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Best Boston Sports Arguments

by Jim Caple

Every Boston fan knows that the only thing better than watching sports is arguing about them - picking the best, the worst and who will come out on top. And no city tears its sports teams apart like we do in...


Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

by John Feinstein

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball

“No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they’re pitching or hitting in Triple-A.” —Chris...


The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling

by David Shoemaker

Grantland and Deadspin correspondent presents a breakthrough examination of the professional wrestling, its history, its fans, and its wider cultural impact that does for the sport what Chuck Klosterman did...


The Forgotten Marlins: A Tribute to the 1956-1960 Original Miami Marlins

by Sam Zygner

The Forgotten Marlins pays tribute to the original Miami Marlins of the AAA International League, bringing to life one of the most colorful and flamboyant teams to play in baseball’s minor leagues. During...


When the Game Is on the Line: From the Man Who Brought the Heat to Miami and the Browns Back to Cleveland

by Rick Horrow

In an eye-opening lesson in high stakes politics, big business and civic responsibility, Horrow discusses the deals that create new stadiums and bring sports franchises to cities. In tracking his rise from first-year...


The Water Boy: From the Sidelines to the Owner's Box: Inside the Cfl, the Xfl, and the NFL

by Bob Ackles & Ian Mulgrew

In 1953, Bobby Ackles became the first water boy in the BC Lions Football Club. Today he is the team’s President and CEO. His star rose quickly from the very beginning, taking him from the sidelines to the...


A Social History of Tennis in Britain

by Robert J. Lake

From its advent in the mid-late nineteenth century as a garden-party pastime to its development into a highly commercialised and professionalised high-performance sport, the history of tennis in Britain reflects...


Burning Rubber: The Extraordinary Story of Formula One

by Charles Jennings

In Burning Rubber, Charles Jennings tells the fast and furious tale of motor sport's premier competition, from its earliest roots in the suicidal road races of the Edwardian age to the brave new world of Hamilton,...


An Epic Swindle: 44 Months with a Pair of Cowboys

by Brian Reade

An Epic Swindle is the inside story of how Liverpool FC came within hours of being re-possessed by the banks after the shambolic 44-month reign of American owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett. It is the tale...


Tales from the Cincinnati Bearcats Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Bearcat Stories Ever Told

by Michael Perry & Nick Lachey

Tales from the Cincinnati Bearcats Locker Room covers 10 coaching eras, from former National Football League standout John “Socko” Wiethe (1946-52) to Mick Cronin, the Cincinnati native who returned to his...


Tales from the Baltimore Ravens Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Ravens Stories Ever Told

by Tom Matte & Jeff Seidel

Tales from the Baltimore Ravens Sideline examines the history of the Baltimore football franchise since their move from Cleveland to Baltimore in 1996. The book chronicles how the team built itself into the...


Legends of Oklahoma Sooners Football

by Ray Dozier

Since 1895, the University of Oklahoma football program has amassed some impressive numbers: seven national championships, 47 consecutive wins, 44 conference championships, 28 bowl wins, five Heisman Trophy...


From the Babe to the Beards: The Boston Red Sox in the World Series

by Bill Nowlin & Jim Prime

With the “Curse” a distant memory, the Boston Red Sox are the first team this century to win three World Series titles. Before 2004, an obnoxious Yankees fan might have smirked: The Red Sox in the World Series...


Summer of Shadows: A Murder, A Pennant Race, and the Twilight of the Best Location in the Nation

by Jonathan Knight

Summer of Shadows is an intertwining narrative that tells the story of the 1954 Cleveland Indians (which would etch itself in history as one of the greatest baseball teams in MLB history) and the infamous murder...


Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

by Joe Cox, Alan Sullivan & Tom Leach

As one of the first voices of the University of Kentucky men's basketball program, Claude Sullivan (1924--1967) became a nationally known sportscasting pioneer. His career followed Kentucky's rise to prominence...


Derek Jeter #2: Thanks for the Memories

by David Fischer

This book commemorates “The Captain’s” career in pinstripes through words and images. David Fischer traces Derek Jeter’s legendary baseball career, from his early minor-league struggles, through his exhilarating...


21-194-13 Michgan Football's Greatest Era

by Barry Gallagher

Michigan Football's Greatest Era tells a sixty-three year story about the highs and lows of Michigan Football from 1948 to 2010. It details how the Wolverines slipped from the top of the college football world...


Tales from the San Diego Chargers Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Chargers Stories Ever Told

by Gerri Brooks, Sid Brooks & Dan Fouts

During his 27-year tenure with the San Diego Chargers, equipment manager Sid Brooks kept over 5,000 football players from appearing naked before their cheering fans. The first African American to hold the job...


1:59: The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Is Within Reach--Here's How It Will Go Down

by Philip Maffetone

What will it take to run a marathon in less than two hours?

The world’s fastest times for the marathon have been dropping since the distance of 26.2 miles was made official nearly one hundred years ago. But...


Wildcat Memories: Inside Stories from Kentucky Basketball Greats

by Doug Brunk & Dan Issel

Since the tenure of Coach Adolph Rupp, the University of Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team has been a virtual powerhouse, repeatedly dominating the Southeastern Conference and garnering eight national...