*A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice*
"A whale of a tale, told clearly and quickly. I read the entire book in almost one sitting."--Thomas E. Ricks, New York Times Book Review
A celebration of 100 years of the NFL from Hall of Fame receiver and bestselling author Jerry Rice!
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Inspired by a major ESPN film series, this is an extraordinary oral history of basketball—its eye-opening untold history, its profound deeper meaning, its transformative influence on the world—as told through an unprecedented series of candid conversations with the game’s ultimate icons.
The epic tale of the five owners who shepherded the NFL through its tumultuous early decades and built the most popular sport in America$19.95ISBN: 9781496217066Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Nebraska Press - November 1st, 2019
In the spring of 1959, eighteen-year-old Bruce Lee returned to San Francisco, the city of his birth.$29.95ISBN: 9781477319765Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Texas Press - January 10th, 2020
Olympic gold medalist. Two-time world heavyweight champion. Hall of Famer. Infomercial and reality TV star. George Foreman's fighting ability is matched only by his acumen for selling. Yet the complete story of Foreman's rise from urban poverty to global celebrity has never been told until now.$13.99ISBN: 9781459745667Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Dundurn Group - November 26th, 2019
101 fascinating stories about hockey that will enlighten and delight fans.
Have you heard about the referee who was dragged back to the rink by an angry mob demanding he change the result? Or the playoff goal that was scored with half a puck? Or the fourteen-year-old who played in a professional game?$29.95ISBN: 9780520298583Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of California Press - October 29th, 2019Dreamers and Schemers chronicles how Los Angeles’s pursuit and staging of the 1932 Olympic Games during the depths of the Great Depression helped fuel the city’s transformation from a seedy frontier village to a world-famous metropolis. Leading that pursuit was the “Prince of Realtors,” William May (Billy) Garland, a prominent figure in early Los Angeles.$29.95ISBN: 9780228102229Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Firefly Books - October 11th, 2019$30.00ISBN: 9780393635119Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - February 18th, 2020
A monumental exploration of soccer and society in our time—by its preeminent historian.$17.00ISBN: 9781250234926Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Picador - December 10th, 2019
Winner of the 2019 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing
“The Circuit is the best sports book I've read in years, maybe ever.” —Rich Cohen, author of The Chicago Cubs and Monsters$18.00ISBN: 9781501104794Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scribner - October 8th, 2019
*A New York Times Notable Book*
*A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year*
From the bestselling National Book Award finalist and author of The Big House comes “a well-blended narrative packed with top-notch reporting and relevance for our own time” (The Boston Globe) about the young athletes who battled in the legend