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For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications.
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“Rapinoe's 'signature pose' from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is synonymous to the feeling we got when finishing this book: heart full, arms wide and ready to take up space in this world.”—USA Today
Today, women have greater opportunities to participate in sport than ever before, particularly due to the passage of Title IX in 1972. Yet, despite all this growth, women still struggle to hold leadership positions, become coaches of both girls and boys teams, receive equal pay, and get even adequate coverage in the media.
In this New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, the son of working-class Mexican immigrants flees a life of labor in fruit-packing plants to run in a Native American marathon from Canada to Guatemala in this stunning memoir that moves to the rhythm of feet, labor, and the many landscapes of the Americas (Catriona Menzies-Pike, author of The Long Run).
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Tiger Woods comes the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots—the greatest sports dynasty of the 21st century.
It’s easy to forget that the New England Patriots were once the laughingstock of the NFL, a nearly bankrupt team that had never won a cham
A fun, fully illustrated exercise book that details Ruth Bader Ginsburg's workout, written by her trainer.
Have you ever wondered what keeps Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the Supreme Court’s favorite octogenarians, so sprightly?
New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley tells the inside story of how Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, and Kevin Garnett joined together to form the most dominant team in basketball and lead the Boston Celtics to their first championship in more than two decades.$28.99ISBN: 9780062992062Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - November 10th, 2020
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WITH A FOREWORD BY TOM BRADY$27.99ISBN: 9781250754769Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Flatiron Books - June 30th, 2020
Now a documentary narrated by Common, produced by Grant Hill, Dwyane Wade, and 9th Wonder, from filmmaker Mary Mazzio
The moving true story of a group of young men growing up on Chicago's West side who form the first all-black high school rowing team in the nation, and in doing so not only transform a sport, but their lives.$30.00ISBN: 9781328530004Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 22nd, 2020
The story of the Lakers dynasty from 1996 through 2004, when Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal combined—and collided—to help bring the Lakers three straight championships and restore the franchise as a powerhouse
In the history of modern sport, there have never been two high-level teammates who loathed each other the way Shaquille O’Neal loathed KobCurrently UnavailableISBN: 9781419742927Availability: UnavailablePublished: Abrams Image - April 21st, 2020
The author of the bestselling Fifty Places series returns with a globe-trotting guide to the best and most beautiful places to rock climb around the world
Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated guide to some of the greatest rock-climbing locations around the world, as recommended by expert climbers.$26.95ISBN: 9781324004271Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - September 22nd, 2020
A beautifully observed narrative of American sport: character, grit, tragedy, unremarked heroism, and, always, the illuminating story behind the story.$26.00ISBN: 9780735239470Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Viking - October 13th, 2020
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The gruffest man in hockey opens up about the challenges, the feuds, and the tragedies he's fought through.$26.95ISBN: 9781477313138Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: University of Texas Press - September 1st, 2020
Triumphant wins, gut-wrenching losses, last-second shots, underdogs, competition, and loyalty--it's fun to be a fan.$30.00ISBN: 9780062690913Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Dey Street Books - March 3rd, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER$27.99ISBN: 9780062960955Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: 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.$14.99ISBN: 9781401951795Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Hay House Inc. - June 9th, 2020
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