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Author: Dave Zirin
Release Date: June 12, 2018
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.
$22.50
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Author: Bill Buford | Narrator: Bill Buford
Release Date: May 29, 2018
They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the Queen, football clubs (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the rest of the known universe, and England's soccer thugs express it in ways that range from mere vandalism to riots that terrorize entire cities.
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Author: Roger Bennett and Michael Davies
Release Date: May 15, 2018
From the wildly popular soccer pundits, a hilarious and informative guide to the ever-more popular game.

For more than a decade, the Men in Blazers--two balding transplants from Britain named Rog and Davo--have stood at the center of our growing national obsession with soccer.
$20
ISBN: 9781101923726
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Author: Nicholas Smith
Release Date: May 01, 2018
A cultural history of sneakers, tracing the footprint of one of our most iconic fashions across sports, business, pop culture, and American identity

When the athletic shoe graduated from the beaches and croquet courts of the wealthy elite to streetwear ubiquity, its journey through the heart of American life was just getting started.
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Author: Grant Wahl
Release Date: May 01, 2018
In Masters of Modern Soccer, Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl asks. How do some of the game's smartest figures master the craft of soccer. By profiling players in every key position (American phenomenon Christian Pulisic, Mexican superstar Javier "Chicharito" Hernández, Belgium's Vincent Kompany, Spain's Xabi Alonso, Germany's Manuel Neuer) and management (Belgium coach Roberto Martínez and Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc), Wahl reveals how elite players and coaches strategize on and off the field and execute in high pressure game situations.
$20
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Author: Zach Schonbrun
Release Date: April 17, 2018
Athletic genius explained. A groundbreaking new perspective on the science of elite sporting performance.

Why couldn't Michael Jordan, master athlete that he was, hit a baseball. Why can't modern robotics come close to replicating the dexterity of a five-year-old.
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ISBN: 9780525527572
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Author: Deena Kastor and Michelle Hamilton
Release Date: April 10, 2018
From an Olympic medalist runner and the record-holder in the women’s marathon and half-marathon, a lyrical, inspirational memoir on how harnessing the power of the mind can unlock hidden potential

Deena Kastor was a star youth runner with tremendous promise, yet her career almost ended after college.
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ISBN: 9780525529354
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Author: Jennifer Pharr Davis
Release Date: April 10, 2018
National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis unlocks the secret to maximizing perseverance--on and off the trail

Jennifer Pharr Davis, record holder of the FKT (fastest known time) on the Appalachian Trail, reveals the secrets and habits behind endurance as she chronicles her incredible accomplishments in the world of endurance hiking, backpacking, and trail running.
$20
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Author: Ron Guidry and Andrew Beaton
Release Date: March 20, 2018
Legendary New York Yankees pitcher Ron Guidry recounts his years playing for one of the most storied and celebrated teams in sports history--the world champion New York Yankees during their heyday in the Bronx Zoo years, with manic manager Billy Martin, headline loving owner George Steinbrenner, and an ego-driven all-star cast that included everyone from slugger Reggie Jackson and All star catcher Thurman Munson to Cy Young Award winners Sparky Lyle and Catfish Hunter.
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Author: Skip Hollandsworth | Narrator: Ashley Wood
Release Date: March 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Skip Hollandsworth's "Still Life" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.

Thirty-five years ago, Dallas--and the country--was gripped by the tragic story of John McClamrock, a high school football player paralyzed during a violent tackle.
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ISBN: 9780525593492
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Author: Jason Hanson | Narrator: Jason Hanson
Release Date: March 06, 2018
Follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life--revealing high-stakes techniques and survival secrets from real intelligence officers in life-or-death situations around the world

Everyone loves a good spy story, but most of the ones we hear are fictional.
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Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Nathaniel Philbrick
Release Date: March 06, 2018
A charming early memoir of midlife by the bestselling author of Mayflower and In the Heart of the Sea, recounting his attempt to recapture a national sailing championship he'd won at twenty-two.

In the spring of 1992 (eight years before the publication of In the Heart of the Sea), Nat Philbrick was in his late thirties, living with his family on Nantucket, feeling stranded and longing for the thrill of victory of a national sailing championship he had won fifteen years earlier.
$15
ISBN: 9780525500674
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