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Book Cover: American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

Author: Joe Drape

ISBN: 9780316268844

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHistory was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978. As magnificent as the champion is, the team behind him has been all too human while on the road to immortality.Written by an award-winning New York...

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Book Cover: Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant

Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant

Author: Roland Lazenby

ISBN: 9780316387248

Seventeen-time all-star; scorer of 81 points in a game; MVP and a shooting guard second only to Jordan in league history: Kobe Bryant is one of basketball's absolute greatest players, a fascinating and complicated character who knew when he was a mere boy that he would be better than Jordan...

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Book Cover: 12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady's Fight for Redemption

12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady's Fight for Redemption

Author: Casey Sherman

ISBN: 9780316416382

The incredible story of Tom Brady and the Patriots' tumultuous 2016 season: from national disgrace to the greatest Super Bowl comeback of all time. In January 2015, rumors circulated that the New England Patriots--a team long suspected of abiding by the "if you ain't cheating you ain't trying" philosophy--had used...

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Book Cover: Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup

Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup

Author: Andrew S Zimbalist

ISBN: 9780815727248

Author Andrew Zimbalist looks beyond the headlines of two of the world s most beloved sporting events: the Olympics and the World Cup. In the expanded and updated edition of his bestselling book, "Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup, " Zimbalist tackles the...

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Book Cover: A Fly Rod of Your Own

A Fly Rod of Your Own

Author: John Gierach

ISBN: 9781451618341

John Gierach, "the voice of the common angler" (The Wall Street Journal) and member of the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame, brings his sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, for that matter, life in general.John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant...

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Book Cover: The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope, and Basketball

The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope, and Basketball

Author: Alejandro Danois

ISBN: 9781451666977

The inspiring true story of a high-school basketball team that overcame desperate circumstances in 1980s Baltimore to produce four NBA players and give hope to a neighborhood and a city, thanks to a remarkable coach who relentlessly pursued perfection.As the crack epidemic swept across inner-city America in the early 1980s...

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Book Cover: Be a Player: A Breakthrough Approach to Playing Better ON the Golf Course

Be a Player: A Breakthrough Approach to Playing Better ON the Golf Course

Author: Pia Nilsson

ISBN: 9781476788036

The founders of the world-renowned VISION54 training program and the authors of the bestselling Every Shot Must Have a Purpose take golf instruction to the next level in this groundbreaking new approach to mastering the game.Golf is a beloved yet technical game, so a sound swing and precise technique are...

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Book Cover: 50 Hikes in Ohio

50 Hikes in Ohio

Author: Ralph Ramey

ISBN: 9781581573480

A veteran hiker revisits old favorite trails in the Buckeye State In this revised and updated edition, Ralph Ramey visits old and new trails that reflect his love of hiking in Ohio. Walks through remnant prairies and an area of drifting sand dunes, a climb to a dolomite promontory, and...

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Book Cover: Dust Bowl Girls: A Team's Quest for Basketball Glory

Dust Bowl Girls: A Team's Quest for Basketball Glory

Author: Lydia Reeder

ISBN: 9781616204662

At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian College, began dreaming. Like so many others, he wanted a reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm, he recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered them a chance at a better...

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Book Cover: Michigan Man: Jim Harbaugh and the Rebirth of Wolverines Football

Michigan Man: Jim Harbaugh and the Rebirth of Wolverines Football

Author: Angelique Chengelis

ISBN: 9781629374161

All eyes and ears turned toward Ann Arbor in late 2014 when it was announced that Jim Harbaugh would be returning to the Big House as the new head coach of Michigan football. Now, Angelique Chengelis, longtime chronicler of the Wolverines for the Detroit News, gives the inside story on...

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Book Cover: On the Clock: The Story of the NFL Draft

On the Clock: The Story of the NFL Draft

Author: Barry Wilner

ISBN: 9781630761011

The NFL draft features no action on the field. No passing, running, tackling, or kicking. Hey, there isn't even a field. Yet the draft has become more popular than many other sporting events, including the NBA and NHL playoff games, against which it goes head-to-head for viewers. In fact, the...

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