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The Sweet Season: A Sportswriter Rediscovers Football, Family, and a Bit of Faith at Minnesota's St. John's University
Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man?
  • Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man?
  • com Review."Racism," Charles Barkley says, "is the biggest cancer of my lifetime. And I know I can't cure the cancer, but doesn't somebody have to attack it?" Barkley's means of attack in Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man?--not surprising from one of the most outspoken athletes of our time--is to break past the taboo of race by talking about it in the open.
Jocko
  • Jocko
  • “Entertainingly told . . . [Jocko has an] almost primitive zeal for baseball and conveys it in colorful anecdotes.”—New York Times Book ReviewAbout the Author.Robert W. Creamer, who has contributed a new afterword to this Bison Books edition, was formerly a writer and editor for Sports Illustrated.
BLACK FIVES: The Alpha Physical Culture Club's Pioneering African American Basketball Team, 1904-1923
Lamar Hunt: A Life in Sports
  • Lamar Hunt: A Life in Sports
  • Michael MacCambridge has written about movies, music, and popular culture, but he is best known as one of the nation's foremost authorities on pro and college football. His book America's Game: The Epic Story of How Pro Football Captured A Nation was named one of the most distinguished works of non-fiction by the Washington Post in 2004.
The Card: Collectors, Con Men, and the True Story of History's Most Desired Baseball Card
Wallace: The Underdog Who Conquered a Sport, Saved a Marriage, and Championed Pit Bulls--One Flying Disc at a Time
Blood in My Coffee: The Life of the Fight Doctor
  • Blood in My Coffee: The Life of the Fight Doctor
  • Ferdie Pacheco was born in Tampa, Florida, in 1927 and began training for a career in medicine at the age of fourteen. During course of his medical career, he worked as a doctor and cornerman for twelve boxing world champions, including seventeen years with Muhammad Ali. He also served as boxing commentator on NBC, Showtime, and Univision, during which time Pacheco took home two Emmy Awards.
The Hammer: The Best of Hank Aaron from the Pages of Sports Illustrated
Head Over Heel: Seduced by Southern Italy
  • Head Over Heel: Seduced by Southern Italy
  • Head over Heel is as good as a holiday. Dramatic, sensual and affectionately amusing.A" John Bell,The Bell Shakespeare Company Very entertaining,enjoyable and engagingA" Peter Carty,former Travel Editor,Time OutAbout the Author.Chris Harrison is a London-based journalist and English teacher.He has written for many publications,including the Sydney Morning Herald,The Age,The Courier Mail and Sports Illustrated.
Easter Bunny on the Loose!: A Seek and Solve Mystery! (Seek and Solve Mysteries)
  • Easter Bunny on the Loose!: A Seek and Solve Mystery! (Seek and Solve Mysteries)
  • Wendy Wax is an accomplished collage artists. Her work in advertising has included campaigns for American Express, Viacom Interactive Media, and HBO. Her collages have also appeared in Sports Illustrated for Kids, 3 2 1 Contact and Outside Magazine for Kids. This is the first book that she has written and illustrated for children.
A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers
  • A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers
  • com Review.Why is A Season on the Brink the bestselling sports book of all time? The answer is easy: Bobby Knight. Audaciously brilliant, exasperatingly volatile, and never boring, the Indiana University basketball coach is Greek drama and comedy neatly wrapped in a red sweater. Like all high-strung people, Knight is particularly interesting when things don't go according to his playbook.
The Art of the Swing: Short Game Swing Sequencing Secrets That Will Improve Your Total Game in 30 Days
The Swinger: A Novel
  • The Swinger: A Novel
  • “Hilarious . . . A sensational novel of life on Tour.” —Golf Magazine “A funny, fast-moving book . . . Dead on . . . The authors know their man and know their game.” —Janet Maslin, The New York Times “A devilishly fun summer read for sports fans, celeb-gawkers, or anyone that just likes a good story .
Shadow Box: An Amateur in the Ring
  • Shadow Box: An Amateur in the Ring
  • "Excellent sports reporting. The chapters on Muhammad Ali are delightful, and Ali is not easy to write about." --TimeFrom the Back Cover.“I’ve often thought that Shadow Box is the best of my works because it gave me a chance to enter a very strange but likeable and interesting fraternity—that of the boxing world.

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