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  • Men in Green

    Men in Green

    Genre: Sports,Golf
    Author: Michael Bamberger
    Duration: 09:27:00

    One night in a Chicago restaurant, Michael Bamberger draws up a list of golf heroes. Nine are living legends, like Arnold and Jack. Nine are secret legends, like Dolphus Golf Ball Hull, a windblown tour caddie from Jackson, Mississippi. What they all share is a game that courses through their collec ... [ more ]

  • Racing the Rain: A Novel

    Racing the Rain: A Novel

    Genre: Sports,Fiction,General
    Author: John L. Parker Jr.
    Duration: 11:00:00

    From the author of the New York Times bestseller Once a Runner—“the best novel ever written about running” (Runner’s World)—comes that novel’s prequel, the story of a world-class athlete coming of age in the 1950s and ’60s on Florida’s Gold Coast. Quenton Cassidy’s first foot races are with nat ... [ more ]

  • Si-renity: How I Stay Calm and Keep the Faith

    Si-renity: How I Stay Calm and Keep the Faith

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Christianity,Entertainment,Religion & Spirituality,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Christianity,Entertainment
    Author: Si Robertson
    Duration: 04:20:00

    America’s favorite uncle and bestselling author of Si-cology 1, Duck Dynasty’s Si Robertson, opens up about how his faith has brought him peace and serenity throughout his many not-so-peaceful adventures. Si Robertson has gone from chief duck call maker to beloved star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty. Th ... [ more ]

  • Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of Poker

    Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of Poker

    Genre: Sports,Poker
    Author: James McManus
    Duration: 03:36:00

    Sent to Las Vegas by Harper's Magazine to cover the World Series of Poker and the murder of Ted Binion. The author risks his entire advance in a longshot attempt to play in the tournament himself. ... [ more ]

  • Three Nights in August: Strategy, Heartbreak, and Joy Inside the Mind of a Manager

    Three Nights in August: Strategy, Heartbreak, and Joy Inside the Mind of a Manager

    Genre: Sports,Baseball
    Author: Buzz Bissinger
    Duration: 09:53:00

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Lights follows 2004 National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa through a three-game series with the arch-rival Chicago Cubs. Bissinger chronicles the process by which the manager leads his players to victory and distills ... [ more ]

  • Stone Cold Truth

    Stone Cold Truth

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Steve Austin
    Duration: 02:28:00

    He's wrestled under many names, Stunning Steve Austin, The Ringmaster, he even wrestled for a time under his own name, Steve Williams. But to fans he is and will always be Stone Cold Steve Austin. His quick wit and colorful use of language combined with his everyman character captured the hearts of ... [ more ]

  • System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football

    System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football

    Genre: Sports,Football
    Author: Jeff Benedict
    Duration: 17:15:00

    AN EXPLOSIVE AND REVELATORY PORTRAIT REPORTED FROM DEEP BEHIND THE SCENES OF BIG-TIME NCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL: THE PASSION, THE THRILLING ACTION—AND THE SHOCKING REALITIES THAT LIE BENEATH THIS COLOSSAL, MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS COLLEGE FOOTBALL has never been more popular—or more chaotic. M ... [ more ]

  • Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

    Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Anatoli Boukreev, G. Weston Dewalt
    Duration: 09:37:00

    This is the gripping true account of the worst disaster in the history of Mt. Everest. On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by experienced leaders attempted to climb the highest mountain in the world, but things went terribly wrong. Crowded conditions on the mountain, miscommunications ... [ more ]

  • Your 15th Club

    Your 15th Club

    Genre: Sports,Golf,Sports,Golf
    Author: Bob Rotella, Bob Cullen
    Duration: 02:14:00

    Any golfer will understand this: You go out to the driving range, you warm up with your irons, everything is going right. You pull out your utility clubs, you are hitting great. Your driver -- boom. The ball flies far and lands just where you want it. You head for the practice green...you drai ... [ more ]

  • Golf My Own Damn Way

    Golf My Own Damn Way

    Genre: Sports,NonFiction,Comedy,Essays & Memoirs,Golf
    Author: John Daly
    Duration: 03:04:00

    Golf My Own Damn Way is a different golf instructional book, as only John Daly can write. Funny, irreverent, and crude, this book is perfect for the everyday golfer looking to improve his or her game or nongolfers looking for a laugh. ... [ more ]

  • Smart Money

    Smart Money

    Genre: Sports,Poker,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Michael Konik
    Duration: 06:10:00

    Gamblers whisper about a legendary syndicate known as The Brain Trust because they seem to understand more about sports betting than anyone else. Though they operate in secret, everyone involved in sports gambling wants to know what The Brains are doing -- how they do what they do, and especially, w ... [ more ]

  • No Limits: The Will to Succeed

    No Limits: The Will to Succeed

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Michael Phelps
    Duration: 05:36:00

    Michael Phelps is one of the greatest competitors the world has ever seen. With an unprecedented eight gold medals and world-record times in seven events, his performance at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games set a new standard for success. He ranks among the most elite athletes in the world, and is bot ... [ more ]

  • Big Bam

    Big Bam

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Leigh Montville
    Duration: 06:09:00

    He was the Sultan of Swat. The Caliph of Clout. The Wizard of Whack. The Bambino. And simply, to his teammates, the Big Bam. From the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Ted Williams comes the thoroughly original, definitively ambitious, and exhilaratingly colorful biography of the ... [ more ]

  • Chasing the Dream

    Chasing the Dream

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Joe Torre
    Duration: 03:25:00

    When Joe Torre was fired as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals in 1995, he thought his career in baseball was over. After more than three decades and 4,200 games as a player and manager, one thing had always eluded him: winning a World Series. He had all but given up his dream when the New York ... [ more ]

  • Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca and the Shot Heard Round the World

    Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca and the Shot Heard Round the World

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Joshua Prager
    Duration: 05:54:00

    The 1951 regular season was as good as over. The Brooklyn Dodgers led the New York Giants by three runs, with just three outs to go in their third and final playoff game. And not once in Major League Baseball's 278 preceding playoff and World Series games had a team overcome a three-run deficit in t ... [ more ]

  • Incomplete & Inaccurate History of Sport

    Incomplete & Inaccurate History of Sport

    Genre: Sports,Comedy,Literature,Essays & Memoirs,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Kenny Mayne
    Duration: 06:07:00

    Wisecracking sports broadcaster Kenny Mayne keeps dubious score of sports' absurdities, true and unsubstantiated history, off-the-wall trivia, and all things real and possibly made-up in this hilarious book. ... [ more ]

  • Few Seconds of Panic: A 5-Foot-8, 170-Pound, 43-Year-Old Sportswriter Plays in the NFL

    Few Seconds of Panic: A 5-Foot-8, 170-Pound, 43-Year-Old Sportswriter Plays in the NFL

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Stefan Fatsis
    Duration: 11:38:00

    Drawing on rare access to an NFL team's players, coaches, and facilities, the author of the New York Times bestseller Word Freak trains to become a professional-caliber placekicker. As he sharpens his skills, he gains surprising insight into the daunting challenges---physical, psychological, and int ... [ more ]

  • Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee

    Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Allen Barra
    Duration: 20:19:00

    The gripping biography of the legendary Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra, one of the most quotable figures in American culture. ... [ more ]

  • Champion's Mind

    Champion's Mind

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Pete Sampras, Peter Bodo
    Duration: 08:58:00

    Pete Sampras is arguably the greatest tennis player ever, a man whose hard-nosed work ethic led to an unprecedented number one world ranking for 286 consecutive weeks, and whose prodigious talent made possible a record-setting fourteen Grand Slam titles. While his more vocal rivals sometimes grabbed ... [ more ]

  • Paterno

    Paterno

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Joe Mantegna
    Duration: 13:06:00

    Joe Posnanski's biography of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno follows in the tradition of works by Richard Ben Cramer on Joe DiMaggio and David Maraniss on Vince Lombardi. Having gained unprecedented access to Paterno, as well as the coach's personal notes and files, Posnanski spent th ... [ more ]