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Book Cover: Jim Brown: Last Man Standing

Jim Brown: Last Man Standing

Author: Dave Zirin

ISBN: 9780399173448

A unique biography of Jim Brown--football legend, Hollywood star, and controversial activist--written by acclaimed sports journalist Dave Zirin. The author spent considerable time with his subject, speaking with him at length about his life and career.Jim Brown is recognized as perhaps the greatest football player to ever live. But his...

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Book Cover: Gridiron Genius: A Master Class in Winning Championships and Building Dynasties in the NFL

Gridiron Genius: A Master Class in Winning Championships and Building Dynasties in the NFL

Author: Michael Lombardi

ISBN: 9780525573814

Former NFL general manager and three-time Super Bowl winner Michael Lombardi reveals what makes football organizations tick at the championship level. From personnel to practice to game-day decisions that win titles, Lombardi shares what he learned working with coaching legends Bill Walsh of the 49ers, Al Davis of the Raiders...

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Book Cover: Rail-Trail Hall of Fame: A selection of America's premier rail-trails

Rail-Trail Hall of Fame: A selection of America's premier rail-trails

Author: Rails-To-Trails-Conservancy.

ISBN: 9780899978253

All across the country, unused railroad corridors have been converted to public multiuse trails. In 2007, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy began recognizing exemplary rail-trails through its Rail-Trail Hall of Fame, based on scenic value, value of use, amenities, historical significance, excellence in management and maintenance, community connections, and geographic distribution.These Hall of...

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Book Cover: Reel Masters: Chefs Casting about with Timing and Grace

Reel Masters: Chefs Casting about with Timing and Grace

Author: Susan Schadt

ISBN: 9780997355918

Part cookbook, the collection of 42 carefully curated recipes is gratifyingly inviting, inventive, and one of the finest to be found. Part guidebook, the chefs take us fishing along the coastlines and inland shores of the sporting South, including Birmingham, AL, Charleston, SC, Richmond, VA, Pensacola, FL, and Delacroix, Venice...

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Book Cover: The Art and Science of Sails

The Art and Science of Sails

Author: Tom Whidden

ISBN: 9780997392005

This is not your parents' Art and Science of Sails, written by Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt and published in 1990 by St. Martin's Press. The first edition sold more than 20,000 copies. The Second Revised Edition 2016 is published by North Sails Group, LLC and written by the same...

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Book Cover: Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart

Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart

Author: Lynne Cox

ISBN: 9781101947623

From inspired and inspiring open-water swimmer and supreme athlete, able to endure cold water temperatures that would kill others, author of Swimming to Antarctica ("Riveting" - Sports Illustrated) and Grayson ("Moving, mystical" - People) - a powerful book about super athleticism and human frailty, about invincibility and the sudden (mind-altering)...

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Book Cover: Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

ISBN: 9781455542277

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.

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Book Cover: The United States of Soccer: MLS and the Rise of American Soccer Fandom

The United States of Soccer: MLS and the Rise of American Soccer Fandom

Author: Phil West

ISBN: 9781468312416

A spirited and detailed account of the first 20 years of Major League Soccer, the visionaries who believed Americans would finally embrace soccer, and the fans who fulfilled that vision.In 1988, FIFA decreed that the 1994 World Cup would be played in the United States - with the condition that...

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Book Cover: Adventure Carolinas: Your Go-To Guide for Multi-Sport Outdoor Recreation

Adventure Carolinas: Your Go-To Guide for Multi-Sport Outdoor Recreation

Author: Joe Miller

ISBN: 9781469614151

Have you ever wanted to take up a new outdoor sport but thought, "Not me" or "Where do I begin"? In this unique take-it-with-you guide, outdoors and fitness writer Joe Miller introduces you to sixteen adventure sports in the Carolinas, from water to land and through all four seasons. No...

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Book Cover: A Course Called Scotland: Searching the Home of Golf for the Secret to Its Game

A Course Called Scotland: Searching the Home of Golf for the Secret to Its Game

Author: TOM COYNE

ISBN: 9781476754284

From Tom Coyne - the author of the New York Times bestselling A Course Called Ireland, hailed as "a joy from start to finish" by The Wall Street Journal - comes the heartfelt and humorous celebration of his quest to play golf on every links course in Scotland, the birthplace...

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Book Cover: Jeter Unfiltered

Jeter Unfiltered

Author: Derek Jeter

ISBN: 9781476783680

The only authorized full-color book commemorating Derek Jeter’s iconic baseball career with the New York Yankees, featuring archival images and original photos of his final 2014 season from renowned photographer Christopher Anderson.Derek Jeter’s twentieth and final season in Major League Baseball truly marks the end of a sports era. The...

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Book Cover: Federer and Me: A Story of Obsession

Federer and Me: A Story of Obsession

Author: William Skidelsky

ISBN: 9781501133930

In this wildly entertaining and informative memoir reminiscent of Nick Hornby's Fever Pitch - but for the world of tennis - one man recounts his all-consuming obsession with Roger Federer and delves into the fascinating history and evolution of this beloved sport.For much of the past decade, William Skidelsky has...

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Book Cover: The Cyclist's Bucket List: A Celebration of 75 Quintessential Cycling Experiences

The Cyclist's Bucket List: A Celebration of 75 Quintessential Cycling Experiences

Author: Ian Dille

ISBN: 9781623364465

The smell of lavender at a roadside picnic, waiting for the Tour de France to race past. The Pacific Ocean view from the 10,000-foot summit of Hawaii's Haleakala volcanic crater (after 5 hours of uphill riding). A fresh Fat Tire ale hitting your lips at the new Belgium brewery in...

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Book Cover: Dr. Z: The Lost Memoirs of an Irreverent Football Writer

Dr. Z: The Lost Memoirs of an Irreverent Football Writer

Author: Paul Zimmerman

ISBN: 9781629374642

During his nearly 50 years of sportswriting, including 28 at Sports Illustrated, readers of Dr. Z came to expect a certain alchemical, trademark blend: words which were caustic and wry, at times self-deprecating or even puzzling, but always devilishly smart with arresting honesty. A complex package, that's the Doctor. The...

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Book Cover: Ageless Strength: Strong and Fit for a Lifetime

Ageless Strength: Strong and Fit for a Lifetime

Author: Jeff Horowitz

ISBN: 9781937715717

Ageless Strength shows athletes and active people how to build sustainable fitness for a lifetime of active pursuits. It's a myth that our older years only bring physical decline. While it's true that we lose strength, bone density, and balance, our bodies react the same way to training at any...

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Book Cover: Swell: A Sailing Surfer's Voyage of Awakening

Swell: A Sailing Surfer's Voyage of Awakening

Author: Liz Clark

ISBN: 9781938340543

Chasing a dream is never easy, but if you go far enough, it will set you free. Captain Liz Clark spent her youth dreaming of traveling the world by sailboat and surfing remote waves. When she was 22, she met a mentor who helped turn her desire into reality. Embarking...

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