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  • Rare Recording of Roger Bannister

    Rare Recording of Roger Bannister

    Genre: Sports,NonFiction,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Roger Bannister
    Duration: 00:05:00

    Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, born on March 23, 1929, is an English former athlete best known for running the first mile in less than 4 minutes, remarkably while practicing as a junior doctor. This was finally achieved on May 6th 1954 at Iffley Road Track in Oxford, with Chris Chataway and Chris Bras ... [ more ]

  • Woman's Guide to Basketball

    Woman's Guide to Basketball

    Genre: Sports,Baseball,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Paula Duffy
    Duration: 00:49:00

    Shaq, Kobe, LeBron, their names are regularly in the headlines, now it's time to learn why they're famous. Paula Duffy, sportstress extraordinaire, is lending her knowledge and enthusiasm to one of the most exciting sports today with A Woman's Guide to Basketball: How to Talk His Language. In her ex ... [ more ]

  • In Search of Tiger

    In Search of Tiger

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Tom Callahan
    Duration: 06:47:00

    Tom Callahan has written the seminal book on golfing great Tiger Woods. Woods, who has gone out of his way to protect his privacy, has never allowed himself to get close enough to a writer to be properly examined on the page. Callahan, commonly regarded as one of the best all-round sports writers in ... [ more ]

  • Pujols: More Than the Game

    Pujols: More Than the Game

    Genre: Sports,Baseball,Sports,Baseball
    Author: Scott Lamb, Tim Ellsworth
    Duration: 08:49:00

    After a decade starring for the St. Louis Cardinals, Albert Pujols is already compared with names in the highest reaches of baseball’s pantheon: Ruth, Gehrig, Aaron, Mays. Slugging his way toward the Hall of Fame, Pujols has raised the game’s standard for greatness almost beyond any statistical meas ... [ more ]

  • All In: What It Takes to Be the Best

    All In: What It Takes to Be the Best

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Gene Chizik, David Thomas
    Duration: 07:06:00

    At 5–19, the odds against Gene Chizik leading Auburn to a national championship were staggering. But the odds were about to change. All In chronicles the remarkable journey of Gene Chizik, who in two short years went from being the much-maligned 5–19 coach of the Iowa State Cyclones to the un ... [ more ]

  • Rising Tide: Bear Bryant, Joe Namath, and Dixie's Last Quarter

    Rising Tide: Bear Bryant, Joe Namath, and Dixie's Last Quarter

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Randy Roberts, Ed Krzemienski
    Duration: 15:32:00

    The extraordinary story of how Coach Paul Bear Bryant and Joe Namath, his star quarterback at the University of Alabama, led the Crimson Tide to victory and transformed football into a truly national pastime. During the bloodiest years of the civil rights movement, Bear Bryant and Joe Namath-two of ... [ more ]

  • Baseball Forever!: 50 Years of Classic Radio Play-by-Play Highlights from the Miley Collection

    Baseball Forever!: 50 Years of Classic Radio Play-by-Play Highlights from the Miley Collection

    Genre: History,Sports,Baseball,History,Sports,Baseball
    Author: Jason Turbow, John Miley
    Duration: 04:17:00

    John Miley has compiled the most comprehensive audio account of baseball history in existence-a vast and wildly entertaining assemblage of game tapes from throughout the sport's history. His archive contains classic moments, like Bill Mazeroski's homer and the Shot Heard 'Round the World, and amazin ... [ more ]

  • Lessons from Everest: 7 Powerful Steps to the Top of the World

    Lessons from Everest: 7 Powerful Steps to the Top of the World

    Genre: Sports,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Tim Warren
    Duration: 04:47:00

    After a devastating failed attempt to climb Mt. Everest in 2007 and a brief period of mourning, Dr. Tim Warren became focused on learning the lessons that had been revealed to him while hiking alone for three days down the Khumbu Valley of Nepal to heal his damaged lung tissue in the luxury of oxyge ... [ more ]

  • Race Of My Life : An Autobiography

    Race Of My Life : An Autobiography

    Genre: Sports,Biographies,Other Sports & Recreation,Memoir
    Author: Milkha Singh
    Duration: 04:05:00

    Milkha Singh has led a life dominated by running, running and running. From a boy who narrowly escaped death during Partition (most of his family was not so lucky), to a juvenile delinquent who stole and outran the police, to a young Army recruit who ran his very first race to win special privileges ... [ more ]

  • Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports

    Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports

    Genre: Sports,Baseball
    Author: Jeff Passan
    Duration: 12:04:40

    Yahoo's lead baseball columnist offers an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports-the pitching arm-and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game, from Little League to the majors. Every year, Major League Baseball spends more than $1.5 billion on pitchers-five t ... [ more ]

  • Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play Like a Champion

    Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play Like a Champion

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Pete Carroll
    Duration: 03:56:00

    I know that I'll be evaluated in Seattle with wins and losses, as that is the nature of my profession for the last thirty-five years. But our record will not be what motivates me. Years ago I was asked, 'Pete, which is better: winning or competing?' My response was instantaneous: 'Competing. . . bec ... [ more ]

  • Mastering Golf's Mental Game: Your Ultimate Guide to Better On-Course Performance and Lower Scores

    Mastering Golf's Mental Game: Your Ultimate Guide to Better On-Course Performance and Lower Scores

    Genre: Sports,Golf,Sports,Golf
    Author: Matthew Rudy, Dr. Michael T. Lardon
    Duration: 04:17:00

    To be a golfer is to tinker—with everything from equipment to grip to swing. But one thing most players don't give enough attention to is the mental game. Psychologists aren't a new phenomenon in golf, but Dr. Michael Lardon is a different breed of performance coach. Instead of sending his players i ... [ more ]

  • Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood

    Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jane Leavy
    Duration: 33:14:00

    Jane Leavy, the acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy, returns with a biography of an American original'number 7, Mickey Mantle. Drawing on more than five hundred interviews with friends and family, teammates, and opponents, she delivers the definitive ... [ more ]

  • Earn the Right to Win: How Success in Any Field Starts with Superior Preparation

    Earn the Right to Win: How Success in Any Field Starts with Superior Preparation

    Genre: Sports,Football
    Author: Tom Coughlin
    Duration: 05:06:00

    An inspirational guide for leaders by the two-time Super Bowl-winning coach of the New York Giants. Preparation is easy to praise but very hard to master. No modern coach, in any sport, understands that better than NFL veteran Tom Coughlin. He led the New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories (200 ... [ more ]

  • Second Half

    Second Half

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Roddy Doyle, Roy Keane
    Duration: 09:05:00

    Narrated by Stephen Hogan and introduced by Roy Keane. In an 18-year playing career for Cobh Ramblers, Nottingham Forest, and Manchester United (under Sir Alex Ferguson) and Celtic, Roy Keane dominated every midfield he led to glory. Aggressive and highly competitive, his attitude helped him to exc ... [ more ]

  • Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back

    Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Josh Hamilton
    Duration: 07:58:00

    Josh Hamilton was the first player chosen in the first round of the 1999 baseball draft. He was destined to be one of those rare high-character superstars. But in 2001, working his way from the minors to the majors, all of the plans for Josh went off the rails in a moment of weakness. What followed ... [ more ]

  • Concussion (Movie Tie-in Edition)

    Concussion (Movie Tie-in Edition)

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jeanne Marie Laskas
    Duration: 09:51:00

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER -Now a major motion picture starring Will Smith, Concussion is the riveting, unlikely story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the pathologist who made one of the most significant medical discoveries of the twenty-first century, a discovery that challenges the existence of Americas favor ... [ more ]

  • Running Like a Girl: Notes on Learning to Run

    Running Like a Girl: Notes on Learning to Run

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Alexandra Heminsley
    Duration: 06:11:00

    Until five years ago, Alexandra Heminsley was decidedly not a runner. Nor was she athletic in any sense of the word. She was an ordinary, curvy woman who was convinced that sports of any kind, especially running, were beyond her. But she's made running part of her life, and gets to reap the rewards: ... [ more ]

  • Uncommon

    Uncommon

    Genre: Biographies,Selfhelp,Sports & Recreation,Health, Mind, Body & Soul
    Author: Tony Dungy
    Duration: 04:58:00

    2009 Retailer's Choice Award winner! Super Bowl-winning coach and #1 New York Times best selling author Tony Dungy has had an unusual opportunity to reflect on what it takes to achieve significance. He is looked to by many as the epitome of the success and significance that is highly valued in ... [ more ]

  • Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton

    Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jeff Pearlman
    Duration: 18:53:00

    At five feet ten inches tall, running back Walter Payton was not the largest player in the NFL, but he developed a larger-than-life reputation for his strength, speed, and grit. Nicknamed 'Sweetness' during his college football days, he became the NFL's all-time leader in rushing and ... [ more ]