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"Lady in the Locker Room": Adventures of a Trailblazing Sports Journalist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
New edition! Now in development as a motion picture for CBS Films, this freshly updated 1993 edition takes an intimate look at the life and challenges of a woman covering the superstar-laden Oakland A's during an era when the locker room was not a woman's place. Featured cast includes Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Tony La Russa, Dennis Eckersley, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and more.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
José Mourinho: The Rise of the Translator
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
From Porto to Chelsea, and Inter to Real Madrid – the Mourinho story is as intriguing as the man himself. Now, a new challenge awaits at Stamford Bridge. Covering the Mourinho story to October 2013 and featuring numerous exclusive interviews with figures not synonymous with the traditional Mourinho narrative.
Creating Champions
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Price: $8.72 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
CREATING CHAMPIONS Contains a great set of winning tactics for football that I (FA level 2 coach) formulated through research into the professional game, whilst tailoring them into a simple format to be used at grass roots level. The football knowledge and ideas within this book can save much time for managers and coaches wanting to lead their team to winning silverware and improve their players.
Greatest Bowlers: Richard Hadlee
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 13. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Hadlee is one of the most successful former New Zealand cricketers. He is regarded as one of the most effective and greatest fast bowlers and all rounders in the history of Test Cricket.
Greatest Bowlers: Wasim Akram
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 12. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Wasim Akram will always be remembered for his fast swinging balls, especially for the reverse swinging balls. He is undoubtedly one of the best fast bowlers in the history of cricket.
Greatest Bowlers: Shane Warne
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
In the years before Shane Warne, the art of spin bowling was attributed to the Asian Test Playing countries. The famous spinners like Bishan Singh Bedi, Chandrasekhar, Prasana, Abdul Qadir, and the others from India and Pakistan kept the batsman mesmerized with their spinning balls.
Great Bowlers: Michael Holding
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 10. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Michael Anthony Holding is one of the greatest fast bowlers from the West Indies. He was born on 18th of February, 1959, in Kingston, Jamaica.
Greatest Bowlers: Malcolm Marshall
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 9. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Malcolm Marshall has the best bowling average among all the Test bowlers who have taken 200 or more wickets. His Test bowling average was 20.94.
Greatest Bowlers: Brett Lee
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 8. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Bret Lee is one of the greatest Australian fast bowlers in the history of cricket. He has many bowling records to his name.
Greatest Bowlers: Jeff Thomson
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 7. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Clive Lloyd, the former Test Captain of the West Indies team, declares that Thomson was the fastest bowler that he had ever faced or seen.
Greatest Bowlers: Glenn McGrath
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 6. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
McGrath is considered to be one of the greatest fast medium pace bowlers in the history of cricket.
Greatest Bowlers: Imran Khan
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Imran is one of the most successful Pakistani cricket captains. Under his captaincy Pakistan won the world cup in 1992. Now he is the leader of a political party in Pakistan with a view to bring changes in the Pakistani society.
Greatest Bowlers: Ian Botham
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 4. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Sir Ian Terence Botham is regarded as the best all-rounder England has ever had in the game of cricket. He was equally good with ball and bat.
Greatest Bowlers: Dennis Lillee
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Denis Lillie is a fierce bowler who is often regarded as the outstanding pace bowler of his generation.
Greatest Bowlers: Bishan Singh Bedi
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Series: Greatest Bowlers, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
Bishan Singh Bedi is considered as one of the best left arm spin bowlers India has ever produced. He has become a kind of myth. His larger than life figure is still there in the minds of the people who have watched him bowl.
Who is the Greatest Sportsmen of the Modern Era?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Who is the greatest sportsman of the modern era? In this great value book Michael Jordan, Lance Armstrong, Andre Agassi, Michael Schumacher, Tiger Woods, and Valentino Rossi are analysed in seven detailed biographies; they are then compared against each other in the categories of Dominance, Popularity, Mental Toughness, Athleticism, Achievement, and Longevity to determine an overall winner.
I'd Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
THE TRADE! 25 years later, in the annals of professional hockey, no incident has resulted in such furor, such angst among Canadians as did the decision by team owner Peter Pocklington to trade Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings. Pocklington's biographers focus on the relationship between the two men, today and during the heady heydays of the five-time Stanley Cup champion team.
The Baby Boomer's Top Ten Sports List
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
All sports lists are flawed in one way or another. They are subjective, based on other's opinions and often end up comparing apples to oranges. This is a list of greatest athletes, teams and moments of the modern era of sports, as witnessed first hand by a sports writer.
When It Was King
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The sport of boxing has declined in popularity significantly over the last quarter century. But there was a time when it ranked among the major sporting events in the country. This is a concise history of the golden age of heavyweight boxing in America, from John L. Sullivan to Muhammad Ali.