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  • A Guy Like Me

    A Guy Like Me

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir
    Author: John Scott
    Duration: 06:50:12

    The John Scott story is the ultimate underdog narrative in sports during 2016 when Scott-in the twilight of his career-went from a joke All-Star fan-voted nominee to scoring two goals and winning the All-Star Game's MVP title. This is his heartwarming story about an average Joe who became a sports s ... [ more ]

  • Ice Hockey Guide '

    Ice Hockey Guide '

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Steve Robertson
    Duration: 01:02:49

    Learn more about the high powered, fast paced game of professional hockey. The rules are often misunderstood and confused. Ice Hockey Guide ' Basic Rules breaks down rules and rink configurations and explains penalties and other causes for the officials to stop play. This easy-to-read guide co ... [ more ]

  • End of the Road: The Festina Affair and the Tour that Almost Wrecked Cycling

    End of the Road: The Festina Affair and the Tour that Almost Wrecked Cycling

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Alasdair Fotheringham
    Duration: 12:31:35

    The Tour de France is always one of the sporting calendar's most spectacular and dramatic events. But the 1998 Tour provided drama like no other. As the opening stages in Ireland unfolded, the Festina team's soigneur Willy Voet was arrested on the French Belgian border with a car-load of drugs. Raid ... [ more ]

  • On the Verge: Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine

    On the Verge: Wake Up, Show Up, and Shine

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir
    Author: Cara Bradley
    Duration: 09:43:15

    In the final race of her track career, Cara Bradley beat her personal best by a remarkable six seconds. Until then Bradley had been a so-so athlete hampered by pre-race jitters and self-doubt. She set about understanding how she could replicate this experience in every area of life. She has distille ... [ more ]

  • I Am Duran: My Autobiography

    I Am Duran: My Autobiography

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Roberto Duran
    Duration: 07:37:00

    They called him Manos de Piedra-Hands of Stone-and he was one of the greatest boxers of all time. Now Roberto Durán tells his unbelievable story: from the streets of Panama to being crowned one of the Four Kings, along with Hearns, Leonard, and Hagler, as he blazed a trail through the Golden Age of ... [ more ]

  • All Heart: My Dedication and Determination to Become One of Soccer's Best

    All Heart: My Dedication and Determination to Become One of Soccer's Best

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Children's,Ages 9 to 12,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Wayne Coffey, Carli Lloyd
    Duration: 07:18:55

    In the summer of 2015, the U.S. women's national soccer team won the World Cup behind an epic performance by Carli Lloyd. Carli, a midfielder, scored three goals in the first sixteen minutes--the greatest goal-scoring effort in the history of World Cup finals. But there was a time when Carli almo ... [ more ]

  • Voices of Olympic Track Greats

    Voices of Olympic Track Greats

    Genre: Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Unknown
    Duration: 00:04:00

    Hear the voices of Olympic Track Greats, including Jesse Owens, winner of 4 Gold Medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin; Josy Barthel, a Luxembourgish runner who won the men's 1500 meters at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Olympics; and Roger Bannister, an English athlete best known for breaking the 4-minut ... [ more ]

  • Voices of Old-Time Boxing Greats

    Voices of Old-Time Boxing Greats

    Genre: Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Exclusive Interviews,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Various Authors , Joe Louis, Max Schmeling
    Duration: 00:14:00

    Hear the voices of old-time boxing greats, including Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Jess Willard, Jack Dempsey, Gene Tunney, James J. Corbett, Tommy Farr, Tony Galento, Tami Mauriello. ... [ more ]

  • Voices of Baseball's Shot Heard Round The World

    Voices of Baseball's Shot Heard Round The World

    Genre: Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclu
    Author: Ralph Branca, Bobby Thompson, Eddie Stankey, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella
    Duration: 00:04:52

    On October 3, 1951, the New York Giants' Bobby Thomson hit a dramatic ninth inning game-winning home run off the Brooklyn Dodgers' Ralph Branca at the Polo Grounds in the decisive third game of a three-game playoff to win the National League pennant. It would be known in baseball lore as the Shot He ... [ more ]

  • Voices of Old-Time Boxing Greats, Volume 2

    Voices of Old-Time Boxing Greats, Volume 2

    Genre: Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclu
    Author: Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Jack Dempsey, Luis Firpo, Al Mayer, Nat Fleisher, Jim Jeffries, Tony Galento, Benny Leonard, Bill Corum
    Duration: 00:11:47

    Hear the voices of old-time boxing greats, including Jack Dempsey, Luis Firpo, Al Mayer, Nat Fleisher, Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Jack Johnson, Jim Jeffries, Tony Galento, Benny Leonard, and Bill Corum. ... [ more ]

  • Voices of All-Time Tennis Greats

    Voices of All-Time Tennis Greats

    Genre: Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Exclusive Interviews,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Don Budge, Bill Tilden, Althea Gibson
    Duration: 00:06:09

    Hear the voices of old-time tennis greats, including Don Budge, Bill Tilden, and Althea Gibson. ... [ more ]

  • Fifth Quarter

    Fifth Quarter

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jennifer Allen
    Duration: 08:21:00

    Subtitled: The Scrimmage of a Football Coach's Daughter George Allen was a top-ranked NFL coach throughout the 1960s and 1970s, coaching in turn the Chicago Bears, the Los Angeles Rams, and the Washington Redskins. Raised in a home dominated by her three football obsessed older brothers and her fath ... [ more ]

  • No Finish Line

    No Finish Line

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Sally Jenkins, Marla Runyan
    Duration: 08:07:00

    Blind? I think there's no doubt that Marla Runyan can see things much clearer than most of us with 20/20 vision. - Lance Armstrong Marla Runyan was nine years old when she was diagnosed with Stargardt's disease, an irreversible form of macular degeneration. With the uneasy but unwavering support of ... [ more ]

  • The Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach

    The Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Peter Schickele
    Duration: 01:16:00

    Printed books are all well and good, but, let's face it, it's a whole lot easier to let somebody else do the reading. P.D.Q. Bach was probably the most passive composer who ever allegedly lived, so the less effort you put into learning about him, the more you carry on his ideals. ... [ more ]

  • Role of a Lifetime: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Significant Living

    Role of a Lifetime: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Significant Living

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Nathan Whitaker, James Brown
    Duration: 02:03:00

    We live in a world that all too often operates under the overriding template of self-promotion, embracing a hooray for me attitude, and which measures success in increasingly small timeframes dotted with markers of temporal value. Millions of viewers know James Brown as a sports commentator and fo ... [ more ]

  • Moment in Time: An American Story of Baseball, Heartbreak, and Grace

    Moment in Time: An American Story of Baseball, Heartbreak, and Grace

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: David Ritz, Ralph Branca
    Duration: 06:45:00

    Ralph Branca is best known for throwing the pitch that resulted in Bobby Thomson's Shot Heard ‘Round the World, the historic homerun that capped an incredible comeback and won the pennant for the Giants in 1951. And so Branca was on the losing end of what many consider to be baseball's most thrillin ... [ more ]

  • Limit: Life and Death on the 1961 Grand Prix Circuit

    Limit: Life and Death on the 1961 Grand Prix Circuit

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Michael Cannell
    Duration: 08:20:00

    Phil Hill, a lowly California mechanic who, defying all expectations, became the first American to win the Grand Prix championship. In the tradition of Seabiscuit and The Right Stuff, Cannell's high-octane narrative evokes the lives of the daredevils who tempted fate each Sunday by driving well ov ... [ more ]

  • On the Right Track: From Olympic Downfall to Finding Forgiveness and the Strength to Overcome and Succeed

    On the Right Track: From Olympic Downfall to Finding Forgiveness and the Strength to Overcome and Succeed

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Marion Jones, Maggie Greenwood-Robinson
    Duration: 05:32:00

    For more than a decade, Marion Jones was hailed as the the fastest woman on the planet. At the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, she became the first woman ever to win five medals at one Olympics. That same year, the Associated Press and ESPN named her Athlete of the Year. She was on the cove ... [ more ]

  • Impact Player: Leaving a Lasting Legacy On and Off the Field

    Impact Player: Leaving a Lasting Legacy On and Off the Field

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Bobby Richardson
    Duration: 08:07:00

    I want to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee. Bobby Richardson. Bobby Richardson played alongside Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Whitey Ford, Moose Skowron, and Yogi Berra during one of the greatest dynasties in baseball history, and he remains to this day the only player from a losing team ev ... [ more ]

  • Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

    Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Matt De la Pena
    Duration: 00:08:00

    On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America's war with Germany. This elegant and powerful picture book biography centers arou ... [ more ]