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Countdown to Kickoff: A Short Story about College Sports in Our Times
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 6 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.
I ragazzi guardano le Stelle - Ping-Pong
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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.
Cool As A Cucumber
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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.
Johnson and Johnson: A Short Story about Athletics and Academics in College Sports
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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.
The Fly Caster Who Tried To Make Peace With the World
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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
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 31,360. 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
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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.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong
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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.
Lacing up to Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(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
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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.
Swimming for Pride
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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.
Littbarski's Gambit
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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
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Series: The Desiree & Kevin Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Formerly titled Baby Grand: The Beginning. In this first episode, boy meets girl. They are smitten, but her mother hates him. Even his own father, if he really is his father, accuses him of inappropriate behavior, so they are forced to sneak around. When he is sent away for the summer, they already have another secret rendezvous planned.
The Hacker (Volume One)
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Price: Free! Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This ebook compilation offers both the first 5 chapters of The Orbury Way (this sample is over 10,000 words longer than the samples offered online elsewhere) as well as bringing together all fifteen columns of 'The Hacker' that were written for the Surrey Hills League. They are reproduced in their full original format, rather than the reduced formats published online by Golf Monthly.
Mutamenti
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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.
Basketball Gods: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story about brothers, basketball, growing up, and growing apart.
The Life of Riley
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Price: Free! Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Jackie Riley has all of her hopes and dreams smashed in an instant. She's crippled for life. She must learn to live with it.
Pitcher
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
William Hickok Farrell stood on the top step of the dugout and surveyed the meticulously curried infield. In moments, Will would pitch the most important game of his Major League career--game one of the World Series. From the moment he could hold a ball, Big Bill, his dad and coach, had pushed him to the be the best. Now, he was about to achieve his lifelong dream. Dad would be watching.