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The Barcelona Complex Cover
Author: Simon Kuper
Release Date: August 17, 2021
With rare and unrivaled access, bestselling coauthor of Soccernomics and longtime FT journalist Simon Kuper tells the story of what made FC Barcelona the most successful soccer club in the worldFC Barcelona isn't just the world's highest-grossing spo...
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Tall Men, Short Shorts Cover
Author: Leigh Montville
Release Date: July 13, 2021
A lively and colorful account of the 1969 NBA Finals--one of the greatest upsets in basketball history--through the eyes of future sports writing legend Leigh Montville, who was covering the coast-to-coast event as a brand-new twenty-four-year-old re...
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Cheated Cover
Author: Andy Martino
Release Date: June 08, 2021
The definitive insider story of the cheating scandal that rocked Major League Baseball in 2019, bringing down high-profile coaches and players, and exposing a long-rumored "sign-stealing" dark side of baseball. By the fall of 2019, most teams around ...
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Finish Strong Cover
Author: Urban Meyer, Paul Daugherty and Nate Ebner
Release Date: May 11, 2021
The inspiring story of Nate Ebner's bond with his unconventional father, which still remains unbroken years after his father's tragic death--and which has led Ebner to success as an Olympic rugby player and a New England Patriot with three Super Bowl...
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The Third Pole Cover
Author: Mark Synnott
Release Date: April 13, 2021
*One of the 57 Most Anticipated Books Of 2021—Elle Shivering, exhausted, gasping for oxygen, beyond doubt . . .   A hundred-year mystery lured veteran climber Mark Synnott into an unlikely expedition up Mount Everest during the spring...
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Author: Julie DiCaro | Narrator: Julie DiCaro
Release Date: March 16, 2021
“Sidelined is the feminist sports book we've all been waiting for.”—Jessica ValentiShrill meets Brotopia in this personal and researched look at women's rights and issues through the lens of sports, from an award...
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Author: Alexi Pappas and Maya Rudolph | Narrator: Alexi Pappas and Maya Rudolph
Release Date: January 12, 2021
The Olympic runner, actress, filmmaker and writer Alexi Pappas shares what she’s learned about confidence, self-reliance, mental health, embracing pain, and achieving your dreams. “Heartbreaking and hilarious.”—Mindy Kali...
Author: Bill Russell and William Mcsweeny | Narrator: JD Jackson
Release Date: November 17, 2020
Back in print for the first time in decades, Go Up for Glory is the classic 1968 basketball memoir by NBA legend Bill Russell, with a new foreword from the author.From NBA legend Bill Russell, Go Up for Glory is a basketball memoir that transcends ti...
Author: Christian Beamish | Narrator: Christian Beamish
Release Date: November 10, 2020
Christian Beamish, a notable writer for The Surfer's Journal, has done what every guy since Huck Finn has dreamed of doing: making his own boat and sailing it to paradise, with adventures along the way.Christian Beamish, a former editor at The Surfer...
Author: Harvey Araton | Narrator: Fred Berman
Release Date: October 27, 2020
The moving story of a bond between sportswriter and fan that was forged in a shared love of basketball and grew over several decades into an extraordinary friendship "This is a story about friendship, sports, aging, and ultimately time itself--the th...
Author: John Jeremiah Sullivan | Narrator: John Jeremiah Sullivan
Release Date: October 13, 2020
"Sullivan has found the transcendent in the horse."--Sports IllustratedWinner of a 2004 Whiting Writers' AwardOne evening late in his life, veteran sportswriter Mike Sullivan was asked by his son what he remembered best from his three decades in the ...
Author: David Wright and Anthony DiComo | Narrator: Joe Knezevich
Release Date: October 13, 2020
A memoir from one of the most admired players in baseball, the captain of the New York Mets, David Wright   David Wright played his entire Major League Baseball career for one team, the team he dreamed of playing for as a kid: the New York Mets....