Books tagged: sportswriting

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Sportswriting in the Digital Age
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The web is revolutionizing sportswriting, with beat writers now expected to constantly tweet, offer in-game analysis, write blog posts and file game stories for various editions. Jason Fry, columnist for Indiana University's National Sports Journalism Center, has collected 19 of his best essays in an ebook that offers a wealth of practical advice for sportswriters in the digital age.
Shot and a Ghost: a year in the brutal world of professional squash
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Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Squash
Funny, sad and uplifting, Shot and a Ghost lifts the lid on a year in the life of James Willstrop, one of the world's top squash players. As critical of himself as of others, he talks openly about his relationship with father and coach, Malcolm; the devastating death of his mother, Lesley; and his fierce and often acrimonious rivalry with fellow Yorkshireman Nick Matthew. A must for sports fans.
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
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Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
The Violation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,190. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The entire sporting world is turned upside down. Everyone, including writers, broadcasters, coaches, athletic directors--even parents--are ignoring the fact that steroids are being used in college athletics...and killing people!
Pete Elliott's 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
The Complete Book Of Sport Quotes
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Here you have a collection of the most motivational speeches about sport!
Drunk on Sports
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Far be it from Tim Cowlishaw to advise against drinking, as he admits that it got him the inside track on some of the best stories of his sports writing career. But Tim has learned the hard way the hazards of over-doing it, and shares his highs and lows in the entertaining, yet poignant Drunk on Sports. Follow along with amusing accounts of sports history, from head coach drama to Super Bowl wins.
Playbook: The Basics of Writing for Bleacher Report
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Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"Playbook" is a sportswriting textbook, a guide to the basics of writing for Bleacher Report. Based on the concepts used by B/R's Quality Control Team in evaluating writers and stories, "Playbook" can help you reach the high standards of one of the most successful and respected English-language sports websites in the world. Wherever you publish your online writing, "Playbook" can make it better.
The Adventures of Chip Doolin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The Adventures of Chip Doolin is the highly reviewed and rated short novel by Neal Bogosian, for young adults and baseball fans of all ages. The novel chronicles the tales of a spirited and determined farm boy from Somewhere, Virginia, who has few life tools and an abundance of raw talent, who becomes the starting first baseman for the 1909 Detroit Tigers. Before Babe Ruth, there was Chip Doolin!