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MATCH OF ALL TIME: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE LEGENDARY 1972 FISCHER-SPASSKY WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP IN REYKJAVIK

Written by Thorarinsson, Gudmundur
When the Icelandic Chess Federation made a bid to host the 1972 world title match between Soviet icon Boris Spassky and American challenger Bobby Fischer, many Icelanders were rightly shaking their heads in disbelief. How could their small island country in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean with a population of less than 300 thousand people stage such a prestigious event in the first place?
July 31, 2022 | Paperback | New in Chess | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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AMERICA'S CLASSIC BALLPARKS: CELEBRATING PARKS PAST AND PRESENT

Written by Buckley, James
America's Classic Ballparks takes you out to the ballgame with an interactive tour through America's ballpark landmarks. Baseball parks are as American as apple pie and America's Classic Ballparkscommemorates nine ballparks guaranteed to spark nostalgia for the old ball game.
September 20, 2022 | Hardcover | Becker & Mayer | 208 Pages |
$24.99
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CENTRE COURT: THE JEWEL IN WIMBLEDON'S CROWN (REVISED)

Written by Hewitt, Ian
A very special new edition of this beautiful and award-winning official coffee table book which celebrates one of sport's most historic and iconic venues as it celebrates its 100th birthday.
August 20, 2022 | Hardcover | Vision Sports Publishing |
$32.50
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BIG GAME, SMALL WORLD: A BASKETBALL ADVENTURE (ANNIVERSARY, TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, REVISED AND EXPANDED)

Written by Wolff, Alexander
During the late 1990s, eminent basketball journalist Alexander Wolff traveled the globe to determine how a game invented by a Canadian clergyman became an international phenomenon. Big Game, Small World presents Wolff's dispatches from sixteen countries spread across five continents and multiple US states. In them, he asks: What can the game tell us about the world?
October 25, 2022 | Paperback | Duke University Press | 424 Pages |
$24.95
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LOST IN THE GAME: A BOOK ABOUT BASKETBALL

Written by Beller, Thomas
For players, coaches, writers, and fans, basketball is a science and an art, a religious sacrament, a source of entertainment, and a way of interacting with the world. In Lost in the Game Thomas Beller entwines these threads with his lifetime's experience as a player and journalist, roaming NBA locker rooms and city parks as a basketball flaneur in search of the meaning of the modern game.
November 8, 2022 | Paperback | Duke University Press | 240 Pages |
$22.95
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MEN IN BLAZERS PRESENT GODS OF SOCCER: THE PANTHEON OF THE 100 GREATEST SOCCER PLAYERS (ACCORDING TO US)

Written by Davis, Miranda
From the hosts of the popular podcast and tv show Men in Blazers, comes their completely scientific, 100% definitive, defend-to-the-death list of the greatest soccer players of all time. Every fan has their own list of the 100 soccer players they consider the greatest ever to play the game.
October 11, 2022 | Hardcover | Chronicle Prism |
$40.00
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SWAGGER: SUPER BOWLS, BRASS BALLS, AND FOOTBALLS--A MEMOIR

Written by Hyde, Dave
From FOX NFL Sunday analyst and legendary Hall of Fame head football coach Jimmy Johnson--the first to win both a college football championship and a Super Bowl--the long-awaited, intimate, no-regrets memoir recounting his extraordinary life and insightful lessons on winning, at every level. Hall of Fame football coach Jimmy Johnson's house isn't on the way to anything.
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company |
$28.00
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MARIS & MANTLE: TWO YANKEES, BASEBALL IMMORTALITY, AND THE AGE OF CAMELOT

Written by Castro, Tony
The never before told story of the profound and compelling friendship between the two New York legends. Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris are forever intertwined in baseball history thanks to the unforgettable 1961 season, when the two Yankee icons spurred each other to new heights in pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record.
October 4, 2022 | Paperback | Triumph Books (IL) | 320 Pages |
$18.95
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YEAR'S BEST SPORTS WRITING 2022

J.A. Adande, ESPN personality and Director of Sports Journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, has curated an essential anthology showcasing incredible feats and diverse perspectives across the world of sports.
October 4, 2022 | Paperback | Triumph Books (IL) | 384 Pages |
$19.95
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EARLY GOLF: ROYAL MYTHS AND ANCIENT HISTORIES

Written by Millar, Neil S
There are numerous myths and misconceptions entrenched in the popular history of golf. Neil Millar challenges these myths and revisits the evidence surrounding the sport's early history.
October 31, 2022 | Hardcover | Edinburgh University Press |
$39.95

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