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  • Loudmouth: Tales (and Fantasies) of Sports, Sex, and Salvation from Behind the Microphone

    Loudmouth: Tales (and Fantasies) of Sports, Sex, and Salvation from Behind the Microphone

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Craig Carton
    Duration: 06:19:00

    From one of radio's loudest, orneriest, most beloved, and highest-rated sports radio personalities, a bold and hilarious memoir of sports, manhood, and what it is to be a fan. In 1991, a young Craig Carton drove all of his belongings in a crappy 1980 Buick to Buffalo, New York, to interview for ... [ more ]

  • Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever

    Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jack McCallum
    Duration: 12:58:29

    Acclaimed sports journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic men's basketball team that captivated the world, kindled hoop dreams, and remade the NBA into a global sensation. They were the Beatles of basketball, the Mercury Seven ... [ more ]

  • Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation

    Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation

    Genre: Biographies,Political,Sports & Recreation
    Author: John Carlin
    Duration: 09:13:52

    Beginning in a jail cell and ending in a rugby tournament-the true story of how the most inspiring charm offensive in history brought South Africa together. After being released from prison and winning South Africa's first free election, Nelson Mandela presided over a country still deeply divided by ... [ more ]

  • Darius and Twig

    Darius and Twig

    Genre: Sports,Fiction,Modern Fiction,General
    Author: Walter Dean Myers
    Duration: 04:10:00

    New York Times bestselling author and Printz Award winner Walter Dean Myers once again connects with teenagers everywhere in Darius & Twig, a novel about friendship and needing to live your own dream. Darius and Twig are an unlikely pair: Darius is a writer whose only escape is his alter ego, a pe ... [ more ]

  • Dan Carter: The Autobiography of an All Blacks Legend

    Dan Carter: The Autobiography of an All Blacks Legend

    Genre: Sports,Biographies,Other Sports & Recreation,Memoir
    Author: Dan Carter
    Duration: 07:35:04

    Dan Carter's last game as an All Black culminated with him declared Man of the Match following the 2015 Rugby World Cup final at Twickenham - an unforgettable ending to the career of the greatest fly-half of all time. But along with the triumphs of his signature World Cup win, his performance again ... [ more ]

  • Immortal

    Immortal

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Duncan Hamilton
    Duration: 15:30:31

    George Best is considered the greatest footballer of our time. No other imposed himself so completely on to the romantic imagination. No other was so emblematic of the era during which he flourished. And no other will ever be as memorable as George Best. On the field Best's skills were sublime and a ... [ more ]

  • Michael Jordan: In His Own Words

    Michael Jordan: In His Own Words

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Geoffrey Giuliano
    Duration: 00:54:00

    Michael Jordan is not only the greatest basketball player of all time, but also an international figure and genuine role model. Jordan's inspirational story is one of intense personal struggle and unequaled success not only on the hardwood but also as a respected actor, international businessman, a ... [ more ]

  • Head Ball Coach: My Life in Football, Doing It Differently--and Winning

    Head Ball Coach: My Life in Football, Doing It Differently--and Winning

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Steve Spurrier, Buddy Martin
    Duration: 10:37:00

    In this New York Times Bestseller, College football's most colorful, endearing, and successful pioneer, Steve Spurrier, shares his story of a life in football -- from growing up in Tennessee to winning the Heisman Trophy to playing and coaching in the pros to leading the Florida Gators to six SEC Ch ... [ more ]

  • Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball's Lost Triumph

    Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball's Lost Triumph

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Scott Ellsworth
    Duration: 11:14:00

    Winner of the 2016 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing The true story of the game that never should have happened--and of a nation on the brink of monumental change In the fall of 1943, at the little-known North Carolina College for Negroes, Coach John McLendon was on the verge of c ... [ more ]

  • Play Poker Like The Pros: The greatest poker player in the world today reveals his million-dollar-winning strategies to the most popular tournament, home and online games

    Play Poker Like The Pros: The greatest poker player in the world today reveals his million-dollar-winning strategies to the most popular tournament, home and online games

    Genre: Sports,Poker
    Author: Phil Hellmuth
    Duration: 10:11:44

    In Play Poker Like the Pros, poker master Phil Hellmuth, Jr., demonstrates exactly how to play and win, even if you have never picked up a deck of cards, the modern games of poker, including: Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Seven-Card Stud, and Razz. Phil Hellmuth, Jr., a ten-time World Champion of Poker, p ... [ more ]

  • Insideout Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives

    Insideout Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives

    Genre: Sports,Selfhelp,Health & Fitness,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Men's Health,Women's Health,Other Sports & Recreation,Sports,Selfhelp,Health & Fitness,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Men's Health,Women's Health,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Gregory Jordan, Joe Ehrmann
    Duration: 09:18:00

    Joe Ehrmann, the Most Important Coach in America (Parade) and subject of the New York Times bestseller Season of Life, describes how sports can transform lives and society---by teaching coaches to use athletics as a way to develop healthy men and women. ... [ more ]

  • Every Day I Fight

    Every Day I Fight

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir
    Author: Stuart Scott, Larry Platt
    Duration: 08:06:00

    When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and the manner in which you live.' – Stuart Scott The fearless, intimate, and inspiring story behind ESPN anchor Stuart Scott's unrelenting fight against cancer. Shortly before he passed aw ... [ more ]

  • What I Talk about When I Talk about Running: A Memoir

    What I Talk about When I Talk about Running: A Memoir

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Haruki Murakami
    Duration: 04:25:00

    Equal parts training log, travelogue, and reminiscence, this revealing memoir covers his four-month preparation for the 2005 New York City Marathon. Settings range from Tokyo, where he once shared the course with an Olympian, to the Charles River in Boston among young women who outpace him. Through ... [ more ]

  • Everest, Revised & Updated Edition: Mountain without Mercy

    Everest, Revised & Updated Edition: Mountain without Mercy

    Genre: Sports,NonFiction,Other Sports & Recreation,Survival
    Author: Broughton Coburn
    Duration: 06:00:00

    David Breashears, the first American to scale Everest twice, was a veteran of nine previous Himalayan filmmaking expeditions when he agreed to lead what became his most challenging filmmaking experience. The expedition was organized by large-format motion picture producer MacGillivray Freeman Films ... [ more ]

  • Matheny Manifesto: A Young Manager's Old-School Views on Success in Sports and Life

    Matheny Manifesto: A Young Manager's Old-School Views on Success in Sports and Life

    Genre: Sports,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Baseball,Sports,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Baseball
    Author: Jerry B. Jenkins, Mike Matheny
    Duration: 05:48:00

    “Nothing worth doing right is easy.” –Mike Matheny Mike Matheny was just forty-one, without professional managerial experience and looking for a next step after a successful career as a Major League catcher, when he succeeded the legendary Tony La Russa as manager of the St. Louis Cardina ... [ more ]

  • Toughness: Developing True Strength On and Off the Court

    Toughness: Developing True Strength On and Off the Court

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jay Bilas
    Duration: 07:33:00

    The popular ESPN basketball analyst and former Duke player looks at the true meaning of toughness. If anyone knows tough, it's Jay Bilas. A four-year starter at Duke, he learned an incomparable work ethic under coach Mike Krzyzewski, battling against the greatest college players in the game. After p ... [ more ]

  • Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania

    Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Daniel Bryan
    Duration: 09:00:00

    YES! YES! YES! Daniel Bryan is the real deal. Everyone's favorite underdog, he's proven to the world and to all of WWE that looks can be deceiving. Just ask everyone who's ever underestimated him...right before he went out and whipped the WWE Universe into a frenzy. ... [ more ]

  • NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football

    NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir
    Author: Johnny Anonymous
    Duration: 07:08:33

    A current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football-the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season-sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field, and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football League. W ... [ more ]

  • Open

    Open

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Andre Agassi
    Duration: 06:30:00

    From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography. Agassis incredibly rigorous training begins when he is just a child. By the age of thirteen, he is banished to a Florida tennis camp t ... [ more ]

  • Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

    Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

    Genre: Sports,Baseball
    Author: John Feinstein
    Duration: 11:37:00

    From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball No one grows up playing baseball pretending that theyre pitching or hitting in Triple-A. - Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher If you dont like it here, do a better job. - Ron Johnson, Tr ... [ more ]