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Sports & Recreation - History
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...
Author: L. Jon Wertheim | Narrator: Keith Szarabajka and Sam Sommers
Release Date: February 02, 2016
This is Your Brain on Sports is the book for sports fans searching for a deeper understanding of the games they watch and the people who play them.  Sports Illustrated executive editor and bestselling author L. Jon Wertheim teams up with Tufts p...
Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: September 08, 2015
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 are banned for narcotics use, whi...
Author: John Feinstein | Narrator: John Feinstein
Release Date: February 25, 2014
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 Schwinden...
Author: Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns | Narrator: Ken Burns
Release Date: September 21, 2010
The companion to Ken Burns’s magnificent PBS television series—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning directed with Lynn Novick. The authors of the acclaimed and bestselling The Civil War,...
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Author: Dan Shaughnessy | Narrator: Ken Coleman
Release Date: September 17, 2008
The Boston Red Sox's loss to the New York Yankees in the final game of last year's playoffs has been called "the game of the century," evidence that the rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees is hotter than ever. In the wake of that defeat, auth...
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The Real All Americans Cover
Author: Sally Jenkins | Narrator: David Pittu
Release Date: May 08, 2007
Sally Jenkins, bestselling co-author of It's Not About the Bike, revives a forgotten piece of history in The Real All Americans. In doing so, she has crafted a truly inspirational story about a Native American football team that is as much about foo...
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Author: Michael Lewis | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: October 17, 2006
In football, as in life, the value we place on people changes with the rules of the games they play.When we first meet the young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story, he is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; h...
The Big Bam Cover
Author: Leigh Montville | Narrator: Adam Grupper
Release Date: May 02, 2006
He was the Sultan of Swat. The Caliph of Clout. The Wizard of Whack. The Bambino. And simply, to his teammates, the Big Bam. From the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Ted Williams comes the thoroughly original, definitively ambit...
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Emperors and Idiots Cover
Author: Mike Vaccaro | Narrator: Richmond Hoxie
Release Date: March 15, 2005
The New York Yankees. The Boston Red Sox. For a hundred years, no two teams have locked horns as fiercely or as frequently – and no two seasons frame the colossal battle more perfectly than 2003 and 2004. Now, with incredible energy and acce...
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The Last Season Cover
Author: Phil Jackson | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: October 21, 2004
For the countless basketball fans who were spellbound by the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2003–2004 high-wire act, this book is a rare and phenomenal treat. In The Last Season, Lakers coach Phil Jackson draws on his trademark honesty and insight t...
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