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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.
"Dumb Guys" — Hunting, in a small town, and other tales of The Great Westerly Midwest
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The fall is a beautiful time of year. Some say, the best. For some it's time to die, at the hands of dumb guys out in the woods. For some, killing is how they have a good time, "enjoy the outdoors." Robert S. Thompson heard one time about some hunters getting killed by another hunter and one hunter going to jail. Well, that's a good start, says Robert.
Linehan Saves
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Series: Sean Linehan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 2020. China has sentenced corrupt soccer players and officials to death in a crackdown. The world body sends Seán Linehan to save them. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: no girls, art or money this time. He wants to be good. But China strews his path with temptations. Dark Future, good reading.
Тайна Утерянной Ракетки - Пинг-понг
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Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Russian. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
«...Твоё тело единственное и неповторимое. Подобно и твой разум. Тоже самое происходит и с твоим стилем игры,когда ты попытаешься быть самим собой, противник никогда не сможет понять твой стиль игры». Думаю, что именно эти слова и есть послание этой маленькой книги «Тайна утерянной ракетки» Энцо Петтинелли.
Baseball A Short Story
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Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
An UPLIFTING, MUST READ about brotherly love. "BASEBALL is the perfect balance of salty and sweet. You love this kid... He's got perspective. He's got style. If you read this book and you don't hear that kid talking right to you, you're not listening. 'Cause he's right there, right in your ear, the whole time. Whatever it is Bennett did to create BASEBALL, I hope he does it again!" ~YoTeach
ТАЄМНИЦЯ ЗАГУБЛЕНОЇ РАКЕТКИ
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Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: Ukrainian. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
На підставі досвіду свого власного життя, Енцо Петтінеллі, хотів пояснити на чому полягає мудрість, яка супроводжувала його у спортивній кар’єрі чемпіона настільного тенісу та людини з неповторною, багатою особистістю. Саме бажання переказати якесь повчання, змушує писати книги.
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.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner
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Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
失踪球拍之谜
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Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
夏日,海水,清风拂面,天气宜人。故事讲述了人生的弧线:从向着高处上升的那一刻开始,交汇于开始下降的那一点。恩佐.贝蒂奈利用他出色的隐喻手法,通过乒乓球,把我们带入了一个神奇的境地。 Daniele Tombolini
L'Américain. Leven en dood van de Franse wielrenner Pascal Basclas
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You set the price! Words: 35,850. Language: Dutch. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Het is 9 juli 1998, vooravond van de Ronde van Frankrijk. In Sarreguemines aan de Frans-Duitse grens wordt oud-wielrenner Pascal Basclas aangehouden na een anonieme tip aan het gerecht. L'Américain is een fictieverhaal dat zich binnen gekende feiten ontwikkelt. Het stelt vragen omtrent schuld en rechtvaardigheid op scherp. Verplicht leesvoer voor elke wielerfan en -hater.
The Rookie (Flash Fiction)
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Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
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.
Hedging Bets
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ash's sister was one of those women who somehow always seem to connect with the wrong blokes. Harold was perhaps the cream of the crop as far as bludgers go, or more precisely, the bottom of the barrel. But when Harold comes up with a no-risk scheme to make some quick cash, Ash just can't say no.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Light Tower Power
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
El León
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Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Baseball fans, has your team ever had a closer you just couldn't stand? Meet El León.
The Prospect
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Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Prospect" is a short story about the longing and passion for an unrealized dream. Austin Colt is a pitching phenom who struggles to adapt when his baseball career doesn’t go as planned.