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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
راز راکت گم شده - پینگ پونگ
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Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: South Azeri (Perso-Arabic script). Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
تابستان است و دریا و باد، باد هایی نرم و نسیم هایی ملایم. داستان این کتاب، تعریفی از مسیر ِ زندگی است که آن را، در نقطه ی فراز گرفته و در نقطه ی فرود با آن دیدار می کند. برای کسی که توانایی ِ داستان سرایی داشته باشد ، جادو یی است ممکن که انزو پتینلی بوسیله ی استعاره ی درخشانی از پینگ پونگ به بیان آن پرداخته است.
Off Course (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
When you're on for a birdie, watch for aliens in the rough. A 1500 word SF/comedy/golf story
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.
After the Great Muskie Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Please be advised that this is a short story (4,000 words). When his father loses his job, a young painter offers to take him fishing for muskellunge, a barracuda-like freshwater fish, at Big Eagle Lake, in Ontario, Canada. From the award-winning author of Gospel Truths; The God Machine; The Wave; The Wall Street Murder Club; Kiss Me, I'm Dead; and Confessions of a Teenage Body Snatcher.
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.
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.
A Golf Marshal's Chronicles
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Golf Marshal’s Chronicles by Chuck Burgett Golf the gentlemans game? That's not the way it really happens. It's about the animals, the fighting, the hazards, the parties, even bio functions. If you, or someone you know, love the game of golf they will want to read about this side of the game. True, but hard to believe, stories will have everyone laughing from first to the last page.
It's In the Cards
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Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mark was giddy: not only was tomorrow his wedding day, but it was also Opening Day of the baseball season. To celebrate, he hunkered down with a box of forgotten baseball cards and was taken on a quick journey back to his childhood. He never expected that cardboard gold to afford him a lesson in fate, but that's exactly what he got.
Pay To Play (Sex, Money, Drama & Football)
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Series: Never Say Never, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
In this breathtaking story, full of sex, drama, action, money and betrayal a football coach takes us on a journey. The coach is a hard working man who had good intentions to help his community by volunteering to coach little league football, but his good intentions are corrupted by greed, sex and money. Can we really say never and mean it ?