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Sports & Recreation - History
Author: Joe Horrigan | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: August 27, 2019
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...
Author: Tyler Kepner | Narrator: Tyler Kepner
Release Date: April 02, 2019
From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers t...
Author: David Halberstam | Narrator: J. D. Jackson
Release Date: December 04, 2018
From The Breaks of the Game to Summer of '49, David Halberstam has brought the perspective of a great historian, the inside knowledge of a dogged sportswriter, and the love of a fan to bear on some of the most mythic players and teams in the annals o...
Author: Rafe Bartholomew, Dan Klores and Jackie MacMullan | Narrator: Various
Release Date: September 18, 2018
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 ...
Author: Roger Bennett and Michael Davies | Narrator: Roger Bennett and Michael Davies
Release Date: May 15, 2018
Soccer has been America's Sport of the Future since 1972. Propelled by the rise of the World Cup, Premier League, the glory of the United States Women's National Team, Lionel Messi's DemiGod-esque talent and repeat exposure to Cristiano Ronaldo's pre...
Author: Nicholas Smith | Narrator: Christopher J. Grove
Release Date: May 01, 2018
A cultural history of sneakers, tracing the footprint of one of our most iconic fashions across sports, business, pop culture, and American identityWhen the athletic shoe graduated from the beaches and croquet courts of the wealthy elite to streetwea...
Author: John Feinstein | Narrator: John Feinstein
Release Date: October 24, 2017
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Good Walk Spoiled, a dramatic chronicle of the bitterly-fought 2016 Ryder Cup pitting a U.S. team out for revenge against the Europeans determined to keep the Cup out of American hands.Coming into 20...
Author: Jack McCallum | Narrator: Jack McCallum
Release Date: October 24, 2017
The bestselling author of Dream Team tells the interconnected stories of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and the early-1970s Los Angeles Lakers, two extraordinary teams playing in extraordinary times and linked by one extraordinary man: Jerry ...
Author: Roseanne Montillo | Narrator: Kathleen McInerney
Release Date: October 17, 2017
The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic GoldWhen Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she was participating in what was on...
Author: David Gessner | Narrator: David Gessner
Release Date: June 06, 2017
A story of obsession, glory, and the wild early days of Ultimate Frisbee. David Gessner devoted his twenties to a cultish sport called Ultimate Frisbee. Like his teammates and rivals, he trained for countless hours, sacrificing his body and potential...
Author: John Feinstein | Narrator: John Feinstein
Release Date: March 01, 2016
The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends—University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano—by the king of college basketball wr...
Author: Joe Nocera and Ben Strauss | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: February 16, 2016
 “How can the NCAA blithely wreck careers without regard to due process or common fairness? How can it act so ruthlessly to enforce rules that are so petty? Why won’t anybody stand up to these outrageous violations of American values...