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Sports & Recreation - Essays
“It's easy to do anything in victory. It’s in defeat that a man reveals himself.” —Floyd Patterson Twenty-two notable writers—including Bob Sullivan, Abby Ellin, Mike Pesca, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Louisa Hall, an...
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From the former executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame comes a sweeping and lively history of the National Football League, timed to coincide with the NFL’s 100th anniversary season. “I can think of no one better qualifi...
ISBN: 9780593150320Unabridged Download
A sweeping and revelatory history of basketball, drawing upon hundreds of hours of interviews with the greatest players, coaches, executives, and journalists in the history of the game.In an effort to tell the complete story of basketball in all its ...
ISBN: 9780525529385Unabridged Download
Make it easy on yourself - read John Updike in Large Print!* All Random House Large Print Editions are published in a 16-point typeGolf is neither work nor play, John Updike tells us: "Golf is a trip."Golf has been the subject of many books...
ISBN: 9780525631330Unabridged Download
The subject of the major motion picture Hands of Stone starring Ana de Armas, Ellen Barkin, Robert De Niro, and Edgar Ramirez. Roberto Duran is a sporting legend. Often called the greatest boxer of all time, he held world titles at four dif...
ISBN: 9781524750633Unabridged Download
“I want to start conversations, and even better, arguments.” – From the Introduction One of the most outspoken and original voices in sports sounds off while revealing his incredible life story. Jalen Rose has never b...
ISBN: 9780553397543Unabridged Download
There are really two games, the one you see and the one you don't. The way I see it, the best way to use access to both worlds is to illuminate and reveal, not idolize and adore. It's better to be wrong than to be played for a fool. – Colin Cow...
ISBN: 9780804149532Unabridged Download
The most popular sports columnist in America puts his life (and dignity) on the line in search of the most absurd sporting event on the planet.What is the stupidest sport in the world? Not content to pontificate from the sidelines, Rick Reilly set ou...
ISBN: 9780307577955Unabridged Download
The funniest and most popular sportswriter in America abandons his desk at Sports Illustrated to caddy for some of the world’s most famous golfers, and some celebrity duffers, recounting it all in this hilarious and revealing look at the world ...
A collection of first-person insights, thoughts, and stories from successful women in the world of sports, including Mia Hamm; Gabrielle Reece; Marion Jones; Kerri Strug; Chris Evert; Nancy Lopez; Picabo Street and more.
ISBN: 9781415910801Unabridged Download