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We Are Celtic Supporters

by Richard Purden

In We Are Celtic Supporters Richard Purden examines what created the culture, ideas and beliefs around Celtic football club. In new and exclusive interviews with supporters, he explores the Celtic way of life...


Playing a Round with the Little Pro: A Life in the Game

by Eddie Merrins & Mike Purkey

In the world of professional golf, everyone knows "the Little Pro" -- Eddie Merrins, the head professional at the Bel-Air Country Club. A living bridge between the Golden Age of the sport and the greatest champions...


Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man?

by Charles Barkley & Michael Wilbon

In this controversial national bestseller, former NBA star and author of I May Be Wrong But I Doubt It Charles Barkley takes on the major issue of our time. Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man is a series of charged,...


Duerson: Triumph, Trauma and Tragedy in the NFL

by Chicago Tribune Staff

In many ways Dave Duerson was the prototypical success story for a professional athlete. After serving as a captain, team MVP, and All-American at Notre Dame, Duerson went on to become a four-time Pro Bowler...


Gone Pro: Alabama: Stories of the Crimson Tide Athletes Who Went On to Play in the Pros

by Steve Millburg

Have you ever struggled to recall what happened to your favorite college athlete? Now you don’t have to wonder. Gone Pro: Alabama is a collection of biographies of Crimson Tide athletes who went on to professional...


The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams

by , Ben Bradlee

At long last, the epic biography Ted Williams deserves--and that his fans have been waiting for.

Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since,...


Relentless: From Redshirt to the Rock of the Jayhawks

by Travis Releford & Matt Fulks

Every team has at least one. That one player who's called on to make something happen. Throughout his career on the University of Kansas basketball team, Travis Releford was that guy. So much so, in fact, that...


Branch Rickey: A Life

by Jimmy Breslin

The book that inspired Harrison Ford in his portrayal of Branch Rickey in the hit movie "42"

In a brilliant match between author and subject, this latest addition to the Penguin Lives series features the inimitable...


The Heat Reign: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat get their NBA title

by South Florida Sun Sentinel Staff

In Summer 2010, LeBron James took his talents to South Beach, bringing with him Chris Bosh to partner with Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade. The Big Three talked of winning multiple NBA championships and enormous...


Dwightmare: Dwight Howard, the Orlando Magic, and the Season of Dysfunction

by Brian Schmitz & Orlando Sentinel Staff

As the last seconds ticked down at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, the most bizarre, tumultuous and cursed season in the 23-year history of the Orlando Magic mercifully came to an end. Coach Stan Van...


The Sky Is the Limit

by Unmukt Chand

In August 2012, at the Tony Ireland stadium in Townsville, Australia, a star was born. Unmukt Chand led the India U-19 team to its first World Cup win outside Asia, leading them there with a stellar performance...


Game Changer: My Tennis Life

by Paul McNamee

A great Australian story of sport, mateship and being a maverick.

Paul McNamee is a legendary figure in Australian tennis. From his early days as a talented Melbourne teenager, McNamee became a top international...


Keep on Running: The Highs and Lows of a Marathon Addict

by Phil Hewitt

An ordinary man's account of an extraordinary sport—marathon running

"Marathons make you miserable, but they also give you the most unlikely and the most indescribable pleasures. It’s a world that I love—a...


Rings: On the Life and Family of a Southern Fighter

by Randy Bates

In this momentous debut, Randy Bates finds in the daily lives of one American family the pathos and drama we usually associate with the finest fiction. Rings is strict, however, in presenting only actual people...


Winning with Purpose, Raising Our Game and Lifting Our Teammates, on and Off the Court

by Satch Sullinger & John Dauphin

Sports is filled with successful coaches, but Satch Sullinger's story offers championship-level inspiration to players, parents and coaches who care about values and winning the right way, on and off the court....


Lions Triumphant: The Captain's Story

by Sam Warburton

When the British and Irish Lions set out for Australia in late May, they knew they faced a daunting task. Since the war, only four Lions sides had returned victorious, the last in 1997. In the modern era of...


Undisputed Truth

by Mike Tyson & Larry Sloman

"Undisputed Truth is raw, powerful and disturbing-a head-spinning take on Mr. Tyson's life." (Wall Street Journal)

Philosopher, Broadway headliner, fighter, felon-Mike Tyson has defied stereotypes, expectations,...


Above and Beyond: Tim Mack, the Pole Vault, and the Quest for Olympic Gold

by Bill Livingston

Two Olympic medalists were recognized at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, days before Christmas 2004. One was the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, the "Chosen One" of the NBA. He had a bronze medal...


Land of Second Chances: The Impossible Rise of Rwanda's Cycling Team

by Lewis Tim

Hailed as "the sports book of the year," Land of Second Chances is the inspiring true story of four men who found a new hope for Rwanda. Meet Adrien Niyonshuti, Tom Ritchey, Jonathan Boyer, and Paul Kagame....


The Game: 30th Anniversary Edition

by Ken Dryden & Bill Simmons

Widely acknowledged as the best hockey book ever written and lauded by Sports Illustrated as one of the Top 10 Sports Books of All Time, The Game is a reflective and thought-provoking look at a life in hockey....