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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: A Cultural Analysis of Manchester United

by S?ren Frank

A unique thematic history of Manchester United from the club's creation as humble Newton Heath in 1878 to its status as the world's greatest football brand, this book gets to the essence of the heart and soul...


The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

by Pellom III McDaniels

Isaac Burns Murphy (1861--1896) was one of the most dynamic jockeys of his era. Still considered one of the finest riders of all time, Murphy was the first jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times, and his...


Let Me Be Frank: My Life at Virginia Tech

by Jeff Snook, Frank Beamer & Bob Knight

After 26 seasons as head football coach at Virginia Tech University, Frank Beamer is not only the longest tenured but also the winningest active coach of any major college program, and Let Me Be Frank contains...


Art Briles: Looking Up: My Journey from Tragedy to Triumph

by Nick Eatman & Robert Griffin III

Baylor head coach Art Briles is one of the most highly regarded coaches in college football, and this biography delves far beyond his football success and acumen. It explains how, at the age of 20, Briles lost...


Clemente: The True Legacy of an Undying Hero

by The Clemente Family

Baseball great, family man, humanitarian-the life and enduring legacy of Roberto Clemente, as told by his family.

With a swift bat and fierce athleticism, Roberto Clemente intimidated major league pitchers for...


Monster of the Midway

by Jim Dent

Jim Dent's Monster of the Midway is the story of football's fiercest competitor, the legendary Bronko Nagurski. From his discovery in the middle of a Minnesota field to his 1943 comeback season at Wrigley, from...


In the Blink of an Eye: Dale, Daytona, and the Day that Changed Everything

by Ellis Henican & Michael Waltrip

There was one lap to go in the 2001 Daytona 500, NASCAR's most celebrated event. Michael Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were running one-two. Junior's legendary dad, the driver race fans called "The Intimidator,"...


Invincible: My Journey from Fan to NFL Team Captain

by Vince Papale

The true story of the NFL's oldest rookie

In 1976, Vince Papale was thirty, a former schoolteacher and part-time bartender, and a season ticket-holder for his beloved Philadelphia Eagles. When he heard that Coach...


Going Deep: How Wide Receivers Became the Most Compelling Figures in Pro Sports

by Cris Carter

How Wideouts Became the NFL's Standouts

From the time Cris Carter started his career as a supplemental draft pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1987 to his retirement in 2002, the position of wide receiver exploded...


Heart of the Blackhawks: The Pierre Pilote Story

by L. Waxy Gregoire, David M. Dupuis & Pierre Pilote

NHL legend Pierre Pilote brings readers rinkside in this compelling biography from the defensive great himself. The longtime Chicago Blackhawks captain of the 1960s tells his story in this no-holds-barred tale...


Kick and Run: Memoir with Soccer Ball

by Jonathan Wilson

Growing up Jewish in London with a difficult home life, Jonathan Wilson had plenty of reasons to feel he didn�t belong, and one reason to feel certain he did: football. Wilson discovered his love for the game...


Simply Devine: Memoirs of a Hall of Fame Coach

by Dan Devine

Dan Devine: Memoirs of a Hall of Fame Coach is the autobiography of the former University of Missouri and Notre Dame head football coach. As head coach at Arizona State, Devine accumulated a 27-3-1 record. From...


Dick Vitale's Living A Dream: Reflections on 25 Years Sitting in the Best Seat in the House

by Dick Weiss, Dick Vitale & Mike Krzyzewski

Since joining ESPN in 1979, Dick Vitale has become the senior spokesman for college hoops. In Living A Dream, Vitale reveals details about his start at ESPN and shares his feelings about the most important people...


My Life and the Beautiful Game

by Robert L. Fish, Pele & Shep Messing

While kicking a ball through the dusty streets of his Brazilian hometown, young Edson Arantes do Nascimento was given the nickname Pelé so casually that no one remembers its meaning. Today, the name is famous...


Ray Eliot: The Spirit and Legend of Mr. Illini

by Doug Cartland

This biography of legendary University of Illinois coach Ray Eliot describes a man who loved football and motivating his team. Doug Cartland, writes of his grandfather's life as one to admire, to learn from,...


Brian Cardinal: Citizen Pain

by Fred Kroner

Before he became a fan favorite in West Lafayette, Ind., before there was a contest to give him a nick-name, Brian Cardinal questioned whether he could make the transition to big-time collegiate basketball from...


Marv Levy: Where Else Would You Rather Be?

by Marv Levy & Jim Kelly

Forty-seven years of joyous celebrations after victories and crushing disappointments after defeats are encompassed in Marv Levy: Where Else Would You Rather Be?, but it is about more than just touchdowns and...


Vertical Pleasure: Early climbs in Britain, the Alps, the Andes and the Himalaya/The secret life of a taxman

by Mick Fowler

Vertical Pleasure is the first set of climbing memoirs from Mick Fowler – Britain’s hardest-climbing tax inspector, the ‘Mountaineer’s Mountaineer’ and recipient of the Piolet d’Or. Vertical Pleasure...


Climbing Ramabang: One Irish climber¿s explorations in the Himalaya and his overland trip home

by Gerry Galligan

Gerry Galligan’s first book is a bold and expansive travel diary recounting his assembling of a small team of Irish mountaineers and their attempts on unclimbed mountains and unexplored valleys in the remote...


Terry Funk: More Than Just Hardcore

by Scott E. Williams, Terry Funk & Mick Foley

He’s been a fixture in professional wrestling for five decades. He helped introduce a hardcore wrestling style that you see in the WWE and Japan today. He’s made his mark in Hollywood. He’s Terry Funk,...