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Louis van Gaal

by Maarten Meijer

So who is Louis Van Gaal? An inflexible ex-PE teacher who only knows how to act like a dictator or a footballing visionary that has made him one of the greatest ever European managers?

Wherever he has gone,...


Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story

by Jake Tapper

In every arena, Jesse Ventura puts a headlock on the competition--now he's turning the country on its ear.

How did an outrageous, outspoken, boa-wearing pro wrestler nab the title of Minnesota's governor in an...


Beating Goliath

by Art Briles & Don Yaeger

Growing up in Rule, Texas, Art Briles learned at a young age the importance of hard work and faith from his parents. Soon that faith would be tested.

On their way to see him play in a college football game,...


Pain Don't Hurt

by Mark Miller & Shelby Jones

The no-holds-barred memoir from kickboxer Mark "Fightshark" Miller, the only professional fighter in history to return to the ring after open-heart surgery

In 2007, Mark Miller was a rising star in professional...


Keep Australia On Your Left

by Eric Stiller

"You mad bastards. You mad bloody bastards."

The challenge? Paddle a kayak around Australia.

As Eric Stiller and Tony Brown would discover, the attempt would be a fascinating, frustrating, maddening, and at times...


Hanging On: A life inside British climbing's golden age

by Martin Boysen

The start of a love affair. ‘I kicked off my shoes and prepared to climb in stocking feet, aware of an enormous sense of occasion as I laid hands on the rock and stepped up on the first rounded hold. It was...


Willie Pep vs. Sandy Saddler: Notes on the Boxing Legends and Epic Rivalry

by Doug Werner

Any discussion of great boxers must include Willie Pep and Sandy Saddler—midcentury featherweight champions whose heroics electrified the fistic world then and reverberate today. This book explores the boxing...


The Devil and Bobby Hull

by Gare Joyce

An award-winning writer sets the record straight on hockey's forgotten golden boy--Bobby Hull

In his prime, few could dispute Bobby Hull's athletic brilliance--the first to have five 50-goal seasons, the highest...


A Clean Break: My Story

by Christophe Bassons, Beno¿t Hopquin & Peter Cossins

Christophe Bassons is a former professional cyclist. His career was a successful one albeit never in the full glare of the media. That all changed when, in 1998, the Festina doping scandal broke and Bassons...


George Raynor: The Greatest Coach England Never Had

by Ashley Hyne

The Guinness Book of Records called him the most successful football coach in history but English-born, George Raynor is the great unknown of British football. His remarkable successes (coaching 'amateur' Sweden...


Run to Overcome: The Inspiring Story of an American Champion's Long-Distance Quest to Achieve a Big Dream

by Dick Patrick, Meb Keflezighi & Joan Benoit Samuelson

The incredible true story of Meb Keflezighi, winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon!

When Meb Keflezighi signed up to run the Boston Marathon in 2014, no one expected him to be the first to cross the finish line....


When the Game Stands Tall, Special Movie Edition: The Story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football's Longest Winning Streak

by Neil Hayes & John Madden

Revised and updated edition of the book to accompany the major motion picture directed by Thomas Carter and starring Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Laura Dern, and Clancy Brown.

This insider’s account of the...


I Am Zlatan: My Story on and Off the Field

by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Lagercrantz & Ruth Urbom

Daring, flashy, innovative, volatile—no matter what they call him, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of soccer’s brightest stars. A top-scoring striker with Paris Saint-Germain and captain of the Swedish national...


A Cuban Boxer's Journey

by Brin-Jonathan Butler

THE STORY OF CUBAN BOXER AND POLITICAL PARIAH GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX'S HARROWING DECISION TO DEFECT IN HOPES OF REAPING THE REWARDS OF THE AMERICAN DREAM

“What is one million dollars compared to the love of eight...


The Zen of Zim

by Don Zimmer & Lou Piniella

Don Zimmer is baseball. His first book, Zim-A Baseball Life, was a New York Times bestseller and one of the best baseball memoirs ever published. Now, in The Zen of Zim, one of baseball's most beloved figures...


An Endangered Species

by David Gower

As a cricketer, David Gower was famed for the elegance of his strokeplay as one of England's greatest batsmen and for his superb fielding. As a captain, he led his country to Ashes success, yet some queried...


Bend It Like Bullard

by Jimmy Bullard

A rip-roaring, life-enhancing, hilarious memoir from a football cult hero; very much in the same vein as recent bestsellers from Paul Merson and Jeff Stelling. Jimmy Bullard may not have had the perfect hair-do,...


England Managers

by Brian Glanville

The England national team has had 12 full-time managers and Brian Glanville has known them all. In this fascinating account of each man his strengths, weaknesses and impact on the game Brian Glanville provides...


Born to Manage: The Autobiography

by Terry Venables

After a playing career that spanned more than 15 years, and took in golden spells in the sixties with Chelsea and Spurs, it was almost inevitable that Terry Venables would move into management. Following early...


The Professor: The Life Story of Azumah Nelson

by Ashley Morrison

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Azumah Nelson has been described as the greatest boxer to come out of Africa. Born the year after his home nation of Ghana gained independence, he played a major part in putting this new country on...