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The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea

Chris Jericho · Gotham; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author, wrestler, metal rocker, and over-the-top media personality shares his latest wild and hilarious adventures World Wrestling Entertainment has named Chris Jericho as one of the top ten wrestlers—and one of the top five talkers—of all time. Certainly,...
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SprawlBall: A Visual Tour of the New Era of the NBA

Kirk Goldsberry · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the leading expert in the exploding field of basketball analytics, a stunning infographic decoding of the modern NBA: who shoots where, and how.

The field of basketball analytics has leaped to overdrive thanks to Kirk Goldsberry, whose visual maps of players, teams, and positions...
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How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

Franklin Foer · HarperCollins
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about." - The New York Times Book Review "An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip." - The Wall Street Journal "Foer's skills as a narrator are enviable. His characterizations...
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Canyon Dreams: A Basketball Season on the Navajo Nation

Michael Powell · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The moving story of a Navajo high school basketball team, its members struggling with the everyday challenges of high school, adolescence, and family, and the great and unique obstacles facing Native Americans living on reservations.

Deep in the heart of northern Arizona, in a small...
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Golf in the Kingdom

Michael Murphy · Viking Adult
Pages: 219
Format: Hardcover

A new deluxe edition of a golf classic by the director and co-founder of the Esalen Institute recounts the author's encounter with the mystical golf pro Shivas Iron and explains the philosophical truths to be gained from playing golf. 15,000 first printing.
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Daniel James Brown · Viking; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

For readers of Laura Hillenbrands Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitlers 1936 Berlin OlympicsDaniel James Browns robust book tells the story of the University of Washingtons 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic...
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The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse

RICH COHEN · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A captivating blend of reportage and memoir exploring the history of the Chicago Cubs

For Rich Cohen and millions of other fans, the Cubs have always been more than a team: they've been the protagonists of a King Arthur epic, in search of the Holy Grail that is winning the World...

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Soccer iQ - Vol. 2: More of What Smart Players Do

Dan Blank · Soccer Poet LLC
Pages: 117
Format: Paperback

"It's as if Dan was sitting right next to you with a dry erase board saying, 'See what I mean?' This is another must have book for the soccer lover."Ray Leone, Head Coach, Harvard #2 on Football.com's list of the Best Soccer Books for Players and Coaches.A follow-up...
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Upon Further Review: The Greatest What-Ifs in Sports History

MIKE PESCA · Twelve
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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.
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The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animalsand Other Forgotten Skills

Tristan Gooley · Experiment
Pages: 402
Format: Print book

Gooley's more than two decades of pioneering outdoor experience include research among the Dayak people of Borneo and the Tuareg of the Sahara. With his first book, The Natural Navigator, he started a renaissance in the rare art of reading nature's clues.

Now, in The Lost...
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The Blanco River

Wes Ferguson · Texas A&M University Press
Pages: 170
Format: eBook

For eighty-seven miles, the swift and shallow Blanco River winds through the Texas Hill Country. Its water is clear and green, darkened by frequent pools. But Spanish explorers named it the White River for the pale limestone they encountered along its banks and dramatic bluffs. Over the last...
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The Life You Imagine : Life Lessons for Achieving Your Dreams

Derek Jeter · Crown Publishers
Pages: 279
Format: Book

When Derek Jeter was eight years old, he walked into his parents' bedroom and told them he wanted to play for the Yankees. Instead of brushing off their young son, Charles and Dorothy Jeter worked out a plan with him to make his dreams a reality. This story is at the heart of The Life...
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Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

KEN BENSINGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal - the biggest international corruption case of recent years, spearheaded by US investigators, involving dozens of countries, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world's most popular sport, soccer, including its biggest event, the World...
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Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life

Frances Mayes · Broadway Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In this sequel to her New York Times bestsellers Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany, the celebrated bard of Tuscany New York Times lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with Tuscanys people, art, cuisine, and lifestyle. Frances Mayes offers her readers a deeply...
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The Closer

Mariano Rivera · Little Brown & Co.
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted...
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