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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...

You're Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck: The Further Adventures of America's Everyman Outdoorsman

by Bill Heavey

Writing for magazines and newspapers for more than twenty years, including two decades at Field & Stream, Bill Heavey has become famous as America’s everyman outdoorsman, unafraid to draw attention to his...

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...

Beyond the Game: The Collected Sportswriting of Gary Smith

by Gary Smith

“Sport comes to us in boxes—the perimeter of our TV screen or the boundary lines of fields and courts. As much as I enjoy what goes on inside those boxes, I’ve always had the urge to bust out of them. I’ve...

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...

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.

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...

The Red Smith Reader

by Dave Anderson & Terence Smith

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1976, Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith is considered one of the greatest sportswriters ever to live. Put alongside Ring Lardner, Red Smith was beloved by those who read him because...

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...

Seattle Seahawks Super Season: Notes from a 12 on the Best Season in Seahawks History

by Mark Tye Turner

Relive the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Season through the eyes of the 12th Man. From the perspective of a dedicated Seahawks fan, Mark Tye Turner, author of Notes from a 12 Man, com­piles this vivid and insightful...

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 Voyage of the Cormorant

by Christian Beamish & Ken Perkins

Christian Beamish, a former editor at The Surfer’s Journal, envisioned a low-tech, self-reliant exploration for surf along the coast of North America, using primarily clothes and instruments available to his...

Simple Fly Fishing: Techniques for Tenkara and Rod and Reel

by Yvon Chouinard, Craig Mathews & Mauro Mazzo

Modern-day fly fishing, like much in life, has become exceedingly complex, with high-tech gear, a confusing array of flies and terminal tackle, accompanied by high-priced fishing guides. This book reveals that...

Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete

by Scott Johnston, Steve House & Mark Twight

In Training for the New Alpinism, Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice...

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...

Of Woods and Waters: A Kentucky Outdoors Reader

by Ron Ellis

Since the opening of the American frontier, Kentucky's vast wilderness has cast a spell over those who have walked among the trees of its majestic forests or alongside its creeks and rivers brimming with catfish,...