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Animal Encounters Trail Tales: Beastly Stories from the Woods
Animal Encounters Trail Tales: Beastly Stories from the Woods
by Amy Kelley Hoitsma
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It's inevitable--when you spend some times in the outdoors, you're likely to encounter an animal of some sort, be it a squirrel, a moose, or even something a bit more frightening. There's a story in each of these encoutners, and Animal Encounters Trail... (read more)

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Bigger Than the Game: Bo, Boz, the Punky QB, and How the '80s Created the Modern Athlete
Bigger Than the Game: Bo, Boz, the Punky QB, and How the '80s Created the Modern Athlete
by Michael Weinreb
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A mesmerizing look at sports in the 1980s - when athletes became superstars, mavericks replaced heroes, and sports moved to the forefront of American culture. In the 1980s America sent to the White House an actor and ex-jock who fervently believed in the... (read more)

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The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories
The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories
by Patrick F. Mcmanus
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The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories is a hilarious addition to Patrick F. McManuss existing work in humor. The author weighs in on his childhood, everyday life, and outdoor tales with his typical exaggerated commentary that will elicit a belly... (read more)

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Playing Piano in a Brothel: A Sports Journalist's Odyssey
Playing Piano in a Brothel: A Sports Journalist's Odyssey
by Terry Frei
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As he did in his acclaimed '77: Denver, the Broncos, and a Coming of Age and his earlier nonfiction works, Terry Frei combines reporting, historical research, memoir, and opinion, discussing his varied experiences and the diverse characters-including... (read more)

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The Meaning of Sports: Why Americans Watch Baseball, Football, and Basketball and What They See When They Do
The Meaning of Sports: Why Americans Watch Baseball, Football, and Basketball and What They See When They Do
by Michael Mandelbaum
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One thinking fan explains to other sports fans and non-fans alike just what it is that draws us to America's most popular... (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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Sometimes They Even Shook Your Hand: Portraits of Champions Who Walked Among Us
Sometimes They Even Shook Your Hand: Portraits of Champions Who Walked Among Us
by John Schulian
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John Schulian, a much-honored sportswriter for nearly forty years, takes us back to a time when our greatest athletes stood before us as human beings, not remote gods. In this compelling collection, Schulian paints prose portraits to remind fans of what... (read more)

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Priciples and Practice of Sport Management
Priciples and Practice of Sport Management
by Lisa P Masteralexis
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This textbook describes the skill sets needed by the professional sports manager, and surveys the various subdisciplines within the sports management field. The 21 chapters discuss financial and legal principles, high school and collegiate sports... (read more)

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Circling the Bases (11 Edition)
Circling the Bases (11 Edition)
by Andrew S. Zimbalist
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In Circling the Bases, leading sports economist Andrew Zimbalist continues his discussion and analysis of the major issues and challenges confronting the sports industry in the second decade of the 21st century. Presenting a general overview of the... (read more)

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The Book of Rules: A Visual Guide to the Laws of Every Commonly Played Sport and Game
The Book of Rules: A Visual Guide to the Laws of Every Commonly Played Sport and Game
by Duncan Petersen Publ
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Contains both the official rules and simplified explanations of play, penalties, and equipment for 31 games played internationally. Karate, rugby, American football, volley ball, squash, croquet, boxing, lacrosse, and softball are some of the sports... (read more)

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One on One: Behind the Scenes with the Greats in the Game
One on One: Behind the Scenes with the Greats in the Game
by John Feinstein
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John Feinstein's illuminating recollections from two decades of interviews with sports legends. John Feinstein's career is a sports fan's dream-a lifetime of encounters with the great figures in sports, not just on the field, but in the locker room and... (read more)

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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Sports Spectacular (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Sports Spectacular (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader)
by Bathroom Readers Ins
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Hey, sports fans: Sports Spectacular is bigger and better than ever! The not-so-dumb jocks at the BRI have packed in all the best sports and games articles from the wildly successful Uncle Johns Bathroom Reader series—and then bulked the whole... (read more)

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Sports Illustrated Almanac (Sports Illustrated Almanac)
Sports Illustrated Almanac (Sports Illustrated Almanac)
by Sports Illustrated
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The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of... (read more)

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Beyond C. L. R. James: Shifting Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity in Sports
Beyond C. L. R. James: Shifting Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity in Sports
by John (edt) Nauright
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American public universities suffered tremendous funding cuts during the 1930s, yet they were also responsible for educating increasing numbers of students. The mounting financial troubles, coupled with a perceived increase in the number of &ldquo... (read more)

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Your Cross Is Your Gift
Your Cross Is Your Gift
by Frank Bice
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On October 4, 1980, Frank Bice was playing safety for the Siena College Football Team when he suffered a compression fracture, leaving him a quadriplegic for life. Your Cross is Your Gift takes the reader full circle from a devastating injury on a... (read more)

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Back to the Zone: Sport and Inner Experiences
Back to the Zone: Sport and Inner Experiences
by Damien Lafont
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"The Zone" is that quasi-mystical state achieved only rarely by athletes, when everything flows effortlessly and you can do no wrong. Unfortunately, we enter the Zone seemingly at random, when it is least expected. The great hope of all competitors is... (read more)

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The Best American Sports Writing (Best American Sports Writing)
The Best American Sports Writing (Best American Sports Writing)
by Glenn Stout
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GLENN STOUT is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912.... (read more)

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Sports Injuries Guidebook
Sports Injuries Guidebook
by Robert Gotlin
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Injuries happen. So be prepared. Have the answers. Rely on the guidance of 25 leading sports physicians and therapists. Rely on Sports Injuries Guidebook. This authoritative, quick reference, full-color guide provides coverage of over 130 injuries... (read more)

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Everything They Had: Sports Writing from David Halberstam
Everything They Had: Sports Writing from David Halberstam
by David Halberstam
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"Sometimes sports mirrors society, sometimes it allows us to understand the larger society a little better. But mostly, it is a world of entertainment of talented and driven young men and women who do certain things with both skill and passion." --David... (read more)

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The Jim Murray Reader
The Jim Murray Reader
by Jim Murray
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Jim Murray, the dean of American sportswriters, entertained readers with writing that is so good and so funny that even people who dont like sports read him. The Jim Murray Reader gathers some of Murrays best columns from the height of his career and... (read more)

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