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Friday, Saturday, Sunday in Texas

by Nick Eatman

A veteran Texas sports writer offers a lively, up-close look at football in Texas—the fullest portrait ever conceived—viewed through the interwoven stories of three teams, Plano Senior High School, Baylor...


Hockey Strong: Stories of Sacrifice from Inside the NHL

by Todd Smith

For the casual enthusiast and hockey fanatic alike comes a collection of essays and photographs celebrating the grit and dedication of hockey players to withstand injury and hardship to play the sport they love....


I Am Duran: My Autobiography

by Roberto Duran

They called him “Manos de Piedra”—Hands of Stone—and he was one of the greatest boxers of all time. Now Roberto Durán tells his unbelievable story: from the streets of Panama to being crowned one of...


Believing in Magic: My Story of Love, Overcoming Adversity, and Keeping the Faith

by Cookie Johnson & Denene Millner

In her new memoir, Cookie Johnson, wife of NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson, shares details of her marriage, motherhood, faith, and how an HIV diagnosis twenty-five years ago changed the course of their...


Forward

by Abby Wambach

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." —NPR

"Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls...


Running Man: A Memoir

by Charlie Engle

A compulsively readable, remarkably candid memoir from world class ultra-marathon runner Charlie Engle chronicling his globe-spanning races, his record-breaking run across the Sahara Desert, and how running...


Eat My Schwartz

by Geoff Schwartz, Mitch Schwartz & Seth Kaufman

Geoff and Mitchell Schwartz are the NFL’s most improbable pair of offensive linemen. They started their football careers late, not playing a down of organized football until they joined their low-key high...


Chasing Dreams: Living My Life One Yard at a Time

by Jim Bruton & Jerry Kill

When University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill stepped down due to health concerns in October 2015, he said, "I can't do what I love doing anymore." What Kill loved doing, and did remarkably well, was...


Head Ball Coach

by Steve Spurrier & Buddy Martin

College football's most colorful, endearing, and successful pioneer, Steve Spurrier, shares his story of a life in football -- from growing up in Tennessee to winning the Heisman Trophy to playing and coaching...


Hope

by Hope Powell

Hope Powell was a skinny little black girl from South London who only ever wanted to play football. Brought up in a violent home, she was actively discouraged from playing. The original Bend It Like Beckham...


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...