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Best Boston Sports Arguments

by Jim Caple

Every Boston fan knows that the only thing better than watching sports is arguing about them - picking the best, the worst and who will come out on top. And no city tears its sports teams apart like we do in...


Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life in the Minor Leagues of Baseball

by John Feinstein

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball

“No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they’re pitching or hitting in Triple-A.” —Chris...


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...


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...


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...


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...


The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

by John J. Miller

The intriguing, never-before-fully-told story of how Theodore Roosevelt helped tosave the game that would become America’s most popular sport.

In its infancy during the late nineteenth century,the game of football...


The Riddle of Sphinx Rock: The life and times of Great Gable

by Ronald Turnbull & Colin Brash

‘Grand to look at, grand to look from, and grand to climb’ – so Great Gable was described over a hundred years ago. Probably the Lake District‘s best loved hill, it receives twenty thousand ascents each...


This Day in Philadelphia Sports

by Kevin Reavy, Brian Startare & Charlie Manuel

This Day in Philadelphia Sports offers a concise 366-day approach to looking back at the history of Philadelphia sports. Every day on the calendar is represented with a fun tidbit of information of what had...


Cricket's Greatest Rivalry: A History of the Ashes in 10 Matches

by Simon Hughes

'Hughes takes us on a breathless tour through cricket history, the great players, personalities, matches and events. He never slackens pace or dwells on the dry details of the scoreboard.' - The Times From...


Making Sport History: Disciplines, Identities and the Historiography of Sport

by Pascal Delheye

The field of sport history is a relatively new research domain, situated at the intersection of a number of disciplines and sub-disciplines.  This interdisciplinarity has created interesting avenues for growth...


Ali: The Official Portrait of the "Greatest"

by Nancy J. Hajeski

Muhammad Ali was one of the greatest champions of all time. His boxing skills were unparalleled, and his words have never been forgotten. From his birth in 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky to his first Golden Gloves...


Beyond the Sports Huddle: Mona on Minnesota

by Dave Mona

If it happened in Minnesota sports in the last forty years, Dave Mona was there. Working the sports beat for print and radio, covering the big stories and the ones others missed, rubbing shoulders with the stars...


Eight World Cups

by George Vecsey

On the eve of the 2014 World Cup, New York Times sports columnist George Vecsey offers a personal perspective on the beautiful game

Blending witty travelogue with action on the field—and shady dealings in back...


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...


The Magnificent Masters: Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Tom Weiskopf, and the 1975 Cliffhanger at Augusta

by Gil Capps

A captivating account of one of the greatest Masters Tournaments in history, when the battle between Nicklaus, Miller, and Weiskopf changed the world of golf


Spare Time in Texas: Recreation and History in the Lone Star State

by David G. McComb

What do Texans' pastimes and recreations say about their characters? Looking at Texas history from a new angle, David McComb starts from the premise that how people spend their leisure time may well reveal more...


Citizens and Sportsmen: Futbol and Politics in Twentieth-Century Chile

by Brenda Elsey

Fútbol, or soccer as it is called in the United States, is the most popular sport in the world. Millions of people schedule their lives and build identities around it. The World Cup tournament, played every...


Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty ofthe 1980s

by Jeff Pearlman

The New York Times bestselling author of Sweetness delivers the first all-encompassing account of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of professional sports' most-revered-and dominant-dynasties.

The Los Angeles...


The WWE Championship: A Look Back at the Rich History of the WWE Championship

by Kevin Sullivan

Suddenly it’s over, and in the center of the ring, one man is victorious. The referee raises his hand, and from somewhere (you’re not quite sure where because you’re still cheering), the shining symbol...