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The Mannings: The Fall and Rise of a Football Family

by Lars Anderson

From New York Times bestselling author Lars Anderson comes a revealing portrait of the first family of American sports.

 

What the Kennedys are to politics, the Mannings are to football. Two generations have...


The Sportscaster's Daughter: A Memoir

by Cindi Michael

Despite being disowned by her father-sportscaster George Michael, is said to be the man who inspired ESPN's SportsCenter-Cindi Michael manages financially and heals emotionally, ultimately finding confidence...


Carry On

by Lisa Fenn

In the spirit of The Blind Side and Friday Night Lights comes a tender and profoundly moving memoir about an ESPN producer’s unexpected relationship with two disabled wrestlers from inner city Cleveland, and...


Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away: A Love Letter to My Family

by Ben Utecht & Mark Tabb

“In this book, Ben doesn’t allow injury, setbacks, and disappointments to define him. His faith and love for his family provide perspective in the midst of challenging circumstances.” —Tony Dungy, Hall...


Call-out

by Hamish MacInnes

Call-out is the definitive collection of tales about early mountain rescue in the Highlands of Scotland from Hamish MacInnesEverest pioneer and arguably the most famous Scottish mountaineer of the twentieth...


Greater Than Gold

by David Boudia & Tim Ellsworth

One of America’s most heralded young divers, David Boudia twice went for Olympic gold, training obsessively and whole-heartedly for success. In his first Olympics, he failed miserably, not winning a single...


Crimson Nation: The Shaping of the South's Most Dominant Football Team

by Eli Gold

The Crimson Tide have won 16 national championships (more than any other school), produced more than 100 All-Americans, and sent more than 200 players to the NFL. Alabama is arguably the most successful and...


Collision Course

by Jason Henderson

Mary Decker's clash with Zola Budd at the 1984 Los Angeles Games is one of the biggest and most controversial events in Olympic history. In a head-to-head that gripped the imagination of the world, the 3000...


Hitting Across the Line

by Viv Richards

The career of cricket’s greatest enigma, Viv Richardsm spans a tumultuous 20 years. Born Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards in Antiqua he made his first-class debut for the leeward Islands in 1971, and his Test...


Ty Cobb, Baseball, and American Manhood: A Red-Blooded Sport for Red-Blooded Men

by Steven Elliott Tripp

As the first baseball player to achieve real celebrity status, Ty Cobb embodies the strength and determination of classic masculinity. His grit and stubbornness, however, form a legacy that has been both lauded...


This Mum Runs

by Jo Pavey

The inspirational story of athlete Jo Pavey, the runner and mum heading to a record-breaking fifth Olympic Games at Rio 2016.

'Come-back races? I've had more than a few, the night of 10 May 2014 was the ultimate...


Forman's Games

by Lance Forman

On 6 July 2005, the world held a collective intake of breath as IOC president Jacques Rogge declared: 'The games of the 30th Olympiad in 2012 are awarded to the city of … London.'

Despite the images of jubilant...


Swee'pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends

by John Valenti & Ron Naclerio

“If you care about basketball or about people, you will care about this book.” —(John Feinstein, author of Season on the Brink)

“[Daniels’s] story was quite powerful in an age before the Internet and...


The Picador Book of Cricket

by Ramachandra Guha

A tribute to the finest writers on the game of cricket and an acknowledgement that the great days of cricket literature are behind us. There was a time when major English writers – P. G. Wodehouse, Arthur...


Mount Everest 1938

by H.W. Tilman & Steve Bell

It’s 1938, the British have thrown everything they’ve got at Everest but they’ve still not reached the summit. War in Europe seems inevitable; the Empire is shrinking. Still reeling from failure in 1936,...


Kicking It Around the Globe: Tall Tales from the Rugby Pitch to the Pub

by Matthew Burke

Not too many footballers reach the pinnacle of their sport, while along the way being sledged by ball-boys, mystified by the 'coffee-table' rule, terrified by Jonah Lomu and sharing a rum and Coke with the future...


Fall from Grace: The Truth and Tragedy of ¿Shoeless Joe¿ Jackson

by Tim Hornbaker

Considered by Ty Cobb as “the finest natural hitter in the history of the game,” “Shoeless Joe” Jackson is ranked with the greatest players to ever step onto a baseball diamond. With a career .356 batting...


Blue Apple Switchback: A Memoir

by Carrie Highley

At age forty, Carrie Highley finally decided to take on the biggest switchback of her life: Upon her bicycle, and with the help of her mentor's wisdom, she shed everything she was taught to believe as a young...


Muhammad Ali: A Tribute to the Greatest

by Thomas Hauser

Stripping away the revisionism to reveal the true nature of the man himself, this new book recounts the life journey of a fighter universally recognized as a unique and treasured world icon.  Few global personalities...


1966: My World Cup Story

by Bobby Charlton

Fifty years on, a legend remembers.

In 1966 England won the World Cup at Wembley. Sir Bobby Charlton, England's greatest ever player, was there on the pitch. Now, fifty years on, Sir Bobby looks back on the most...