconic figures of the fight game; almost all sportswriters agree that he was the greatest boxer of all time. This illuminating biography grounds the spectacular story of Robinson s rise to greatness within the context of the fighter s life and times. Born Walker Smith Jr.
April 1, 2011 | Paperback | Chicago Review Press |
$18.95
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HARD TACKLES AND DIRTY BATHS

Written by Best, George
Poor training facilities, bad diets, packed stands, great songs, scary center-backs, world-class strikers and, after 90 minutes of kicking and being kicked, a brown ale in a dirty bath. One of British soccer s greatest heroes talks about the golden era, before football became a circus of media hype"
October 1, 2006 | Paperback | Ebury Press | 321 Pages |
$16.95
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TAO OF JEET KUNE DO

Written by Lee, Bruce
Compiled from Bruce Lee's notes and essays and originally published in 1975, this iconic volume is one of the seminal martial arts guides of its time. The science and philosophy behind the fighting system Lee pioneered himself--jeet kune do--is explained in detail, depicted through hundreds of Lee's own illustrations.
November 1, 2011 | Paperback | Black Belt Books |
$29.95
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BLESSED

Written by Best, George
George Best was blessed with an extraordinary gift; he brought beauty and grace to soccer never before seen. But he was unable to cope with the success and fame his genius brought and his life story is littered with tales of women, sex and, of course, drink. George Best here tells his own dramatic and inspiring story.
August 1, 2002 | Paperback | Ebury Press | 472 Pages |
$18.95

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