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Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero

by Leigh Montville

He was The Kid. The Splendid Splinter. Teddy Ballgame. One of the greatest figures of his generation, and arguably the greatest baseball hitter of all time. But what made Ted Williams a legend – and a lightning...


Blood, Sweat, & Bears: Putting a "dent" in the Game I Love

by Richard Dent & Fred Mitchell

Richard Dent, a cornerstone of the Bears' overwhelming defense during their Super Bowl run, and a 2011 inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, was an 8th-round draft pick out of tiny Tennessee State in...


Barney Ross: The Life of a Jewish Fighter

by Douglas Century

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Born Dov-Ber Rasofsky to Eastern European immigrant parents, Barney Ross grew up in a tough Chicago neighborhood and witnessed his father’s murder, his mother’s nervous...


Alive and Kicking

by Andy Legg

A title in the Quick Reads series by footballer Andy Legg.


Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong

by David Walsh

The basis for the upcoming major motion picture The Program directed by Stephen Frears (High Fidelity, The Queen, Philomena), starring Chris O'Dowd as journalist David Walsh and Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong....


All the Rage: The Life of an NFL Renegade

by Charles Haley

One of the most unpredictable players in professional sports unleashes his strong views on everything--the NFL in general, the teams he's played on, the coaches he's played for, and the players he's played with....


Running to Extremes

by Lisa Tamati

Lisa Tamati takes on some of the world's most extreme ultra-races - an inspiring look at the reality of a long-distance runner.


A Golfer's Life

by Arnold Palmer

There has never been a golfer to rival Arnold Palmer. He's the most aggressive, most exciting player the game has ever known, a dynamo famous for coming from behind to make bold last-minute charges to victory....


Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

by Geoffrey C. Ward

In this vivid biography Geoffrey C. Ward brings back to life the most celebrated — and the most reviled — African American of his age.

Jack Johnson battled his way out of obscurity and poverty in the Jim...


Peter Williams Designed To Race

by Peter Williams

On his day, Peter Williams was the best motorcycle road racer in the world and is one of that small band of sportsmen, 'the best never to win a World Championship'. Peter's unique career in the 1960s and 1970s...


But Now I See: My Journey from Blindness to Olympic Gold

by Steve Eubanks, Steven Holcomb & Geoff Bodine

One of the top bobsledders in the world and leader of the four-man American team, Steven Holcomb had finished sixth in the 2006 Olympics and medaled in nearly every competition he entered. He was considered...


Carra: My Autobiography

by Jamie Carragher

For the Anfield faithful, Jamie Carragher represents everything that is great about Liverpool Football Club, prompting the Kop to sing 'we all dream of a team of Carraghers'. The club's vice-captain, longest-serving...


Sculthorpe

by Paul Sculthorpe

PAUL SCULTHORPE is the man who was born to be a superstar. Touted as a future Great Britain skipper before he even played his first game as a professional, he has more than lived up to the billing over the ensuing...


One Chance

by Josh Lewsey

Josh Lewsey is a household name in English rugby. He has been a Rugby World Cup winner, part of the prestigious British Lions squad and a crucial member of the Wasps team, one of the most successful UK premiership...


Flame Of Adventure

by Simon Yates

Simon Yates, author of Against the Wall, takes us back to his early years as a climber - the escapades and excitement of a young life lived on the edge and for the moment, when experience was all-important and...


Senna Versus Prost

by Malcolm Folley

In the late eighties and early nineties, Formula One was at its most explosive, with thrilling races, charismatic drivers, nail-biting climaxes - and the most deadly rivalry ever witnessed in sport. Two of Formula...


Football, My Life

by Lou Macari

Football has dominated Lou Macari's life. Taken on as an apprentice by Celtic in the wake of their 1967 European Cup triumph, Macari learnt his football the old-fashioned way. He quickly broke into the first...


Lovejoy on Football

by Tim Lovejoy

Tim Lovejoy loves football. Along with Helen Chamberlain he presented Soccer AM for more than a decade to become as much a part of a football fan's weekend as phone-ins, back-page EXCLUSIVES and the vidiprinter....


Clough The Autobiography

by Brian Clough

For the last three decades Brian Clough has been the most charismatic manager in football. Funny, outrageous, sentimental, he stands out sharply from the bland men in suits. Though his talent has earned him...


Blade Runner

by Oscar Pistorius

Blade Runner is the inspirational memoir of Oscar Pistorius. Discover his incredible, emotional journey from disabled toddler to international sports phenomenon.

At eleven months old, Oscar Pistorius had both...