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Product Description: With a foreword by the Editor in Chief of Bicycling magazine, The Art of the Cycling Jersey celebrates the cycling jersey in all its forms. Cycling enthusiast and author Chris Sidwells explores the most important designs in cycling history, as well as the teams, riders, and races where each piece was worn...read more

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9781623367374 | Rodale Pr, March 21, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: With a foreword by the Editor in Chief of Bicycling magazine, The Art of the Cycling Jersey celebrates the cycling jersey in all its forms.

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Product Description: It’s hard to believe that there was a time when the jump shot didn’t exist in basketball. When the sport was invented in 1891, players would take set shots with both feet firmly planted on the ground. Defenders controlled the sport, the pace was slower, and games would frequently end with scores fit for a football field...read more

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9781250062161, titled "Rise and Fire: The Origins, Science, and Evolution of the Jump Shot - And How It Transformed Basketball Forever" | Flatiron Books, February 23, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: It’s hard to believe that there was a time when the jump shot didn’t exist in basketball.

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9781250116659, titled "Rise and Fire: The Origins, Science, and Evolution of the Jump Shot - and How It Transformed Basketball Forever" | Flatiron Books, February 21, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: It’s hard to believe that there was a time when the jump shot didn’t exist in basketball.

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Product Description: A celebration and memorial of the greatest era of heavyweight fighters from 1962 to 1997, as witnessed ringside by an International Boxing Hall of Fame sportswriter.Once upon a time, of all the memories made in ballparks and arenas from California to New York, there was nothing to rival that magic moment that could grab a heavyweight fight crowd by its collective jugular vein and trigger a tsunami of raw emotion before a single punch had even been thrown...read more

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9781510714748 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: A celebration and memorial of the greatest era of heavyweight fighters from 1962 to 1997, as witnessed ringside by an International Boxing Hall of Fame sportswriter.

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Product Description: Scale the world’s highest peaks, plunge to the depths of the ocean, wade through the dense jungles of the Amazon, and cross every terrain in between in Incredible Survival Stories. Featuring more than a dozen firsthand accounts from celebrated explorers and adventurers, this collection includes some of the most perilous accounts of man versus nature ever to be penned...read more
By Jay Cassell (editor)

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9781510713772 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Scale the world’s highest peaks, plunge to the depths of the ocean, wade through the dense jungles of the Amazon, and cross every terrain in between in Incredible Survival Stories.

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Product Description: 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 psychologist Sam Sommers to take readers on a wild ride into the inner world of sports...read more

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9780553447408 | Crown Pub, February 2, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9780553447422 | Three Rivers Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: While the accomplishments and influence of Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, Jackie Robinson, and Muhammad Ali are doubtless impressive solely on their merits, these luminaries of the black sporting experience did not emerge spontaneously...read more
By Gerald R. Gems (editor)

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9780803266797 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: While the accomplishments and influence of Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, Jackie Robinson, and Muhammad Ali are doubtless impressive solely on their merits, these luminaries of the black sporting experience did not emerge spontaneously.

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Product Description: “A thrilling, cinematic story. I loved every minute I spent with these bold, daring women whose remarkable journey is the stuff of American legend.” —Karen Abbott, New York Times bestselling author of Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy The Boys in the Boat meets A League of Their Own in this true story of a Depression-era championship women’s team...read more

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9781616204662 | Algonquin Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: “A thrilling, cinematic story.

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Product Description: On 1 September 2015, Anthony Martial completed his transfer from Monaco to Manchester United. At just 19 years of age, the fee of £36m (potentially rising to £58m) made the France international the most expensive teenager of all time...read more

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9781785780974 | Icon Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: On 1 September 2015, Anthony Martial completed his transfer from Monaco to Manchester United.

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Product Description: The Chicago Bulls, one of the NBA’s most storied and valuable franchises, have been building their highly decorated legacy for five decades. To this day, the Bulls are one of the most popular teams the world over. Six championships and the eternal legacy of Michael Jordan—perhaps the greatest player of all time—will do that, and Bulls fans wouldn’t have it any other way...read more
By Chicago Tribune Staff (corporate author)

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9781572842021 | Agate Pub Inc, November 15, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Chicago Bulls, one of the NBA’s most storied and valuable franchises, have been building their highly decorated legacy for five decades.

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Product Description: A refreshing and thought-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat—those on the flip side of an epic triumph—and what their experiences can teach us about competition, life, and the human spirit...read more

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9780062440075 | Dey Street Books, November 1, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: A refreshing and thought-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat—those on the flip side of an epic triumph—and what their experiences can teach us about competition, life, and the human spirit.

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Product Description: In 1932 laundry-store tycoon George Preston Marshall became part owner of the Boston Braves franchise in the National Football League. To separate his franchise from the baseball team, he renamed it the Redskins in 1933 and then in 1937 moved his team to Washington DC, where the team won two NFL championships over the next decade...read more

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9780803299351 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In 1932 laundry-store tycoon George Preston Marshall became part owner of the Boston Braves franchise in the National Football League.

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Product Description: That Americans take to sports with a spiritual fervor is no secret. Athletics has even been called a civil religion for how it permeates our daily lives as we chase our own dreams of glory or watch others compete. Few would deny our national devotion to sports; however, many would gloss over it as all of a piece...read more
By Mitchell Reddish (editor)

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9780820349855 | Univ of Georgia Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: That Americans take to sports with a spiritual fervor is no secret.

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Product Description: A New York Times Book Review Holiday Gift PickThe spirited and detailed account of the first 20 years of Major League Soccer, the visionaries who believed Americans would finally embrace soccer, and the fans who fulfilled that vision...read more

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9781468312416 | Overlook Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Book Review Holiday Gift PickThe spirited and detailed account of the first 20 years of Major League Soccer, the visionaries who believed Americans would finally embrace soccer, and the fans who fulfilled that vision.

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Product Description: The Road to Sparta is the story of the 153-mile run from Athens to Sparta that inspired the marathon and saved democracy, as told―and experienced―by ultramarathoner and New York Times bestselling author Dean Karnazes.In 490 BCE, Pheidippides ran for 36 hours straight from Athens to Sparta to seek help in defending Athens from a Persian invasion in the Battle of Marathon...read more

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9781609614744 | Rodale Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: The Road to Sparta is the story of the 153-mile run from Athens to Sparta that inspired the marathon and saved democracy, as told―and experienced―by ultramarathoner and New York Times bestselling author Dean Karnazes.

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Product Description: “Essential reading for every runner.” —Men’s Fitness “Compelling…As becomes clear not long after its starting gun, this book transcends the search for a two-hour marathon.” —The Washington PostTwo hours to cover twenty-six miles and 385 yards...read more

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9781451685848 | Simon & Schuster, October 27, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: “Essential reading for every runner.

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9781451685855 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 18, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Essential reading for every runner.
9780446778756, titled "Mr. Zero" | Reissue edition (Warner Books Inc, April 1, 1994), cover price $3.95 | also contains Mr. Zero

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9781681418025 | Unabridged edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, October 27, 2015), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Two hours, to cover 26 miles and 385 yards.
9781681418063 | Mp3 una edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, October 27, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Two hours, to cover 26 miles and 385 yards.

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Product Description: “The embrace of women’s sports sometimes feels almost like a political act...Molly Schiot’s Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History is so valuable.” —The Wall Street Journal “A thoughtful, exhaustively researched, and long-overdue tribute to the women who have paved the way for the likes of Serena Williams, Abby Wambach, Simone Biles, and more...read more

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9781501137099 | Simon & Schuster, October 18, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: “The embrace of women’s sports sometimes feels almost like a political act.

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Product Description: A HISTORY OF OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP In 1965, in the Wind River mountains of Wyoming, legendary mountaineer Paul Petzoldt founded a new school dedicated to the notion that the wilderness classroom could teach leadership. In the fifty years since, the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) has embraced and explored the unknown, leading over a quarter of a million students through transformative educational experiences both vast in scale and deeply personal...read more

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9781493026074 | Falcon Pr Pub Co, October 15, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A HISTORY OF OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP In 1965, in the Wind River mountains of Wyoming, legendary mountaineer Paul Petzoldt founded a new school dedicated to the notion that the wilderness classroom could teach leadership.

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Product Description: The Cleveland Indians of 1928 were a far cry from the championship team of 1920. They had begun the decade as the best team in all of baseball, but over the following eight years, their owner died, the great Tris Speaker retired in the face of a looming scandal, and the franchise was in terrible shape...read more

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9780821422434 | Ohio Univ Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The Cleveland Indians of 1928 were a far cry from the championship team of 1920.

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9780821422441 | Reprint edition (Ohio Univ Pr, October 15, 2016), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The Cleveland Indians of 1928 were a far cry from the championship team of 1920.

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Product Description: Season after season, Cristiano Ronaldo continues to prove that he is one of soccer’s true greats. A three-time winner of the FIFA Ballon d’Or and the man whose astonishing goal-scoring feats have fired much of Real Madrid’s recent success, he is driven by an insatiable desire to succeed and to improve himself year after year...read more

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9781785780929 | Icon Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Season after season, Cristiano Ronaldo continues to prove that he is one of soccer’s true greats.

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Product Description: From a young age, Neymar was identified as a future great of world soccer. Since his move to Barcelona in 2013 he has progressed at an unstoppable rate, not simply coping but thriving under the pressure of expectation.Having established himself as a vital prong alongside Messi and Suarez in Barcelona's attack, 2015/16 saw him vying to take the starring role...read more

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9781785780912 | Updated edition (Icon Books, October 11, 2016), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: From a young age, Neymar was identified as a future great of world soccer.

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Product Description: A fun collection of the one hundred most memorable, unlikely, unheardof, and scandalous stories in the first century of the Toronto Maple Leafs' history. Written by one of hockey's greatest encyclopedic anecodotalists, Bob Duff's new book is essential reading for every Maple Leaf fan, and hockey fans in general...read more

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9781771961158 | Biblioasis, October 11, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A fun collection of the one hundred most memorable, unlikely, unheardof, and scandalous stories in the first century of the Toronto Maple Leafs' history.

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Product Description: Luis Suárez is one of the most brilliant and controversial players in world soccer.Following his high-profile transfer from Liverpool to Barcelona in 2014, he seamlessly fitted into an all-conquering strikeforce already boasting Messi and Neymar...read more

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9781785781063 | Icon Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Luis Suárez is one of the most brilliant and controversial players in world soccer.

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Product Description: Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer of our time: a magician with uncanny ability to beat defenders, find space and score goals. 2016 saw him win the Ballon d'Or for a record fifth time, further emphasizing his status as the greatest footballer in the world today, and possibly ever...read more

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9781785780905 | Updated edition (Icon Books, October 11, 2016), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer of our time: a magician with uncanny ability to beat defenders, find space and score goals.

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Product Description: The accepted narrative in football-crazy Texas is that racial integral came to the state’s “national sport” in the mid-1960s, generally associated with Jerry LeVias’ celebrated arrival at SMU in Dallas. But the landmark achievement actually took place quietly almost a decade earlier only about an hour north of Dallas...read more

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9781613219379 | Sports Pub, October 4, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The accepted narrative in football-crazy Texas is that racial integral came to the state’s “national sport” in the mid-1960s, generally associated with Jerry LeVias’ celebrated arrival at SMU in Dallas.

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Product Description: Love them or hate them, what the New England Patriots have been able to do over the past fifteen years is nothing short of remarkable. In addition to their four Super Bowl championships, the Patriots have the best coach in the league, a smart and savvy front office, and a future Hall of Fame quarterback who is internationally recognized as the face of the NFL...read more
By Michael Holley (contributor)

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9781611689747 | Foredge, September 6, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Love them or hate them, what the New England Patriots have been able to do over the past fifteen years is nothing short of remarkable.

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