The behind-the-scenes story of horse racing's greatest trainer, Bob Baffert, the barn he founded, and the endless quest to train another Triple Crown winner.
Sixteen million people watch the Kentucky Derby every year. Nearly as many watch the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes. Three fascinating weekends in a three-month span that add up to under seven minutes of racing.
"After five decades, twenty books, and countless columns, John Gierach] is still a master," (Forbes) and his newest book only confirms this assessment, along with his recent induction into the Flyfishing Hall of Fame. In A Fly Rod of Your Own, Gierach brings his ever-sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, for that matter, life in general.
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 preening abs, that Future has finally arrived.
Beloved, award-winning golf writer James Dodson, author of Final Rounds and American Triumvirate, shares his funny, intimate, nostalgic journey of self and sport in his golfing "bucket list."
"I CONSIDER MYSELF THE LUCKIEST MAN ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH."
WITH A NEW AFTERWORD
"Baseball fans of all loyalties will enjoy learning about Ortiz's] unique experiences in and out of the game." --Library Journal
What makes a great team?Sports journalist Peggy Shinn answers this question in her enthralling account of the dramatic rise of the U.S. women's cross-country ski team, winners of eight medals at three world championships over the past five years.
Steph Jagger had always been a force of nature. She grew up emulating the men in her life--chasing success, climbing the corporate ladder, playing by the rules of a masculine ideal--and by all accounts, she was living "the Dream." But it wasn't her dream.
New York Times Bestseller
The record-holding two-time NBA champion and recently inducted hall-of-famer reflects on his work ethic, his on-the-court friendships and rivalries, the great teams he's played for, and what it takes to have a long and successful career in this thoughtful, in-depth memoir.
Instant New York Times Bestseller"Irresistible...Immensely readable...The authors have laid out a saga that is part myth, part Shakespeare, part Jackie Collins....A whirlwind of a biography that reads honest and true." --The Wall Street Journal
Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated collection of the most exhilarating running courses in the world.