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Author: Lauren Fleshman
Release Date: January 10, 2023
Fueled by her years as an elite runner and advocate for women in sports, Lauren Fleshman offers her inspiring personal story and a rallying cry for reform of a sports landscape that is failing young female athletes“Good for a Girl is simultaneo...
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Author: Linda Flanagan | Narrator: Abby Craden
Release Date: August 23, 2022
A close look at how big money and high stakes have transformed youth sports, turning once healthy, fun activities for kids into all-consuming endeavors—putting stress on children and families alikeSome 75% of American families want their kids t...
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Author: Simon Kuper | Narrator: Steve West
Release Date: August 17, 2021
With rare and unrivaled access, bestselling coauthor of Soccernomics and longtime Financial Times journalist Simon Kuper tells the story of how FC Barcelona became the most successful club in the world—and how that era is now endingFC Barcelona...
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Author: Julie DiCaro | Narrator: Julie DiCaro
Release Date: March 16, 2021
“Sidelined is the feminist sports book we've all been waiting for.”—Jessica ValentiShrill meets Brotopia in this personal and researched look at women's rights and issues through the lens of sports, from an award-winning sports jour...
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Author: George Dohrmann | Narrator: Chris Andrew Ciulla
Release Date: February 20, 2018
A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary inner lives of America’s most obsessive sports fans. There are fans, and then there are fanatics. In this wondrously immersive look at American sports fandom,...
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Author: Bryan Mealer | Narrator: Dion Graham
Release Date: April 25, 2017
In a town deep in the Florida Everglades, where high school football is the only escape, a haunted quarterback, a returning hero, and a scholar struggle against terrible odds.The loamy black “muck” that surrounds Belle Glade, Florida once...
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Author: Joe Nocera and Ben Strauss | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: February 16, 2016
 “How can the NCAA blithely wreck careers without regard to due process or common fairness? How can it act so ruthlessly to enforce rules that are so petty? Why won’t anybody stand up to these outrageous violations of American values...
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Author: L. Jon Wertheim | Narrator: Keith Szarabajka and Sam Sommers
Release Date: February 02, 2016
This is Your Brain on Sports is the audiobook 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 ...
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Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: September 08, 2015
Originally published in 1976, James A. Michener’s explosive, spectacular Sports in America is a prescient examination of the crisis in American sports that is still unfolding to this day. Pro basketball players are banned for narcotics use, whi...
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Author: Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada | Narrator: David H. Lawrence XVII
Release Date: October 08, 2013
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The story of how the NFL, over a period of nearly two decades, denied and sought to cover up mounting evidence of the connection between football and brain damage  “League of Denial may turn out to be the...
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Author: Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: September 17, 2013
AN EXPLOSIVE AND REVELATORY PORTRAIT REPORTED FROM DEEP BEHIND THE SCENES OF BIG-TIME NCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL: THE PASSION, THE THRILLING ACTION—AND THE SHOCKING REALITIES THAT LIE BENEATH THIS COLOSSAL, MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS COLLEGE ...
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Author: Daniel Coyle and Tyler Hamilton | Narrator: Sean Runnette
Release Date: September 05, 2012
The Secret Race is a definitive look at the world of professional cycling—and the doping issue surrounding this sport and its most iconic rider, Lance Armstrong—by former Olympic gold medalist Tyler Hamilton and New York Times bestselling...
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