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The Back Roads to March: The Unsung, Unheralded, and Unknown Heroes of a College Basketball Season Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385544481
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Published: Doubleday - March 3rd, 2020

Thirty years ago after changing the sports book landscape with his mega-hit, A Season on the Brink, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Feinstein returns to his first love--college basketball--with a fascinating and compelling journey through a landscape of unsung, unpublicized and often unknown heroes of Division-1 college hoops.

K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101970850
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Published: Anchor - March 3rd, 2020

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 to the stars of today.

Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982132392
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 12th, 2020

The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig—a sensational discovery, published for the first time as a book.

At the tender age of twenty-four, Lou Gehrig decided to tell the remarkable story of his life and career. He was one of the most famous athletes in the country, in the midst of a record-breaking season with the legendary 1927 World Series-winning Yankees.

The Age of Football: Soccer and the 21st Century Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393635119
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 18th, 2020

A monumental exploration of soccer and society in our time—by its preeminent historian.

The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Climbing Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101986660
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Published: Dutton - March 10th, 2020

One of the 10 Best Books of March, Paste Magazine

A deeply reported insider perspective of Alex Honnold’s historic achievement and the culture and history of climbing.

101 Fish: A Fly Fisher's Life List Cover Image
ISBN: 9780811738903
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Published: Stackpole Books - February 1st, 2020

The Impossible First: From Fire to Ice—Crossing Antarctica Alone Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982133115
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Published: Scribner - January 14th, 2020


Colin O’Brady’s awe-inspiring memoir spans his triumphant recovery from a tragic accident to his gripping 932-mile solo crossing of Antarctica.

Prior to December 2018, no individual had ever crossed the landmass of Antarctica alone, without support and completely human powered.

The Making of a Miracle: The Untold Story of the Captain of the 1980 Gold Medal–Winning U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062960955
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Published: Harper - January 28th, 2020

On the fortieth anniversary of the historic "Miracle on Ice," Mike Eruzione—the captain of the 1980 U.S Men’s Olympic Hockey Team, who scored the winning goal—recounts his amazing career on ice, the legendary upset against the Soviets, and winning the gold medal.

The Pocket Guide to Outdoor Knots: A Step-By-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Fishermen, Boaters, Campers, and Climbers Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510750449
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Published: Skyhorse - February 18th, 2020

The Pocket Guide to Outdoor Knots provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step diagrams and instructions for tying over eighty knots. Over 300 full-color illustrations and photographs guide the reader through the stages of tying each knot correctly. 

This beautifully illustrated, full-color guide unties the mysteries of dozens of knots.

Science of Running: Analyze your Technique, Prevent Injury, Revolutionize your Training Cover Image
ISBN: 9781465489579
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Published: DK - February 4th, 2020

The human body is a machine that is designed to run--and every machine needs a manual. Explore the mechanics and physiology of every stride and reveal the new sports science that will take you from slow to pro.

Start by Believing: Larry Nassar's Crimes, the Institutions that Enabled Him, and the Brave Women Who Stopped a Monster Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316532150
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Published: Hachette Books - January 14th, 2020

The definitive, devastating account of the largest sex abuse scandal in American sports history-with new details and insights into the institutional failures, as well as the bravery that brought it to light.

The Nike Effect: One Company's War on Higher Education, Organized Labor, and Clean Competition Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612198439
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Published: Melville House - February 4th, 2020

“A page-turner . . . as suspenseful as a late drive in the fourth quarter to win a championship.”—Los Angeles Review of Books

**A New York Post Best Book of the Year**

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