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Citizens and Sportsmen: Fútbol and Politics in Twentieth-Century Chile

by Brenda Elsey

Fútbol, or soccer as it is called in the United States, is the most popular sport in the world. Millions of people schedule their lives and build identities around it. The World Cup tournament, played every...


Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty ofthe 1980s

by Jeff Pearlman

The New York Times bestselling author of Sweetness delivers the first all-encompassing account of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of professional sports' most-revered-and dominant-dynasties.

The Los Angeles...


The WWE Championship: A Look Back at the Rich History of the WWE Championship

by Kevin Sullivan

Suddenly it’s over, and in the center of the ring, one man is victorious. The referee raises his hand, and from somewhere (you’re not quite sure where because you’re still cheering), the shining symbol...


Sound and Fury: Two Powerful Lives, One Fateful Friendship

by Dave Kindred

Muhammad Ali and Howard Cosell were must-see TV long before that phrase became ubiquitous. Individually interesting, together they were mesmerizing. They were profoundly different -- young and old, black and...


Who Invented the Bicycle Kick?

by Paul Simpson & Uli Hesse

The ultimate collection of soccer's greatest lore and legends, by two of the world's most knowledgeable soccer journalists

Who Invented the Bicycle Kick? is a rollicking run through 100 years of global soccer...


When Nothing Else Matters: Michael Jordan's Last Comeback

by Michael Leahy

As one of the greatest, most celebrated athletes in history, Michael Jordan conquered professional basketball as no one had before. Powered by a potent mix of charisma, nearly superhuman abilities, and a ferocious...


The Sons of Westwood: John Wooden, UCLA, and the Dynasty That Changed College Basketball

by John Matthew Smith

College basketball's most dynamic dynasty, on and off the hardwood


67

by Damien Cox & Gord Stellick

In 1967 the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup in a stunning defeat of the mighty Montreal Canadiens. No other Leafs team has been able to do it again. As the years pass, the legend grows. The men who were...


The Art of a Beautiful Game: The Thinking Fan's Tour of the NBA

by Chris Ballard

In The Art of a Beautiful Game, Chris Ballard, the award-winning Sports Illustrated writer who has covered the NBA for the past decade, goes behind the scenes to examine basketball in ways that will surprise...


Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World

by Nicholas Griffin

THE SPRING OF 1971 heralded the greatest geopolitical realignment in a generation. After twenty-two years of antagonism, China and the United States suddenly moved toward a détente—achieved not by politicians...


Squash: A History of the Game

by James Zug & George Plimpton

The first comprehensive history of squash in the United States, Squash incorporates every aspect of this increasingly popular sport: men's and women's play, juniors and intercollegiates, singles and doubles,...


From The Press Box: Seventy Years of Great Moments in Irish Sport

by Peter Byrne

Following the success of his book My Part of the Day, first published in 1981, Peter Byrne’s second collection of stories, From the Press Box, provides fitting testimony to the most successful era in the history...


Ditka: The Player, the Coach, the Chicago Bears Legend

by Chicago Tribune Staff

Composed of a carefully curated selection of archival Chicago Tribune columns and features, Ditka is a hard-hitting look at the Chicago Bears' legendary player and coach. Mike Ditka was drafted by the Bears...


Sport in Europe: Politics, Class, Gender

by J A Mangan

This book examines the cultural, social, political, economic and aesthetic history of Sport in Europe. As sport has grown, progressively replacing religion, in its power to excite passion, provide emotional...


From Fair Sex to Feminism: Sport and the Socialization of Women in the Industrial and Post-Industrial Eras

by J A Mangan & Roberta J Park

First published in 1987 with the aim of deepening understanding of the place of women in the cultural heritage of modern society, this collection of essays brings together the previously discrete perspectives...


The Social History of English Rowing

by Neil Wigglesworth

This book seeks to redress the balance of reporting in the sport's literature which has always favoured the activities of aquatic gentlemen at the public schools, Oxford and Cambridge Universities, Henley Regatta...


Rise of a Dynasty: The '57 Celtics, the First Banner, and the Dawning of a NewAmerica

by Bill Reynolds

On a fateful day in 1957, the country saw the Boston Celtics and the St. Louis Hawks face off in one of the most dramatic NBA games in history. But the score at the final buzzer told only part of the story....


International Sport: A Bibliography, 1995-1999: An Index to Sports History Journals, Conference Proceedings and Essay Collections

by Richard William Cox

There has been an explosion in the quantity of sports history literature published in recent years, making it increasingly difficult to keep abreast of developments. The annual number of publications has increased...


A Great Game: The Forgotten Leafs & the Rise of Professional Hockey

by Stephen J. Harper

Drawing on extensive archival records and illustrations, histories of the sport, and newspaper files, Canada’s Prime Minister delves into the fascinating early years of ice hockey.

In the tumultuous beginnings...


Their Life's Work: The Brotherhood of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers, Then and Now

by Gary M. Pomerantz

ONE TEAM. FOUR SUPER BOWL CHAMPIONSHIPS. TWELVE HALL OF FAMERS. TWO HUNDRED INTERVIEWS.

They were the best to ever play the game: the Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970s. Three decades later their names echo in...