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Bill Campbell: The Voice of Philadelphia
Bill Campbell: The Voice of Philadelphia
by Sam Carchidi
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Hall of Fame broadcasting legend Bill Campbell, who has been in broadcasting for 66 years, is the dean of Philadelphia area broadcasters and is still working today. Join us as Bill and his close friend, author Sam Carchidi, take a close look into Bill's... (read more)

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The Perfection Point: Sport Science Predicts the Fastest Man, the Highest Jump, and the Limits of Athletic Performance
The Perfection Point: Sport Science Predicts the Fastest Man, the Highest Jump, and the Limits of Athletic Performance
by John Brenkus
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In The Perfection Point, John Brenkus, host and creator of ESPNs Emmy Award-winning “Sport Science,” uses hard data and scientific research to uncover the absolute limits of human performance. The Perfection Point is ideal for sports fans... (read more)

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I've Never Met an Idiot on the River: Reflections on Family, Photography, and Fly-Fishing
I've Never Met an Idiot on the River: Reflections on Family, Photography, and Fly-Fishing
by Henry Winkler
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Now in paperback, this New York Times best-selling collection of humorous anecdotes and heartfelt observations from Henry Winkler shares the joy and wisdom hes accumulated while honing his skills as a fly-fisherman. An accomplished sportsman who... (read more)

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The Games Do Count: America's Best and Brightest on the Power of Sports
The Games Do Count: America's Best and Brightest on the Power of Sports
by Brian Kilmeade
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What do Henry Kissinger, Jack Welch, Condoleezza Rice, and Jon Bon Jovi all have in common? They have all reached the top of their respective professions, and they all credit sports for teaching them the lessons that were fundamental to their success. In... (read more)

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Greatness: The 16 Characteristics of True Champions
Greatness: The 16 Characteristics of True Champions
by Don Yaeger
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GREATNESS is a motivational book whose target audience is found in business and self-help. It is a life book, aimed at inspiring others to achieve their personal and professional best. Opening with an in-depth discussion of the nature of Greatness-what... (read more)

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Women Who Win: Female Athletes on Being the Best
Women Who Win: Female Athletes on Being the Best
by Lisa Taggart
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Whether it's surfer Jamilah Star riding an unprecedented fifty-foot wave, Olympic marathoner Deena Kastor winning the bronze in 2004, or top-ranked climber Lynn Hill facing down a tough climb at Joshua Tree, one thing is certain: these women have game... (read more)

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Power Games: A Critical Sociology of Sport
Power Games: A Critical Sociology of Sport
by John Peter Sugden
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Critical and radical perspectives have been central to the emergence of the sociology of sport as a discipline in its own right. This ground-breaking new book is the first to offer a comprehensive theory and method for a critical sociology of sport. It... (read more)

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Hate Mail from Cheerleaders: And Other Adventures from the Life of Reilly
Hate Mail from Cheerleaders: And Other Adventures from the Life of Reilly
by Rick Reilly
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Each week, when Sports Illustrated's 21 million readers open up their magazine, many turn right to the last page because that's where to find SI's most popular feature: the Life of Reilly column written by bestselling author Rick Reilly. A... (read more)

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Dick Enberg: Oh My! 50 Years of Rubbing Shoulders with Greatness
Dick Enberg: Oh My! 50 Years of Rubbing Shoulders with Greatness
by Dick Enberg
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What does a play-by-play announcer do when he loses his voice during a basketball telecast? If you are Dick Enberg, suffering from a cold with a voice reduced to croaks and whispers as you try to call your fourth game in two days, you turn to your... (read more)

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Beyond the Boys of Summer
Beyond the Boys of Summer
by Roger Kahn
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Spanning half a century, the first comprehensive anthology of "sliders with social history," writings from the legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn "This is my nineteenth book; all my life I've tried to write literature. I am aware that like Stan Musial or... (read more)

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Fathers Playing Catch with Sons PR #0001: Fathers Playing Catch with Sons: Essays on Sport (Mostly Baseball)
Fathers Playing Catch with Sons PR #0001: Fathers Playing Catch with Sons: Essays on Sport (Mostly Baseball)
by Donald Hall
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In the pantheon of great sports literature, not a few poets have tried their hand at paying tribute to their love affair with the game -- Walt Whitman, Marianne Moore, and William Carlos Williams among them. This elegant volume collects Donald Halls... (read more)

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Fathers & Sons & Sports: Great Writing by Buzz Bissinger, John Ed Bradley, Bill Geist, Donald Hall, Mark Kriegel, Norman MacLean, and Others
Fathers & Sons & Sports: Great Writing by Buzz Bissinger, John Ed Bradley, Bill Geist, Donald Hall, Mark Kriegel, Norman MacLean, and Others
by Mike Lupica
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For generations, fathers and sons have used the language of sports to work out their differences and express their love for each other. Fathers & Sons & Sports presents a powerful lineup of real-world stories about fathers and sons playing one-on-... (read more)

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Greatest Golf Stories Ever Told: Thirty Amazing Tales From the Links (Rev 03 Edition)
Greatest Golf Stories Ever Told: Thirty Amazing Tales From the Links (Rev 03 Edition)
by Jeff Silverman
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The perfect gift for anybody who has ever swung a club or marveled at the skill of touring professionals on television, The Greatest Golf Stories Ever Told is a compulsively readable collection of some of the most entertaining and insightful reading on... (read more)

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Sports Fans, Identity, and Socialization: Exploring the Fandemonium
Sports Fans, Identity, and Socialization: Exploring the Fandemonium
by Adam C. Earnheardt
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Once deemed an unworthy research endeavor, the study of sports fandom has garnered the attention of seasoned scholars from a variety of academic disciplines. Identity and socialization among sports fans are particular burgeoning areas of study among a... (read more)

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Training the Body for China: Sports in the Moral Order of the People's Republic
Training the Body for China: Sports in the Moral Order of the People's Republic
by Susan Brownell
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Competing in the 1986 National College Games of the People's Republic of China, Susan Brownell earned both a gold medal in the heptathlon and fame throughout China as "the American girl who won glory for Beijing University." Now an anthropologist... (read more)

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Philadelphia Phenoms: The Most Amazing Athletes to Play in the City of Brotherly Love
Philadelphia Phenoms: The Most Amazing Athletes to Play in the City of Brotherly Love
by Eric Karabell
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Its been more than 50 years since Wilt Chamberlain began excelling on a Philadelphia basketball court. After his rookie season in the NBA, he broke a slew of league records and became one of the most revered professional athletes in Philadelphia history.... (read more)

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In Hemingway's Meadow: Award-Winning Fly-Fishing Stories, Vol. 1
In Hemingway's Meadow: Award-Winning Fly-Fishing Stories, Vol. 1
by Joe (edt) Healy
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The annual Robert Traver Fly-Fishing Award features a distinguished original work of short fiction or nonfiction that embodies an implicit love of fly-fishing, respect for the sport and the natural world in which it takes place, and high literary values.... (read more)

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Can You Name That Team?: A Guide to Professional Baseball, Football, Soccer, Hockey, and Basketball Teams and Leagues
Can You Name That Team?: A Guide to Professional Baseball, Football, Soccer, Hockey, and Basketball Teams and Leagues
by David B Biesel
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The only single source collection of over 950 teams in 36 major professional leagues--baseball, football, soccer, basketball, and hockey. Also contains the first genealogy ever compiled on all these leagues. ...guaranteed to be enjoyed by sporting... (read more)

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The View from the Upper Deck: SportsPickle Presents the Funniest Collection of Sports Satire Ever
The View from the Upper Deck: SportsPickle Presents the Funniest Collection of Sports Satire Ever
by Dj Gallo
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"DJ Gallo Is the King of All Fake Sports Media." ---flakmagazine   From Sportspickle.com---far and away the most popular sports satire site on the Web, with millions of visitors in its five-year history---comes The View from the Upper Deck, an... (read more)

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The Worst Call Ever!: The Most Infamous Calls Ever Blown by Referees, Umpires, and Other Blind Officials
The Worst Call Ever!: The Most Infamous Calls Ever Blown by Referees, Umpires, and Other Blind Officials
by Kyle Garlett
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In any sport, whenever an official takes the field, court, ice, ring, or pitch, they do so with a bright red bull's-eye on their backs. For even with their great accuracy and passion for the game, they do make errors—occasionally, great big... (read more)

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