Sports Writing

Men in Blazers Present Encyclopedia Blazertannica

Men in Blazers Present Encyclopedia Blazertannica

Soccer has been America's Sport of the Future since 1972. Propelled by the rise of the World Cup, Premier League, the glory of the United States Women's National Team, Lionel...

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Sting Like a Bee

Sting Like a Bee

A PEN/ESPN AWARD FOR LITERARY SPORTS WRITING FINALISTA tremendous new biography of Muhammad Ali that zeroes in on the moment Ali turned from an athlete to an activist-icon.Muhammad...

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Casey Stengel

Casey Stengel

The perfect Father's Day gift for any dad who loves baseball.A Boston Globe Best Book of the Year Winner of the 2017 Casey Award for the Best Baseball Book of the Year“The...

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Classic Krakauer

Classic Krakauer

The gripping articles in Classic Krakauer, originally published in periodicals such as The New Yorker, Outside, and Smithsonian, display the...

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The First Major

The First Major

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Good Walk Spoiled, a dramatic chronicle of the bitterly-fought 2016 Ryder Cup pitting a U.S. team out for revenge...

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Surfing with Sartre

Surfing with Sartre

From the bestselling author of Assholes: A Theory, a book that—in the tradition of Shopclass as Soulcraft, Barbarian Days and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle...

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Swimming in the Sink

Swimming in the Sink

In this stunning memoir of life after loss, open-water swimming legend and bestselling author of Grayson Lynne Cox tells of facing the one challenge that no amount of...

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Off Speed

Off Speed

Longlisted for the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports WritingThe lively and fascinating story of baseball’s 150-year hunt for the perfect pitchIn August 2012, Felix...

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The Last Season

The Last Season

Fathers, sons, and sports are enduring themes of American literature. Here, in this fresh and moving account, a son returns to his native South to spend a special autumn with his ninety-five-year-old...

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Who Shot Sports

Who Shot Sports

From the creator/editor of Who Shot Rock & Roll (“I loved this book” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times. “Whatever Gail Buckland writes, I want to read”), a book that brings together the work of 165 extraordinary...

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Find a Way

Find a Way

Hillary Clinton said that Find a Way would stay with her through the general election:  “When you’re facing big challenges in your life, you can...

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Unplayable Lies

Unplayable Lies

In Unplayable Lies, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of the links as only he can do it. Here, Dan delves into the greatest rounds of golf he's ever seen, the funniest...

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The Legends Club

The Legends Club

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends—University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano—by...

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This Old Man

This Old Man

Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, returns with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life. ...

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The Whirl

The Whirl

What’s heaven to seven-year-old Andre Agassi? To never play tennis again. Yet his father has other plans. Mike Agassi was born in Iran, where Allied soldiers gave...

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Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Minor league baseball is quintessentially American: small towns, small stadiums, $5 tickets, $2 hot dogs, the never-ending possibility of making it big. But looming above...

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The Art of Snag

The Art of Snag

From Zack Hample’s The Baseball, this is the definitive, always-entertaining, never-fail guide to successfully snagging baseballs at Major League games. Luck—or...

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Convirtiendome en el Sr. Octubre

Convirtiendome en el Sr. Octubre

Los Yankees de Nueva York versus los Red Sox de Boston, septiembre 1977: ¿Le pides a Babe Ruth que toque la bola, o a Cookie Lavagetto, Willie McCovey o Phil Rizzuto?...

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Becoming Mr. October

Becoming Mr. October

A soul-baring, brutally candid, and highly colorful memoir of the two years--1977 and 1978--when Reggie Jackson went from being an outcast to a Yankee legend.In the...

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The System

The System

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year NCAA football is big business. Every Saturday millions of people file into massive stadiums or tune in on television as "athlete-students"...

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Waiting for a Goal

Waiting for a Goal

A selection from the beloved bestseller Among the Thugs, “Waiting for a Goal” pinpoints the actual soccer amid the rampant hooliganism. They have names like Barmy...

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Hell or High Water

Hell or High Water

From the bestselling author of The Dog Stars, the true story of an elite kayaking team's heroic conquest of the world’s last great adventure prize: Tibet's Tsangpo River....

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Walking with Jack

Walking with Jack

When Don Snyder was teaching the game of golf to his son, Jack, they made a pact: if Jack ever played on a pro golf tour, Don would walk beside him as his caddie....

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King of the World

King of the World

The bestselling biography of Muhammad Ali--the perfect Father's Day gift for history buffs and sports fans.With an Introduction by Salman RushdieOn the night in 1964 that Muhammad...

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