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Long May You Run: all. things. running.

by Chris Cooper

You are a runner. You know how hard it is to make time to run. So you go out at 5:30 a.m. . . . in the rain. You remember every strain, sprain, ache, and pain you’ve ever felt. You ran through it then. You’ll...


The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book: Volume 1

by Edward Zawadzki

Edward Zawadzki, Canadas Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, brings together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities from the world of sports.


The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book: Volume II

by Edward Zawadzki

More fascinating facts and long-forgotten legends from Canada's tremendous sports history.


Principles of Yacht Design

by Lars Larsson & Rolf Eliasson

"This book is deeply fascinating...a must." -- Classic Boat

Principles of Yacht Design is the authority on planning and creating your desired yacht. Inside you will find all the essentials, including:

  • Design...


The Annapolis Book of Seamanship: Fourth Edition

by John Rousmaniere & Mark Smith

Since the publication of the widely hailed first edition in 1983, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship has set the standard by which other books on sailing are measured. Used throughout America as a textbook in...


The Picture-Perfect Golf Swing: The Complete Guide to Golf Swing Video Analysis

by Michael Breed & Greg Midland

Video swing analysis revolutionized the way golf is taught, but players have had to rely on teaching professionals to analyze their swing videos -- until now. The Picture-Perfect Golf Swing is the first-ever...


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 Columbus Panhandles: A Complete History of Pro Football's Toughest Team, 1900-1922

by Chris Willis

In 1901 workers at the Panhandle shops of the Pennsylvania Railroad in Columbus, Ohio formed a professional football team called the Columbus Panhandles. The railroad workers, mainly European immigrants, learned...


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Sport Flying

by Dan Ramsey & Earl Downs

Sport flying is about to take off.

This summer, the Federal Aviation Administration will approve a new sport flying license that will let people earn their wings for a fraction of the time and cost of a traditional...


Inverting The Pyramid: The History of Soccer Tactics

College Sports Traditions: Picking Up Butch, Silent Night, and Hundreds of Others

by Stan Beck & Jack Wilkinson

College sports fans number almost 175 million strong, and each has a loyalty to their team and the traditions they share. From the crazy and eccentric to the touching and meaningful, these traditions connect...


Can You Name that Team?: A Guide to Professional Baseball, Football, Soccer, Hockey, and Basketball Teams and Leagues

by David B. Biesel

The only single source collection of over 950 teams in 36 major professional leagues-baseball, football, soccer, basketball, and hockey. Also contains the first genealogy ever compiled on all these leagues.


America's Game(s): A Critical Anthropology of Sport

by Benjamin Eastman, Michael Ralph & Sean Brown

This insightful volume considers how to locate America in the sporting world: in the traditions and rituals of a national pastime or in the baseball academies run by American professional teams in the Dominican...


Modern Sport the Global Obsession

by Boria Majumdar & Fan Hong

Sport has become more than a simple physical expression or game- it now pervades all societies at all levels and has become bound up in nationalism, entertainment, patriotism and culture. Now a global obsession,...


Great Detroit Sports Debates

by Drew Sharp & Terry Foster

Any sports fan knows that nothing brings on more passion and opinion than a good old-fashioned debate. Drew Sharp and Terry Foster are no different, as they take on the top debates of all time in Detroit sports....


Duels in the Pool: Swimming's Greatest Rivalries

by Matthew De George

An individual sport at its core, swimming is defined by iconic rivalries such as those between Ian Thorpe and Grant Hackett, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, and Jenny Thompson and Dara Torres. Spanning nearly...


Passages: The Greatest Quotations from Sporting Literature

by Chuck Wechsler

This fascinating, 200-page book features the quotes from the best hunting, fishing, and nature writers to ever grace the pages of Sporting Classics. It’s laced with poignant passages from hunting stories by...


Severe Weather

by National Geographic

Severe weather events like hurricanes and tornadoes have increased fourfold in the last two decades, shaking the foundations of our existence. Weather-related tragedies have fascinated humans throughout time....


Golf Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Golf

by Matthew Silverman

What causes a golf ball to hook or slice? What are the origins of the terms “bogey” and “birdie”? Why was Jack Nicklaus called “The Golden Bear”? “Why is the Masters champion presented with a green...


The Sports Junkie's Book of Trivia, Terms, and Lingo: What They Are, Where They Came From, and How They're Used

by Harvey Frommer

Combining the content of two of Frommer's previous books, Sports Roots and Sports Lingo, this book not only explains how nicknames, namesakes, trophies, competitions, and expressions in the world of sports came...