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Iditarod Adventures: Tales from Mushers Along the Trail

by Lew Freedman & Jon Van Zyle

Features the fascinating careers of Iditarod icons as well as the administrators, volunteers, and classic characters that keep the race "running."


Each Branch, Each Needle: An Anecdotal Memoir

by H. A. Dorfman

This book is the story of Harvey Dorfman, who rose from a childhood sickbed to experience numerous successes in the world of sports. Dorfman has been a teacher, coach, counselor, and a consultant in sport psychology....


Dreams

by Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis, team ambassador of the New Orleans Saints, is best known as a return specialist. Although Lewis did not play college football, he was signed by the Louisiana Bayou Beast in 1998. Lewis has also...


#2Sides: My Autobiography

by David Winner

Rio Ferdinand is one of the finest footballers of his generation – a Champions League and Premier League-winning centre back who began life as an ambitious kid on the council estates of south-east London only...


Mitch - The Real Story

by John Mitchell

Indisputably one of the most experienced coaches on the circuit, John Mitchell has arguably also been one of the most controversial. For although he made a success of all his tenures, he has challenged the structures...


Don't Let The Lipstick Fool You

by Lisa Leslie & Larry Burnett

Foreword by Earvin "Magic" Johnson

"Absolutely one of the best players ever to play the game." --Bill Walton

A three-time Olympic gold medalist, three-time MVP of the WNBA, and the first woman ever to dunk...


Call It Like It Is: The Jonathan Kaplan Story

by Jonathan Kaplan

The world of the international rugby referee has always been a closely guarded secret ... until now. As a Durban schoolboy, Jonathan Kaplan watched rugby at Kings Park every Saturday, dreaming of the day he...


The Advance Guide On Rod Blanks and a Rod Designer's Fishing Memoirs

by Daniel Chee

I first joined the fishing tackle industry as a fishing rod engineer for Shimano, this was later followed by the role of Product Manager for the fishing division. I have since moved on in my career; but as all...


A Rod Designer's Fishing Memoirs

by Daniel Chee

I first joined the fishing tackle industry as a fishing rod engineer for Shimano, this was later followed by the role of Product Manager for the fishing division. I have since moved on in my career; but as all...


Lionheart

by Richard Hibbard

The true story of a modern rugby warrior


Forever Blue: The Memoirs of a Lanier High School and University of Kentucky Football Coach

by Willie Moseley

They still call him "Coach." Bill Moseley closed out his career as a football player and coach almost 60 years ago, but his former players still call him "Coach," because his mentorship has meant that much to...


Rings: On the Life and Family of a Southern Fighter

by Randy Bates

In this momentous debut, Randy Bates finds in the daily lives of one American family the pathos and drama we usually associate with the finest fiction. Rings is strict, however, in presenting only actual people...


Land of Second Chances: The Impossible Rise of Rwanda's Cycling Team

by Tim Lewis

Hailed as "the sports book of the year," Land of Second Chances is the inspiring true story of four men who found a new hope for Rwanda. Meet Adrien Niyonshuti, Tom Ritchey, Jonathan Boyer, and Paul Kagame....


The Poisoned Chalice: The rise and fall of the post-isolation Springbok coaches

by Gavin Rich

The Springboks have had several post-isolation coaches, and if they agree on nothing else, they will concur that everyone in the job suffers enormous pressure. It has been called a poisoned chalice, and everyone,...


Our Father: The Prodigal Son Returns

by Bruce Smith & David Rowlands

Our Father is a compelling memoir by Bruce Smith chronicling his life as a fatherless boy growing up in segregated Texas and his rise to fame and fortune as a star professional football player and real estate...


The Kings of Swing: Behind the Scenes with South Africa's Golfing Greats

by Craig Urquhart

The Kings of Swing is the intimate and extraordinary story of those South African golfers who have won numerous Major championships - more than any other nation outside of the United States. Their victories...


All American: The Rise and Fall of Jim Thorpe

by Bill Crawford

"All American is riveting and grand-that rare pairing of exquisite writing and unassailable research. Crawford delivers you to an age when iconic titans like Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner marched across the planet,...


Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball

by Scott Simon

"An extraordinary book . . . invitingly written and brisk."

--Chicago Tribune

"Perhaps no one has ever told the tale [of Robinson's arrival in the major leagues] so well as [Simon] does in this extended essay."...


George: The Poor Little Rich Boy Who Built the Yankee Empire

by Peter Golenbock

The biography of one of the most controversial figures in sports: New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner

For 34 years, he berated his players and tormented Yankees managers and employees. He played fast and...


Winning: From Walk-On to Captain, in Football and Life

by Gary Brackett & Tony Dungy

Framed within the frenzy leading up to a Super Bowl, Gary Brackett flashes back to the defining moments and lessons in his journey leading to the threshold of a championship season. With his heart metaphorically...