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  • Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Who's Lived It

    Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Who's Lived It

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Matthew Berry
    Duration: 08:33:00

    Fantasy football, fantasy baseball, fantasy basketball, even fantasy sumo wrestling: the world of fantasy sports is huge, and still growing. Today, more than 35 million people in the United States and Canada spend hours upon hours each week on their fantasy sports teams. And as the Senior Fantasy Sp ... [ more ]

  • Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance

    Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Health, Mind, Body & Soul
    Author: George Mumford
    Duration: 04:51:32

    Michael Jordan credits George Mumford with transforming his on-court leadership of the Bulls, helping Jordan lead the team to six NBA championships. Mumford also helped Kobe Bryant, Andrew Bynum, and Lamar Odom and countless other NBA players turn around their games. A widely respected public speake ... [ more ]

  • Book of Five Rings

    Book of Five Rings

    Genre: History,Sports,Philosophy,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Musashi Miyamoto
    Duration: 02:42:00

    Setting down his thoughts on swordplay, on winning, and on spirituality, legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi intended this modest work as a guide for his immediate disciples and future generations of samurai. He had little idea he was penning a masterpiece that would be eagerly devoured by people i ... [ more ]

  • Rome 1960

    Rome 1960

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: David Maraniss
    Duration: 05:44:00

    The athletes competing in the 1960 Rome Olympics included some of the most honored in Olympic history: decathlete Rafer Johnson, sprinter Wilma Rudolph, Ethiopian marathoner Abebe Bikila, and Louisville boxer Cassius Clay, who at eighteen seized the world stage for the first time, four years before ... [ more ]

  • Flame of Pure Fire

    Flame of Pure Fire

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Roger Kahn
    Duration: 17:09:00

    Through most of the Roaring '20s, Jack Dempsey was the heavyweight champion of the world. With his fierce good looks and matchless dedication to the kill, he was a fighter perfectly suited to his time. In A Flame of Pure Fire, renowned sports writer Roger Kahn not only chronicles the thrilling, brut ... [ more ]

  • Last Season: A Team in Search of Its Soul

    Last Season: A Team in Search of Its Soul

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Phil Jackson
    Duration: 08:14:00

    Nine-time NBA Champion coach Phil Jackson knows all about being in the spotlight-about high-profile, high-pressure seasons coaching gigantic personalities through adversity and controversy in the middle of a media hothouse in which every move is another headline, another installment in the soap oper ... [ more ]

  • Hoops Whisperer

    Hoops Whisperer

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Idan Ravin
    Duration: 07:51:00

    Basketball's most unlikely-and most sought-after-training guru offers an inside look at his career, his methods, and the all-star players whose games he's helped transform. Where do the best basketball players in the world turn when they want to improve their game? Whom does a future NBA Hall of F ... [ more ]

  • Proud: My Autobiography

    Proud: My Autobiography

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Gareth Thomas
    Duration: 08:05:00

    Gareth Thomas had it all. He was a national hero, a sporting icon. He was a leader of men, captain of Wales and the British Lions. To him, rugby was an expression of cultural identity, a sacred code. It was no mere ball game. It gave him everything, except the freedom to be himself.This is the story ... [ more ]

  • Shut up Legs!: My Wild Ride On and Off the Bike

    Shut up Legs!: My Wild Ride On and Off the Bike

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jens Voigt
    Duration: 08:07:00

    Even by the standards of a sport that requires enormous stamina and capacity for suffering, Jens Voigt is in a class on his own. Beloved by cycling fans for his madcap one-man breakaways as much as his sense of humour and quotable catchphrases, Jens is one of the most popular personalities in cyclin ... [ more ]

  • Jamie Vardy: From Nowhere, My Story

    Jamie Vardy: From Nowhere, My Story

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jamie Vardy
    Duration: 06:56:31

    The official autobiography of Jamie Vardy.An ordinary lad from Sheffield, Jamie Vardy has become known as an against-the-odds footballing hero the world over. Yet a few years ago, things couldn't have been any more different. Rejected as a teenager by his boyhood club, Jamie thought his chance was g ... [ more ]

  • Second Innings: My Sporting Life

    Second Innings: My Sporting Life

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Andrew Flintoff
    Duration: 05:53:00

    Fast bowler, six-hitter, popular hero, one of the lads, king of the jungle - Andrew Flintoff is all of those things. Second Innings, is his searingly honest yet uplifting autobiography, Flintoff reveals unseen, surprising sides to his career and personality. The restless need to push and chal ... [ more ]

  • Shattered Air: A True Account of Catastrophe and Courage on Yosemite's Half Dome

    Shattered Air: A True Account of Catastrophe and Courage on Yosemite's Half Dome

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Bob Madgic, Adrian Esteban
    Duration: 08:16:00

    On the evening of July 27, 1985, five hikers made a fateful choice to climb Yosemite's Half Dome, even as the sky darkened and thunder rolled. By night's end, two would be dead from a lightning strike, three gravely wounded, and desperate EMTs would be overseeing a harrowing midnight helicopter resc ... [ more ]

  • Ty Cobb

    Ty Cobb

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Charles Leerhsen
    Duration: 15:36:00

    Finally-a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb. Ty Cobb is baseball royalty, maybe even the greatest player who ever lived. His lifetime batting average is still the highest of all time, and when he retired in 1928, after twent ... [ more ]

  • Strong Boy: The Life and Times of John L. Sullivan, America’s First Sports Hero

    Strong Boy: The Life and Times of John L. Sullivan, America’s First Sports Hero

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Christopher Klein
    Duration: 11:56:00

    “I can lick any son-of-a-bitch in the world.” So boasted John L. Sullivan, the first modern heavyweight boxing champion of the world, a man who was the gold standard of American sports for more than a decade and the first athlete to earn more than a million dollars. He had a big ego, a big mout ... [ more ]

  • Greatest Speeches of Sports Legends

    Greatest Speeches of Sports Legends

    Genre: History,Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Various Authors
    Duration: 06:59:00

    The Greatest Speeches of Sports Legends is a historical audio tribute to those facing the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Speeches range from post-event interviews to Hall of Fame inductions. This collection features some of the greatest athletes of all time, including Babe Ruth, Michael ... [ more ]

  • Tiger: The Real Story

    Tiger: The Real Story

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Steve Helling
    Duration: 06:44:00

    At twenty, Tiger Woods made his debut in a Nike commercial. Hello, World, he said. Are you ready for me? The world was ready. His handlers kept a tight rein on the private superstar, carefully controlling his media coverage. Although everyone recognizes Tiger Woods, his true character has remained a ... [ more ]

  • Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner

    Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Dean Karnazes
    Duration: 07:00:00

    Karnazes reveals the mind-boggling adventures of his nonstop treks through the hell of Death Valley, the incomprehensible frigidity of the South Pole, and the breathtaking beauty of the mountains and canyons of the Sierra Nevada. ... [ more ]

  • Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation

    Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Elizabeth Letts
    Duration: 10:38:00

    November 1958, New York. Into the rarefied atmosphere of wealth and tradition at the National Horse Show in Madison Square Garden comes the most unlikely of horses'a drab white former plow horse named Snowman'and his rider, Harry de Leyer. They were the longest of all longshots'and th ... [ more ]

  • My Story

    My Story

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Steven Gerrard
    Duration: 13:38:57

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of My Story by Steven Gerrard, read Michael Ryan. Steven Gerrard is the former captain of Liverpool football team and of the England national football team, and is the only player ever to have scored in a FA cup final, a league cup f ... [ more ]

  • Wake Up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life

    Wake Up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life

    Genre: Biographies,Selfhelp,Sports & Recreation,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Biographies,Selfhelp,Sports & Recreation,Health, Mind, Body & Soul
    Author: Michael Strahan
    Duration: 05:38:53

    WAKE UP HAPPY distills the wisdom Strahan has gleaned from his his childhood years in Europe where, he grew up as the youngest child in a tight-knit community on a military base, his time with the NFL where his sheer discipline and willpower made him a Hall-of-Fame, legendary football player, and hi ... [ more ]