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Countdown to Kickoff: A Short Story about College Sports in Our Times
By Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Anticipation is running high for the opening of football season, but things are not what they seem. Technology, economics, and social norms intersect to create a new phenomenon in the wacky world of college football.
The Foxhole Court
By Nora Sakavic
Price: Free! Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Neil Josten knows signing with the Palmetto State Foxes is a fatal mistake. After eight years on the run he ought to have better survival instincts, but one of his new teammates is a friend from his old life. Neil left him once; he can't walk away a second time. The longer he stays the faster his past catches up with him, but maybe Neil's finally found someone and something worth fighting for.
Playing the Baseball Card
By Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about personal courage and determination. Devin’s mother died six years ago, and he helps look after his younger brother while their father works as a baseball pitcher trying to make it into the major leagues. Just when it seems that things are looking better, tragedy strikes again. Now, it’s all up to the young teen as he tries to make it work for what’s left of his small family.
Going Long (Football Romance)
By PJ Chase
Price: Free! Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Having grown up with an emotionally distant football coach for a father, the last thing Alyssa Stanton wants is to fall in love with a guy that's just like that. But when she meets a hunky and sensitive football player at college, she finds that she can't resist his charms and gives in to a temptation that will change her life forever. Also check out "Going Long 4 Book Boxed Set"
I ragazzi guardano le Stelle - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 32,780. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Non è solo ping-pong o tennistavolo. È un’avventura vissuta dai bambini, attraverso il loro modo d’essere. L’amore, la crudeltà e la storia dei più grandi campioni di tennistavolo del passato e di oggi, stimolano la loro creatività. Il libro è scritto con lo stile del romanzo. La storia è realmente accaduta. Sogni, realtà, obbiettivi, morale, ricerca di se stessi, sono gli ingredienti.
Johnson and Johnson: A Short Story about Athletics and Academics in College Sports
By Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Two unrelated men share the same last name, work on the same campus, and are driven by the same desire for professional success. One is a coach and the other is a professor. An ethical dilemma ensnares them both and threatens to derail their careers. Who will do the right thing? What is the right thing? All events are fictional, but the underlying issues are real and cause for reflection.
Cool As A Cucumber
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
"He's as cool as a cucumber." It fit. Kenneth Cary Coulson was as calm and self-possessed as any rookie pitcher that I had ever seen. With the playoffs on the line, Cucumber was called to pitch. With his dad and his girl friend watching, Coulson calmly reared back and threw two blazing fast balls. What happened next shocked everyone, including me in the press box.
The Fly Caster Who Tried To Make Peace With the World
By Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Making peace with the world, sooner or later most of us have to. But how? Ian Mac Bride's way begins in 1909 when he watches a fly-casting tournament and dreams of becoming a great fly caster. But soon Ian experiences personal tragedy, and then is appalled by the slaughter of World War I. Torn by grief, Ian loses faith in the world - until, almost by accident, he finds a way to come to terms.
Los chicos miran las Estrellas - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
No es solo ping-pong o tenis de mesa. Es una aventura vivida por los niños, su manera de ser. El amor, la crueldad, la historia de grandes campeones de todo el mundo, estimula su creatividad. La historia ha sido escrita con el estilo de una novela. La historia es un hecho real. Sueños, realidad, objetivos, moral, búsqueda de uno mismo, estos son los ingredientes.
More Than 44
By Phil Wohl
Price: Free! Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
High school sports hero feels the pull from his home town and leaves a successful career to give back to the people that gave him so much. Old friends are reunited and new relationships are forged in this coming-of-age novel.
El misterio de la raqueta perdida - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: Spanish. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Entrar en contacto con otras personas, mejorar la autoestima, tener más confianza en uno mismo: son objetivos que se consideran “secundarios” en la actividad deportiva. Pero no es así: son el primer objetivo de la actividad de muchos clubes.
The Old Man and the Marathon
By Joe Ellis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Sixty-four year old Angelo Santiago has been a distance runner most of his life. However, he has never run a marathon because of a history of sciatica problems. With encouragement from his young friend, Emmanuel, he begins the arduous workouts that will prepare him for one of the most difficult ordeals of his life.
Lacing up to Reality
By Maggie Clark
Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Blackout Bettie's biggest menace is a clock she can't turn back, and a daughter who's near full grown. Is the encroaching sunset of this K-City Kink Sister's derby years going to ruin the time she has left, or will one killer practice reclaim her peace of mind?
The Sport
By Francis W. Porretto
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Fireballing pitcher Conrad Bearing seemed to have come from nowhere. A rookie free-agent at 37, he was almost unhittable, mowing down the American League's best hitters as if they were scarecrows propped at the plate. But he was more publicity-averse and reporter-shy than Greta Garbo at her worst. One reporter was determined to crack Bearing's mystery, whatever it might take.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
It is not only ping-pong or table-tennis. It is an adventure lived by children, through their way of being. Love, cruelty, the story of the great table-tennis champions from all the world, stimulates their creativity. This tale is written in the style of a novel. The story has really happened. Dreams, reality, goals morality, the search of oneself, are the igredients.
Littbarski's Gambit
By Simon Hood
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Table football, chess and gin provide perfect substitutes for a common language in this tale about striving to communicate and scoring the perfect goal.
Baby Grand Legacy
By Bill Ellingsen
Series: Desiree of Darlington, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,800. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Formerly titled Baby Grand: The Beginning. Unlikely hero Kevin Johnson has to spend the summer in rural Wisconsin with estranged grandparents. Expecting isolation and boredom, he instead finds grandparents that should have been in his life years ago, a role in cleaning-up the tarnished family racing legacy, and a bedazzling pianist named Desiree.
Swimming for Pride
By Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This emotional short story tells itself through the correspondence of fictional college swimmer Blake Wemberly after being informed his school plans to cut its varsity swim program. Blake and his teammates learn -- and teach -- a life lesson about coping with change and disappointment. The story is inspired by true events.
See the PEBA on $25 a Day
By Ron Collins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The face of baseball changed back in 2006, and today, Casey Neal and his buddy Don-o are fresh-faced college graduates unencumbered by commitments like summer jobs or girl friends. On a lark they tour every big-league park in the PEBA, and find themselves caught up in a web of intrigue and scandal that threatens the very heart of professional baseball itself.
Mutamenti
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Nel secolo scorso la società ha subito un radicale cambiamento di usi e costumi. Il libro è il racconto di questa trasformazione vista attraverso gli occhi dell’autore che narra di una bellissima avventura sportiva compiuta con il ping-pong.