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Author: Ben Reiter
Release Date: July 10, 2018
The definitive account of the Houston Astros' unexpected rise to win the 2017 World Series, from the Sports Illustrated writer who predicted it three years earlier

When Sports Illustrated writer Ben Reiter declared, on the cover of the magazine in 2014, that the Houston Astros would win the World Series in 2017, people thought he was crazy.
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Author: Bill Buford | Narrator: Bill Buford
Release Date: May 29, 2018
They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the Queen, football clubs (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the rest of the known universe, and England's soccer thugs express it in ways that range from mere vandalism to riots that terrorize entire cities.
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Author: Dave Zirin
Release Date: May 15, 2018
A unique biography of Jim Brown--football legend, Hollywood star, and controversial activist--written by acclaimed sports journalist Dave Zirin. The author spent considerable time with his subject, speaking at length about his life and career.

Jim Brown is recognized as perhaps the greatest football player to ever live.
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Author: Roger Bennett and Michael Davies
Release Date: May 15, 2018
From the wildly popular soccer pundits, a hilarious and informative guide to the ever-more popular game.

For more than a decade, the Men in Blazers--two balding transplants from Britain named Rog and Davo--have stood at the center of our growing national obsession with soccer.
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ISBN: 9781101923733
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Author: Nicholas Smith
Release Date: May 01, 2018
A cultural history of sneakers, tracing the footprint of one of our most iconic fashions across sports, business, pop culture, and American identity

When the athletic shoe graduated from the beaches and croquet courts of the wealthy elite to streetwear ubiquity, its journey through the heart of American life was just getting started.
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Author: Grant Wahl | Narrator: Grant Wahl
Release Date: May 01, 2018
In Masters of Modern Soccer, Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl asks. How do some of the game's smartest figures master the craft of soccer. By profiling players in every key position (American phenomenon Christian Pulisic, Mexican superstar Javier "Chicharito" Hernández, Belgium's Vincent Kompany, Spain's Xabi Alonso, Germany's Manuel Neuer) and management (Belgium coach Roberto Martínez and Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc), Wahl reveals how elite players and coaches strategize on and off the field and execute in high pressure game situations.
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Author: Zach Schonbrun
Release Date: April 17, 2018
Athletic genius explained. A groundbreaking new perspective on the science of elite sporting performance.

Why couldn't Michael Jordan, master athlete that he was, hit a baseball. Why can't modern robotics come close to replicating the dexterity of a five-year-old.
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Author: Deena Kastor and Michelle Hamilton
Release Date: April 10, 2018
From an Olympic medalist runner and the record-holder in the women’s marathon and half-marathon, a lyrical, inspirational memoir on how harnessing the power of the mind can unlock hidden potential

Deena Kastor was a star youth runner with tremendous promise, yet her career almost ended after college.
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ISBN: 9780525529361
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Author: Jennifer Pharr Davis | Narrator: Jennifer Pharr Davis
Release Date: April 10, 2018
Record-holding endurance hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis explores what makes women uniquely successful in the growing sport of endurance hiking and how those lessons can allow women to push themselves past their limits and to challenge their body, mind, and life.
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Author: Ron Guidry and Andrew Beaton
Release Date: March 20, 2018
Hall of Fame New York Yankees pitcher Ron Guidry reccounts his years playing for one of the most storied and celebrated teams in sports history--the World Champion New York Yankees during their heyday in the Bronx Zoo years, with manic manager Billy Martin, cantanerous owner George Steinbrenner, and an ego-driven all-star cast that included everyone from Reggie Jackson and Thurman Munson to Sparky Lyle and Catfish Hunter.
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ISBN: 9780525529323
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Author: Jason Hanson | Narrator: Jason Hanson
Release Date: March 06, 2018
Follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life--revealing high-stakes techniques and survival secrets from real intelligence officers in life-or-death situations around the world

Everyone loves a good spy story, but most of the ones we hear are fictional.
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ISBN: 9780525500667
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Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Nathaniel Philbrick
Release Date: March 06, 2018
A charming early memoir of midlife by the bestselling author of Mayflower and In the Heart of the Sea, recounting his attempt to recapture a national sailing championship he'd won at twenty-two.

"There had been something elemental and all consuming about a Sunfish.
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List Price: $47.50
ISBN: 9780525500681
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