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High Strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the Last Days of Tennis's Golden Age

by Stephen Tignor HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

“A book full of aces....A true page-turner.”

Associated Press

“This is good stuff, and it’s written with flair.”

The Oregonian

High Strung by Stephen Tignor is the gripping untold story of the fiercest...


The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

by John J. Miller HarperCollins e-books (April 12, 2011)

John J. Miller delivers the intriguing, never-before-told story of how Theodore Roosevelt saved American Football—a game that would become the nation’s most popular sport. Miller’s sweeping, novelistic...


Bullpen Diaries: Mariano Rivera, Bronx Dreams, Pinstripe Legends, and the Future of the New York Yankees

by Charley Rosen HarperCollins e-books (April 26, 2011)

"Delightful and insightful." —John Thorn, author of Total Baseball

Baseball is the only sport where the defense has the ball, and there is no lonelier in the world of sports than the pitcher’s mound. Which...


Bottom of the 33rd: Hope and Redemption in Baseball's Longest Game

by Dan Barry HarperCollins e-books (April 12, 2011)

Bottom of the 33rd is chaw-chewing, sunflower-spitting, pine tar proof that too much baseball is never enough.” —Jane Leavy, author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax 

“What a book—an exquisite exercise...


The Spirit of St. Louis

by Peter Golenbock HarperCollins e-books (February 15, 2011)

No metropolis in America has more pure baseball spirit than St. Louis, Missouri. It's a love affair that began in 1874, when a band of local boosters raised $20,000 to start a professional ball club, and the...


The Perfection Point

by John Brenkus HarperCollins e-books (August 31, 2010)

In The Perfection Point, John Brenkus, host and creator of ESPN’s Emmy Award-winning “Sport Science,” uses hard data and scientific research to uncover the absolute limits of human performance. The Perfection...


Fight

by Eugene S. Robinson HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

Crushing your enemies, driving them before you, and hearing the lamentations of their women? It doesn't get any better than this." –Eugene Robinson, ripping off John Milius

That's the sentiment that surges...


Jeff Gordon: Portrait of a Champion

by Jeff Gordon HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

"Go out and work hard and just take it one step at a time."

He is a living legend, an athlete whodominates his sport as few otherscan. With his rainbow-colored No.24 Dupont Chevrolet Monte Carlo, JeffGordon has...


Be Ready When the Sh*t Goes Down: A Survival Guide to the Apocalypse

by Forrest Griffin & Erich Krauss HarperCollins e-books (August 03, 2010)

Ultimate Fighter champ Forrest Griffin and Erich Krauss, who previously brought you the New York Times bestseller Got Fight, now offer a hilarious and very timely guide to surviving the coming apocalypse. Be...


Africa United: Soccer, Passion, Politics, and the First World Cup in Africa

by Steve Bloomfield HarperCollins e-books (May 11, 2010)

Africa United is the story of modern day Africa told through its soccer. Travelling across thirteen countries, from Cairo to the Cape, Steve Bloomfield, the former Africa Correspondent for The Independent, meets...


Why I Fight: The Belt Is Just an Accessory

by Jay Dee "B.J." Penn & Dave Weintraub HarperCollins e-books (April 13, 2010)

Claiming that “the belt is just an accessory,” Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Champion B.J. Penn explains Why I Fight in this honest, intimate, and fascinating memoir. Written with David...


Hunting Booger Bottom: Life Lessons from the Field

by Michael Waddell & Mike Schoby HarperCollins e-books (January 05, 2010)

“Michael [Waddell] is the real McCoy. Down to earth, clever, genuine, well-grounded, funny as all hell, kind, generous, decent, and surely one of the best natural hunters and woodsmen that I have ever grilled...


Bowden

by Mike Freeman HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Bowden is the definitive biography of one of the greatest college football coaches of all time, Bobby Bowden, and the first family of football. Journalist Mike Freeman provides an in-depth and insightful look...


Spinning the Globe

by Ben Green HarperCollins e-books (September 08, 2009)

Before Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Julius Erving, or Michael Jordan––before Magic Johnson and Showtime––the Harlem Globetrotters revolutionized basketball and spread the game around the world. In...


The Class of Football

by Adam Schefter HarperCollins e-books (July 21, 2009)

Insightful, poignant, inspiring, and witty, The Class of Football is a heartfelt collection of hard-earned wisdom and life's lessons from the Hall-of-Fame induction speeches of the NFL's all-time greatest players....


Sunday Money: A Year Inside the NASCAR Circuit

by Jeff MacGregor HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

NASCAR racing, once considered no more than a regional circuit of moonshiners pounding around low-country dirt tracks in a cloud of red dust and cliché, has somehow become America's fastest-growing spectator...


God Save the Fan

by Will Leitch HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Arch and unrepentant, Will Leitch, founding editor of Deadspin.com, is the mouthpiece for all the frustrated fans who just want their games back from big money, bloated egos, and blathering sportscasters. Always...


Do You Love Football?!

by Jon Gruden & Vic Carucci HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When Jon Gruden asks his Tampa Bay Bucs, "Do you love football?!" it's to remind them why they pull on their shoulder pads every Sunday morning. It's not about the money or the fame; it's about their passion...


Home Team Advantage

by Brooke de Lench HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Over the past decade, the stakes in youth sports have reached startling heights; the pressure to win often eclipses the desire to have fun. Sports injuries have increased tenfold; aggression on and off the field—between...


If Football's a Religion, Why Don't We Have a Prayer?

by Jere Longman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The last time a Philadelphia professional sports team won a championship, Ronald Reagan was in the White House and Return of the Jedi was number one at the box office. No city with all four major sports has...


Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America: Hank Aaron and the Pursuit of a Dream

by Tom Stanton HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Baseball has witnessed more than 125,000 home runs. Many have altered the outcome of games, and some have decided pennants and become legend. But no dinger has had greater impact than Hank Aaron's 715th home...


Love Me, Hate Me: Barry Bonds and the making of an Antiher

by Jeff Pearlman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

No player in the history of baseball has left such an indelible mark on the game as San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds. In his twenty-year career, Bonds has amassed an unprecedented seven MVP awards,...


Mine's Bigger

by David A. Kaplan HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

As the dominant venture capitalist of Silicon Valley, Tom Perkins had seemingly done it all—from amassing a billion-dollar fortune to getting himself convicted of manslaughter in France. But his ultimate dream...


To Hate Like This Is to Be Happy Forever

by Will Blythe HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A thoroughly obsessive, intermittently uplifting, and occasionally unbiased account of the Duke–North Carolina basketball rivalry


The Nicklaus Way

by John Andrisani HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Jack Nicklaus set a record for most career victories in major championships, capturing a total of eighteen between 1962 and 1986, including six Masters wins. In 1988 Golf Magazine named the "Golden Bear" Golfer...


Sunday Morning Quarterback

by Phil Simms & Vic Carucci HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

An in-depth and surprising look at the game, Sunday Morning Quarterback will dramatically change the way you watch football.

You've heard all the football clichés: "Their offense is too predictable," or "They've...


The Wicked Game

by Howard Sounes HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Golf is sometimes referred to as "the wicked game" because it is fiendishly difficult to play well. Yet in the parlance of the Tiger Woods generation, it's also a wickedly good game -- rich, glamorous, and more...


Taking Shots

by Keith Glass HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Bring a family of four to an NBA game today, and it costs around $500 to watch a bunch of seven-footers take bad shots. Perhaps the quote often attributed to P.T. Barnum is true—there really is a sucker born...


The Bad Guys Won

by Jeff Pearlman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Bad Guys Won, award-winning Sports Illustrated baseball writer Jeff Pearlman returns to an innocent time when a city worshipped a man named Mookie and the Yankees were the second-best team in New York.

It...


I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story

by Hank Aaron HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

The man who shattered Babe Ruth's lifetime home run record, Henry "Hammering Hank" Aaron left his indelible mark on professional baseball and the world. But the world also left its mark on him.

I Had a Hammer...


All for a Few Perfect Waves

by David Rensin HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

For twenty years, Miki "Da Cat" Dora was the king of Malibu surfers—a dashing, enigmatic rebel who dominated the waves, ruled his peers' imaginations, and who still inspires the fantasies of wannabes to this...


How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

by Franklin Foer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about.”

The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."

The Wall Street Journal

"Foer’s...


The Sweet Season

by Austin Murphy HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

After fifteen years as a Sports Illustrated writer, pleading for interviews with large men in possession of larger egos, Austin Murphy decides to bail out. The time has come, he concludes, to fly beneath the...


Four Days to Glory: The Heart of America, Flat on Its Back

by Mark Kreidler HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Somewhere beyond the circle of money, glitz, drugs, and controversy that characterizes professional sports in America, remnants of an ideal exist. In Iowa, that ideal survives in the form of high school wrestling....


Golf My Own Damn Way: The Wit and Wisdom of John Daly

by John Daly HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

If you know anything at all about John Daly—and if you don't, what in the hell are you doing with this book in your hands?—you know he approaches the game of golf from an, uh, slightly different perspective...


Joe and Me: An Education In Fishing And Friendship

by James Prosek HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When James Prosek was just fifteen, a ranger named Joe Haines caught him fishing without a permit in a stream near Prosek's home in Connecticut. But instead of taking off with his fishing buddy, James put down...


Ghosts of Manila

by Mark Kram, Jr. HarperCollins e-books (June 09, 2009)

When Muhammad Ali met Joe Frazier in Manila for their third fight, their rivalry had spun out of control. The Ali-Frazier matchup had become a madness, inflamed by the media and the politics of race. When the...


Chasing The Hunter's Dream

by Jeffrey Engel, James A. Swan, PhD & Sherol Engel HarperCollins e-books (June 02, 2009)

Under the guiding philosophy of "The Honorable Pursuit of Fish and Game," Jeff and Sherol Engel and James A. Swan present their expert advice on the most enjoyable and affordable places to hunt both big and...


Got Fight?: The 50 Zen Principles of Hand-to-Face Combat

by Forrest Griffin & Erich Krauss HarperCollins e-books (June 02, 2009)

A New York Times Bestseller, Got Fight? is an hysterical, entertaining, and in-your-face guide to fighting from the most enigmatic and unpredictable fighter in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Forrest Griffin is the...


Patriot Reign

by Michael Holley HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

When Bill Belichick arrived in New England, the Patriots were a laughingstock, an organization with a losing record and a roster of overpaid, underperforming players. So how did a head coach with a questionable...


The Baseball Talmud

by Howard Megdal HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

From the icons of the game to the players who got their big break but never quite broke through, The Baseball Talmud provides a wonderful historical narration of Major League Jewish Baseball in America. All...


Sometimes You See It Coming

by Kevin Baker HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Based in part on the life of baseball legend Ty Cobb, this book belongs in the pantheon of great baseball novels.

John Barr is the kind of player who isn't supposed to exist anymore. An all-around superstar,...


The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup

by Matt Weiland & Sean Wilsey HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup features original pieces by thirty-two leading writers and journalists about the thirty-two nations that have qualified for the world's greatest sporting event. In addition...


Venus Envy

by L. Jon Wertheim HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

A behind-the-scenes look at the hugely popular and often controversial world of women's tennis featuring such household names as Venus and Serena Williams and Anna Kournikova. At a time when attendance and TV...


Raiders and Rebels

by Frank Sherry HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

I he most authoritative history of piracy, Frank Sherry's rich and colorful account reveals the rise and fall of the real "raiders and rebels" who terrorized the seas. From 1692 to 1725 pirates sailed the oceans...


Gorgeous George

by John Capouya HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

This is the first-ever biography of the legendary wrestler Gorgeous George, filled with incredible never-before-told stories. George directly influenced the likes of Muhammad Ali, who took his bragging and boasting...


Follow the Roar

by Bob Smiley HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

With his career at a standstill and his golf game a shadow of its former mediocrity, TV writer and ESPN.com contributor Bob Smiley decided the time had come to turn to the one person who might be able to help:...


When the Tuna Went Down to Texas

by Mike Shropshire HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Bill Parcells was living in self-imposed exile from the National Football League sidelines. The Tuna had earned living-legend status after coaching the Giants, Patriots, and Jets from the skid-row district of...


Spanning the World

by Len Berman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Go Spanning the World with Len Berman in this wildly entertaining, insightful, and often hilarious book that takes sports fans behind the scenes and inside locker rooms.

One of the most popular television sports...


The Rant Zone

by Dennis Miller HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In this fourth installment of his acclaimed Rants series, bestselling author, Emmy Award-winning talk-show host, and wisecracking analyst for ABC's Monday Night Football Dennis Miller makes hamburger meat out...