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Hail to the Redskins

by Adam Lazarus

At last, the definitive account of the Redskins’ championship decade

Based on more than ninety original interviews, here is the rollicking chronicle of the famed Washington Redskins teams of the Joe Gibbs years—one...


When the Game is on the Line: From the Man Who Brought the Heat to Miami and the Browns Back to Cleveland

by Rick Horrow

In an eye-opening lesson in high stakes politics, big business and civic responsibility, Horrow discusses the deals that create new stadiums and bring sports franchises to cities. In tracking his rise from first-year...


Boxing in Philadelphia: Tales of Struggle and Survival

by Gabe Oppenheim

In this book, author Gabe Oppenheim examines the rise and fall of boxing in Philadelphia, and how it often mirrored the city’s own narrative arc. Throughout, Oppenheim weaves together cultural history, urban...


A History of NFL Preseason and Exhibition Games: 1986 to 2013

by Mark L. Ford

This book provides information on every NFL and AFL preseason game played from 1986 to 2013. Interesting events, significant games, key players, new rules, and off-season developments are all detailed, making...


A History of NFL Preseason and Exhibition Games: 1960 to 1985

by Mark L. Ford

This book provides information on every NFL and AFL preseason game played from 1960 to 1985. Interesting events, significant games, key players, new rules, and off-season developments are all detailed, making...


Summer of Shadows: A Murder, A Pennant Race, and the Twilight of the Best Location in the Nation

by Jonathan Knight

Summer of Shadows is an intertwining narrative that tells the story of the 1954 Cleveland Indians (which would etch itself in history as one of the greatest baseball teams in MLB history) and the infamous murder...


21-194-13 Michgan Football's Greatest Era

by Barry Gallagher

Michigan Football's Greatest Era tells a sixty-three year story about the highs and lows of Michigan Football from 1948 to 2010. It details how the Wolverines slipped from the top of the college football world...


The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

by John J. Miller

John J. Miller delivers the intriguing, never-before-told story of how Theodore Roosevelt saved American Football—a game that would become the nation’s most popular sport. Miller’s sweeping, novelistic...


A Nearly Perfect Season: The Inside Story of the 1984 San Francisco 49ers

by Chris Willis

The San Francisco 49ers entered the 1984 season determined to erase the memory of their three point loss to the Washington Redskins in the NFC Championship Game the year before. Nineteen games later, they had...


Pooling Talent: Swimming's Greatest Teams

by Matthew De George

Pooling Talent highlights relay teams, squads, and programs spanning nearly a century of competitive swimming. From the 1976 U.S. Women’s 400 Freestyle relay to the 2001 Australian squad, and even including...


Hello Canada!

by Scott Young

The life of Canadian broadcasting legend Foster Hewitt is recounted in vivid detail in author Scott Young’s moving biography. From his early days as a sports announcer on local radio to his nationwide success...


Who Invented the Bicycle Kick?

by Paul Simpson & Uli Hesse

Published in time for the 2014 World Cup, the ultimate collection of soccer’s greatest lore and legends, illustrated with 100 black-and-white photos, by two of the world’s most knowledgeable soccer journalists....


The Olympic Games: The First Thousand Years

by M. I. Finley & H. W. Pleket

A definitive survey of the Olympic Games, from 776 B.C. to A.D. 261. Readers are introduced, with absorbing detail, to the games' events and their historical, social, and religious context. 40 unnumbered plates...


Athletics in the Ancient World

by E. Norman Gardiner

Concise, convincing book emphasizes relationship between Greek and Roman athletics and religion, art, and education. Colorful descriptions of the pentathlon, foot-race, wrestling, boxing, ball playing, and more....


'67: The Maple Leafs

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...


Open Ice

by Jack Falla

Second only to family, the game of hockey is the tribe to which sports writer Jack Falla passionately belongs. If

Home Ice let readers in on the role hockey played in his early life,

Open Ice takes them on a...


A Season In Time

by Todd Denault

Twenty years after the fact, the mere mention of the 1992-93 NHL season brings back vivid memories for hockey fans across North America. The last time that the Montreal Canadiens hoisted the Stanley Cup, Wayne...


Sports in the Aftermath of Tragedy: From Kennedy to Katrina

by Michael Gavin

In Sports in the Aftermath of Tragedy: From Kennedy to Katrina, Michael Gavin explores how columnists have written about sports’ role in the national recovery from specific tragedies. Beginning with John F....


As The Puck Turns

by Brian Conacher

The Conacher name is well known across the country as the first family of hockey. Son of hockey legend Lionel Conacher—Canada's Athlete of the First Half-Century (1900-1950)—as well as the sixth family member...


The Forgotten Marlins: A Tribute to the 1956-1960 Original Miami Marlins

by Sam Zygner

The Forgotten Marlins pays tribute to the original Miami Marlins of the AAA International League, bringing to life one of the most colorful and flamboyant teams to play in baseball’s minor leagues. During...