Nature, recreation and sports / Sports & recreation / Essays

Best Selling

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

 

Category

Delete Essays

 

Language

English (89)

French (7)

German (1)

Spanish (0)

Italian (11)

 

Protection

All (89)

DRM Free (2)

DRM (87)

More options

The Best American Sports Writing 2014

by Christopher Mcdougall & Glenn Stout

The Best American Sports Writing gathers the very best from sports journalists from the past year.


Surf Is Where You Find It

by Gerry Lopez, Rob Machado & Steve Pezman

Written by one of the most revered surfers of his generation, Gerry Lopez's Surf Is Where You Find It is a collection of stories about a lifetime of surfing. But more than that, it is a collection of stories...


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...


Tales from the Maryland Terrapins: A Collection of the Greatest Terrapin Stories Ever Told

by Dave Ungrady & Boomer Esiason

In this reissue of Tales from the Maryland Terrapins, fans can relive the most profound memories from more than 100 years of athletics at the University of Maryland in College Park. Authored by David Ungrady,...


Tales from the Vanderbilt Commodores: A Collection of the Greatest Commodore Stories Ever Told

by Chris Lee

Though boasting a smaller student body than most other Southeastern Conference schools, Vanderbilt University’s spirit and passion is without bounds—and with good reason. This book highlights several Vandy...


Facing Michael Jordan: Players Recall the Greatest Basketball Player Who Ever Lived

by Kent McDill & Sean Deveney

Relive the magic of the greatest player to ever step on the court.

“Air Jordan,” “His Airness,” “MJ.”

Whatever you call him, Michael Jeffrey Jordan can be considered one of the greatest basketball players...


Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Golf and Sport: The Joy, Frustration, and Humor of Golf and Sport

by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Amy Newmark

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Golf and Sport contains Chicken Soup for the Soul’s 101 best stories and poems about golfers, golfing, and other sports. This book has fresh appeal to golfers and makes...


Tales from the Denver Broncos Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Broncos Stories Ever Told

by Andrew Mason

This new addition to the best-selling “Tales from the Sidelines” series captures the memorable moments, colorful characters, outstanding players, and championship seasons that are part of the Broncos’ storied...


Tiger, Meet My Sister...: And Other Things I Probably Shouldn't Have Said

by Rick Reilly

Rick Reilly has been called “one of the funni­est humans on the planet—an indescribable amalgam of Dave Barry, Jim Murray, and Lewis Grizzard, with the timing of Jay Leno and the wit of Johnny Carson”...


Ivy League Athletes: Profiles in Excellence at America's Most Competitive Schools

by Sal Maiorana & Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ten profiles that show what sets Ivy League student athletes apart


Sports in America

by James A. Michener

Originally published in 1976, James A. Michener’s explosive, spectacular Sports in America is a prescient examination of the crisis in American sports that is still unfolding to this day. Pro basketball players...


The First Tip-Off: The Incredible Story of the Birth of the NBA

by Charley Rosen

"Charley Rosen has undertaken the challenge of documenting the latest and greatest history of the game professionally--and has done so to great success. . . . . When I finished the book it seemed as if I had...


Are We There Yet?: Tales from the Never-Ending Travels of WWE Superst

by Robert Caprio

True, or mostly true, stories of the road from: John Cena, Mark Henry, Teddy Long, Shannon Moore, Matt Hardy, The Hurricane, Dr. Tom Prichard, Molly Holly, Dave Hebner, Rico, Brooklyn Brawler, Kane, Jim "J.R."...


WWE Legends

by Brian Solomon

WWE Legends gives fans an inside look at more than fifty of the greatest wrestlers ever to slip between the ropes and enter the “squared circle.”

They were World Heavyweight Champions: Bob Backlund, Superstar...


No Finish Line

by Marla Runyan & Sally Jenkins

The courageous autobiography of the first legally blind athlete to compete in the Olympic Games.

 

Millions watched in awe as Marla Runyan ran the 1500 meter event in Sydney. But few know the real story of...


The Best American Sports Writing 2013

by Glenn Stout & J. R. Moehringer

The Best American Sports Writing gathers the very best from sports journalists from the past year.


Modern Sport - The Global Obsession

by Boria Majumdar & Fan Hong

Sport has become more than a simple physical expression or game- it now pervades all societies at all levels and has become bound up in nationalism, entertainment, patriotism and culture. Now a global obsession,...


The Breaks of the Game

by David Halberstam

More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize-winner...


Monday Morning Quarterback

by Jonathan Yardley

In Monday Morning Quarterback, Washington D.C.'s best known columnist offers his wit and wisdom on America in the 1990s, from politics and culture to sports and literature.


Fan Mail: Twenty Years of Writing About Soccer (an eBook original from Riverhead Books)

by Nick Hornby

A new collection of soccer writing by the bestselling author of Fever Pitch.

After the phenomenal success of Fever Pitch, Nick Hornby tried to avoid writing about soccer, for fear that he'd be writing about...